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  1. Auto Assign Work Orders

    The system automatically assigns a workorder number if created in our administrative account. However is doesn't assign a workorder number if it is submitted by our tenant through their tenant portal.

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    • Add Date sorting to Search Pane

      I frequently use the Search Pane to find transactions, for example, to find a transaction that I need to edit because the date or amount was entered incorrectly. Usually I am interested in more recent transactions. I would like the ability to click on a column heading in the output table and sort ascending or descending on the column heading, particularly Date.

      Usually I want to see recent transactions so I have to scroll down to the bottom of the table. It would be nice to see the recent transactions at the top. I currently have 2 years worth of…

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      • Add filer for vacant units

        It would be helpful if there was a filter for all vacant properties from the Properties tab. then I could go down each one to post onto Craigslist. Now I have to go to Main screen to see vacant list.

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          • Make deposit: have the option of selecting all and segregate cash from checks

            have a button to select all deposit at one time and also list all cash transaction first

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            • Rental Application: Be able to enable/disable "How many Children"

              Would like to use the online rental application but not allowed by law to ask how many children. Please allow this question on the application be enabled/disabled.

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              • Change sign of balance when reconciling a credit card account

                When reconciling a credit card account, I have to remember to put a negative sign in front of the beginning balance and ending balance. Seems like Rentec should assume negative balances when the account is marked as a credit card account so I can type in the number directly from my credit card statement.

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                • Tenant Statement / Invoice

                  Can you please look into updating the Tenant Statement. Remit Payment - Can you please allow the subscriber to edit that field when payments are made directly to owner.

                  Thanks

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                  • Contributions and disbursements

                    I've read the contributions/disbursements threads and think everything is going in the right direction... however I think there still needs to be some changes. If I set up new categories for C/D (say 3000 and 3100 as equities) and categorize them as 'other', when I pull a report like an Operating statement to send to an owner, those 'others' show up prior to the Net Income calculation and the total after the C/D is called Net Income (which isn't correct).
                    The Owner Statement is a great tool, however it pulls only from the default Disbursement category, which if I use,…

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                    • Allow Property Owners/ Tenants to setup their own account

                      Would be great to have the ability to allow tenants or owners to setup their own accounts. After the owner/tenant requests an account be setup and supplies required information have the new account be verified and approved before the tenant/owner is allowed access.

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                      • Remove "None" for the Payee field for Management fees

                        I prefer it be left "blank" or default to the name of the property management company versus seeing "none" in the payee field when automatic management fees post

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                        • Exporting Data

                          Would like an easier way to export all data entered into Rentec. Currently, the data that can be downloaded is restricted to ledger transactions and has to be done in each individual ledger. A zipped file of all transactions as well as downloading any notes/history and file library documents would be very helpful.

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                          • be able to filter summary tab by owner or multiple properties selection.

                            More capability on the summary tab. More filtering choices

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                            • Add expense type category - ACH

                              ACH is available for income type but not available for expense type. Many utilities and bills are now paid with ACH autopay.

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                              • Adding Owners

                                When adding owners and using the tab to enter data, would be nice if the Tax ID was not in the flow of completing the address. Either moving it before name or after address.

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                                • Common Files

                                  Other Management data base has a common files tab. It would be useful to have this feature to store lease templates, resident notices etc. These templates would be uploaded as a doc. to be edited.

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                                  • Enable recurring transfers

                                    We have many bank transfers - just the same - that occur every month and manually inputting them each month is terribly time-consuming.

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                                    • Be able to choose date when making deposit

                                      Would like to have the option to choose date that the deposit was actually made. There are times that I do not post or have time to post on the exact date that I show the deposit in the software

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                                      • Show CHECK NUMBERS

                                        Not being able to see check numbers is really debilitating. Also, there should be the option of sorting by check number rather than date for reports.

                                        7 votes
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                                        • Create an "All Accounts" report function, not just "All Properties"

                                          It is impossible to run vendor or category reports across all accounts, which poses a big problem since some vendors are paid out of various accounts, not only across various properties. Also related: transactions related to archived properties don't show up in reports for "All Properties" and they should.

                                          9 votes
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