Protecting California tenants' rights since 1971! 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 won't 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 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 fight an eviction This edition of California Tenants' Rights includes updated information on all key landlord-tenant laws and court cases in California, as well as local rent control ordinances in 14 California cities that have them. The new edition includes changes to important tenant eviction defense forms and procedures. It also includes information on tenant rights to sublet space through Airbnb and other short-term rental services. If you are not a California resident, check out Renter's Rights.
Landlord and tenant by Myron Moskovitz,Ralph E. Warner
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.
Business & Economics by Myron Moskovitz,Ralph E. Warner
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
Business & Economics by Ralph E. Warner,Bethany K. Laurence
10 Crucial Strategies to Survive Hard Times Or Close Down & Move on
Author: Ralph E. Warner,Bethany K. Laurence
Category: Business & Economics
Written by a business owner who has survived three decades of challenges, this resource provides 12 no-nonsense strategies for small business owners on protecting personal assets from creditors and surviving the current recession.
The quick reference to employment law for anyone who oversees workers. Whether you're managing workers or working in the HR department, The Manager's Legal Handbook is the perfect introduction to supervising employees and independent contractors safely and legally. Need some information about overtime? Want some useful ideas on workplace policies? Have a question about trade secrets and need the answer now? This one-of-a-kind book provides everything you need to stay within the bounds of the law, including: frequently asked questions concise articles helpful tips "lessons from the real world" dozens of resources, online and off Designed for managers and supervisors who need answers quickly, as well as professionals pursuing a career in human resources, The Manager's Legal Handbook covers hiring, firing and everything in between. The 5th edition is completely overhauled to provide quick answers to the questions that managers encounter every day. It includes updated 50-state legal charts and new sections on setting pay and communicating with employees.
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.
Your Essential Guide to Being a Successful Landlord Understanding your rights and responsibilities under California's landlord/tenant law is essential to becoming a successful and profitable landlord. From credit checks to evictions, from security deposits to subletting, The Complete California Landlord's Kit gives you everything you need to protect yourself and your property, and to make the money you want. Manage Your Money Make smart decisions in selecting tenants, collecting rent, reporting your income and saving at tax time. Make Use of Handy Tools Use quick and easy tools like tips, reminders and sample forms to ensure that you are doing everything by the book and locking in the right tenant. Watch Out for Red Flags Avoid the common mistakes that many landlords make regarding background checks, making repairs and ending the tenancy. Protect Your Property Keep your property in excellent condition with regular maintenance and responsible tenants. Navigate the Court System If you have to go to court with a tenant, make sure you know your rights, your responsibilities and how to recover possession of your property. Customize Your Forms Use the included CD-ROM to customize rental agreements, notices to tenants and other landlord/tenant forms for your own particular needs. Simple, Complete and Ready to Help-The Only Book You Need for Success
Business & Economics by David Wayne Brown,Ralph E. Warner,Janet Portman
Author: David Wayne Brown,Ralph E. Warner,Janet Portman
Category: Business & Economics
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.
The only book that helps entrepreneurial retirees figure out how to get that dream business up and running! If you plan to retire and start your own business then this one-of-a-kind book is ideal for you. A comprehensive, step-by-step guide, Retire -- And Start Your Own Business is packed with practical, hands-on tools (including a CD-ROM) to help entrepreneurs like you pick and run a perfect business. This book is at the leading edge of the new retirement: more retirees need or want to keep working. It shows you how to: define success for you take stock of your skills and experience work with the time and money you have generate business ideas perform four "reality checks" on your best idea get ready to launch your business understand important legal, financial and tax matters find the best health insurance and more Plus: Retire--And Start Your Own Business provides dozens of exercises that can help you understand exactly what you want from your businesses and your life. The CD-ROM provides Excel spreadsheets, plus additional worksheets and lessons not included in the book. The CD-ROM that accompanies the printed version of this book includes forms or other tools; in this eBook, you'll find all those documents in the appendix or at the back of the book.
Business & Economics by Twila Slesnick,John C. Suttle
"When you retire, your taxes, and potential deductions, change considerably. Step-by-step ... [this book] explains all these changes in plain English, and covers the tax considerations of doing volunteer work, increased medical expenses, buying a boat, RV or second home, making charitable donations, paying for a grandchild's education, living off your investments, selling or renting out a home, starting a business, [and] giving financial help to family members. Plus, make sure you don't miss a single deduction with easy-to-use checklists."--Publisher's description.
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.
Rent smart with the definitive all-in-one book for every tenant! Every Tenant's Legal Guide gives you the legal and practical information you need to deal with your landlord and other tenants, and protect your rights when things go wrong. Written in plain English, it shows you how to: inspect a place before you move in negotiate a lease or rental agreement put roommate relationships on a sound legal footing understand key rules on rent increases and rent control get needed repairs and maintenance protect your privacy fight illegal discrimination break a lease with minimum financial liability get your security deposit back understand and prepare for eviction proceedings This edition of Every Tenant's Legal Guide comes complete with forms, as well as charts that help you find and understand the latest laws of your state. Plus, get timely information about bedbugs, what to do if you're caught in foreclosure, and new protections for victims of domestic violence.
Business & Economics by Marcia Stewart,Janet Portman
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.
Written by an author with over 30 years' experience dealing with tax law, Stand Up to the IRS is packed with insider secrets and practical information. It covers how to: - settle a tax bill for pennies on the dollar - put together documentation to support deductions - negotiate an installment plan - file delinquent tax returns - protect assets - appeal an auditor's decision - and much more