First-Time Landlord: Your Guide to Renting Out a Single-Family Home

  • Publish Date: 2011-09-26
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Janet Portman Attorney;Ilona Bray J.D.;Marcia Stewart
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Whether or not you call yourself a landlord , when you rent out a house you'll want to do it right!

The Landlording 101 course for new rental property owners who are first-time landlords by way of an inheritance, divorce, investment, purchase for a family member, or a move to a new house. 90% of small properties are owned by individual landlords, and millions in this group are balancing their landlord responsibilities with their daytime careers.

First - Time Landlord provides concise information for those with little business savvy and less time and patience to become big-time real estate investors, but who wish to make money on their new property while renting it out lawfully and right! It covers:

  • How to determine whether or not the property will turn a profit
  • Landlord business basics
  • Finding good tenants
  • Preparing and signing a lease
    Handling Repairs
  • Complying with applicable rental laws
  • Dealing with problem tenants
  • Preparing for sale of property

    Containing tips, true stories, and shared first-time experiences, First - Time Landlord is an indispensable book for the new landlords of today's dominant rental housing market.