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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Support bi-monthly recurring payments

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

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  5. 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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  6. 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.

    3 votes
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  7. 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.

    19 votes
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  8. Training Manual

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

    8 votes
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  9. 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.

    5 votes
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  10. 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.

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  11. 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.

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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.

    28 votes
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  15. 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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  16. 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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    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.

  17. Include a mileage tracker.

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

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  18. 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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  19. 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.

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  20. 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.

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