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  1. add move-in and move-out category to notices

    in addition to being able to see lease expiration dates and late rents is it possible to add a tab next to workorders, tenant screening, mailboxes, and file library indicating move-in and move-out info or in the notices section? thank you.

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      0 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • CAM charges to post prior to due date

      It would be helpful to be able to set the day that cam charges would appear in a tenant's ledge/portal, or have them linked in on the same day that rent charges populate. Currently, CAM charges will only post on the actual due date, like a standard recurring charge. Printing out invoices in advance, or directing tenants to their portal ledger is not helpful as tenants will not see those CAM charges early.

      18 votes
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      • Training Manual

        Would like an option to print out all help-doc articles in a "manual" format.

        8 votes
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          3 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • include the option to have Rentec Direct monthly subscription invoices automatically emailed to subscribers.

          I would love to have the option get a monthly invoice of my subscription history automatically emailed to me for my records. I continually forget to add it to my expenses. I thought about having it be reoccurring, but the number of units manage does change from time to time.

          4 votes
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          • Add sub-total for split transactions

            For example if a check is received e.g. $1000 to pay for various items ($975 rent, $25 inspection fee) that as each one is entered that the remaining amount appear.
            Foe example enter the amount of the check $1000 received and then then enter the split transaction assigning $975 to rent. The remaining $25 then shows as needing to be assigned.

            6 votes
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            • Keep Company Financials Off "All Property" Financials

              When customers wish to track income and expenses for their company, they can easily create a property for "ABC Company" and post customized income and expense transactions. However, this "property" skews vacancy and financial reports for "all properties." It would be great to have an option to exclude a single property or selected properties from report options.

              2 votes
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              • Correct print check errors during preview

                When you are in preview for printing checks, allow a way to go back and correct an error.

                9 votes
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                • Tenant Ledger Report to include option to run "0000 Charge" report.

                  Currently the Category ledger only pulls paid charges (income) not posted charges. I would like the ability to have the Tenant Category Ledger be sorted by unit number or name. Currently it is only by name and that makes accounting difficult. Unless you can make this report an Excel export in which case I can sort on my own provided the unit number is a field in the report.

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                  • Deleting notes

                    I would love to be able to delete notes and history entries. I made a few mistakes in my initial set up and would like to clean things up.

                    27 votes
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                    • Archive accounts

                      I would like to see the ability to Archive accounts, much the same way property and tenants currently work.

                      7 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Include a method to print all invoices all at once in order to mail

                        I currently have to print every invoice manually by going to every tenants profile. This is getting annoying and time consuming. Honestly is making look for other programs. Other than this minor issue, I love rentec. Ive been using it for 2 years.

                        4 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Have you tried sending a statement instead? The format is nearly identical, and there is an option (Reports / Rentec-HOA Reports), All Statements. It will print off all the statements for the chosen properties. It’s a huge time saver, and maybe exactly what you are looking for.

                        • Include a mileage tracker.

                          Include a mileage tracker for tracking automobile usage for maintaining property.

                          139 votes
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                            14 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • More cash register like

                            Enter data but not edit data.
                            Just like in retail, I'd like my Leasing Agents to be able to enter data, but if they want to 'change anything', they need a supervisor to 'override'. Also, they shouldn't be able to change old data without supervisor approval.

                            I still fear an unhappy employee could destroy all of my data if they chose to.

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                            • Reports

                              I have a couple suggestions regarding reports.
                              1. Reports that can be scheduled: Imagine if I could schedule a daily report, or weekly, or monthly report that would automatically run and email me the results.
                              2. Reports with relative date ranges: last day, week, month, year.
                              3. Alerts: Thresholds for delinquent tenants (individually or collectively) would result in an email or text alert.

                              4 votes
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                              • Allow single expense to be split across all units without designating each unit individually.

                                Allow an expense to be split across all units easier. Currently clicking on every unit to create a split expense is quite annoying. simply have an optionto apply the split to all sub-units of a property.

                                30 votes
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                                  4 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow tenant/owner to be designated on split expenses.

                                  Allow the tenant/owner of a unit to be designated when making a split expense so we don't have to manualy apply their owner to the transaction after it is generated.

                                  For example: I had our building's water heater replaced and needed to distribute the cost of $98.25 between 12 units. To do this, I had to create the split expense, then create an expense for each owner ledger. I now realize I could have simply made the split expense, then gone into each expense and added the "owner" to the account that got charged, but adding another drop down to…

                                  5 votes
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                                  • Property & Owner Reserves Report

                                    Be able to pull a report that indicates the established reserve amount for each property - possibly as an added column in the Financial Report "Summary By Property." Also be able to have reserves hit this report by owner.

                                    5 votes
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                                    • Allow to disable "unread applications" showing up on the first page. its disturbing that i have to open application in order to remove them.

                                      Every option on Notices page should be optional. Especially unread applications. I need them when property ready to be shown not every day when i open software. I asked multiple times to add ability for customer to disable viewing in on notice page. can u finally do it. it ridiculous that i have to pretend im reading them in order to remove form notice page. thnks

                                      3 votes
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                                      • White Label - remove title of "Rentec Direct - Property Management Software"

                                        I ask that you might have either a generic statement like "property description" or actually the specific property name as page title. I understand you want to advertise, but when I send the like to specific people or sites like facebook, all they see it a link to "Rentec Direct - Property Management Software". They think I am advertising your software and not my property, so they do not click on the link. This very much defeats why I set up the property listing website. I am including the link so you can see the page (tab) title for yourself.

                                        6 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                          Hello Tyson and other supporters of this idea. We’ve looked at both the listing pages and the individual detail pages. The listing pages list in the page title “Your Company Name | City, State | Rental Listings”. The detailed listing pages show “Property Address, City, State, Zip is For Rent”. I didn’t see anything that listed our company name on the listings pages. Is there another page maybe you are referencing?

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