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Property accounting software for real estate companies

Sage Accounting software saves hours on admin, and makes property accounting stress-free. It's ideal for VAT registered landlords and agents who want to collaborate with an accountant, perfect for staying compliant with MTD legislation. 

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Record expenses from any property

Whether you're picking up new lightbulbs for your tenant, or filling up your car at a petrol station, Sage Accounting makes recording expenses simple.

  • Snap your receipts on the go
  • Manage and view your finances with ease
  • Access your accounting through the Sage Accounting mobile app for iOS and Android

Make informed decisions with confidence

With Sage real estate Accounting software, you can access your data in real time.

  • Get real-time financial dashboards, whether you manage one property or an entire portfolio
  • Access reports and cashflow forecasts that help you keep your business moving
  • Stay on top of your finances and keep your business moving forward

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Accounting Start

For VAT-registered sole traders or cash accounting small businesses.
per month / excl. 20% VAT*
Get 3 months free
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Accounting Standard

For small businesses working with suppliers, CIS, or with accrual accounting.
per month / excl. 20% VAT*
Get 3 months free

Accounting Plus

For small businesses managing inventory or working in multiple currencies.
per month / excl. 20% VAT*
Get 3 months free
*Get 3 months free, then £14/£28/£36 + VAT/mo (tier depending). Terms and conditions apply.
Add Payroll starting at 5 employees from £10.00 per month excl. VAT with the option to add up to 150 employees. Add additional employees in-product at £2.00 per month (Essentials), £4.00 per month (Standard) and £6.00 (Premium). Prices exclude VAT.

Property accounting software FAQs

Sage Accounting landlords and property management helps you easily manage your finances from anywhere. It gives you clear visibility of money going in and out and a quick way to create and send invoices automatically. Use Sage Accounting to:

  • See how much profit you’re earning from tenants and clients
  • Create a digital paper trail and file VAT returns to stay compliant
  • Record expenses on the go with AutoEntry to snap and capture receipts
  • Give bookkeepers and accountants permission to review finances and collaborate with you in real-time
  • Pay employees on time, every time with Sage Payroll
  • Quickly raise quotes and invoices to get paid faster
  • Control cash flow with accurate forecasting

Firstly, separate your books and bank account for rental properties from any personal accounts. Using our rental accounting software, add rent as an income source each month.

Similarly, add outgoings related to your rental property, like maintenance as expenses. Prepare end of the quarter and year reports to collaborate with your accountant and submit accurate returns to HMRC.

Sage Accounting for estate agent businesses and landlords is HMRC and MTD compliant software that helps you stay on top of the latest legislation so that you can focus on what you do best. It’s easy to quickly and securely file VAT returns as Sage Accounting calculates the VAT for you. You can collaborate with your accountant or bookkeeper using real-time data. And with a clear view of a live running total of your tax liabilities, you can have complete confidence that your returns are accurate every time.

There are plenty of ways you can save time with Sage Accounting. Here are some examples:

Automate manual tasks

By automating tasks, you can cut down the amount of time you spend on manual data entry to save money and focus on the areas of the business that need the most attention.

  • Set up recurring invoices to avoid starting from scratch each time
  • Add invoices in bulk to save time
  • Get Google Drive integration to get automatic copies of invoices and quotes online
  • Connect your bank and let transactions flow into Sage Accounting for easy reconciliation


Spend less time on admin and more time on your property business with a paperless way to manage receipts. Simply snap, scan or email a photo of your receipts, bank transactions, invoices or other documents for your Sage accounts using AutoEntry. Then categorise, publish and share them with your accountant through Sage Accounting. AutoEntry captures tax summaries and full line item details including description, quantity and unit price so it’s an easy way to log the information you need, when you need it.

Other ways to save time:

  • Use dashboards to view your financial data instantly
  • Use real-time data to collaborate faster with accountants or bookkeepers
  • Create and send invoices, easily follow up with clients on outstanding invoices and track the health of your business in real-time from anywhere with the mobile app
  • See a live running total of your tax liabilities, plan ahead and submit to HMRC
  • View cash flow forecasts in real-time to make faster business decisions

Sage Accounting can be used by any business to help save time, get organised and automate their processes. You can use it to: 

  • Quickly raise quotes and invoices to get paid faster
  • Control cash flow with accurate forecasting
  • Create a digital paper trail 
  • Record expenses on the go with AutoEntry to snap and capture receipts
  • Significantly reduce admin time by snapping receipts and uploading them to Sage Accounting
  • Give bookkeepers and accountants permission to review finances and collaborate with you in real-time
  • Pay employees on time, every time with Sage Payroll 

However, currently Sage Accounting doesn’t support the SA103 form which HMRC requires for self-employed landlords to complete as part of the Self Assessment process.

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See what our construction customers have to say

“Sage is quick and simple to use allowing me to focus on the front end of the business. The VAT return I find very easy to use. Sage has allowed