Author: David Brown,Janet Portman,Scott Freedman,Nils Rosenquest
Category: Business & Economics
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.
Business & Economics by Janet Portman,J. Scott Weaver
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.
Business & Economics by Janett Portman,Marcia Stewart
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
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 Janet Portman,Marcia Stewart
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.
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.
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!
Business & Economics by Marcia Stewart,Janet Portman,Ralph Warner
Guide for landlords and property managers with legal forms and state rules covering topics such as screening tenants, preparing leases, keeping up with repairs, and complying with laws regarding tenant privacy and disclosures. The 13th edition is revised to provide current state laws.
Business & Economics by Marcia Stewart,Ralph Warner,Janet Portman
Anyone who owns or manages residential real estate, anywhere in the U.S., should buy this book, as it provides a solid lease, that can be tailored to the laws of a specific state, and the key rental documents needed to start a tenancy.
Everybody's Guide to Small Claims Court in California provides step-by-step instructions to bring or defend a small claims case in California. From preparing evidence and lining up witnesses, to making a presentation in court, it leads the reader through the entire process of going to court without a lawyer.
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.
Mykola Yashan receives news that shatters his world and propels him on a dangerous journey of roots unknown. His quest is triggered by a stunning discovery in his father’s study, and soon after, the 20-year-old Canadian university student is on his way to Lviv, Ukraine. His first stop: Orphanage 41 where he encounters the director, Natalka Matlinsky, who will stop at nothing, including murder, to keep him from learning the truth - a secret so scandalous that if revealed will destroy lives and possibly topple a corrupt government.
This complete guide for injured workers in California will help injured workers get medical treatment with their own doctor or find another, file claims on time, deal with claims adjusters who don’t want to pay benefits, and get a lump-sum settlement for the highest amount possible.
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.
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
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.