A fee can occur based on a period / date / action that takes place within a tenancy. With each fee you can set this as trigger.
Triggers that charge on a recurring period
Every other month
Every six months
Triggers that charge on an date
Triggers that charge on an action
Tenant added during pre-tenancy
Tenant made rent payment
Under Tenant Fees, you can set a trigger for the payment to go to the Landlords account once paid.
Just tick the box - Transfer to Landlord
Tenant Fee Collection Rule Example: Tenancy activated
Basically this trigger will charge the fee once the tenancy has be activated. From under offer status to active.
Activate the tenancy and certain triggers that you have set will take place and create the payment due against the tenant contact account.
Example of a fee being charged on activation of the tenancy: