Every Landlord's Guide to Managing Property

Every Landlord's Guide to Managing Property

Best Practices, From Move-in to Move-out

Book - 2015
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Baker & Taylor
Provides practical and legal compliance advice for landlords, covering such topics as overdue rent, taxes, outside help, and pet issues.

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This practical guide is written especially for small-scale, part-time landlords renting houses, condos, or small rental properties. The book reviews types of properties, then covers knowing the market, selecting rental properties, working with service contractors, and preparing each room for rental. There are several chapters on attracting, choosing, and keeping tenants, screening criteria, credit checks, lease terms, and communicating with tenants. One chapter is devoted to using the services of lawyers, accounts, and insurance professionals. The final chapter gives instructions on tracking income and expenses for tax purposes. A companion web site offers forms, FAQs, and a directory of landlord-tenant lawyers by geographical region, along with videos, podcasts, and blogs. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

Ingram Publishing Services
The property management guide that provides the best practical and legal compliance advice for the millions of small-time landlords who own a single-family home, condo, or small (less than four unit) multi-unit property.

This new book contains information to help you:

  • screen and deal with tenant issues, like late rent
  • handle maintenance, taxes, and other property management tasks
  • hire and work with contractors, lawyers, and other outside help.

    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.


  • Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Nolo, 2015
    Berkeley, CA : Nolo, 2015
    Edition: 1 Edition
    ISBN: 9781413322156
    1413322158
    9781413322163
    Branch Call Number: 333.5 BOY 2015
    Characteristics: pages cm

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