Author Archives: FirstByte

Automatic Bank Feeds Now Available

The ability to get transaction details out of your bank and into RentHQ without having to lift a finger has always been a much asked for feature. And now it is available. This feature is accomplished using Xero. The transactions … Continue reading

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Missed Rent Notification

Catching a missed rent payment has always been vital in assisting in staying on top of rent arrears. So RentHQ has taken the first step to making that job easier. There is now a Missed Rent tab on the dashboard … Continue reading

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Send Work Order Attachments to Contractors

When you send a work order to a contractor, you can now choose to also send attachments. The attachment needs to be added to the work order before the ‘Email Contractor’ button is pressed. Then when you complete the Email … Continue reading

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Automatic Inspection Fees

It is common for property managers to want to charge a fee to the property owner each time an inspection is completed. Previously this had to be done manually, but now it can be automated. First you need to specify … Continue reading

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Expense related management fee rate set at owner level

It is common for property managers to charge a fee to the property owner when expenses such as repairs are organised by the property manager. RentHQ already has the ability to specify a particular expense group is to automatically charge … Continue reading

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You can now future date your extra charges

An extra charge is a charge against a tenant. Up until now the date of the extra charge had to either today or earlier. Now you can create future dated extra charges. These come with a warning however. A future … Continue reading

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Add Attachments to Mail Merge Letters Sent via Email

When sending a mail merge letter to a tenant or an owner, it is sometimes helpful to attach additional files such as supporting documents. For example if you want to invoice the tenant for an expense, and you want to … Continue reading

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Company logo in mail merge letters sent via email

Mail merge letters can contain the company logo. These are included in the print and on screen views of the letter. By popular request, the logo is now also included in the emailed view of the letter. Previously company logos … Continue reading

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Extra Charge and Rent Increase Mail Merge Letters

The RentHQ mail merge facility has been extended to include more purpose specific mail merge templates. You can now create tenant mail merge templates for receipts, inspection reminders, rent increase notifications and extra charges. When you create a new mail … Continue reading

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Custom Fields on Work Orders

You can now add your own custom fields to work orders. So you could for example add a date when the contractor is supposed to start the job or when the job is scheduled to be completed. To add custom … Continue reading

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