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Online/Mobile Rent Collection

I used to use WilliamPaid to collect rent from my tenants online.  They are shutting down soon, so I'm looking for recommendations for other online or mobile rent collection services.  I only have 4 units, so the main consideration is low cost.  I would appreciate any help.

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After reading the posts, I researched the freshbooks option and wanted to share it is no longer free but has a $9.95 monthly fee.  Again, it is reasonable but not free.  Thanks for the is what I am looking for the better my management of the property.
Online rent collection is going to be very popular in USA. All Property Management company provide these facility to the landlords.
Charles -  Excellent; this sounds exactly what I was looking for.  I'm going to investigate this fully over the weekend.  Thanks so much.
Mary - Freshbook has a "reoccuring" invoicing feature. So you can do a one time set up of an invoice and set a schedule for it to auto invoice the tenants. I also THINK they have an auto pay feature, where your tenats can set up their invoices to be auto paid. What I do, is for each tenant I set up a a reoccuring invoice for them. Each month on the 15th the system sends them an invoice which is due on the 1st of the following month. I like it because of the tracking system for both my view (what is outstanding what has been paid, etc.) and from the tenants view (outstanding invoices and paid invoices). It also has an expense feature if you want to use things like that. It can be a full accoutning software or only use it for the needed purposes.
Might be easiest to just open a separate bank account nearby the property. Give the tenants the account # and let them make the deposit themselves. have them send you a text when they do so.
Theresa -  Thanks for recommending PayPal.  I used this in the past and it works great and is free.  There are two drawbacks to Paypal.  After tenants send me their payments, I need to accept them, then I need to transfer them to my bank account.  Second, Paypal can only be linked to one bank account.  I have 4 separate bank accounts for my 4 properties. So after I receive the rent in my primary bank account, I need to transfer each one into the bank account associated with that property.  Both of these actions require too much work and keeping everything straight. I need a system that requires as little work from me as possible and that is easy as I am not a professional landlord and don't have a ton of extra time.  I'll look into this more, however.
Charles - Thanks for the recommendation. for FreshBooks  It looks like I need to create and send invoices in order to receive the rent payments.  That would be too much work, as I have a full-time job and am a landlord on the side. I need a system that tenants can log in and pay themselves without any work on my end.  Do you know if it will do this? Thanks.
My brother has been using paypal to collect rent on an out of state rental property for years.  He loves it.  We are going to try it on this lease.  Goodluck!
I use Freshbooks ( I love it. It's is not "landlord" specif service, but it is a gernal invoices service. Within the system you can configure online payments via several different methods. Their mobile app is great for both the landlord and the tenant. You can manage up to 3 clients for free (i only have 1 property so I use the free version), but they are geared toward small business owners so their priceing is reasonable.
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