The California Landlord's Law Book

Rights & Responsibilities
Author: David Brown,Janet Portman,Scott Freedman,Nils Rosenquest
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413323634
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 512
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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.

Renters' Rights

The Basics
Author: Janett Portman,Marcia Stewart
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413320929
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 296
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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

California Tenants' Rights

Author: Janet Portman,J. Scott Weaver
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 1413325254
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 520
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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.

Every Tenant's Legal Guide

Author: Janet Portman,Marcia Stewart
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413325068
Category: Law
Page: 440
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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.

State by State

A Panoramic Portrait of America
Author: Matt Weiland,Sean Wilsey
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062043579
Category: Social Science
Page: 608
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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!

California Real Estate Property Management

Author: Fred Crane
Publisher: Zyrus Press
ISBN: 9781933990088
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 501
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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.

Every Landlord's Legal Guide

Author: Marcia Stewart,Janet Portman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413325181
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 496
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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.

Leases & Rental Agreements

Author: Marcia Stewart,Janet Portman
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413324517
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 240
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Essential rental forms every landlord needs Looking for a quick way to create the key documents necessary for owning or managing rental property, including a legally valid lease or rental agreement? Leases & Rental Agreements provides the practical and legal information necessary you need. With this bestselling guide, you'll learn how to: prepare a rental agreement or lease tailor your documents to meet your needs make required disclosures to tenants comply with your state's laws on security deposits, privacy rules, discrimination, and more check tenant references and credit, and do a final inspection when a tenant moves out. The 12th edition provides updated 50-state information on security deposits, rent rules, access to rental property and more. All forms are downloadable from the Nolo website.

California Tenants' Rights

Author: Myron Moskovitz,Ralph E. Warner
Publisher: NOLO
ISBN: 9780873375207
Category: Landlord and tenant
Page: 272
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Renting isn't what it used to be, particularly in highly competitive housing markets such as San Francisco, Berkeley and Santa Monica. Now, more than ever, it is important that tenants know their rights. This Nolo bestseller covers these rights and explains how to:- handle repair problems- protect privacy- get deposits back- fight discrimination- break a lease- deal with roommates- fight an eviction- understand rent control laws.

The Tenants of East Harlem

Author: Russell Leigh Sharman
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520244273
Category: Social Science
Page: 243
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"An excellent contribution to the history of East Harlem, history of ethnic immigration and social inequality in the United States, and finally to understanding the phenomenon of the ethnically and class segregated U.S. inner city."--Philippe Bourgois, author of In Search of Respect: Selling Crack in El Barrio "The Tenants of East Harlem is an excellent and absorbing book on the way immigration and ethnic change have affected East Harlem and its residents. Through engaging, and often extremely moving, life stories of several residents of the community, Russell Sharman provides a window into the processes of change in this well-known New York City neighborhood."--Nancy Foner, author of From Ellis Island to JFK: New York's Two Great Waves of Immigration

Landlord/Tenant Rights in Oregon

Author: Michael Marcus,Janay Haas
Publisher: Self-Counsel Press
ISBN: 9781551800950
Category: Landlord and tenant
Page: 328
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An explanation of the Oregon Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, as well as remedies available to both parties in a rental dispute.

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
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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.

California Tenantsâ€TM Rights

Author: Janet Portman Attorney
Publisher: Nolo
ISBN: 1413314384
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 394
View: 1927

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Protecting California tenants' rights since 1971! Protect your rights as a California renter with this guide to tenant-landlord law, free of the legalese. Whether you're applying for a rental unit, defending an eviction, or "caught" in a foreclosed rental, California Tenants' Rights provides you with the specific, current information you need. Find out how to: understand and negotiate a lease inspect a rental before moving in fight discrimination get needed repairs and maintenance deal with a nosy landlord break a lease with minimum fall-out get your security deposit back figure out rules for rent increases fiight an eviction Many tenants have to deal with roommates who don't pull their weight, neighbors who routinely engage in illegal activities, landlords who don't know -- or wonít follow -- national or state laws and local rent ordinances. Use this book to give you the information and tips you need to protect and assert your rights as a renter in California. The 18th edition of California Tenants' Rights is completely updated with the latest laws and official legal forms, and covers new legislation on protections for tenants caught in foreclosed properties.


Poverty and Profit in the American City
Author: Matthew Desmond
Publisher: Crown
ISBN: 0553447432
Page: 418
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A Harvard sociologist examines the challenge of eviction as a formidable cause of poverty in America, revealing how millions of people are wrongly forced from their homes and reduced to cycles of extreme disadvantage that are reinforced by dysfunctional legal systems. Set in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Landlords' Rights & Duties in California

With Form
Author: John Talamo,Mark Warda
Publisher: Sphinx Publishing
ISBN: 9781570713590
Category: Landlord and tenant
Page: 259
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California's landlord-tenant law contains specific rights and remedies for landlords, and unless the law is followed precisely, the landlord can lose thousands of dollars in lost rent, legal fees and damages. This book includes everything the California landlord needs to know to legally and successfully operate his or her rentals.

Tenants' Rights in California

Author: John Talamo
Publisher: SphinxLegal
ISBN: 1572485159
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 273
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All tenants have legal rights; however, most do not know what these specific rights are. Tenants' Rights in California is a practical manual explaining in simple language how to enforce and protect the legal rights of tenants in California.

Property Management Kit For Dummies

Author: Griswold
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118461096
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 432
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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.