"Much more goes into the leasing of property than just placing an ad in the newspaper and collecting rent. The Successful Landlord presents readers with need-to-know information, from finding good tenants to managing the ongoing tenant-landlord relationship.
Combining a commonsense approach with must-have information, the book gives first-time and veteran landlords smart strategies for:
• Performing background and credit checks
• setting rent levels
• drawing up a lease
• maintaining the property and avoiding damage
• establishing policies for pets, furnishings, security, and utilities
• advertising available space
• working with property managers
• dealing with problem tenants and diputes
• and much more
Packed with forms for leases, letters, and other legal documents, The Successful Landlord gives readers the knowledge and tools to become successful, high-income landlords."
|Product dimensions:||8.54(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.80(d)|
|Age Range:||17 Years|
About the Author
Ken Roth (Sunny Isles Beach, FL) has more than 20 years’ experience in real estate. He is a lawyer specializing in real estate issues and holds licenses as a realtor and residential property manager in Florida.
Table of Contents
Preface - How to Use This Book and Other Required Business
Chapter One - Attitude and Leadership
Chapter Two - Valuing Your Property - "You Want How Much A Month?"
Chapter Three - Terms and Conditions - "Why Can't I Keep An Aardvark in the Apartment?"
Chapter Four - Prelude to the Lease - Checking the Tenant (Legally)
Chapter Five - The Lease - "Oy, More Documents To Sign"
Chapter Six - The Lease Continues
Chapter Seven - The Tenants Are Moving In - What Have I Done (And What Do I Do?)
Chapter Eight - "Honey, The Rent Didn't Arrive." Problems With Tenants
Chapter Nine - End of The Tenancy - "Do I Have To Return the Security."
Chapter Ten - Honey, It's The Accountant - Taxes and Other Legal Considerations
Some Final Observations
Appendix - Final Exam