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  1. 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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  2. Share document folder with Owners

    A shared folder between the PM and owner for storage of utility bills and repair invoices. Allow Owner access to building files.

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  3. improvements to rental applications

    When I go into Rentec page to look at the list of people who have applied for a property , I would like a place on the application screen to make notes about that application or mark them in some way, to remind me why we rejected , or if we are keeping that application on hold for more info, etc.
    Right now, my only options are to accept and add lease, accept , or deny .
    Without printing the Applications out hard copy and hand writing notes, is there some way I can see where in the process each…

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  4. customize when late fees begin

    customize when late fees begin and are charged to tenant

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  5. Properties Tab

    Under Properties Tab. I would like to be able to change the format in which they are arranged sort of like in a calendar so we can see all properties at once. Currently you have to scroll down and find the property. Take a look at the yardi for residential.

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  6. Allow Tenants to update phone numbers through App

    It would be great to allow a tenant to update their phone numbers through the tenant Portal app. This would help keep ensure the contact information is correct and that they are able to receive our texts.

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  7. System does not notify tenants of new charges when expenses are assigned to their ledger

    System has the ability to assign expenses that come through the checking account to the tenant, which places those expenses as a debit to the tenant's ledger. However, this process does not currently initiate a "New Charges" email for the tenant.

    I propose that any increase in a debit balance on a tenant ledger results in an email to the tenant. Currently, it seems that only posting charges directly results in this email being generated.

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  8. glitch regarding late fees

    there is a glitch in your system. If a renter schedules a rent payment prior to it being due, but schedules for it to make the payment after its due the late fees are not required to be paid even though its set on "require balance". This has happened several times in my account

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  9. bulk/nbatch run delinquent notices

    allow a batch/culk printing of late notice/forms

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  10. rent roll to be a report that the owners can generate via the owner portal.

    rent roll to be a report that the owners can generate via the owner portal.

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  11. SIGNATURE LINE ON APPLICATION THAT CAN BE PRINTED!

    having a signature line on the application. So when we print out the application to provide to past landlords it shows that the applicant has agreed to all of the terms BY SIGNING IT!!!!

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  12. Create an option under "How many months of rolling balance for properties summary" to see rolling balance for the current tax year.

    It would be extremely helpful to be able to set the rolling balance that is shown under the properties tab to current tax year rather than just the last 12 months or last 6 months.

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  13. WORK ORDERS

    PULL UP WORK ORDERS BY TENANT NAME AND NOT JUST BY ADDRESS.

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  14. pre paid rent

    Pre paid rent and mgmt fees. Prepaid rent should auto post on next month along with mgmt fee

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  15. 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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  16. User set up options

    Under user set-up. Expand the customization to allow specific reports from each report heading. For instance, financial reports, allow or not allow access to CAM report, operating statement, so on.

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  17. Set-up expansion

    In set-up. Allow admin to allow specific reports from each category. For instance, under financial reports allow or not allow access to CAM reports. Instead of allowing access to all financial reports.

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  18. Choice of properties in a Report

    When selecting properties to be included in a Report, I need a way to select say 2 properties out of 12 vs ALL (master unit) or just individual properties. Most software programs allow holding down CTRL and clicking individual properties to be in a report, but this doesn’t work in Rentec.
    Example: I want to assess profitably of rentals on a certain street vs those in another section of town. OR, those by a certain owner in an inclusive report.
    Please consider adding this common feature.

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  19. Workorder

    make workorder trackable better. be able to give vendors access to upload pictures of work. Better workorder reporting.

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  20. Designate payments

    We would like for the tenant to be able to designate part of payment for rent and part for a propane fee. In other words, payments could be designated for categories that we are charging besides the monthly rent. Thank you.

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