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Monthly Archives: August 2013

New Feature - Transactions by Category Report

Posted on August 13, 2013

A new checkbox has been added to the Transactions by Category report called 'Detailed Report'.  If this options is ticked, the report will list brief details regarding each transaction which makes up the category totals.

New Feature - Extra Change Invoices

Posted on August 10, 2013

After creating an extra charge, you can now choose to generate an invoice for the tenant.  

The invoice will be a simple report which prints for just that extra charge.  You can choose to either just generate an invoice report which you could print or save, or you can also choose to save the resulting invoice as an attachment against the tenant automatically.  This way it will remain on record, and the tenant can view it online via their login.

To create these invoices, edit an extra charge and press the Generate Invoice button.

New Video - Mail Merge

Posted on August 8, 2013

A new training video has been created show how to use the mail merge facility.

New Feature - Transaction by Category Report

Posted on August 7, 2013

The transactions by category report has had a minor change made.  There is now a new option to either group by property or not.  If you choose not, it will add together the values for all selected properties into one concise report.

New Feature - Taking photos with a webcam

Posted on August 6, 2013

It is now possible to take photos from a webcam attached to the computer running RentHQ, and have that uploaded to the web site automatically.

This applies to any item which allows attachments.  So that includes tenants, properties, owners, inspections and work orders.

This is great for anyone who uses a laptop or windows tablet to run RentHQ and it has a web cam and an internet connection.  You can take photos during inspections or take photos of the new tenants you just signed up or add photos to a work order job.

To take a photo go to the Attachments tab and choose the Take Photo button.  The resulting photo will be automatically added as an attachment when it is saved.  You can preview the photo and choose to retake it if you are not happy with it.

New Feature - Logo in Mail Merge

Posted on August 3, 2013

You can now add your company logo to a mail merge letter.

There are limitations on logos entered into mail merge letters.  If you generate a letter and email it, the email will not contain the logo.  Also if the tenant or landlord views a letter online, the logo will also not be shown.