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  1. Create Custom Reports

    I would like to customize the income/expense report to exclude owner contributions, or at least separate owner contribution to a separate category. The report looks unprofessional when sending it out to clients and the break down is not accurate because owner contributions/payouts is categorized as an expense.

    Basically it would be nice to create customized reports like the category ledger, but put into a simple and professional one page document to send out each month to clients. Or at end of the year for tax time.

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    • Customize the income/expense Report

      income expense statement reports

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      • Transfers part of split transaction

        In the split transaction function, I should be able to "transfer" funds as part of that split transaction.

        When I make a mortgage payment, I can split it into three accounts:
        Mortgage Interest (charged)
        Principal Pay-down (transfer)
        Escrow Monies (transfer)

        Then the monies should be transferred to corresponding accounts that I have set up part of a mortgage.

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        • Sync account with

          You have 4 different ways to sync accounts with City National Bank (CNB) through CNB's online service portals. However, I am unable to sync my CIC Total Manager account to my CNB account via their "Treasury Net" online portal which requests a Customer ID, User ID, and Password. Please figure out how to sync with CNB's Treasury Net because this is my only way of accessing my CNB accounts online.

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          • Tie management fee amount to income category

            Allow different management fee for different income categories. Example: Rental Income is 8, 9 or 10%. But Late Fee Income is split 50/50 with the owner. Having this set by category would save time. Thanks!

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            • Notification of Automatic Rent Escalation

              Option to automatically notify tenants "X" days before an increase goes into effect, if utilizing automatic rent escalation.

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              • Multiple folders for owners

                Ability to have multiple folders for property owners, e.g., leases, billing statements, repair receipts, etc.

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                • Marketing pics should have more accepted file types

                  When uploading marketing pics file extension ".jpeg" created an error, but ".jpg" was accepted. These are the same file type! More file types should be accepted as well for ease in marketing

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                  • Add zInspector inspection to tenant files with right click.

                    zInspector inspection reports should have an option to "Add to Tenant Files" so we dont have to download and reupload to the tenant files.

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                    • NSF should show in the "Notices" section of the summary page.

                      NSF transactions should show on the "Notices" section on the Summary Page

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                      • Millage tracking for business

                        It would be really nice when we put in an invoice, (Income or expense) if there was a line to add the millage associated with that invoice. so at end of year taxes we could print a report for the business expense for millage. Thank you very much! May be even an app for our phones so it tracks millage like that.

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                        • Work Order Due Date

                          Can you add a due date to the work order form?

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                          • Hours tracker spent on activities relating to rental prioperties. New tax law 20% ded based on 250 Hrs.

                            a time log as well as a mileage log integrated in the software with the ability to choose properties to allocate to would be great. Of course reporting available also is key.

                            rental real estate owners that spend at least 250 hours a year involved with the business can get the deduction, according to the IRS guidance. (https://www.accountingtoday.com/articles/business-owners-get-irs-rules-on-20-percent-section-199a-tax-break)

                            according to my acct: The 250 requirement is combined for all properties as 1 "enterprise". This include schedule E or pass-through rental real estate income.

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                            • need "OTHER" in the pay the owner, like in posting an expense.

                              Pay owner tools should also include "OTHER", just like in the posting an expense, which has "OTHER".

                              Thanks,

                              Dan-allbayrealtors.com

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                              • Auto calculation of property management fees.

                                Have the property management calculation have 2 decimal places. Currently has 1.

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                                • Tenants seperated by property under TENANT tab

                                  Would like to be able to separate tenants by property under the TENANTS tab.

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                                  • Selection for "None" in "Choose Property" report field

                                    On the financial reports tab, in the "Choose Property" dropdown, I would like a way to choose property "None". This is extremely useful because, invariably, at the end of the year, there are always some transactions that did not get assigned to a property and are not accounted for. Currently it is very difficult to search for and find these transactions so they can be fixed and assigned to a property (I would have to use "Category Ledger" and export to excel). If I am unable to find the transactions, they will affect my totals for the various categories for…

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                                    • Add inquiry by property

                                      Inquiry input able to be sorted by property for potential applicants/tenants to allow tracking for potential applicants. Add a way to email multiple tenants, applicants, inquiries at the same time.

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                                      • App for property managers

                                        Need an app for property managers not just owners and tenants.

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                                        • You have a great report for property performance, but you only give two options: 1 property or all properties. I would like to run one owner

                                          You have a great report for property performance, but you only give two options: 1 property or all properties. I would like to run one owner who has 20+ properties. I would like to run them together with this report, but not all we manage. Can you make it possible to choose multiple properties by the same owner but not all the properties?

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