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  1. Keep Company Financials Off "All Property" Financials

    When customers wish to track income and expenses for their company, they can easily create a property for "ABC Company" and post customized income and expense transactions. However, this "property" skews vacancy and financial reports for "all properties." It would be great to have an option to exclude a single property or selected properties from report options.

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  2. Correct print check errors during preview

    When you are in preview for printing checks, allow a way to go back and correct an error.

    9 votes
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  3. Deleting notes

    I would love to be able to delete notes and history entries. I made a few mistakes in my initial set up and would like to clean things up.

    27 votes
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  4. Archive accounts

    I would like to see the ability to Archive accounts, much the same way property and tenants currently work.

    7 votes
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  5. Include a method to print all invoices all at once in order to mail

    I currently have to print every invoice manually by going to every tenants profile. This is getting annoying and time consuming. Honestly is making look for other programs. Other than this minor issue, I love rentec. Ive been using it for 2 years.

    4 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Have you tried sending a statement instead? The format is nearly identical, and there is an option (Reports / Rentec-HOA Reports), All Statements. It will print off all the statements for the chosen properties. It’s a huge time saver, and maybe exactly what you are looking for.

  6. Include a mileage tracker.

    Include a mileage tracker for tracking automobile usage for maintaining property.

    139 votes
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  7. More cash register like

    Enter data but not edit data.
    Just like in retail, I'd like my Leasing Agents to be able to enter data, but if they want to 'change anything', they need a supervisor to 'override'. Also, they shouldn't be able to change old data without supervisor approval.

    I still fear an unhappy employee could destroy all of my data if they chose to.

    1 vote
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  8. Allow single expense to be split across all units without designating each unit individually.

    Allow an expense to be split across all units easier. Currently clicking on every unit to create a split expense is quite annoying. simply have an optionto apply the split to all sub-units of a property.

    30 votes
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  9. Allow tenant/owner to be designated on split expenses.

    Allow the tenant/owner of a unit to be designated when making a split expense so we don't have to manualy apply their owner to the transaction after it is generated.

    For example: I had our building's water heater replaced and needed to distribute the cost of $98.25 between 12 units. To do this, I had to create the split expense, then create an expense for each owner ledger. I now realize I could have simply made the split expense, then gone into each expense and added the "owner" to the account that got charged, but adding another drop down to…

    5 votes
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  10. Property & Owner Reserves Report

    Be able to pull a report that indicates the established reserve amount for each property - possibly as an added column in the Financial Report "Summary By Property." Also be able to have reserves hit this report by owner.

    6 votes
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  11. White Label - remove title of "Rentec Direct - Property Management Software"

    I ask that you might have either a generic statement like "property description" or actually the specific property name as page title. I understand you want to advertise, but when I send the like to specific people or sites like facebook, all they see it a link to "Rentec Direct - Property Management Software". They think I am advertising your software and not my property, so they do not click on the link. This very much defeats why I set up the property listing website. I am including the link so you can see the page (tab) title for yourself.

    6 votes
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    Hello Tyson and other supporters of this idea. We’ve looked at both the listing pages and the individual detail pages. The listing pages list in the page title “Your Company Name | City, State | Rental Listings”. The detailed listing pages show “Property Address, City, State, Zip is For Rent”. I didn’t see anything that listed our company name on the listings pages. Is there another page maybe you are referencing?

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  13. Utilities

    Utilities-Currently I have a master metered account with my utility company where I bill my tenants for electricity. I made a spreadsheet in excel where the charges are created, then I have post them as charges for each tenant which is time consuming. It would be nice if there was a spreadsheet format specifically for utilities where there was an option for charging tenants after they were created. Just a thought.

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  14. Window Envelope for Statement

    I appreciate normal sized statements fit into a window envelope, however when there are too many transactions... Well, I bet you know what happens - the address gets cut off, moves to two pages, etc.

    Please consider consider making the "top " part of the statement the "remit" to portion that shows thru the window envelope. Then you don't care about the variable length of the statement !

    8 votes
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  15. have an option to designate Units as "Leased" or "Available".

    I would love to see a button in the Marketing Info that would allow units to be seen as "Leased" or "Available" This way potential tenants directed to my available units can see pics and prices for all my units. I have found this is good for local credibility.

    3 votes
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  16. Aggregate daily late fees

    If a daily late fee is setup, the system will create a daily charge in the amount of the daily late fee. It would be great to have an option to aggregate all the late fee charges into a single late fee invoice that is only a single ledger item on the tenant's statement.

    4 votes
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  17. Allow manager to define which charges apply to the late fee

    When setting up charges for a tenant, allow an option to have this charge apply to late fees or not. For example, the monthly rent charge if left unpaid would impose a late fee; however, a utility bill added as a charge to a tenant may not. The system should then only charge a late fee based on an overdue status of the selected charges.

    17 votes
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  18. ADD biweekly (every two weeks) ACH payment option

    This will help the tenants that can only pay when they get their paycheck every two weeks.

    19 votes
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  19. Notification when SMS or message is in my Inbox

    I do not login to Rentec every day or even every few days. But I have renters that have my Rentec SMS phone number and use that to communicate with me sometimes.

    The problem is that I do not know when they have sent me a SMS to my Rentec number.

    14 votes
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  20. Semester rent charges

    I have some units that rented by the semester, with the students wither making 1 to 3 payments per semester for the payment schedule. Is this something that could be added to add more options?

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