The California Landlord's Law Book

Rights & Responsibilities

Author: David Brown,Janet Portman,Nils Rosenquest

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323642

Category: Law

Page: 488

View: 4757

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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The California Landlord's Law Book

Rights & responsibilities

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

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9781413313123

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 580

View: 3585

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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California Landlord's Law Book, The: Rights & Responsibilities: Rights & Responsabilities

Author: David Brown,Janet Portman,Nils Rosenquest

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781413326178

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 512

View: 1088

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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Leases & Rental Agreements

Author: Marcia Stewart,Ralph Warner,Janet Portman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324509

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 2040

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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The California Landlord's Law Book

Rights and Responsibilities

Author: David Wayne Brown,Ralph E. Warner

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9780873374439

Category: Landlord and tenant

Page: 496

View: 8128

This book covers everything landlords and property managers need to know about deposits, leases, and rental agreements, inspections, habitability, discrimination, and rent control. Recent legislation is detailed in this seventh edition. Includes 25 tear-out forms and agreements. Illustrations.
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California Real Estate Property Management

Author: Fred Crane

Publisher: Zyrus Press

ISBN: 9781933990088

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 501

View: 1618

Educational tool for California brokers, agents, landlords, resident managers and attorneys. The objective of this book is to fully inform the reader of federal, state, and local landlord/tenant rights and obligations. This book examines and applies the rules of leasing and renting for both residential and nonresidential income properties using sample case studies throughout the book. Included, with an explanation for their use, are all the forms and notices required by California law to establish leasing and management agencies: how to create, alter and terminate tenancies, and how to preserve rent obligations for later enforcement after evictions. These forms fully reflect the most up-to-date relevant codes, judicial decisions and practices.
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Every Landlord's Legal Guide

Author: Marcia Stewart,Janet Portman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325181

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 496

View: 5167

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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Renters' Rights

Author: Janet Portman,Marcia Stewart

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413324835

Category: Law

Page: 296

View: 4871

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 agreements credit reports and references roommates sublets and short-term vacation rentals privacy discrimination and retaliation security deposits repairs and maintenance getting out of a lease, and and more. This 9th 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.
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The Landlord's Law Book: Rights and responsibilities

Author: David Wayne Brown,Ralph E. Warner

Publisher: NOLO

ISBN: 9780873373197

Category: Landlord and tenant

Page: 448

View: 6929

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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California Landlord's Law Book, The : Evictions

Author: David Brown

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413318517

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 416

View: 4456

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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Every Landlord's Guide to Finding Great Tenants

Author: Janet Portman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323871

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 472

View: 3765

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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Every Tenant's Legal Guide

Author: Janet Portman,Marcia Stewart

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325068

Category: Law

Page: 440

View: 9914

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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First-Time Landlord

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: 8532

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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State by State

A Panoramic Portrait of America

Author: Matt Weiland,Sean Wilsey

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0062043579

Category: Social Science

Page: 608

View: 3274

See America with 50 of Our Finest, Funniest, and Foremost Writers Anthony Bourdain chases the fumigation truck in Bergen County, New Jersey Dave Eggers tells it straight: Illinois is Number 1 Louise Erdrich loses her bikini top in North Dakota Jonathan Franzen gets waylaid by New York's publicist...and personal attorney...and historian...and geologist John Hodgman explains why there is no such thing as a "Massachusettsean" Edward P. Jones makes the case: D.C. should be a state! Jhumpa Lahiri declares her reckless love for the Rhode Island coast Rick Moody explores the dark heart of Connecticut's Merritt Parkway, exit by exit Ann Patchett makes a pilgrimage to the Civil War site at Shiloh, Tennessee William T. Vollmann visits a San Francisco S&M club and Many More!
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Beat Your Ticket

Go to Court & Win

Author: David Brown Attorney

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413314325

Category: Law

Page: 256

View: 5915

Everything you need to fight an unfair ticket! We've all received one -- a traffic ticket that seems completely unfair, the result of an officer's evening quota rather than a serious moving violation. But do you have to pay the penalty and watch your driving record crash and burn? Not if you choose to fight back with Beat Your Ticket. Beat Your Ticket simply and clearly lays out the best strategies for beating tickets in court. The book explains in plain English how to: use the law to fight an unwarranted ticket find out what the police officer plans to say at your trial attack radar and other detection methods pick a jury present your case cross-examine the ticketing officer The 6th edition is extensively updated to reflect your state's current traffic laws and court procedures.
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Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide

Author: Stephen Fishman

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413325696

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 440

View: 8834

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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The Guardianship Book for California

Author: David Brown Attorney

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 141331600X

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 370

View: 2888

Become a legal guardian and make the biggest difference in a child's life! Thousands of children in California need legal guardians because their parents have died, abandoned them, or are otherwise unable to care for them. The Guardianship Book for California provides the step-by-step instructions caring adults need to obtain a legal guardianship -- without paying a lawyer. Learn how to: decide whether to obtain a legal guardianship find out if you are eligible to enroll a minor in school and make medical decisions without becoming a legal guardian use alternate forms if a legal guardianship is not practical obtain a guardianship for finances or for personal and physical care of a minor, or both prepare, file and have guardianship papers served appear before a judge obtain a temporary guardianship in an urgent situation deal with institutions and agencies -- with or without a guardianship -- schools, medical facilities, insurance companies, public assistance agencies, and more end a guardianship The 8th edition is completely updated with the latest laws, and includes all the necessary forms and instructions for becoming a legal guardian in California. Nolo has dozens of products created just for California residents.
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Maryland Landlord-Tenant: Practice and Procedure

Author: Douglas M. Bregman

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 1579118682

Category: Law

Page: 456

View: 9308

Maryland Landlord-Tenant Law: Practice and Procedure is an ideal reference source for handling all aspects of the landlord-tenant relationship including in-depth practical analysis of its intricacies as well as a historical perspective on the development of Maryland landlord-tenant law. This new Fourth Edition of Maryland Landlord-Tenant Law: Practice and Procedure is updated with the latest statutory, regulatory, and case law developments. Comprehensive discussions cover a broad range of topics including lease drafting, court actions, environmental law issues involving landlords and tenants, bankruptcies, fair housing issues, the Americans with Disabilities Act, subsidized housing rights and obligations, County Codes (such as Baltimore County and Montgomery County), and Municipal Codes (such as Baltimore City and Rockville). The new edition also features an Appendix of Forms containing current court forms.
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