Rights & Responsibilities

Author: David Brown,Janet Portman,Nils Rosenquest

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323642

Category: Law

Page: 488

View: 8532

For over 30 years, The California Landlord’s Law Book has been guiding landlords safely and efficiently through the maze of regulations that affect them, and keeping them profitable and out of legal hot water. Choosing tenants, raising the rent, and returning deposits--these are just a few of the things landlords do that are strictly regulated by law in California. Here, you will find all the easy-to-understand information you need to minimize legal risk, including a California-specific lease and rental agreement and more than 40 forms with complete instructions. You'll learn how to: screen prospective tenants - without discriminating illegally prepare (and enforce) leases and rental agreements collect and return security deposits so as to avoid lawsuits raise the rent and change other terms of the tenancy hire, work with, and fire a property manager keep up with repairs and maintenance limit liability and rent withholding follow state privacy laws on entering rental units restrict tenants from subletting or hosting short-term guests act promptly when rent is late terminate a tenancy, ...and much more.
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Author: David Brown,Janet Portman,Nils Rosenquest

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781413326178

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

View: 4660

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.
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Rights & responsibilities

Author: David Wayne Brown,Ralph E. Warner,Janet Portman

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9781413313123

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 580

View: 5163

Provides thorough legal and practical information, including dozens of forms, for landlords in California, in a new edition that explains the new utility-shutoff law and discusses how to terminate tenants when becoming the owner of a foreclosed-upon home. Original.
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Rights & Responsibilities

Author: David Wayne Brown,Ralph Warner,Janet Portman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413309402

Category: Law

Page: 590

View: 3235

California regularly changes the state's landlord/tenant laws, but this definitive guide for Golden State landlords is updated to reflect them all. The book covers leases and rental agreements, security deposits, inspections, liability, lead paint, discrimination, rent control and more. It includes more than 25 forms and agreements as tear-outs and on CD-Rom. The 13th edition covers rentals in foreclosure as well as bedbug infestations.
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Author: David Brown

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413318517

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

View: 1901

Ready to evict a problem tenant? Use the definitive step-by-step guide to evictions in California Sooner or later, every landlord is faced with handling an eviction. Don't get caught spending thousands on attorney's fees when The California Landlord's Law Book: Evictions will guide you through the process every step of the way -- without breaking the bank. Read up on the different legal grounds for eviction in plain English, plus get all the forms and step-by-step instructions needed to perform a successful and legal eviction. Learn how to: . prepare and serve 3-, 30-, 60- or 90-day notices . file an unlawful detainer complaint in court . win by default if the tenant doesn't respond . handle a contested case . represent yourself in court . deal with eviction-delaying tactics . collect the unpaid rent after you win California landlords can pay a lawyer several thousands of dollars to do an eviction, or can download it themselves. All official forms, with detailed instructions on how to fill them out and present their case in court. Includes information on collecting a money judgment. Nolo has dozens of products created just for California residents. -- Download forms for book at nolo.com
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Author: David Wayne Brown,Ralph E. Warner

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9780873373197

Category: Landlord and tenant

Page: 448

View: 6348

Every California landlord and property manager should have this book--which covers everything they need to know about deposits, leases and rental agreements, inspections, habitability, discrimination, and rent control. It provides 25 tear-out forms and agreements, including rental applications, leases and rental agreements, 3-day and 30-day notices, sample letters, and more.
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The Basics

Author: Janet Portman,Marcia Stewart

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 141330575X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 259

View: 9723

A straight-shooting guide to handling bill splitting, security deposits, roommate troubles, bad landlords and more.
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Author: Marcia Stewart,Janet Portman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325181

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 6746

Every Landlord's Legal Guide gives landlords and property managers the legal and practical solutions they need to rent residential property right. 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 bedbugs, and evictions. Handy 50-state charts list specific laws for each state. Nolo's bestselling Every Landlord's Legal Guide helps landlords and managers: screen and choose tenants prepare leases and rental agreements make security deposit deductions avoid discrimination charges keep up with repairs and maintenance hire a property manager minimize liability for personal injury lawsuits, handle broken leases and terminations, and deal with problem tenants. This book provides over 30 forms landlords and managers need, including state-specific leases and rental agreements. This (14th) edition is completely revised with the latest in federal and state laws, including updated rules on evictions and terminations.
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Author: David Brown Attorney

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413316069

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 608

View: 9287

The California landlord's comprehensive, practical guide to residential property management Every California landlord and residential property manager needs The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities. For over 20 years, the definitive guide for landlords in the Golden State has clearly and comprehensively covered everything you need to know about: security deposits leases and rental agreements inspections habitability liability lead paint discrimination rent control satellite dishes ...and much more The 14th edition includes fully up-to-date landlord-tenant laws and legal forms, including new details on how to terminate a lease when you become the owner or a foreclosed-upon home, and a plain English explanation of the new utility shutoff law. Plus, you'll get over 25 legal forms and agreements, including rental applications; leases and rental agreements; 3-, 30-, 60- and 90-day eviction notices -- and much more. Not a California landlord? Check out Every Landlord's Legal Guide. Also available: California Landlord's Law Book: Evictions
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Author: Janet Portman,J. Scott Weaver

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1413325254

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 520

View: 2235

California tenants have significant rights under state and local laws, particularly those in rent-controlled cities. Your landlord won't tell you about your rights as a tenant. It's up to you to know what's legal and not in a lease, under what circumstances you may legally break a lease or withhold rent; what are reasonable security deposit deductions; what defenses you might have to stop an eviction; and other rights.
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Author: Marcia Stewart,Ralph Warner,Janet Portman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324509

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 5783

Anyone who owns or manages residential real estate, anywhere in the U.S., should buy this book, as it provides a solid lease, that can be tailored to the laws of a specific state, and the key rental documents needed to start a tenancy.
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Author: David Wayne Brown,Ralph E. Warner

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9780873372466

Category: Eviction

Page: 400

View: 767

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Author: Janet Portman,Marcia Stewart

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325068

Category: Law

Page: 440

View: 603

The only book of its kind, Every Tenant's Legal Guide find a great home and landlord know your rights when it comes to pets fight improper rent increases and late fees get a landlord to make repairs pronto withhold rent without getting into legal trouble protect your privacy fight illegal discrimination handle roommate problems deal with lead paint, mold, asbestos and bed bugs break a lease with minimum financial liability, and get your security deposit back This 9th edition of Every Tenant's Legal Guide includes the latest state rules and procedures on tenant rights, including how to legally break a lease and fight an eviction.
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The Basics

Author: Janett Portman,Marcia Stewart

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413320929

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 296

View: 7322

Handle problems with landlords and roommates The landlord ignores your repair requests. Your roommate is always late with his share of the rent. Your upstairs neighbors party all the time. The landlord won’t return your security deposit. How can you deal with these problems—and others—and prevent them from happening again? Turn to Renters’ Rights: The Basics for answers! Written in plain English, this fully updated bestseller covers: leases and rental agreementscredit reports and referencesroomatessublets and short-term vacation rentalsprivacydiscrimination and retaliationsecurity depositsrepairs and maintenancegetting out of a leaseand more. This 8th edition, featuring easy-to-use summaries of each state’s laws, is completely updated and revised to reflect the key landlord-tenant laws of your state. Are you a California resident? Check out California's Tenants' Rights
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Your Guide to Renting out a Single-Family Home

Author: Janet Portman,Ilona Bray,Marcia Stewart

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324452

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 360

View: 5258

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.
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Author: Mark Warda Warda

Publisher: Sourcebooks, Inc.

ISBN: 1572484918

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 304

View: 2142

Understanding your rights and responsibilities under Florida landlord/tenant law is essential to becoming a successful and profitable landlord in the state of Florida. A basic knowledge of the Florida law can help avoid becoming liable to tenants for damages and attorney's fees. Landlords' Right & Duties in Florida discusses issues including dealing with problems during a tenancy, protecting yourself from liability for injuries and crimes, and evicting a tenant. This guide provides east-to-understand explanations of landlord/tenant law, as well as blank forms, flow charts, and examples from actual cases. Using this book can help save you money and avoid potential liabilities. -Screening Prospective Tenants -Protecting Yourself from Liabilities -Evicting a Tenant -Changing the Terms of a Tenancy -Making a Claim for Damages -Terminating a Tenancy, Early Ready-to-Use Forms with Instructions: Apartment Lease Rental Agreement Notice of Termination Back Check Notice Eviction Summons and many more... -Florida statutes -Eviction flowcharts -Step-by-step instructions -Ready-to-use, blank forms
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Author: Janet Portman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323871

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 472

View: 585

No rental property can survive the ravages of a determined, bad tenant. Owners need to scrupulously screen applicants to make sure that their investment will be well-used and that the rent will be paid. Learn how to avoid poor risks, while avoiding fair housing claims.
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Author: John Talamo,Mark Warda

Publisher: Sphinx Publishing

ISBN: 9781572485433

Category: Landlord and tenant

Page: 320

View: 6293

Your Essential Guide to Being a Successful Landlord Understanding your rights and responsibilities under California's landlord/tenant law is essential to becoming a successful and profitable landlord. From credit checks to evictions, from security deposits to subletting, The Complete California Landlord's Kit gives you everything you need to protect yourself and your property, and to make the money you want. Manage Your Money Make smart decisions in selecting tenants, collecting rent, reporting your income and saving at tax time. Make Use of Handy Tools Use quick and easy tools like tips, reminders and sample forms to ensure that you are doing everything by the book and locking in the right tenant. Watch Out for Red Flags Avoid the common mistakes that many landlords make regarding background checks, making repairs and ending the tenancy. Protect Your Property Keep your property in excellent condition with regular maintenance and responsible tenants. Navigate the Court System If you have to go to court with a tenant, make sure you know your rights, your responsibilities and how to recover possession of your property. Customize Your Forms Use the included CD-ROM to customize rental agreements, notices to tenants and other landlord/tenant forms for your own particular needs. Simple, Complete and Ready to Help-The Only Book You Need for Success
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How to Become a Child's Legal Guardian

Author: David Wayne Brown,David Brown,Emily Doskow

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413313604

Category: Law

Page: 368

View: 4014

"Provides an overview of legal guardianship of minors, plus includes all of the forms and instructions needed to become a legal guardian in California. All forms and statutes are updated in the 8th edition"--Provided by publisher.
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Author: Janet Portman,Fred S. Steingold

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324185

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 400

View: 5138

When it comes to business, there is no standard lease! Ready to haggle for the best deal possible? Turn to Negotiate the Best Lease for Your Business -- you’ll find the information, advice and strategies you need when negotiating with an experienced landlord. This practical handbook explains how to analyze space needs, find the ideal location and then get the best possible terms. Learn how to: determine the real cost of renting keep future rent at manageable levels get the most out of your broker and attorney suggest alternatives to hefty security deposits allocate responsibility and cost of fixing up your space negotiate flexibility to expand, renew or leave early ensure costs are shared fairly among tenants avoid dealing with costly code compliance and clean-ups save your lease if you can't live up to it now and then This edition provides new strategies and advice throughout, plus new checklists that will help you at every step of your negotiation. Comprehensive and written in plain English, Negotiate the Best Lease for Your Business is essential for entrepreneurs on the hunt for a fair and workable lease.
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