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  1. Consolidate owner statement to one page if the owner only has one unit (currently it is 2 pages)

    If I choose to send an owner a monthly cash statement, and this owner has just one property, the system creates two separate but identical statements. One has just the owner's name, and the other has just the property address... Address and name should combine to be on a one page statement.

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      under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Print mailing labels

      MAILING LABELS APPLICATION - be able to export to Avery or be able to get the tenant, owner ,vendor contact info exportable - .csv?

      43 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow the "Owner Disbursement" Category to be an "Other" rather than "Expense"

        The problem I am trying to solve, is that Owner Disbursements show up in the P&L reports. Owner Disbursements and Owner Contributions are not Income or Expenses. They shouldn't show up in P&L reports.

        8 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Hi Robert, that’s a great suggestion. What you can do today is visit Settings, Categories and setup another Owner Disbursement category (name it anything you wish), and set it as type Other. Then use that for your owner disbursements and it should do exactly as you are wanting.

        • Hide settings that are not available for your subscription level

          Settings that cannot be modified (e.g., Payable to is only available to Rentec PM subscribers) should be hidden.

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          • Work order summary page

            OPEN WORK ORDERS: Option to see a summary, similar to Close Work Order report, vs. the printable work order. - maybe it's own work order tab to manage easier

            10 votes
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              7 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Owner statement to include deposits held

              PROPERTY/OWNER LEDGER/OWNER STATEMENT; report to include security deposits held

              27 votes
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              • Be able to go from tenant info screen to add notes in drop down

                I often need to look up tenant contact info, and then want to document what was discussed immediately while on the phone with them. It would be nice if I wouldn't have to go back out to tenants, scroll back to their name(which is another issue), and then add a note or reminder.

                9 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Thank you for the excellent suggestion. The Rentec development team feels this is something that can be accomplished. If this feature is important to you please vote it up to increase it’s priority in our development queue.

                • Bill payment center/track Accounts Payable

                  BILL CENTER: Ability to enter expenses that are not "paid" and be able to convert them to "paid" on the property. Pull reports on what "bills" are waiting to be paid/when

                  10 votes
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                  • Sort options in tenant tab

                    TENANTS TAB: Sort options by Tenant or Property (maybe other columns too while we're at it)

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                    • Disburse funds to owners who own multiple properties

                      OWNER DISBURSEMENT: easier way to disburse funds for owners with multiple properties without having to head into each one, view the balance, and post to each property ledger. Post split transaction to the owner's ledger? Option to "zero out" the rolling balance on all properties and class to 8900 category with a check-box next to the rolling balance total - save on time, especially w/ lots of SFHs.

                      16 votes
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                        4 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Property manager > properties report

                        PROPERTY MANAGERS: Report to show which properties each property manager has

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                        • Common expense category

                          ACCOUNTS - be able to bill certain accounts and owners for general expenses, rather than post to specific prop. or tenant.

                          12 votes
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                          • Alternate workorder contact

                            WHO IS NOTIFIED: Option to have a default setting to email an alternative person when workorders come in vs. the account holder (under settings?) to notify if tenant or staff enter work orders - automatically

                            7 votes
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                            • Support multiple Occupancy By One Tenant

                              ALLOW MULTIPLE OCCUPANCY BY ONE TENANT: Allow a current tenant to occupy more than one unit in the system and display options and units throughout the program

                              6 votes
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                              • Apply ACH Disbursements To Property Ledger

                                OWNER DISBURSEMENT: When ACH-ing funds to an owner, if a property is selected, it will apply the expense to the property ledger, but not to the expense account associated with the property. This currently has to be done manually. Would be best if it happened automatically,especially for those who have lots and lots of owners they ACH to each month..

                                7 votes
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                                • More property sort options

                                  SORT ORDER: Option to sort alphbetically with numbers in nickname and not have to resort manually

                                  5 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Email program updates to users in addition to the blog updates

                                    I do not wade through your blog unless i have a problem i am trying to resolve. when you make improvements, email it to customers. If you are adding functionality, you need to let us know so we can take maximum advantage of the capabilities.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      Thank you for the feedback, we currently put an alert on the summary page whenever you (or any sub-users) login and there is a new feature. It will show up at the top of the notification stating “We’ve added X new features or improvements since your last login. Learn more.”. The learn more text is a link to the details of those improvements.

                                      I could see in the future the possibility of also sending these via email to an opt-in list if this becomes a popular request.

                                    • Back or post-date checks

                                      CHECK PRINTING: Option to back-date or post-date printed checks

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Pay employees by ACH

                                        Allow us to pay employees using ACH

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                                        • Separate income/expense reports - print in bulk

                                          OWNER/INCOME/EXP REPORTS: for All properties but not lumping info together (similar to Pr.Performance style....one after another.LIKE BATCH REPORTING)

                                          9 votes
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