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Check out our articles below to learn more about the fundamentals of rental property accounting.

Accounting for Rental Property 101

Getting started with rental property accounting

Accounting and bookkeeping don't have to be hard.  Get your books set up and structured correctly in the beginning to save yourself time, money, and headaches  


Learn more about where to get started and what key decisions you need to make with our introductory guide. 

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Why you should have a separate business bank account for your rentals

There are few things more foundational to good bookkeeping than maintaining separate business and personal bank accounts

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Do you need accounting software for your real estate investments?

If you have more than 1 or 2 units, and especially if you plan to grow your portfolio- the answer is almost certainly YES

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How to set up the chart of accounts for your rental property books

Your chart of accounts doesn't have to be complicated- instead think of it as an essential tool for organizing your finances

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How to properly account for mortgage payments

Mortgage payments aren't exactly an expense- they are a loan repayment, interest expense, and escrow transfer, all at once.

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The advantages and disadvantages of holding rental property in an LLC

Wondering if you should create an LLC to hold your rentals in?  Read on to see what you can gain and what you need to consider.

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Everything you need to know about the IRS Schedule E form

Most real estate investors report the net income or loss from their rental properties using this form.

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Security deposit accounting FAQ's

Answers to the most common questions on the do's and don'ts of accounting for security deposits

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