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  1. AP Reports

    It would be nice to be able to input expenses but not necessarily pay them right away. If you could manage if a vendor had been paid, if a check had been printed. The ability to run an AP listing showing all the required payments and what had and had not been paid for a set period. Also it would nice if there was a pre-check report with the check printing so you could review all payments that were cut in a set run without having to run additional copies of the checks since they include all bank info.

    4 votes
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  2. Create an option to select the bank account when sending money

    The option to select a bank account when sending owners money would be a huge improvement. Choosing what bank account the money was sent from is just as important as to which property it applies too but you only have the option to select which property it applies to. I am having to go back to each transaction and edit so I can select the bank account so I can balance the account. Please help!

    1 vote
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  3. A tenant Move Out Sheet

    If there were a way to have pre-set amounts for "damage" that are charged upon move out. When a tenant is moved out of a unit, we can just click the appropriate boxes (ie, clean stove, replace carpet etc)... then the total gets subtracted from their security deposit automatically and the remainder moved to "return to tenant" or "charge tenant" if there is more money due.

    7 votes
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  4. Syndicated Sites

    Would like the ability to turn off the sites we wish not to advertise on. Receiving spam emails from Zillow only, would like to disable this site.

    2 votes
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  5. Scheduled Tenants with Co-Renters

    Cannot group co-renters with scheduled tenants. When you try to add them prior to the primary moving in, it groups them w/ current resident

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  6. Form of Payment for Security deposits

    We collect Security deposit and they sometimes pay with a Credit Card. How can I add Credit card as a form of payment.

    3 votes
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  7. Add Cashiers Check as a form of payment

    We use Cashiers check as a form of payment and would be great to have this added as a form of payment received

    2 votes
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  8. Hide Birth Date (DOB) Information from Subusers

    Allow an option to hide DOB information from subusers as a permission setting.

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  10. Archived Properties on Reports

    When printing operating statements on the financial reports there should be an option to include Archived Properties.... the only way to get a accurate historical financial report is to 'un-archive' properties, run the report and then re-archive them. To say the least, this is a real pain. Please advise if this is possible or how soon we can have a change to make this possible. Thank you. Guthrie Chamberlain, Randy Bocook Homes LLC

    15 votes
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  11. Reports

    1) Move in report over a range of dates get a listing of tenants that move in
    2) Move out report-over a range of dates getting a list of tenant that moved out (this reports needs to include inactive and archived tenants)
    3) more sophisticated rent roll report per property versus a tenant rent roll. This would show the history of rent increases or decreases during a specific date range. This is useful for those trying to determine market rents and adjust increases/decreases for the next year

    4 votes
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  12. let it be an option to let clients be able to read the memo/notes column.

    Pretty simple we need to have the option to have our notes or memos column be read by owners or clients. Lots of notes regarding charges or payment are listed there. They are blind without it. Then it takes lots of time to look up and explain what the charges are for. Its easy to list.....repair to water heater or a utility that is added to a renters payment recieved and stating the month etc. Its a very useful field but only the property manager can see it. Useless up to a point.

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  13. MUST be able to sort by check # or date

    When we pull up a bank account it would be nice to be able to sort by either check #, date or amount.

    I would also like to see the ability during a bank rec to click on the transaction and it take you to the transaction

    12 votes
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  14. A button that allows download of files

    In the Rentec disclaimer it says that owners should also save files to a USB or hard drive in case of failure.. .it would be nice if for each property it was possible to download all the files in tact (in the same folders by property)... and back up all the files...

    4 votes
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  15. Split Expense Transaction include "Charge Tenant" option

    Would like the ability to charge tenant when posting a split expense transaction. Recommended by customers who post utility expense for each unit and wants to charge tenant ledger at the same time

    2 votes
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  16. workorder issue

    how come there are no contact details for the tenants when the email comes in? I would like the tenant phone number and email inside the details....instead I have to log in to the platform and find the details to contact them...waste of time.

    5 votes
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  17. Create default settings for HOA properties within Rentec PM

    As a PM who manages HOA's and traditional multi-family housing, the ability to set the default billing and income categories for monthly dues at the property level is critical. The owners who are paying their dues are confused by the term "tenant" and "rent charges" and the income category defaulting to a rent category is incorrect and changing it each month during collections is tedious.

    16 votes
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  18. Tenant Portal Updates

    The language on the summary tab is confusing to tenants as many are not familiar with accounting statements. For example if a tenant has pre-paid $600, it will show "Amount Due -$600" and the words "next payment due" still reflects the next rent collection day, yet with this credit, they don't actually have any amount due on that day. This is confusing to the tenant. With credits, it would be nice to have the language in the summary tab change to be more obvious, such as trading "next payment due" to "New Charges to Post on" and then have the…

    3 votes
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  19. Invoice numbers not populating automatically

    None of the invoices or Statements we print have Invoice numbers on them populating automatically. We need these in order to keep track of the invoices we have already sent out, and which one's are outstanding per tenant or vendor. I would like to be able to see that every time I print out an Invoice. Please let us know how long this will take to implement as it is crucial to us keeping track of paid and unpaid invoices.

    6 votes
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  20. PU the Owners Name on the "Send Owner Money" Screen

    I would feel more comfortable seeing the Owner/Account name on the "Send Owner Money Screen" before I press the Send Money button.

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