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An all-in-one authoritative guide every landlord needs
Every Landlord's Legal Guide is the most comprehensive and up-to-date legal and practical guide for residential landlords. The best, most effective way to make and save money as a landlord is to keep up with the law --and with Every Landlord's Legal Guide, you can do all that and more.
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 bed bugs (yes, bed bugs). You'll find legal and practical solutions backed by many 50-state charts with specific laws for each state. This complete resource will help you avoid hassles and headaches --not to mention legal fees.
Here is everything you need to:
screen and choosing tenants
prepare a lease or rental agreement
collect and return deposits
avoid discrimination charges
hire a property manager
keep up with repairs and maintenance
deal with problem tenants
Every Landlord's Legal Guide provides over 30 forms you'll need, including leases and rental agreements, on the included CD-ROM. The 10th edition is completely revised with the latest in the law, plus explanations of new federal rules affecting foreclosed properties and new information on security deposits in your state.
The 10th edition is completely revised with updated information, and discusses new developments in domestic violence protections for tenants.
This popular book gives every landlord and property manager the legal and practical information they need. Residential landlords will find the answers they need to: screen and choose tenants, write a legal rental agreement or lease,hire a property manager, understand repair,maintenance and security responsibilities,avoid injuries and lawsuits.Every Landlord's Legal Guide also covers how to comply with laws concerning:tenancy termination, security deposits, privacy discrimination and much more
About the Author
Ralph Warner is widely recognized as a pioneer of the do-it-yourself law movement, Warner founded Nolo with Ed Sherman in 1972. He began publishing do-it-yourself law books written by him and his colleagues after numerous publishers rejected them. Warner holds a law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley and an undergraduate degree from Princeton.