Landlord Studio:
The best alternative
to Appfolio

Landlord Studio is the Appfolio alternative that will help you automate your rental management and accounting, with powerful features like bank feeds, receipt scanner, and advanced tax reporting.

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Overview: Appfolio vs Landlord Studio

Landlord Studio and Appfolio both offer powerful features to help you simplify your property management. However, they have some fundamental differences.

Manage your properties on the go and stay on top of your rental property accounting with Landlord Studio. All the tools and data  you need to save time and increase ROI, available on any device, at any time.

Appfolio offers a comprehensive suite of tools tailored for established operations with features and pricing designed for large teams managing hundreds of units.

Who's Landlord Studio Best For?

Designed for landlords and property managers. Landlord Studio's user-friendly interface offers a seamless approach to real estate accounting and property management for busy investors looking for a mobile approach.

  • Pricing: GO (Free for up to 3 units), PRO ($12+/mo).
  • Features: Collect rent online, financial reports, real estate accounting.
  • Best Suited For: Self managing landlords with small to medium portfolios.
  • Key Advantage: Full-featured, user-friendly interface, and affordable pricing.

Who's Appfolio Best For?

Appfolio shines when it comes to larger portfolios with a suite of features that cover all aspects of property management and comprehensive permissions settings for team members and stakeholders.

  • Pricing: Core ($280/mo), Plus ($900/mo).
  • Features: Maintenance requests, collect rent online, online leases.
  • Best Suited For: Property managers with 100+ units, focusing on larger-scale operations.
  • Key Advantage: Comprehensive accounting and management for expansive portfolios.

Landlord Studio, Simplified Accounting Software

  • Manage your properties on the go via desktop or mobile app.
  • Save time and money with advanced accounting tools. Connect your bank accounts, digitize receipts, and more.
  • Never experience late rent again with automated rent collection, income tracking, and late fee reminders.
  • Designed to scale as your portfolio grows.
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Landlord Studio


Income & expense tracking

Manual expense tracking

Recurring expenses

Automated bank feeds

Smart receipt scanner

Automatic mileage tracker

Portfolio dashboard

Online rent collection

Collect rent online

Receipts and reminders

Collect deposit online

Control partial payments

Tenant auto-pay

Reporting & tax returns

Integration with Xero

Financial reports

Accountant collaboration

Find & screen tenants

Create a listing

Manage applicants

Screen applicants

Property management

Track maintenance tasks

Tenant Portal

Document storage

Native iOS and Android app

Limited functionality

What our customers say

“It has reduced my paperwork by about 95%.”


Manages 8 properties

“The reporting function makes tax time so easy.”


Manages 12 properties

“Excellent product with great customer service.”


Manages 3 properties

Why Landlords Choose Landlord Studio Over Appfolio

Fast Set Up, Zero Cost

Get set up in minutes with Landlord Studio's spreadsheet import and intuitive bank feed integration. First 3 properties free.

  • Bring your accounts up to date and start running reports in minutes.
  • Connect your bank accounts to import transactions and reconcile with the tap of a button.
  • Award winning customer support and no onboarding fees.

Tax Time Made Easy

Save as much as $500 more per property each year at tax time with streamlined accounting tools and tax reporting designed for you.

  • Stay on top of your accounts with recurring expenses, auto-matched bank transactions, and smart receipt scanning technology.
  • Detailed portfolio insights with over 15 reports accesible on any device
  • Easily share reports with business partners and your CPA.

Tailored For Smaller Portfolios

Landlord Studio offers all the features you need to self-manage your portfolio with an intuitive user interface.

The number #1 rated property management software for landlords with 1-50 units.

  • Track all of your leases and important documents in one place.
  • Automate tenant communications.
  • No complex Chart of Accounts of set up with our default expense categories in line with IRS requirements.
  • Manage all asset types, SFH residential, commercial, short term rentals, and multi-units.
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End to end property management software

From finding tenants and collecting rent to managing maintenance requests, our suite of features will help you save time and run a professional and scalable property portfolio.