Landlording

Author: Leigh Robinson
Publisher: Express
ISBN: 0932956378
Release Date: 2014-07-07
Genre: Business & Economics

This classic book on managing rental property, widely known among landlords and landladies as their bible, has been in print for thirty-nine years, has sold over 375,000 copies, and has twice been selected as one of the top ten real estate books of the year by nationally syndicated real estate columnist Bob Bruss. This latest edition has been thoroughly revised and updated and includes both the eighty-four forms in the previous edition plus TWO new ones. One of the new forms, the Household Pest Control Agreement, puts into words what both landlord and tenant need to understand about their cooperating to deal with household pests, especially bed bugs. The other new form, Automatic Clearing House (ACH) Recurring Payment Authorization, enables tenants to pay their rent through an automated clearing house (ACH), so they needn t bother writing a paper check every time their rent is due. ALSO, new in this 12th edition is a coupon which the first purchaser of the book may use to receive free of charge all of the forms in the back of the book in common computer formats, PLUS a trial version of Pushbutton Landlording(r), the author s stand-alone program for handling the tenant and income sides of rental property management."

What Every Landlord Needs to Know Time and Money Saving Solutions to Your Most Annoying Problems

Author: Richard Jorgensen
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071446125
Release Date: 2004-08-22
Genre: Business & Economics

Everything that new and veteran landlords need to know to protect their most valuable investments How do I raise the rent? How do I legally turn down a prospective tenant? How do I evict a current tenant? These are just a few of the problems that plague both new and established landlords. What Every Landlord Needs to Know provides effective solutions for everything from property and tenant issues to maintenance and repair problems, to legal obligations and responsibilities. This comprehensive guide also offers preventive tips to avert the most common problems. Landlord Richard Jorgensen: Helps landlords maximize the screening power of the rental application and credit report Covers basic maintenance and preventive measures that save time and money Explains what to do if a tenant won't pay the rent Gives tips for critical (and anxietyproducing) personal interaction between landlord and tenant for each problem Includes a sample rental application, lease, and credit check, as well as a list of credit bureaus and landlord associations

The Accidental Landlord

Author: Danielle Babb, Ph.D., MBA.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440652219
Release Date: 2008-10-07
Genre: Business & Economics

Don't sell for less! The fastest-growing opportunity this side of the real estate bubble. For everyone who needs to move but doesn't want to sell their house for less than they paid, this book outlines a profitable new option that many desperate sellers fail to consider: rent it and become a landlord, at least until a market re-boom. This book alleviates every fear, and outlines every step of the way to a real estate success. Includes: ?rental agreements ?preparing the rental property ?assessing personal responsibilities ?working with a management company or by one's Self ?evaluating potential renters ?collecting rent ?insurance coverage, and more.

What s a Landlord to Do

Author: Leigh Robinson
Publisher: Express
ISBN: 0932956289
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics

The author of the Landlording book answers 286 questions from landlords and tenants, beginning with questions about Investing in Rental Property and ending with questions about Adapting to the Landlording Life.

The Weekend Landlord

Author: James A. Landon
Publisher: Sourcebooks Incorporated
ISBN: 1572484772
Release Date: 2005-01
Genre: Business & Economics

Whatever your situation, The Weekend Landlord is your simple guide that highlights the crucial areas of landlord/tenant relations. Complete with frequently needed forms, you can find the best tenants, handle any issues that come up and move on to the next tenant as circumstances demand.

The Good Landlord

Author: Peter Gilman Shapiro
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 9781483570983
Release Date: 2016-05-18
Genre: Business & Economics

Ever lost money from unpaid rent or property damage? Lay awake, furious over a tenant issue you couldn’t resolve? Clashed over a repair your tenant requested but wouldn’t give you access to complete? You may want to talk these things out but expect communication will break down unless you find a new way. How can you discuss your rights and your interests in the same conversation without confrontation? Landlords stand to lose not only their profits but peace of mind if unable to discuss both. Written for landlords, property managers and housing professionals, The Good Landlord will show you how to make communication work so you can increase your profits, positive impact and peace of mind. You’ll discover approaches to building tenant relationships that will save time and money. You’ll learn how to handle tenancy issues so they don’t escalate into costly disputes. And if court action is needed, Shapiro offers a step-by-step process to get results, including the back rent, or be able to get your tenant out -- at minimal expense. Included is a guide for reaching agreements without overspending on lawyers or other professionals. Whether your tenancies are stable or eviction is needed, The Good Landlord will help you maximize success with your tenants by day, and sleep at night! Drawing on 25 years of experience as a coach, mediator, trainer, and landlord himself, Shapiro offers stories, dialogues, checklists, and lessons learned to engage you and make learning fun. Most importantly, The Good Landlord will help you gain control as a landlord. You’ll experience greater freedom now and in the future from difficult conflict. You’ll feel more valued as a landlord, and have resources to do the things you love to do.

Landlord s Legal Kit For Dummies

Author: Griswold
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118775110
Release Date: 2014-06-02
Genre: Business & Economics

The landlord's essential guide to residential rental law Landlord's Legal Kit For Dummies is a comprehensive guide to the laws and legalities of renting property. This one-stop legal reference provides both guidance and the correct forms that help landlords avoid tenant issues, which could lead to legal ramifications. From screening potential tenants to handling your own insurance and taxes, you'll find expert insight in this easy-to-read style that simplifies complex legal matters into understandable terms. The book includes access to all the needed legal forms in both English and Spanish, and contains current information about applicable codes, ordinances, and policies across the country. Landlords have a responsibility to provide a safe, fully operational home for their tenants, and oversights can result in major court settlements. As a landlord, you need to know what the law requires of you. You also need to understand your rights, and the actions available to you when the tenant is in the wrong. This resource brings you up to speed, with the most current information about residential rental property law. The book covers privacy rights, domicile laws, paperwork, and more. Features up-to-date lease forms and contracts available for download online Provides information about applicant screening questionnaires and anti-discrimination policies Includes state and local building codes, health ordinances, and landlord-tenant laws Instructs you how to handle breach of lease situations and evictions There's even guidance on hiring a lawyer to protect your assets, property, and rights. Ignorance of the law is no excuse in court, and it frequently leads to misunderstandings that can hurt your wallet and your reputation. Before you lease another property, get all your ducks in a row with the essential instruction and tools in Landlord's Legal Kit For Dummies.

Flip

Author: Rick Villani
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007154514X
Release Date: 2007-01-09
Genre: Business & Economics

FLIP, the third book in the National Bestselling Millionaire Real Estate Series (More than 500,000 copies sold!) FLIP provides a detailed, step-by-step process to analyze each investment, identify the best improvements, accurately estimate the costs and intelligently oversee the construction. It takes out all the guess work and almost all of the risk. Here's what industry experts are saying about FLIP: "Read this book before you flip that house! FLIP is an indispensable step-by-step guide to flipping houses that you will refer to again and again." -Carlos Ortiz, Executive Producer, "FLIP That House" (TLC's most popular real estate TV show) "At HomeVestors, we're in the business of buying and selling homes for profit and I can attest that there are few, if any, who can rival Rick's and Clay's expertise when it comes to fixing up houses for profit. This book is a must-read for any investor." -Dr. John Hayes, President and CEO of HomeVestors of America (the largest homebuyer in America) "FLIP is a must-read book for everyone in the real estate business. Every agent should have this book. They should read it and master its contents. Why? Because it is the best guide ever written on how to evaluate real estate and how to add value to a house." -Gary Keller, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Keller Williams Realty International and author of bestselling The Millionaire Real Estate Agent and The Millionaire Real Estate Investor "For anyone looking to build wealth in real estate, FLIP provides a step-by-step approach that really works in any market." -Loral Langemeier, bestselling author of The Millionaire Maker FLIP extends the national bestselling Millionaire Real Estate series with a step-by-step guide that is quickly becoming "the model" for successfully finding, fixing and selling investment properties for profit. Based on their involvement in over a 1,000 flips, Rick Villani and Clay Davis walk you through the proven five-stage model for successfully flipping a house: FIND: How to select ideal neighborhoods, attract sellers, and find houses with investment potential ANALYZE: Identify which improvements to make and analyze the profit potential of any house BUY: How to arrange financing, present the offer, and close on the purchase FIX: A 50-step, easy-to-follow plan for fixing up houses that keeps you on time, in budget and assures top quality SELL: How to add finishing touches to quickly sell for maximum profit Woven through the book is an entertaining narrative that follows the flipping adventures of Samantha, Ed, Bill, Nancy, Amy and Mitch as they find, buy, fix and sell their first investment houses. With all this plus the experience of over a thousand flips condensed into one book, FLIP gives new investors the tools they need to avoid common pitfalls, make a profit, and enjoy the process of house flipping. Rick Villani and Clay Davis are senior executives at HomeFixers, North America's leading real estate rehab franchise. HomeFixers has been involved in more than 1,000 flips nationwide.

1 Minute to Rental Property Riches

Author: Michael Rossi
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1430308060
Release Date: 2007-02-01
Genre: Business & Economics

This is the book that Finally tells "The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But the Truth" about successfully investing in rental properties. The Truth is much different than the hype often presented by the real estate "gurus." Nothing in this book is sugar coated and there isn't any hype. Starting any business is difficult. The vast majority of people who try will fail! If you are to have a good chance of succeeding, you need to have the facts -- NOT A BUNCH OF MOTIVATIONAL NONSENSE! All the motivation in the world won't keep you in business if you don't have the cash flow! This book contains straight talk about finding rental properties at a huge discount; buying with no money down; how to calculate real world cash flow; nightmare tenants; evictions; the amount of work that is REALLY required; tenant screening; dealing with bad tenants; the reasons newbies fail; and much more!

First Time Landlord

Author: Janet Portman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324457
Release Date: 2017-09-18
Genre: Business & Economics

Whether you're ready for a new entrepreneurial opportunity or considering renting out a home instead of selling, you'll need to learn the basics of being a landlord. Let First-Time Landlord show you how to start your landlording business and maintain it in your spare time. Get the concise information you need to start making money with a single-family home, written for property owners with little business savvy -- and even less time and patience. Learn how to rent out your property lawfully and safely with valuable information on: how to determine whether the property will turn a profit landlord business basics finding the right tenants preparing and signing the lease handling repairs complying with your state's rental laws dealing with problem tenants, and preparing for sale of the property. From timely tips to true stories from successful landlords, First-Time Landlord is an indispensable book for property owners who want to rent out a single-family home without the hassle -- quickly, efficiently and legally.

Building Wealth With Inner City Rentals

Author: Al Williamson
Publisher:
ISBN: 1499328249
Release Date: 2014-05-01
Genre: Business & Economics

This is a book for double bottom line investors:– those wanting to make a handsome profit while changing the world for the better.– It's for folks with thick skin who are willing to be misunderstood until their dream is almost a reality.– It's also for those who still believe, despite what cynics say, that one person can make a difference. If this sounds like you – great. Let's get started. In the following pages, I will unpack this central idea:Landlords in troubled neighborhoods can increase their cash flow, property values and quality of tenants by leading a campaign to improve the orderliness of the community surrounding their property.

Kiplinger s Personal Finance

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Release Date: 1994-06
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The most trustworthy source of information available today on savings and investments, taxes, money management, home ownership and many other personal finance topics.