The California Landlord s Law Book

Author: David Brown
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323634
Release Date: 2017-04-10
Genre: Business & Economics

No resource, in print or online, gives such detailed and practical information to California landlords and property managers, who are subject to a large number of detailed state, local, and federal laws and regulations. The 40+ forms are designed for every common situation, from tenancy terminations to notices to enter to required disclosures—all of which are subject to legal requirements.

The California Landlord s Law Book

Author: David Brown
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323634
Release Date: 2017-04-10
Genre: Business & Economics

No resource, in print or online, gives such detailed and practical information to California landlords and property managers, who are subject to a large number of detailed state, local, and federal laws and regulations. The 40+ forms are designed for every common situation, from tenancy terminations to notices to enter to required disclosures—all of which are subject to legal requirements.

California Landlord s Law Book The Rights Responsibilities

Author: Nils Rosenquest
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413326185
Release Date: 2019-04-08
Genre: Law

The legal information and forms every California landlord needs Choosing tenants, raising the rent, returning deposits, and maintaining rental property—these are just a few of the things landlords do that are strictly regulated by California law. To avoid problems and hefty legal fees, rental property owners and managers need to know and comply with federal, state, and local rules, and use the proper legal forms. Fortunately, everything you need is in this book. For more than 30 years, The California Landlord’s Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities has been the leading source of legal information for hundreds of thousands of California landlords. This edition has been completely updated to cover state and federal laws and local rent control ordinances. It includes dozens of California-specific forms, such as leases and rental agreements, all with complete, easy-to-follow instructions tailored to state law. You’ll learn how to: screen prospective tenants - without discriminating illegally prepare (and enforce) leases and rental agreements collect and return security deposits raise the rent and change other terms of the tenancy hire, work with, and fire a property manager keep up with repairs and maintenance restrict tenants from subletting or hosting short-term guests act promptly when rent is late, and terminate a tenancy. All forms are downloadable through a special link in the book .

The California Landlord s Law Book

Author: David Wayne Brown
Publisher: NOLO
ISBN: 1413313124
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Business & Economics

Provides thorough legal and practical information, including dozens of forms, for landlords in California, in a new edition that explains the new utility-shutoff law and discusses how to terminate tenants when becoming the owner of a foreclosed-upon home. Original.

Renters Rights

Author: Janet Portman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413305753
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Business & Economics

A straight-shooting guide to handling bill splitting, security deposits, roommate troubles, bad landlords and more.

California Tenants Rights

Author: Janet Portman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413325263
Release Date: 2018-06-01
Genre: Law

Many tenants have to deal with roommates who don't pull their weight, neighbors who routinely engage in illegal activities, landlords who don't know -- or won’t follow -- national or state laws and local rent ordinances. Use this book to give you the information and tips you need to protect and assert your rights as a renter in California. Find out how to: understand and negotiate a lease inspect a rental before moving in fight discrimination get needed repairs and maintenance deal with a nosy landlord break a lease with minimum fall-out get your security deposit back figure out rules for rent increases fight an eviction.

The California Landlord s Law Book

Author: David Wayne Brown
Publisher: NOLO
ISBN: 9781413300000
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Business & Economics

A successful landlord is a landlord who knows the law. Armed with the right information, you can protect your property, find good tenants, respond to problems appropriately and stay out of trouble. Turn to The California Landlord's Law Book for the latest forms you need and a clear understanding of landlord/tenant law. Guiding landlords and property managers since 1985, this book includes the most current information on state and federal laws and local ordinances. The 10th edition provides the latest information landlords need, covering invoices for security deposit deductions, new wrinkles on pre-move out inspections, heightened penalties for retaliatory acts and new rules governing access to rental property. It also has updated rent-control charts for 15 cities. Book jacket.

The California Landlord s Lawbook Rights Responsibilities

Author: David Brown
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413320862
Release Date: 2015-03-16
Genre: Business & Economics

Choosing tenants, raising the rent, and returning deposits—these are just a few of the things landlords do that are strictly regulated by law in California. Here, you will find all the easy-to-understand information you need to minimize legal risk, including a California-specific lease and rental agreement and more than 40 forms with complete instructions. Now in its 16th edition, this book has been recognized as a leading source of legal information for California landlords. It includes a detailed and updated review of state and federal laws and local rent control ordinances. You’ll learn how to: screen propective tenants - without discriminating illegallyprepare (and enforce) leases and rental agreementscollect and return security security deposits so as to avoid lawsuitsraise the rent and change other terms of the tenancyhire, work with and fire a property managerkeep up with repairs and maintenancelimit liability and rent withholdingfollow stae privacy laws on entering rental unitsrestrict tenants from subletting or hosting short-term guestsact promptly when rent is lateterminate a tenancy...and much more. Check out Nolo's list of California products. Not a California landlord? Check out Every Landlord's Legal Guide. Also available: California Landlord's Law Book: Evictions

The California Landlord s Law Book

Author: David Brown
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323627
Release Date: 2017-04-05
Genre: Law

Ready to evict a problem tenant? Use the definitive step-by-step guide to evictions in California. Sooner or later, every landlord is faced with handling an eviction. Don't get caught spending thousands on attorneys fees when The California Landlord's Law Book: Evictions will guide you through the process every step of the way -- without breaking the bank. Read up on the different legal grounds for eviction in plain English, plus get all the forms and step-by-step instructions needed to perform a successful and legal eviction. Learn how to: prepare and serve nonpayment of rent notices prepare and serve 30-, 60- or 90- day notices file an unlawful detainer complaint in court win by default if the tenant doesn't respond handle a contested case represent yourself in court deal with eviction-delaying tactics, and collect the unpaid rent after you win. Still the only step-by-step guide through the California eviction process, this edition reflects current law and provides the latest information, forms, and instructions for a quick and legal eviction.

Every Landlord s Legal Guide

Author: Marcia Stewart
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413325188
Release Date: 2018-05-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Every Landlord's Legal Guide gives landlords and property managers the legal and practical solutions they need to rent residential property right. From move-in to move-out, this book covers a wide range of issues, including fair housing, repairs, sublets, screening for good tenants, environmental hazards such as mold and bedbugs, and evictions. Handy 50-state charts list specific laws for each state. Nolo's bestselling Every Landlord's Legal Guide helps landlords and managers: screen and choose tenants prepare leases and rental agreements make security deposit deductions avoid discrimination charges keep up with repairs and maintenance hire a property manager minimize liability for personal injury lawsuits, handle broken leases and terminations, and deal with problem tenants. This book provides over 30 forms landlords and managers need, including state-specific leases and rental agreements. This (14th) edition is completely revised with the latest in federal and state laws, including updated rules on evictions and terminations.

First Time Landlord

Author: Janet Portman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413315431
Release Date: 2009-02-17
Genre: Business & Economics

Whether or not you call yourself a ìlandlordî, when you rent out a house youíll want to do it right! The ìLandlording 101î course for new rental property owners who are first-time landlords by way of an inheritance, divorce, investment, purchase for a family member, or a move to a new house. 90% of small properties are owned by individual landlords, and millions in this group are balancing their landlord responsibilities with their daytime careers. First ñ Time Landlord provides concise information for those with little business savvy and less time and patience to become big-time real estate investors, but who wish to make money on their new property while renting it out lawfully and right! It covers: How to determine whether or not the property will turn a profit Landlord business basics Finding good tenants Preparing and signing a lease Handling Repairs Complying with applicable rental laws Dealing with problem tenants Preparing for sale of property Containing tips, true stories, and shared first-time experiences, First ñ Time Landlord is an indispensable book for the new landlords of todayís dominant rental housing market.

The Landlord s Law Book Rights and responsibilities

Author: David Wayne Brown
Publisher: NOLO
ISBN: 0873373197
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Landlord and tenant

Every California landlord and property manager should have this book--which covers everything they need to know about deposits, leases and rental agreements, inspections, habitability, discrimination, and rent control. It provides 25 tear-out forms and agreements, including rental applications, leases and rental agreements, 3-day and 30-day notices, sample letters, and more.

Every Landlord s Guide to Finding Great Tenants

Author: Janet Portman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413323887
Release Date: 2017-06-13
Genre: Business & Economics

Searching for the perfect tenant? Get the only book devoted to the most important decision a landlord can make! Landlords face many challenges, but choosing new tenants has the greatest potential to affect your bottom line. Fortunately, Every Landlord's Guide to Finding Great Tenants can help you find the right tenant for your rental property! Let this book guide you through the process of attracting, screening and selecting the best renters available. Get timely advice on: effective advertising phone screening presenting the unit evaluating applications examining credit reports checking references discrimination basics making a rental offer, and rejecting applicants. Every Landlord's Guide to Finding Great Tenants provides dozens of forms and checklists for every step, with easy instructions to fill them out. This edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest changes in the law in your state, including rules about checking a potential tenant's immigration status. Plus, get all the legal forms you need, as well as invaluable audio dialogues that show you how to conduct interviews and get essential information without running afoul of the law.

Manager s Legal Handbook The

Author: Amy DelPo
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413315103
Release Date: 2009-11-23
Genre: Business & Economics

The quick reference to employment law for anyone who oversees workers. Whether you're managing workers or working in the HR department, The Manager's Legal Handbook is the perfect introduction to supervising employees and independent contractors safely and legally. Need some information about overtime? Want some useful ideas on workplace policies? Have a question about trade secrets and need the answer now? This one-of-a-kind book provides everything you need to stay within the bounds of the law, including: frequently asked questions concise articles helpful tips "lessons from the real world" dozens of resources, online and off Designed for managers and supervisors who need answers quickly, as well as professionals pursuing a career in human resources, The Manager's Legal Handbook covers hiring, firing and everything in between. The 5th edition is completely overhauled to provide quick answers to the questions that managers encounter every day. It includes updated 50-state legal charts and new sections on setting pay and communicating with employees.

Every Tenant s Legal Guide

Author: Janet Portman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413325065
Release Date: 2018-04-01
Genre: Law

The only book of its kind, Every Tenant's Legal Guide find a great home and landlord know your rights when it comes to pets fight improper rent increases and late fees get a landlord to make repairs pronto withhold rent without getting into legal trouble protect your privacy fight illegal discrimination handle roommate problems deal with lead paint, mold, asbestos and bed bugs break a lease with minimum financial liability, and get your security deposit back This 9th edition of Every Tenant's Legal Guide includes the latest state rules and procedures on tenant rights, including how to legally break a lease and fight an eviction.