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How can we make the Rentec Direct property management software and tenant screening platform better?

  1. Ledger to record Sale and interest of rental property.

    Create a ledger to record payment and interest for the sale on contract of a rental to a tenant.

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  2. HOA reoccuring monthly charge

    When managing an HOA there is no method for charging a homeowner automatic reoccurring HOA dues. Could we add a category for this (like Rent) under Tenants, Accounting Defaults under Rent for HOA charges.

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  3. Group messaging

    Would like to have the ability to be able to message all tenants on lease throughout their tenancy on management matters. The current system only allows us to do this on lease signing or if there are multiple units in a property. However, if there are multiple tenants one one lease and I want to make sure they both get emailed about a certain item, it doesn't allow me to 'group' them together for that property so that I can message them as a group. This is something we find important when it comes time to stand in front of…

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  4. Create inspection reports on Rentec

    Ability to create inspection reports through Rentec

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  5. More than 1 attachment on bill payment

    Can we add more than one attachment to a bill payment? Sometimes I combine invoices into one payment but can only attach one of the invoices. Thank you.

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  6. credit reporting of tenant payment history.

    tenant incentive tobuld credit: offer credit reporting of tenant payment history

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  7. Show the unit a co-renter is attached to in the general search

    When searching in general search for co-renter, show the unit they live in

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  8. Email link for tenant within workorder

    Email tenant from within work order

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  9. Make it Mobile!

    Hire an app developer or someone to build a functioning mobile website! This way, tenants can pay on-the-go.

    I code HTML; albeit very poorly. My degree is in film-making, so it's just a hobby.

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  10. Be able enter the ledger from the tenant edit screen

    Add a button to enter the ledger from the tenant edit window.

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  11. Filter by unit name on tenant tab

    I want to be able to filter by unit name on the tenant tab. When a tenant calls, if you don't know the exact spelling of their name, it would be great to be able to search by the unit name to locate their file, rather than having to start of the properties tab, get the main tenant name, then go back to the tenant tab, locate the main tenant and see if they are listed.

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  12. Prospective owner tracking

    Prospect tracking - have the ability to input owner prospects and all their and the property information, with the ability to convert to a current client if/when they become one.

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  13. Recording Security Deposits received

    We need a "transfer" option added to the tenant screen so that we can transfer security deposits to another bank account. Currently, it only gives us the option to add an "expense" to the tenant ledger. The only other option is to do the security deposit transaction in the checkbook ledger, completely separate from the tenant ledger, using only the "On Deposit" tab to keep track of it.

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  14. Indicate on deposits made to my bank from rental payments, which tenant the payment came from

    Currently, my bank account shows rent deposits as "Forte". In order to reconcile my books each month, my bookkeeper needs to know which deposits came from which tenants. Can you do something, so the deposit indicates which tenant the money is from?

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  15. Stop late charges

    I stop late charges after the tenant has at least paid their rent, the program continues to charge late charges as long as there is an amount due. i have to physically delete the excess late charges. I would recommend changing the software to not incur any more late charges after one has been deleted until the next month rental cycle.

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  16. Rent Roll (enhanced) date range request

    Offer a date range option to compare Market Rent with Actual rent. This comparison is currently only available in Rent Roll (enhanced) as a snapshot.

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  17. Allow Move in fees rather than deposits

    Allow additional fees on move in screen, Pet fee, move in fee. We don't do a deposit we do non refundable move in fee that we have to manually enter.

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  18. Customize Work Orders

    The ability to customize work orders. This would allow us to add fields such as "Material cost: $____" for field agents to fill in if they have to purchase extra things for a repair (Ex: a screen door, paint, etc.). Another example field would be a "Labor Hours:____" field as well as a signature field.

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  19. incoming text notification

    Provide text or email notification to admin when a text message has been received. Currently, the message could sit unanswered because admin does not know it is there.

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  20. Allow owners to pay property managers for outstanding property balances

    Enable the option for OWNERS to pay PROPERTY MANAGERS for invoices on their properties directly through RentecDirect (AppFolio has this option)

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