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  1. Work Orders for Invoices

    I like using the work orders for internal maintenance receipts. I would like to be able to turn off or not show the tenant's name and contact info for that so I can send them to the owners, as receipts. Maybe have an option for work orders to save as invoices once the work orders are closed.

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  2. Add deposit attachments

    In most of the program, you can use file library to attach documents to almost anything. Yet it is not possible to attach a deposit receipt to a deposit. Is this possible or could you please add?

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  3. Select a lead tenant

    Currently when there is a group of individuals who are living in a single unit and you group them under a single lead tenant and then that lead tenant moves out you have to break the group and then reform it. It would be useful if there were a checkbox to select which tenant was the lead tenant so that it is easier to change the lead when there is a change in some or one of the tenants.

    7 votes
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  4. email directly from the file library

    A very helpful feature would be to be able to email directly from the file
    library to someone.

    See attachment here.

    If I have to email a lease to an owner or broker, now i would have to
    download, save it and then email it out. What would be ideal would be is if we could email it directly from rentec, that it would be an attachment and open up our email system or email through Rentec like you can do with the reports.

    2 votes
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  5. update payee on individual management fees when using pay manager utility

    when using the pay property manager utility and assigning a payee for the transaction, I would like the program to automatically update the payee on all of the individual management fees also. This way when viewing the Account Ledger A report, the payee on the management would show rather than "- - - ".

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  6. Security Deposit Account-Option to have Undeposited Funds for Default

    Would like to see the Undeposited Funds account be an option to set for a default bank account for the Security Deposit Account.

    6 votes
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  7. Tenant Tab

    It would be very useful to sort the tenant tab by: tenant, location, amount. It would be great to be able to click on the top bar and sort automatically. I have over 80 tenants at several location and it makes it very hard to move around.

    4 votes
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  8. depreciation reports

    It would be nice if the depreciation report would pull a higher level of detail from the entered expense.

    2 votes
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  9. please give us the ability to upload .pdf or .docs to the new Forms page.

    The new Forms page is such a great idea, thank you so much. Would it be possible to upload pre-existing documents? I'd like to upload a .pdf of my current rental agreement, then insert the database fields where they're needed.

    Thank you!

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    Unfortunately PDF and DOC files do not reliably convert to HTML which is what we need in order to do templates. This is a limitation of PDF and Word Doc technology. We would love to support it if we could. In the meantime, in the support document here it explains how to use cloudconvert.com to convert these type of files to a usable format.

    http://support.rentecdirect.com/knowledgebase/articles/828678-custom-forms-editor

    Look for the section that says “How to copy an existing .pdf document into Rentec Forms”.

  10. Have an Investment Type Section

    Within the Investment Type Section, have category's like, Rental, Vacant Land, Mortgage, Note, ....and also be able to added to the section.

    8 votes
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  11. Auto email notice - option to send daily

    Prefer to email and SMS daily for delinquent tenants

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  12. Reports sorted by manager

    Option to sort financial reports by property manager portfolio to allow for manager performance review by administrator of account.

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  13. Rent Roll A with amount received

    Rent Roll A with amount received

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  14. Screening applicants

    It would make the application process faster if the final screening page imported all of the information from the application (address) so we wouldn't have to do it manually.

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  15. Rent check number

    Can we add a variable %rent_check_number% to the rent receipt that is emailed to the tenant after posting a rent? I looked up but didn't find in the existing list.

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  16. Incorporate Scheduling Software for Showing Appointments

    We currently use youcanbook.me for people who are interested in our property to schedule appointments with us. Their software allows us to adjust time slots, text reminders to those who have scheduled (important!) and more. The amount of time it saves me not having to deal with phonecalls is wonderful. I also have fewer no-shows with the text reminders.

    It would be so great to have this or something like it incorporated into your marketing website that property managers can use when advertising properties.

    Here is a screenshot of one I have set up right now.

    4 votes
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  17. Rename files when or after uploading Files

    It will be very helpful to have this option when uploading files , in my case I upload all receipts out of my smartphone but I end up having duplicate files with the same name image.jpg.
    if the system allows to rename the file when uploading or automatic name default such as (Date &time) ex: photo-2015-04-23-07-30-00.ext it will help retrieve the file quickly and or download the file without overwriting problem .
    thanks

    3 votes
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  18. only moved out tenant

    A button which displays all the information about the moved out tenants.

    2 votes
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  19. report which gives monthly income

    A report which displays monthly columns of income and expenses associated with selected property and its sub units and date-range selected.

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  20. reports

    NEED TO BE ABLE TO HIT PRINT ONE TIME AND PRINT ALL INDIVIDUAL PROPERTY REPORTS WITHOUT GOING INTO EACH ONE INDIVIDUALLY. THIS IS VERY TIME CONSUMING.

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