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.

Renting Out Your Property For Dummies

Author: Melanie Bien
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119996597
Release Date: 2011-02-14
Genre: Business & Economics

Advice on profitable strategies, problem tenants, UK legal issues, and more! Minimise rental headaches and maximise cash flow - without agent's fees Whether you want to become a property tycoon or just rent out a second home, this guide to the UK rental market is your roadmap to success. Now fully updated with extra coverage on tax issues and company formation, let successful landlords Melanie Bien and Robert Griswold show you how to buy the right property, avoid legal problems, retain the best tenants, and maximise your rental income. Praise for Renting Out Your Property For Dummies "This book is a comprehensive guide to the process of renting out your property, brim full of sound practical advice based on years of experience. It's an absolute must for the bookshelf of any would-be landlord, novice and experienced alike." —Tom Entwistle, Editor of the rental property Web site, www.LandlordZONE.co.uk Discover how to Market your property and screen tenants Set the right rent and manage increases properly Master maintenance issues, from DIY to 'contractor dream team' Stay on top of your finances and record keeping

Property Management Kit For Dummies

Author: Griswold
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118461099
Release Date: 2013-01-31
Genre: Business & Economics

Discover how to be a landlord with ease Thinking about becoming a landlord? Property Management Kit For Dummies gives you proven strategies for establishing and maintaining rental properties, whether a single family or multi-resident unit. You'll find out how to prepare and promote your properties, select tenants, handle repairs, avoid costly mistakes and legal missteps—and meet your long-term goals. Now you can find out if you really have what it takes to successfully manage a rental property, and you'll learn all about the various options for hiring someone else to manage your property for you. You'll find out the right way to prepare your properties for prospective tenants, set the rent and security deposit, clean up properties between tenants, and verify rental applications. In no time at all, you can become a top-notch property manager by working efficiently with employees and contractors to keep your properties safe and secure. Manage your time and money wisely Acquire a property and prepare it for tenants Make your property stand out and attract tenants Keep good tenants and get rid of bad ones Collect and increase rent Evaluate the different types of insurance and understand income and property taxes Complete with lists of ten reasons to become a rental property owner, ten ways to rent your vacancy, and the ten biggest mistakes a landlord can make, Property Management Kit For Dummies helps you achieve your dream of being a successful residential rental property owner. CD-ROM and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

The Landlord s Legal Guide in Massachusetts

Author: Joseph P. DiBlasi
Publisher: SphinxLegal
ISBN: 9781572483989
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Business & Economics

The Landlord's Legal Guide in Massachusetts thoroughly explains Massachusetts landlord/tenant laws in easy-to-understand language. Complete with step-by-step instructions and the forms you need, this book can significantly reduce your costs and potential liability as a landlord.

Complete Landlord and Property Manager s Legal Survival Kit

Author: Diana Brodman Summers
Publisher: Sphinx Publishing
ISBN: 1572487100
Release Date: 2010-04-01
Genre: Law

A comprehensive guide for those renting out a property, with legal information, advice, and tools covering rent collection, eviction, protecting protecting the property and financial investment, screening tenants, and other topics, and including forms with step-by-step instructions.

Landlord s Rights and Duties in Pennsylvania

Author: Gerald S. Gaetano
Publisher: Sphinx Publishing
ISBN: PSU:000047479869
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Law

This book explains Pennsylvania's landlord/tenant laws in simple language so you can protect your rights and your investment. Complete with step-by-step instructions and the forms you need, this book can significantly reduce your costs and potential liability as a landlord.

New York Landlord s Law Book

Author: Mary Ann Hallenborg
Publisher: Mary Ann Hallenborg
ISBN: 9780873379274
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Business & Economics

"The New York Landlord's Law Book" explains New York landlord-tenant law in comprehensive, understandable terms, and gives landlords the tools they need to head off problems with tenants and government agencies alike.

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.

Landlord s Legal Guide in New York

Author: Brette McWhorter Sember
Publisher: Sphinx Pub
ISBN: 1572485914
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Business & Economics

Explains New York's landlord and tenant laws in simple language

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.

Landlords Rights and Duties in North Carolina

Author: Jacqueline D. Stanley
Publisher: Sphinx Publishing
ISBN: 1572480912
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Law

This book explains North Carolina's landlord/tenant laws in simple language so you can protect your rights and your investment. Complete with step-by-step instructions and the necessary forms.

Every Landlord s Guide to Managing Property

Author: Michael Boyer
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 9781413324228
Release Date: 2017-11-30
Genre: Business & Economics

The ultimate property management guide for the do-it-yourself landlord! Written for the millions of landlords who own a single-family home, condo, or small (less than four unit) multiplex, Every Landlord’s Guide to Managing Property helps them learn how to keep their day job and manage their properties (and tenants) on the side. It provides the best practical and legal compliance advice for small-time landlords who want to manage and grow a successful rental property business with a personalized approach and minimal hassle and cost. Every Landlord’s Guide to Managing Property focuses on everyday skills the do-it-yourself landlord needs, including property oversight and maintenance, effective communication with tenants, and general management. It covers a wide range of topics, such as how to: market and differentiate your rental units from the competition handle nitty-gritty maintenance—from snow removal to toilet clogs to painting screen and deal with tenant issues like late rent payments, pet problems, clutter, unauthorized occupants, and other conflicts track income and expenses for filing taxes and completing Schedule E hire and work with outside contractors, lawyers, and other help, and much more.

Real Estate Investing For Dummies

Author: Eric Tyson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118948224
Release Date: 2015-02-26
Genre: Business & Economics

Everything you need to confidently make real estate part of your investing plan Do you want to get involved in real estate investing, but aren't quite sure where to start? Real Estate Investing For Dummies is your go-to resource for making sense of the subject, offering plain-English, step-by-step explanations of everything you need to know to keep yourself one step ahead of the competition. Inside, you'll discover how to overcome the challenges of the market, take advantage of the opportunities in any real estate environment—including a down market—and so much more. Written by industry experts Eric Tyson and Robert Griswold, this new edition of Real Estate Investing For Dummies offers proven, practical, and actionable advice for anyone who wants to invest in income-producing properties. With the help of this straightforward and time-tested information, you'll get the know-how to wisely and confidently make smart, sound, and informed real estate investing decisions that will reap big rewards. Shows you how to make real estate part of your long-term investment plan Provides tips on getting the best deals on financing Offers trusted guidance on mastering the art of property valuation Gives you access to unprecedented information on how to build wealth in any market If you want to jump into the real estate market as a first-time investor or just want to brush up on recent changes that have occurred in the field, Real Estate Investing For Dummies is an essential resource you'll turn to again and again.

The Landlord s Legal Guide in Illinois

Author: Diana Brodman Summers
Publisher: Sphinx Publishing
ISBN: 1572486600
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

Describes the legal rights and responsibilities of landlords in Illinois on topics including rent, pets, and eviction, and provides templates of lease-related forms and letters.