Monthly Archives: December 2007

New – Monthly management fee graph

For property managers, the key statistic they are interested in is how much money they are making for themselves.  So a new graph has been created which shows the total management fees collected on a monthly basis.  Hopefully over time … Continue reading

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New – Group by Property Option in reports

Ledger transactions, monthly transactions and yearly transacitons reports now have a new 'group by property' option. With this options turned off (the default is turned on) the transactions are sorted into date order with one total at the bottom for … Continue reading

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New – Properties can be transaction tax exempt

This new feature came about because occassionally I have had people ask how do you handle both commercial and residential property in the same database. In some countries such as New Zealand and Australia residential property transactions are exempty from … Continue reading

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New – LinkTo button.

This enhancement came about as a result of a suggestion provided to me during the survey.  The suggestion was to add a quick link to the Rent Summary report directly from the tenant details screen.  The idea of quick linking … Continue reading

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Property change of ownership.

A client has a number of properties which are being sold to new owners, and they wanted to know how to handle that in th software without disturbing existing transaction history against the old owner. My suggestion is to create … Continue reading

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Searching for transactions by payee

A customer has asked how do you look for transactions based on a payee name.   The payee name is shown in the cashbook screen in the details column.  To filter on that column click the Filter button, and then in … Continue reading

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New – rent periods which reflect end dates

This was something asked for by a few people when I did the survey.  So here it is.  The rent periods now stop at the tenancy end date.  Previously the last rent period would be a full week or full … Continue reading

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Printing report to PDF files

Have you ever wanted to print a report to a PDF file? Go to www.doPDF.com and download the FREE PDF printer driver. Then when you print anything you will have another printer available to print the output to a PDF … Continue reading

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To-do jobs in Inspections

I got this idea from someone I had lunch with a week ago.  She has created an extra 'Room' in the property inspections and called it 'To-do'.  She added one attribute to this room.  Then when she does the property … Continue reading

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My First Blog!!

I have been thinking about doing this for a long time.  And the time has now come.  I am now officially a blogger.  I am not sure if that is a good thing or not, but that is the way … Continue reading

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