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  1. Work Orders

    Improvement in need for work orders under reports.
    Subscriber should have the ability to print work orders for a particular account (owner).
    Work orders should have a signature line for the resident and tech after work is complete

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    • 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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      • Prepaid rents

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

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        • 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.

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          • 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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            • Support bi-monthly recurring payments

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

              12 votes
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              • column width

                waited until just now to notice that the width of columns of numbers is a few digits too narrow ... we are opening our business later this week. I am using your software in Vietnam where we use Vietnamese Dong (VND) ... most rent will be between 10,000,000 to 40,000,000 VND, not needing the decimal point and cents ... thus, I would need 9-10 digits with commas as separators (i.e. max total number would be 999,999,000). ANY HELP??

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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.

                  26 votes
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                  • 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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                    • 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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                        5 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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.

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                        • allow users to VOID checks

                          One-click voiding would be awesome.

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                          • 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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                              0 comments  ·  Product Improvement  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              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.

                            • 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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                              • 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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                                • 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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                                  • 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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                                    • 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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                                      • Correct print check errors during preview

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

                                        6 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.

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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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