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

  1. Report: work-orders w/o expenses posted

    It would be extremely helpful for me to have a report that shows me:
    - all the work-orders which have no expense post
    - for all work-orders with expense posted, show the split between the property and tenant
    - for all work-orders with expense posted, show difference in amount work-order vs expense

    Thank you so much.
    Raluca

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  2. manager notification settings

    Have managers be able to select what events to be notified instead of being notified of everything.

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  3. New tenant report that shows who occupied which unit when

    A report that shows all units who occupied it and thru what dates. My income this year is less than last year so wanted to run a report that would show the occupancy / vacancy history and who occupied the unit for both years so I could compare

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  4. additional tenants

    Tenant lists should include additional tenant and that tenants contact info

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  5. Attachments

    In post income or post expense it should allow user to attach more than one document.

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  6. Search Functions

    Under tenants searching by property would be helpful. Also under owners, the ability to search for checks by number would helpful.

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  7. Multi-Level Expense items

    Like: Utilities, Utilities/Gas Utilities/Electricity Utilities/Sewer.

    If I want to know the heating cost, I don't want the sewer. However, I need them combined for tax purposes.

    I have been doing that for decades with both my real estate software and personal accounting.

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  8. print layout

    Allow the layout change for printed files.
    I can't use windowed letter for my landlords.
    I would like to condense the printing and be a little more earth friendly by saving some paper.

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  9. Bulk run reports by property

    bulk run reports by property, so each property is on a separate page and not all compressed into one report

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  10. multiple security deposits

    suggestion: the ability to have multiple security deposits on the same tenant.

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  11. Categorize charges and payments in columns

    It would be awesome if we could have separate columns that stated: Rent , Water, Late fees / charges and payments of tenants history.

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  12. Misc

    When making changes to large numbers of tenant accounts, after I modify the tenant whose name for the sake of the example starts with "S", when I move on to the next tenant I have to scroll starting at "A" just to get to "T". It's a huge waste of time if you have 200 tenants and would be much easier if I could just move on from "S".

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  13. Print a Note

    Allow a note to be printed.

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  14. Enter the expected move out date, but do not have the system automatically move them out.

    It would be helpful if we could place the tenant on notice but the system did not automatically move tenants out on that day. This way if anything changes with their move out, makes it easier to just change the expected move out date, vs having to keep moving the tenant back in. Expecially helpful when it is a situation of a hold over tenant/eviction process.

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  15. Additional Landlord/Owner Reports

    Additional reports for Property Owners, especially those who audit or who get audited each month:
    Security Deposits Report--for each unit, total for each building, holder of deposit (PM or Landlord).
    AR/Aging Report--for those past due/outstanding account.

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  16. Work order data download

    Need a way to show work orders in other than the one page per work order report. If the data was downloadable in csv format I could produce a more compact report.

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  17. Comments box for Owners Statement

    We would like to add comments to the monthly owners statements. An area to add a description of repairs completed or other items. Right now those statements have no comment area.

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  18. Vendor Payment, Notice to Vacate & Budgets

    I have worked with Rentec Direct for a year utilizing single family management. I was a property manager for Multi-Family previously and used software like YARDI and OneSite. Three ideas I have to better assist my daily activities are: Paying Vendors through the software like we are able to pay Owners. An official Notice To Vacate tab which will allow a property to show future availability and not stop current charges. It would be ideal to show up in the Summary Tab on the dashboard. Finally, a budget template to help create and forecast a budget for each Propertry/Owner and…

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  19. Application Fee > Merchant - please change wording on application

    At the end of the online rental application, it states that the application fee will show as Rentec Direct on the applicant's bank statement. For users with a merchant account, it will actually show the user's company name. Please update the online rental application to reflect this.

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  20. Rent Roll

    Should be able to sort by tenant alphabetically

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