About Stessa

Stessa is the #1 real estate app for landlords, based on App Store downloads and ratings. We’ve been helping rental property owners and operators eliminate the busywork and maximize returns since 2016. Free yourself from the endless tyranny of manual tasks. Track income and expenses seamlessly, draft leases, screen tenants and collect rent online, simplify tax time, and use real-time dashboards to manage smarter and faster. Our platform is designed to scale seamlessly alongside your ambitions as an investor.

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Key benefits of Stessa

• Stessa helps track key metrics via visual dashboards and real-time data to make better decisions and manage investment outcomes.

• Stessa's iOS mobile app leverages machine learning to capture, track, categorize, organize and scan property-related invoices.

• Automated expense and income tracking solutions help consolidate transactions from property, banks, and loan management accounts.

• Short-term rental and vacation owners can use Stessa to track performance via Pro Forma column and monthly expenses function.

• Property managers can integrate AppFolio with Stessa to enable automated transactions.


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Stessa Software - The portfolio overview includes asset return, occupancy, debt, and cash flow
Stessa Software - View mortgage details including principal balance, interest rate, and monthly payment
Stessa Software - Stessa's Pro Forma expenses dashboard
Stessa Software - View property details, financials, and update basic property information
Stessa Software - Update property addresses, names, and edit portfolios
Stessa Software - Loan-to-Value and Mortgage dashboard including Value and Debt
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Stessa Software - The portfolio overview includes asset return, occupancy, debt, and cash flow
Stessa Software - View mortgage details including principal balance, interest rate, and monthly payment
Stessa Software - Stessa's Pro Forma expenses dashboard
Stessa Software - View property details, financials, and update basic property information
Stessa Software - Update property addresses, names, and edit portfolios
Stessa Software - Loan-to-Value and Mortgage dashboard including Value and Debt

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4.6 /5
(92)
Value for Money
4.5/5
Features
4.3/5
Ease of Use
4.5/5
Customer Support Software
4.4/5

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Patrick
Patrick
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  • Industry: Real Estate
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Weekly for 6-12 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Two thumbs up for Stessa: What-gets-tracked-gets-improved made easy.

Reviewed on 2019-01-17

Awesome.

Well worth the time inputting​ the data.

Awesome.

Well worth the time inputting​ the data.

Pros

Ease of use: It works the way it should.
Automation: Once set up, the transactions of the download from owner each owner portal (when you own several properties), and bank accounts. User experience is similar to mint.com.
Visibility: it creates a consolidated dashboard for the portfolio, and derivative clean graphs, giving perspective and showing trends.
Amazing Customer support: hats-off to the reps, who have answered 10+ "hard questions". I only ask "hard questions" since the FAQ is also excellent.
- Insightful newsletter.

Cons

No Cons per se. Just two humble recommendations.
Users of Stessa would benefit tremendously if it:
- it offered a function for marketing the property (i.e. find tenants or buyers). Stessa being a repository of information (location, yr built, sq footage, pictures), a few clicks should allow spreading​ the good news throughout the specialized sites (Craigslist Zillow, Trulia, Redfin, local websites...)
- kept historical records of the tenant roll. Currently, it only offers a picture at the present time.

Stephen
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  • Industry: Real Estate
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Weekly for 1-5 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Perfect for Rental Owners

Reviewed on 2021-01-22

My accountant loves it and it saves me hours of manual entry. As an added bonus, I have critical...

My accountant loves it and it saves me hours of manual entry. As an added bonus, I have critical information in real time that can help me make good decisions for the future. Haven't really even scratched the surface on this part but it's all there.

Pros

I have used QuickBooks for years but got tired of the barrage of come-ons and sticky marketing techniques they use on customers. It seemed every time I opened the program, there would be new hoops to jump through if I wanted to do any actual work.

Stessa is designed from the ground up for rental property owners. You enter income and expense items, that's it. All items fall under one of the carefully considered categories they provide. Multiple locations and units are also accounted for. You can add or sell buildings, add or replace tenants, run targeted reports including exporting the year end to your accountant and graphically view your performance which is generated by your data. Even more powerful, you can auto import entries from bank account, credit accounts, whatever. Once you're up and running, all your data is entered for you to edit or delete as needed. Saves a ton of time.

Oh, did I mention it's free??? Don't know what the long range plan is, but this software won't cost you a dime. It makes QB look tired and cumbersome, not to mention annoying, which it really has become over the years.

Cons

This is not a property management platform in the sense that you can schedule maintenance and track hours. However, you can capture and import invoices so your records are all in one place.

Beckysue
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  • Industry: Hospitality
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 1-5 months
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  • Likelihood to recommend 0.0 /10

Stessa is a scam

Reviewed on 2024-02-18

I hate Stessa so much after a week of only broken links and inability to save tenants.

I hate Stessa so much after a week of only broken links and inability to save tenants.

Pros

It downloaded super fast. Like there was no data downloading at all

Cons

Stessa turned out to be a scam! I wish I would not have waisted my time and money.

Zachary
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  • Industry: Real Estate
  • Company size: Self Employed
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Game Changer

Reviewed on 2020-11-26

The product is consistently getting better and more robust. The creators listen to feedback and...

The product is consistently getting better and more robust. The creators listen to feedback and implement new features all the time. Loving it!

Pros

It is easy to set up and use. Very user friendly.

Cons

Issues with data sources disconnecting.

Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Real Estate
  • Company size: 2–10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 1+ year
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

Accounting and financial reports with a click

Reviewed on 2022-08-29

Pros

Very useful software specifically developed for real estate managers, makes accounting smooth and efficient by pulling bank transactions and creating ongoing graphs and reports

Cons

For my specific situation, there’s an issue with repeatedly having to refresh the bank connection but that’s because my bank is not as sophisticated as other mainstream banks that are better supported by the protocol that imports the transactions

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Stessa FAQs

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Stessa offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$0.00
  • Pricing model: Free Version
  • Free Trial: Available

Individual Investors: Free (no credit card required) Professional Investors: $1,000/month

Stessa has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2–10, 11–50, 51–200, 201–500

Stessa supports the following languages:

English

Stessa supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile), iPad (Mobile)

Stessa integrates with the following applications:

AppFolio Property Manager

Stessa offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, Knowledge Base Software, Chat

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