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How can we make the Rentec Direct property management software and tenant screening platform better?

  1. commercial properties do not have bedrooms

    I entered the property as a commercial property but property screen still displays bedrooms and bathrooms at 0/0 but commercial properties have no bedrooms

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  2. provide a log showing emails sent from the Properties tab

    I sent an owner statement to the owner, but did not see any way to view a list showing a log of emails that were successfully sent from the Reports tab, the way that emails sent from the Tenants tab are logged.

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  3. 30/60/90 day delinquencies - invoice and reports

    Would like to show delinquent amounts on invoices to tenant and owner (HOA) at the bottom of invoices. Generally, payments are applied to most recent balance in my association so the residual amounts in arrears would be nice to note on invoices or a report to individual tenants/owners.

    6 votes
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  4. currency symbols

    Hi, some of Rentecs reports and payment receipts are pre -set with the $ dollar currency, is it possible to choose no currency symbol for users not within the US. regards, Shelley ( User : barry@lcm.co.il)

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  5. The ability to do %5 of the rent every 5 days for a late fee.

    At this time the software doesn't allow the ability to do a charge of %5 every 5 days for late fees, this is one of our options for landlords and it has proven very effective for me but right now I have to calculate and keep track of it elsewhere which complicates things, furthermore an owner cannot see the actual amount owed.

    3 votes
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  6. Home warranty on property alert

    If a property has a home warranty, there needs to be an icon beside the property name or something that pops up that alerts the property manager that there is a home warranty when we go to enter a work order or call a vendor.

    3 votes
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  7. overdue emails should only go out for overdue tenants

    if I have invoices set to generate 10 days before due, the tenants account shows a balance due even though their payment is not due yet....I believe this causes the overdue email notification to go out even though the tenant is not yet overdue. This request is to change that behavior so that the overdue email is only sent when a tenant is truly overdue.

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  8. 1 vote
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  9. default the Property field

    for those users that only have one ‘parent’ property, it would be greatly appreciated if the software would default the Property field to the one and only ‘parent' property that is assigned to that sign-in.

    The only thing more annoying than having to select the property is to have to reselect it over and over again as I move between the different reports.

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  10. The Ability to schedule maintenance at the property level for a future date

    Preventative maintenance if imperative... scheduling basic maintenance like changing furnace filters (at the unit level) is important. Going into each unit and creating a work order for a multi unit building is very time consuming. If there was a way to go to the property level and create a work order that applies to each individual unit and creates a separate work order for each unit it would be VERY helpful...

    For example, being able to go to the building level.. and type "Change furnace Filters" click a button that says "all units".. and then put in a date ...…

    7 votes
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  11. 3 votes
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  12. Management Fees Not Linked To Account

    Automated Management fees do not link in the bank account to the transaction and if you post a bulk charge to the account, the property/owner are not linked in. Desire an easier way to link Account, Property & Owner for reconciliation.

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  13. Ledger View To Be Persistent Until Closed

    When editing a transaction in a ledger, when exiting the transaction, the ledger re-loads to automatically take you to the end of the ledger rather than back to where you were.

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  14. Undeposited Funds Linking Only To Tenant Ledger

    Currently when funds are posted to "undeposited funds", the property and owner ledgers are linked in when in actuality, those funds are note received for either until the bank deposit happens. In reconciling accounting periods, the account, property and owner ledger should have matching dates.

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  15. Un-Reconcile Transactions In Bulk

    Add in the ability to un-reconcile transactions in bulk rather than having to do each one individually.

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  16. SORT CRITERIA OPTIONS

    It's frustrating and time wasting for reports to print out in different sort order than records are displayed on the screen

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  17. Move Back In Function

    We have several instances in which a tenant has given notice and then change their minds. It would be nice to be able to reverse a move out with out having to add the person to the property as a new tenant on the move out day.

    Thanks,

    Matt Henderson, VPM

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  18. Custom Fields

    We would like the ability to add custom fields that detail specific information regarding our tenant base, such as 'assisted housing', or 'utilities paid by us' toggles that we can then generate reports on. This feature is offered in Propertyware and was extremely useful for portfolio analysis and administrative purposes as well.

    Thanks,

    Matt Henderson, VPM

    6 votes
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  19. Improve property perfomance reporting

    We would really like to have the ability to pull a property performance report for a property as a whole. Currently your system lists each individual unit and its performance even when you select the entire property, i.e. "Powell Apartments". A report that gives the overall performance of a multi-family property would be much easier to read and use efficiently. Overall this a great program and system that we want to grow with as you continue to improve it.

    Thanks,

    Matt Henderson, VPM

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  20. Linking Accounts

    Currently each owner, or entity has to have a separate log in, currently they cannot be "linked" together. Please make it to where they can be linked together. I have several owners who have separate "business names" and only email that can not see all of their properties. Please advise. Thank you.

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