Setting up Quickbooks Online for Renting / Landlords

I'm new to quickbooks, and accounting. So please don't hit me with the stupid stick!
I've been looking on the forum for information about setting up QBO for Landlords / someone who rents something, but have only found guides that wont work with this version of software.
i understand that previously Landlords used to use classes/ sub-classes for properties, customer centre is tenants, vendor centre is vendors.bank=bank. invoices sent from the customer centre= income. I honestly have no idea how the assets (houses) and their depreciation / appreciation is handled, if one is revalued / sold.

What i have done is properties= customers. tenants=sub customers. I'm pretty sure this is not the way to do it.
What's the alternative to classes / sub-classes?
Could someone who knows about setting up quickbooks / who has done this before have a think about it?
Thanks for any help.

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What i have done is properties= customers. tenants=sub customers. 

this IS the way to do it, when a tenant moves, you set his sub customer to inactive and create a new one, that way all transaction that deal with that tenant are segregate to the tenant sub customer listing

classes are used to track transactions types, for landlord tenant you really have no use for them, the tenant sub customer will show all rent invoices and associated payments and current balance

classes are only available in QBO Plus, steep increase in price


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