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  1. Text/ email when a text comes through Rentec

    It would be great to add functionality that would notify when text messages come in. This could be done by sending an email each time that a text gets a reply or by doing a forward to a text number. This would help utilize this platform for communication with tenants better and keep all the information housed in one spot.
    Tyler

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  2. 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

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  3. Common expense category

    ACCOUNTS - be able to bill certain accounts and owners for general expenses, rather than post to specific prop. or tenant.

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  4. Expenses equally split between all properties

    Is it possible to create an easy way to post an expense that is easily and equally divided among all properties? For instance liability insurance or management fees are equally spread among all properties. It's tedious to divide the cost by the number of properties and enter for each property when it's something that occurs monthly like a management fee.

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  5. Have separate contact and rent information for marketing

    When I filled out the marketing information, the site syndicated ads to Zillow and Hot Pads. Both ads featured the contract information from my profile (my cell phone number), however I like my tenants and potential tenants to call a different phone number that is often answered by my property manager or by myself. It also included the "default rent" from another screen, which I had not updated before I filled out the marketing profile. So the syndicated ads had a different rent amount in the description.
    I would like to sugges a field on the marketing profile for rent…

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  6. 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.

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  7. Late Fees: Being able to decide what they are applied to in tenant ledgers

    We have a need to be able to decide which tenant charges receive late fees and which do not (ie late fees on rent, but not on previous late fees, utility bills, another balance of $10, or whatever, etc.) In our case, a tenant gets a flat late fee of $30 on the 4th if rent not paid, with an additional $5/day after. Right now, tenants are being charged late fees daily if something other than rent is not paid and we need to be able to decide what balances/items late fees are actually applied to. There are a lot…

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  8. Support bi-monthly recurring payments

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

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  9. Section 8 - one payment, multiple tenants

    If I have multiple tenants with Section 8 rent assistance, the local housing authority wants to send me only one check (or ACH deposit) for all such tenants. I can't change how they do this. I can't find any way to split a deposit among multiple tenants/properties. Logically, I would go the Accounts tab, select my bank account, create a deposit (the program stops me at this point and says I can't make a deposit so everything past this point is hypothetical), split the deposit and credit the splits to the appropriate tenant and property and then save the transaction.

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  10. Work order summary page

    OPEN WORK ORDERS: Option to see a summary, similar to Close Work Order report, vs. the printable work order. - maybe it's own work order tab to manage easier

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  11. Property manager > properties report

    PROPERTY MANAGERS: Report to show which properties each property manager has

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  12. "Attach Forms/Statements to Tenant's File Library" without having to download & re-upload it!

    1) A simple "Attach Form/Statement to Tentant's File Library button" feature added next to the "print, email, download PDF features" would be awesome! It's time consuming to download say 20 delinquent notices, then re-upload them individually to their file library. How useful it would be to have a button right next to print, email, download pdf, that allows you to attach this right to their file library.

    2) ALSO - when you create 20 statements all at once for delinquent accounts they download as PDFs all in one bulk file - which is great for printing - but to save…

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  13. Better Picture application. Option to rotate picture, drag and drop picture order.

    Better Picture application. Option to rotate pictures, drag and drop picture order.

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  14. One Screen to Post Multiple Tenant Payments

    457 unit sales call.
    The option to post multiple payments in one screen. When you have 100's of rent checks in one day would be nice to post in one screen, to one bank acct (or undeposited) and have it affect multiple properties/tenants. (like our split expense transaction

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  15. Customizable reports

    Customizable reports : there are now custom fields and we need to be able to get that data out in a report (not the one page reports that you guys have today)- but a real report.

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  16. Multi-Unit Propery performace report per property - not unit

    Multi-unit property performance report should be per whole property not per each unit as most expenses are for the whole building (taxes, water, insurance, mortgage interest)

    10 votes
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  17. Make more Commercial Property friendly.

    Make a optional second rental application for prospective commercial tenants or add questions. Add features when you add properties and units/suites. Currently there is a drop down but only noticeable change is title under property name. Any other additions or options much appreciated.

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  18. 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.

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  19. Property Condition Form

    It would be nice to have a form for each property/unit where you can store property condition data. Example: age of roof or furnace or type of windows: maybe with a grade, so when the maintenance person does an inspection they can rate items. This information would later be available in a report for all properties to help with budgeting.

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  20. ability to track security deposit amounts held by owner

    when a security deposit is transferred to an owner to be held by the owner, I would like the ability to pull a report showing the total amounts of security deposits being held by each owner for each unit.

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