Property Manager

Property Manager

v1.41

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New users – For more information about Property Manager read the Getting started and Enhancement guides. These can be found under the Guides & manuals tab. You will also find answers and useful information under the FAQs tab.

Existing users – For more information about this update please read the Enhancement guide carefully before updating. Before you start the installation process check that your licence is up to date and that you have taken a backup of your data. You will also need to make sure the program has been closed.

Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 operating systems only

*Please note – Windows 7 will not be supported by Microsoft from January 2020.  Future versions of Property Manager will not install onto Windows 7 machines after this date.  Please contact Farmplan to discuss upgrading your PC if this is applicable.

Summary of changes

  • Assignees -extra information against each assignee including telephone numbers and up to 5 additional fields
  • Assignor –  who has authorised a task/review it as well as who it has been assigned to
  • Landlord/Estates – extra fields to add bank details/agents commission and a salutation name
  • Tasks can now be sent to assignees via email and a task created in OutlookT
  • Tasks – additional field for reference number
  • Tasks – can be repeated based on planned due date or completion date.
  • Tenants – save time by copying the property address into the new tenant record
  • Tenants – multiple contacts and multiple email addresses
  • Sales invoices – different customisable layout from the rent demands if required
  • Additional Items/Sales Invoices – Show opening and closing meter readings on sales invoices with up to 3 decimal places
  • Demands –  any anomalies within the date range are now marked with a code rather than a * , along with the date and amount of the next review
  • Users – Export to Business Manager – can now be filtered by user
  • Users – Filter batch emailing screen by user

A full list of enhancements can be found in the Help files in the program and during the download process.

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Getting started guides

Enhancement guides

Backup

How do I backup my data?

Click here for a printable document.

Events

Can the Property Manager Events screen only show current information?

The information available from the Events window can be filtered by a date range therefore showing only the information the operator requires

This setting is available in Tools then Options

The example belows shows that the operator has set the date range to look back over the last 7 days and forwards for the next 31 days

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Can I turn the Property Manager Events window on/off?

Property Manager Events (diary) can be displayed automatically when you first open the program

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The ‘Show Events on Startup’ tick box which turns this ability on or off is available in Tools, and Options

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Rent demands

How can I reprint rent demands?

Demands can be reprinted by clicking ‘Financial’, then ‘Transaction’. The demands can selected by using the filters to select information, such as specific dates and landlords

Click ‘Report’, ‘All Transactions’, then ‘Detailed Report’ followed by ‘Continue’. The demands can now be reprinted

Setup

My program is showing Demonstration Data, how do I access my data?

If your program is showing Demonstration Data you will need to go to File > Select Dataset within the program and click the drop down arrow (shown below in red) and select your own business before pressing Ok. This will then take you into your business.

If your data is on a Network please ensure you have access to the data location from outside the program.

Tenancies

How can I view finished tenancies?

In Tools / Options tick the Show Finished  box to make them visible.