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  1. Prepaid rents

    It would be helpful if we could pull a rental income prepaid report.

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  2. Deposit Reports

    It would be VERY helpful to have the security deposit received dates on the reports so we can figure out how much in deposits we took in on what month.

    12 votes
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  3. Marketing Tab or Quick Links to Listing

    It would be useful to have either a marketing tab in the program, or a quick link in the summary page (on the bottom, next to work orders), that would take you to all available listings and be able to toggle them from that location (update, remove.) In addition, if there was a marketing tab, there could be sub-tabs for tracking traffic, leads, conversion rates.

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  4. Add word processing

    I send out a short note to my owners each month with the financial report. Now i do it in Word and save a copy in their paper file. It would be nice to write it in Rentec and have it saved in the owners history file.

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  5. Need more reports

    We need to be able to generate a reports from Rentec. We MUST have a way to pull email addresses to send an email to all of our residents at once. We MUST have a way to pull a rent roll to include rent, parking, storage and pet fees, not just rent. We are currently generating in house spreadsheets that is VERY time consuming to obtain this information that should be easy enough to get from Rentec because the information is there but not accessible in a report format. PLEASE HELP!!!

    6 votes
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  6. allow users to VOID checks

    One-click voiding would be awesome.

    2 votes
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  7. allow for users to choose a date for Automated Management Fees

    The management fees really should be charged after rent is received (often the 5th or 6th of the month) and so it is not right that they are automatically charged on the first day of the month.

    4 votes
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  8. Enable recurring transfers

    We have many bank transfers - just the same - that occur every month and manually inputting them each month is terribly time-consuming.

    14 votes
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  9. Show CHECK NUMBERS

    Not being able to see check numbers is really debilitating. Also, there should be the option of sorting by check number rather than date for reports.

    7 votes
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  10. Create an "All Accounts" report function, not just "All Properties"

    It is impossible to run vendor or category reports across all accounts, which poses a big problem since some vendors are paid out of various accounts, not only across various properties. Also related: transactions related to archived properties don't show up in reports for "All Properties" and they should.

    9 votes
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  11. Easy Pay-Checking/Savings Account Option for Setup

    For Easy Pay> Need a Checking/Savings account option when setting up tenants for ACH Some banks require the information they received have this information

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  12. ACH Failure Notifications

    Would like a log of ACH failures in the program as well as the email that is sent.

    4 votes
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  13. Exporting Data

    Would like an easier way to export all data entered into Rentec. Currently, the data that can be downloaded is restricted to ledger transactions and has to be done in each individual ledger. A zipped file of all transactions as well as downloading any notes/history and file library documents would be very helpful.

    11 votes
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  14. Income info-graphics on summary page

    Would like to have either a pie-chart or graph showing potential rent vs. actual rent for the current period to help our staff understand how fluctuating occupancy affects overall income.

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  15. Build a character counter in the SMS

    Create a characters counter so you will know when you are at the max characters for sending an SMS. Currently only get an error if you are sending too many.

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    Thank you for the suggestion Duane. We just completed another feature which allows for greater than 160 character messages which might all but eliminate this issue for you in the first place. If the message exceeds 160 chars it will now still send the entire message to the recipient.

  16. separate check number/reference, invoice/transaction, and description fields

    It would be helpful to have a separate check/reference number field and invoice/transaction number field, while still being able to enter a meaningful description of a payment for the owners to view. I can enter an invoice number in the memo field, and then enter a description in the "display as" field, but then the display overrides the category name on the ledger reports.

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  17. Scheduled / Emailed Reports

    As a property owner, there is NO reason I should have to login to see some basic daily, weekly, or monthly numbers. I want to be able to set up a scheduled report that will automatically email me a report at defined times each month. The report should arrive as a PDF.

    10 votes
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  18. Delinquency Report

    Your current delinquency report is sorted by tenant's last name. This report should be sorted by delinquency amount!!!! Or better yet, have a clickable column heading so the user can choose how to sort this report. Also, I'd like to see additional columns in this report. . . for example: 'Monthly Rent'. If a tenant is $600 delinquent and their rent is $600/month, that is much different than a tenant who is $600 delinquent and their rent is only $300/month.

    2 votes
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  19. Support bi-monthly recurring payments

    I request that you add a category for bi-monthly recurring payments.

    12 votes
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  20. Add Return Check Feature

    I have a tenant that bounces a check and there is no easy way to document the bounced check. A return of deposited item fee and then have the system automatically calculate the late fee since the bounced check.

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