The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities / Edition 12
  • The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities / Edition 12
  • The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities / Edition 12

The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities / Edition 12

by Ralph Warner, Janet Portman, David Brown
     
 

ISBN-10: 1413305717

ISBN-13: 9781413305715

Pub. Date: 04/02/2007

Publisher: NOLO

The most comprehensive -- and easiest to use -- guide to California residential property management available.

Every California landlord and residential property manager needs The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities. The definitive guide for over 20 years, it clearly and comprehensively covers everything you need to know about:

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Overview

The most comprehensive -- and easiest to use -- guide to California residential property management available.

Every California landlord and residential property manager needs The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights & Responsibilities. The definitive guide for over 20 years, it clearly and comprehensively covers everything you need to know about:

  • security deposits
  • leases and rental agreements
  • inspections
  • liability
  • lead paint
  • discrimination
  • rent control
  • satellite dishes
  • and more

    The book provides you with all the forms you need as tear-outs and on CD-ROM, including rental applications; leases and rental agreements 3-, 30-, 60- and 90-day notices -- and much more.

    The 12th edition includes up-to-date landlord-tenant laws and forms, including new rules for terminating a tenancy. It also has updated rent control charts for 15 cities. All forms included as tear-outs and on CD-ROM.

    Also available: California Landlord's Law Book: Evictions

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  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9781413305715
    Publisher:
    NOLO
    Publication date:
    04/02/2007
    Edition description:
    Revised
    Pages:
    608
    Product dimensions:
    8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.50(d)

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    Table of Contents

    1. Renting Your Property: How to Choose Tenants and Avoid Legal Pitfalls
    2. Understanding Leases and Rental Agreements
    3. Basic Rent Rules
    4. Rent Control
    5. Security Deposits
    6. Property Managers
    7. Getting the Tenant Moved In
    8. Lawyers, Legal Research, Eviction Services and Mediation
    9. Discrimination
    10. Cotenants, Subtenants, and Guests
    11. The Landlord's Duty to Repair and Maintain the Property
    12. Landlord's Liability for Dangerous Conditions, Criminal Acts, and Environmental Health Hazards
    13. Landlord's Right of Entry and Tenant's Privacy
    14. Raising Rents and Changing Other Terms or Tenancy
    15. Retaliatory Rent Increases and Evictions
    16. The Three-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit
    17. Self-Help Evictions, Utility Terminations, and Taking Tenants' Property
    18. Terminating Tenancies
    19. When a Tenant Leaves
    20. Returning Security Deposits
    21. Property Abandoned by a Tenant
    Appendix A. How to Use the CD-ROM
    Appendix B. Tear-Out Forms
    Screening Tenants
    Rental Application
    Consent to Background and Reference Check
    Application Screening Fee Receipt
    Tenant References
    Notice of Denial Based on Credit Report or Other Information
    Receipt and Holding Deposit Agreement
    Rental Documents
    Disclosures by Property Owner(s)
    Month-to-Month Residential Rental Agreement
    Month-to-Month Residential Rental Agreement (Spanish version)
    Fixed-Term Residential Lease
    Fixed-Term Residential Lease (Spanish Version)
    Attachment to Lease/Rental Agreement
    Attachment: Agreement Regarding Use of Waterbed
    Amendment to Lease or Rental Agreement
    Landlord/Tenant Checklist
    Key and Pass Receipt and Agreement
    Disclosure of Information on Lead-Based Paint or Lead-Based Paint Hazards
    Disclosure of Information on Lead-Based Paint or Lead-Based Paint Hazards (Spanish version)
    "Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home"
    "Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home" (Spanish version)
    Rent Increases, Warnings, and Termination Notices
    Rent Increase Worksheet
    Notice of Change of Terms of Tenancy
    Warning Notice (Complaints from Neighbors/Residents)
    Notice for Rent to Be Paid in Cash Only
    Three-Day Notice to Pay Rent or Quit
    30-Day Notice of Termination of Tenancy (Tenancy of Less Than One Year)
    60-Day Notice of Termination of Tenancy (Tenancy of One Year or More)
    90-Day Notice of Termination of Tenancy (Subsidized Tenancies)
    Three-Day Notice to Perform Covenant or Quit
    Three-Day Notice to Quit (Improper Subletting, Nuisance, Waste, or Illegal Use)
    Miscellaneous Issues During the Tenancy
    Agreement for Partial Rent Payments
    Notice of Reinstatement of Terms of Tenancy
    Notice of Sale of Real Property and Transfer of Security Deposit Balance
    Manager's Agreement
    Residential Rental Property Manager Memorandum
    Repairs, Alterations, and Maintenance
    Resident's Maintenance/Repair Request
    Time Estimate for Repair
    Semi-Annual Safety and Maintenance Update
    Agreement Regarding Tenant Alterations to Rental Unit
    Notice of Intent to Enter Dwelling Unit
    End-of-Tenancy
    Notice of Belief of Abandonment
    Indemnification of Landlord
    Move-Out Letter
    Tenant's Response Regarding Initial Move-Out Inspection
    Notice of Tenant's Security Deposit Rights
    Tenant's Waiver of Right to Receipts and Invoices
    Letter for Returning Entire Security Deposit
    Security Deposit Itemization (Deductions for Repairs and Cleaning)
    Security Deposit Itemization (Deductions for Repairs, Cleaning, and Unpaid Rent)
    Notice of Right to Reclaim Abandoned Property

    Appendix C. Rent Control Chart

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