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Recording A Property Sale

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You would like to record a property sale in your Landlord Vision account. These is a guide to help you do that. If you would like to record a property purchase then please see - Recording A Property Purchase

The recording of a property sale in Landlord Vision is basically one big journal entry.

Firstly - You need to enable the posting TO and FROM a few of the accounts you are going to be using.

To do this - navigate to My Portfolio, you will find this located top left of your screen, use the drop down arrow and click the 3 dots > Settings.

This will open a screen very similar to this:

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Click 'Chart of Accounts' > search for an account called 'Properties' > click on the 3 dots to the right of the account > Edit > tick 'Allow payments to/from account' > Save *See Screenshot below

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Complete the same process for the following accounts if they haven't been set already:


Property Selling Costs

Secondly - You then need to record the journal entry:

Navigate to Banking > Journals > click the green + to Add Journal

Account     | Debit | Credit

Properties | 0.00 | Amount |This is the sale price.

Suspense | Amount | 0.00 |This is the mortgage redemption amount.


                                       | Debit | Credit

Property Selling Costs | Amount | 0.00 | Any additional fees associated with selling the property.


                               | Debit | Credit

Bank Account | Amount | 0.00 |This is what was paid into the bank account (equity)

For example: 

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Lastly - Close the mortgage. Record a redemption payment from the Suspense account. - Record payments to get the balance of the mortgage to zero then Mortgages > Edit Mortgage > Status > Closed

*For capital gains, property purchase and sale amounts are entered in to the Properties account

Expenses related to the purchase and sale of a property are set to the Property Buying Costs and Property Selling Costs sub accounts. Other capital costs go to the Capital Costs account. 

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