The Definitive Guide to Letting and Managing Your Rental Property

Author: Rob Dix

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780993497223

Category:

Page: 344

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Updated for 2018 - includes all the tax and legislative changes announced during 2017. By the author of the UK's most popular property book, The Complete Guide To Property Investment. Please note that this book only covers letting and management of a property you already own. For a guide to buying the right property in the first place, you should buy 'The Complete Guide To Property Investment'. Take a property, throw in a tenant and watch the money roll in. This seemingly simple formula has attracted nearly two million people in the UK to become landlords, but the reality is a whole lot more complicated. Did you know, for example, that if you forget to provide a certain piece of paper you might be unable to evict a tenant - even if they don't pay the rent? Or that you could be fined for not checking your tenant's immigration status? And don't forget the inevitable broken boilers, mysterious leaks and various tenant complaints that always seem to happen at the most inconvenient time. How To Be A Landlord is a straightforward guide to everything involved in letting and managing a property - whether you're an accidental landlord or an enthusiastic investor. In simple and entertaining language, it covers important steps like preparing the property to let, advertising for tenants, conducting viewings, doing all the paperwork, managing the tenancy, and dealing with any tricky situations that crop up (including the dreaded emergency repairs and evictions...). You'll learn: How to set yourself up for success when preparing a property to let Where to find the perfect tenants for your property The essential checks you must make to avoid a nightmare tenant Everything you need to do when setting up a tenancy to avoid problems later How to deal with the most common maintenance issues and repairs The proper legal processes to follow when you have troublesome tenants Top tips from experienced landlords for how to look after your tenants - keeping them happy, your property safe, and the rent rolling in Frequently updated and with contributions from over 50 experienced landlords, this is the most current and comprehensive book on the subject - and essential reading for anyone who wants a simple, profitable life as a landlord.
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A Step-by-Step Plan from the Experts Who Do It Every Day - Revised 2nd Edition

Author: Teri B. Clark

Publisher: Atlantic Publishing Company

ISBN: 1620230755

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 354

View: 7785

You are ready to take the plunge and begin investing in your first rental property. Congratulations, but now what do you do? This completely revised edition will guide you step-by-step toward the financial success you desire, covering all the essential topics — property selection, tenant selection, marketing and advertising, credit verification, reference verification, lease agreements, deposits, rent, late notices, essential regulations in all 50 states, and more. This new edition features brand-new stories from real estate investors and landlords, helping you to learn from their mistakes while also leading you in the right direction. Investing in rental properties is one of the smartest investments you can make, allowing you to build equity, generate a steady return on your investment, and enhance your cash flow. For many people, rental property investing is an ideal part-time business, because your assets appreciate and your cash flow rises even when you are absent. This comprehensive book contains excellent sections on the many uses of the internet to run your business, noting the numerous websites that are available to you, often at little cost, to identify sound properties, lock in the best possible mortgage, market your properties, and manage your business online. In addition, this invaluable guide contains more than 25 forms that you will undoubtedly need to get your business up and running, including sample leases, rental contracts, application forms, and more.
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How to Make Money in Buy-to-Let

Author: David Lawrenson

Publisher: Robinson

ISBN: 1472119959

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 5723

This comprehensively revised and expanded new edition of David Lawrenson`s best-selling book shows you how to buy the right property in the right location (including abroad), and how to maximise yield and capital gain - whatever the state of the market. It includes advice on: Getting the best possible deals from developers and private sellers, and at auctions; Managing issues such as tax, mortgages, credit rating, insurances, damp, flood risk, and letting agents; Complying and keeping up-to-date with all laws and regulations; Avoiding tenants from hell. This new edition reflects the current market as well as up-to-date information on mortgage availability, licensing and HHSRS regulations; the Green Deal re-launch; squatting laws; tenancy deposit schemes and immigration check requirements.
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Author: Melanie Bien,Griswold

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119996590

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 392

View: 2920

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
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The Milin Method of Real Estate Management for the Small Investor

Author: Irene Milin,Mike Milin

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780671644239

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 3332

Devoted to the beginning or small real estate owner or manager, this guide offers a complete program in which tenants self-manage the property and explains how to attract and keep good tenants, obtain maximum rent, and simplify bookkeeping
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Best Practices, From Move-In to Move-Out

Author: Michael Boyer

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324223

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 464

View: 8441

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.
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How to Survive & Thrive in the New World of Buy-To-Let

Author: Rob Dix

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780993497209

Category:

Page: 310

View: 3682

From the author of Amazon best-sellers "Property Investment For Beginners" and "Beyond The Bricks" Over the last 20 years, more than a million Brits have made life-changing profits from buy-to-let. But as prices keep rising and the tax landscape changes, investors need to get smarter in order to succeed. It's far from "game over," but the game is changing... for the better. The unwary and under-prepared will be squeezed from the market - leaving educated, strategic investors to have their best decade yet. The Complete Guide To Property Investment gives you the insight, information and action plan you need to navigate this new property landscape and come out on top. It starts by demonstrating - with real-life examples - a range of strategies suited to achieving different investment goals. Only then does it take you step by step through every aspect of researching, financing, buying and managing investment properties. You'll learn: How to formulate a strategy suited to achieving your investment goals Everything you need to know about financing your investments An exact step-by-step research process you can use to decide what to invest in How to manage your investments What the property cycle is, and how you can use it to your advantage How to build a profitable portfolio for the long-term - including scaling up, surviving recessions, and exit strategies. Whether you're turning to property to secure your retirement, start a new career or generate a stream of passive income, this book will be the most valuable investment you make.
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Author: Steve Berges

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071458375

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 700

Maximize profits in the single-family and multi-unit rental market You probably know that small rental properties are among the safest, most affordable, and most profitable investments around. With the a little help, however, you can minimize both your investment and your costs and send your profits straight through the roof! In this comprehensive handbook, real estate investing expert Steve Berges reveals the secrets that have made him one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the field. He shows you all of the indispensable tricks of the trade, explains why they are so important, and connects them to other essential steps for super-profitable investing. Arming you with his Five Golden Rules for Success, Steve Berges also shows you how to: Select a house and negotiate the best price and terms Perform a comprehensive financial analysis to maximize value Secure financing and prepare for your closing Find qualified tenants and draft favorable lease agreements Reduce operating costs, increase rents, and improve profitability Avoid the little-known pitfalls of real estate investing With Steve Berges' expert guidance and no-nonsense advice, you can maximize your investment, minimize your time and effort, and make the most of every foray into the real estate market.
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A Proven System for Finding, Screening, and Managing Tenants with Fewer Headaches and Greater Profits

Author: Brandon Turner,Heather Turner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780990711759

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 3459

Managing tenants can be hard work - unless you have the right systems! In The Book on Managing Rental Properties, you'll discover how to be a landlord without losing your shirt, your mind, or your financial future.
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Author: Griswold

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118461096

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 432

View: 7913

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.
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Author: Marcia Stewart,Janet Portman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325181

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 3108

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: Steve Martin

Publisher: How to Books Limited

ISBN: 9781845283377

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 228

View: 6129

The letting/renting industry is booming. With most properties too expensive for people to get on the housing ladder, a dearth of lending instruments, the need for a flexible and transient workforce, high divorce rates, and an increase in immigrants coming, more and more people are looking for rental accommodation. The requirement for professional letting and managing agents is high. Providing you have some business acumen and determination, you can run a successful lettings business without any specific prior knowledge. This book will provide much of the information you will need, and shows you how and where to get additional information, training and resources. The book provides a complete guide to starting and running your own residential letting agency even if you have no previous knowledge of the industry. It will also provide valuable information for anyone buying into a lettings franchise, or for people already working in the industry.
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Author: Thomas J. Lucier

Publisher: Special Report Publications, LLC

ISBN: 9780945343110

Category: Landlords

Page: 160

View: 358

All of the need-to-know information, nitty-gritty details, step-by-step checklists, ready-to-use agreements, forms, notices and letters and practical advice that Florida's do-it-yourself residential landlords and property management professionals need to know about in order to run a profitable rental housing business.
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Double Your Profits with Real Estate Property Management

Author: Bryan M. Chavis

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501147188

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 8523

From the author of the real estate investment bible Buy It, Rent It, Profit! comes a fresh guide to teach new and aspiring landlords how to go from managing a single rental property to successfully managing a large rental portfolio. In his first book, real estate expert Bryan Chavis created the ultimate how-to guide for buying and managing rental properties, with practical, realistic ways to build lasting, long-term wealth. Now, he takes his acclaimed program one step further. The Landlord Entrepreneur shifts the focus from dealing exclusively with residential real estate to building a dynamic property management business. By following the step-by-step instructions in this new guide, anyone can create a fully functioning, professional property management company in only ten days. With Chavis’s modern take on real estate, you will learn the five phases of property management and the skills needed to successfully move through them—as well as the hacks and tricks to build your profitable business from the ground up. Full of smart, practical business advice, The Landlord Entrepreneur is the only guide you need to become a successful property manager in today’s real estate market.
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Make Money as a Landlord in ANY Real Estate Market

Author: Bryan M. Chavis

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501147080

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 8936

Now updated for today’s bullish real estate market, this is the go-to, classic entrepreneurial guide for landlords and real estate investors who want to buy and manage rental properties for long-term wealth. There’s never been a better time for buying rental properties—interest rates are low and credit is more freely available to those who want to buy and invest. But where does one begin? With more than twenty plus years of experience in real estate and as the founder of The Landlord Property Management Academy, Bryan M. Chavis knows all phases and aspects of working with rental properties. In Buy It, Rent It, Profit! he explains why rental properties are such a wise investment in today’s real estate world and outlines the steps and systems you need to implement to become a successful landlord and property manager. This updated edition of the modern classic includes advice on being a profitable and professional landlord, protecting your investment, learning what types of property you should be purchasing, and adapting to the ever-changing world of technology in real estate. Chavis also provides systems on how to attract quality tenants, negotiate lease agreements, collect rent, finance a mortgage, and manage the property overall—everything you need to become a smart, profitable, and professional property manager. In addition, this updated edition features a workbook section with easy-to-use, universal forms for leases, evictions, property evaluations, and more. Buy It, Rent It, Profit! is the ultimate how-to procedures manual for buying and managing rental properties and a practical, realistic tool you can follow to become a profitable landlord and property manager.
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Author: Janet Portman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323871

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 472

View: 9911

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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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: 2220

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: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325696

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

View: 4813

Maximize your tax deductions Rental real estate provides more tax benefits than almost any other investment. Whether you own a ten-unit rental apartment building or rent a room in your home through Airbnb, you need to know about all the valuable deductions you are entitled to take as a landlord. Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide is the only book that focuses exclusively on IRS rules and deductions for landlords. Find out how to: handle casualty and theft losses distinguish between repairs and improvements deduct home office, car, travel, and meals proper tax records—and much more. The book also covers landlord tax classifications, reporting rental income, hiring workers, and depreciation. Filled with practical advice and real-world examples, Every Landlord’s Tax Deduction Guide will save you money by making sure you owe less to the IRS at tax time. If the tax laws change, we will post updates on a special page on Nolo.com. That way, you’ll always have access to up-to-date information if there are significant changes to the law. All the information in the book remains up-to-date for the 2017 tax year. The changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act all take effect in 2018, except for an increase in bonus depreciation which took effect September 27, 2017. Anyone who purchases the book has access to an update page on the Nolo website specific to this book which explains the 2017 bonus depreciation change and summarizes how the new tax law affects small business owners’ taxes for 2018 and later. A new edition of the book, completely updated for the new tax law, will be published August 1, 2018.
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Author: Brian F. Edwards,Casey Edwards,Susannah Craig-Edwards

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780028639345

Category: Law

Page: 364

View: 5780

Details the necessities of landlording, including acquiring property, renting versus leasing, and selecting tenants, and includes legal information and management tips.
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