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Every landlord's legal guide / Marcia Stewart & Attorney Janet Portman.

Stewart, Marcia, (author.). Portman, Janet, (author.).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781413325171
  • ISBN: 1413325173
  • Physical Description: 489 pages : forms ; 28 cm
  • Edition: 14th edition.
  • Publisher: [Berkeley, California] : Nolo, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Your landlord companion -- Screening tenants : your most important decision -- Preparing leases and rental agreements -- Basic rent rules -- Security deposits -- Discrimination -- Property managers -- Getting the tenant moved in -- Cotenants, sublets, and assignments -- Landlord's duty to repair and maintain the premises -- Landlord's liability for tenant injuries from dangerous conditions -- Landlord's liability for environmental health hazards -- Landlord's liability for criminal activity -- Landlord's right of entry and tenants' privacy -- Ending a tenancy -- Returning security deposits and other move-out issues -- Problems with tenants: How to resolve disputes without a lawyer -- Late rent, terminations, and evictions -- Lawyers and legal research -- Appendix A: State landlord-tenant law charts -- Appendix B: How to use the interactive forms on the Nolo website.
Summary, etc.:
"To keep up with the law and make money as a residential landlord, you need a guide you can trust: Every Landlord's Legal Guide. From move-in to move-out, here's help with legal, financial, and day-to-day issues. You'll avoid hassles and headaches--not to mention legal fees and lawsuits. Use this top-selling book to: screen and choose tenants; prepare leases and rental agreements; avoid discrimination, invasion of privacy, personal injury, and other lawsuits; hire a property manager; keep up with repairs and maintenance; make security deposit deductions; handle broken leases; learn how to terminate a tenancy for nonpayment of rent or other lease violations; restrict tenants from renting their place on Airbnb; and deal with bedbugs, mold, and lead hazards. The 14th edition is completely revised to provide your state's current laws, covering deposits, rent, entry, termination, late rent notices, and more. It includes a new discussion of how to deal with the aftermath of a tenant's death (it happens more often than you think)."--Back cover.
Subject: Landlord and tenant > United States > Popular works.
Landlords > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Landlord and tenant > United States > Popular works.
Landlord and tenant.
Landlord and tenant > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
United States.
Genre: Law for laypersons.
Handbooks and manuals.
Popular works.
Law for laypersons.