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The Resource Landlord's Legal Kit For Dummies

Landlord's Legal Kit For Dummies

Label
Landlord's Legal Kit For Dummies
Title
Landlord's Legal Kit For Dummies
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The landlord's essential guide to residential rental law Landlord's Legal Kit For Dummies is a comprehensive guide to the laws and legalities of renting property. This one-stop legal reference provides both guidance and the correct forms that help landlords avoid tenant issues, which could lead to legal ramifications. From screening potential tenants to handling your own insurance and taxes, you'll find expert insight in this easy-to-read style that simplifies complex legal matters into understandable terms. The book includes access to all the needed legal forms in both English
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Griswold, Robert
Dewey number
346.7304/34
Index
no index present
LC call number
KF590.Z9
LC item number
S74 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Harmon, Laurence
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  • Landlord and tenant
  • Leases
  • Rent
  • LAW
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Leases
  • Rent
Label
Landlord's Legal Kit For Dummies
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Informing Residents of Their Legal Obligation to Maintain Their Units
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • At a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Getting Started with Landlording Fundamentals; Chapter 1: Grasping the Legal Fundamentals of Managing Residential Rentals; Running Your Operation as a Corporation or LLC; Taking Ownership of a Rental Property; Avoiding the Legal Pitfalls of Managing Residential Rental Properties; Chapter 2: Protecting Your Legal Assets; Forming Your Business; Knowing the Law or Consulting Someone Who Does; Preparing for and Paying Taxes
  • Chapter 3: Taking Possession of a Rental PropertyKnowing What to Get Up-Front; Insuring Your New Property; Notifying Residents of a Change in Ownership; Chapter 4: Hiring a Property Manager; Recognizing Your Property Management Options; Hiring a Professional Property Management Firm; Going with an Individual to Manage Your Property; Notifying Residents of a Change in Management; Part II: Advertising and Taking on New Residents Legally; Chapter 5: Getting the Lowdown on Fair Housing; Examining the Fair Housing Act; Digging Deeper into the Sex, Familial, and Handicap Protected Classes
  • Exploring Additional Protected Classes at the State and Local LevelsSteering Clear of Steering; Safeguarding from Claims of Housing Discrimination; Chapter 6: Exploring the Legal Aspects of Advertising; Applying the Fair Housing Act to Apartment Advertising; Adhering to Truth in Advertising Laws; Advertising on the Internet; Chapter 7: Addressing the Legalities of Rent Collection and Rent Control; Creating a Written Rent Collection Policy; Dealing with Rent Collection Problems; Raising the Rent; Dealing with Potential Rent Regulation Issues
  • Complying with Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Rules and RegulationsChapter 8: Screening Applicants: Knowing When to Approve or Reject Them; Preparing a Legal Screening Policy and Letter of Consent to Background Checks; Developing Your Rental Application; Knowing Your Options When Screening; Notifying Unqualified or Less-Qualified Applicants of "Adverse Action"; Keeping Essential Records; Chapter 9: Composing Your Rental Contract; Eyeing the Need for a Rental Contract; Starting with a State-Specific Template; Customizing the Lease Template; Considering Additional Provisions
  • Chapter 10: Establishing a Security Deposit PolicyDefining the Legal Uses of Security Deposits; Deciding How Much to Charge as a Security Deposit; Exempting Ordinary Wear and Tear; Safeguarding and Returning Security Deposits; Chapter 11: Moving in a New Resident; Agreeing on the Move-In Date; Meeting with a New Resident Prior to Move-In; Keeping Detailed Resident Records; Choosing a Reliable Means of Communication; Part III: Recognizing Your Responsibilities and Liabilities; Chapter 12: Repairing and Maintaining the Premises; Honoring Your Duty to Maintain Habitable Housing
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (411 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118775110
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C5193A92-0488-4DA0-8AE1-25EB2395CE53
System control number
  • ocn881416227
  • (OCoLC)881416227
Label
Landlord's Legal Kit For Dummies
Link
Publication
Note
Informing Residents of Their Legal Obligation to Maintain Their Units
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • At a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Getting Started with Landlording Fundamentals; Chapter 1: Grasping the Legal Fundamentals of Managing Residential Rentals; Running Your Operation as a Corporation or LLC; Taking Ownership of a Rental Property; Avoiding the Legal Pitfalls of Managing Residential Rental Properties; Chapter 2: Protecting Your Legal Assets; Forming Your Business; Knowing the Law or Consulting Someone Who Does; Preparing for and Paying Taxes
  • Chapter 3: Taking Possession of a Rental PropertyKnowing What to Get Up-Front; Insuring Your New Property; Notifying Residents of a Change in Ownership; Chapter 4: Hiring a Property Manager; Recognizing Your Property Management Options; Hiring a Professional Property Management Firm; Going with an Individual to Manage Your Property; Notifying Residents of a Change in Management; Part II: Advertising and Taking on New Residents Legally; Chapter 5: Getting the Lowdown on Fair Housing; Examining the Fair Housing Act; Digging Deeper into the Sex, Familial, and Handicap Protected Classes
  • Exploring Additional Protected Classes at the State and Local LevelsSteering Clear of Steering; Safeguarding from Claims of Housing Discrimination; Chapter 6: Exploring the Legal Aspects of Advertising; Applying the Fair Housing Act to Apartment Advertising; Adhering to Truth in Advertising Laws; Advertising on the Internet; Chapter 7: Addressing the Legalities of Rent Collection and Rent Control; Creating a Written Rent Collection Policy; Dealing with Rent Collection Problems; Raising the Rent; Dealing with Potential Rent Regulation Issues
  • Complying with Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Rules and RegulationsChapter 8: Screening Applicants: Knowing When to Approve or Reject Them; Preparing a Legal Screening Policy and Letter of Consent to Background Checks; Developing Your Rental Application; Knowing Your Options When Screening; Notifying Unqualified or Less-Qualified Applicants of "Adverse Action"; Keeping Essential Records; Chapter 9: Composing Your Rental Contract; Eyeing the Need for a Rental Contract; Starting with a State-Specific Template; Customizing the Lease Template; Considering Additional Provisions
  • Chapter 10: Establishing a Security Deposit PolicyDefining the Legal Uses of Security Deposits; Deciding How Much to Charge as a Security Deposit; Exempting Ordinary Wear and Tear; Safeguarding and Returning Security Deposits; Chapter 11: Moving in a New Resident; Agreeing on the Move-In Date; Meeting with a New Resident Prior to Move-In; Keeping Detailed Resident Records; Choosing a Reliable Means of Communication; Part III: Recognizing Your Responsibilities and Liabilities; Chapter 12: Repairing and Maintaining the Premises; Honoring Your Duty to Maintain Habitable Housing
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (411 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118775110
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
C5193A92-0488-4DA0-8AE1-25EB2395CE53
System control number
  • ocn881416227
  • (OCoLC)881416227

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