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  1. Additional Tenants on Approved application and lease

    When you start a lease for tenants that both tenants be on the lease NOT JUST ONE. I should NOT have to add the second tenant!!! Its should be done automatically. That goes for the same when you approve an application. If there are two people on the application and you approve it it should approve BOTH APPLICATIONS AND PUT BOTH PEOPLE INTO THE COMPUTER. I SHOULD NOT HAVE TO ADD THE SECOND TENANTS INFO IN ORDER TO GET THEM INTO THE COMPUTER.

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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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          • Allow location setting for all convenience fees

            Online payment Convenience Fees post to the property, so each month I need to move those transactions to our "Property Management" property. Since we pay the bank fees and don't want the fee income to be sent to owners.
            If there was a way to set a default property for all convenience fees, that would be great! Donna

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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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                  • 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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                        • move between screens without loosing the first one

                          have the ability to have more than one "screen" open at the same time.

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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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                              • 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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                                    • multi tenant text for ability to contact all tenants in property

                                      ability to add multi tenant email and mobile for group email and texts

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                                      • 4000 Income to calculate onto 1099

                                        Please include a button in the settings menu on setting up accounts to allow any 4000 series income account to be auto tabulated into the 1099 assistant. We have 4001 to account for Section 8 and are manually having to complete 1099's for owners. this is adding additional costs and time to tax prep.
                                        Thanks

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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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