Leases & Rental Agreements
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Leases & Rental Agreements

by Marcia Stewart, Ralph Warner, Janet Portman
     
 

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This indispensable bestseller offers landlords and property managers a quick and easy way to create the key documents necessary to own or manage rental property. It spells out how to comply with state and federal laws when renting or leasing residential property and provides legal and practical advice concerning deposits, inspections, habitability, environmental…  See more details below

Overview

This indispensable bestseller offers landlords and property managers a quick and easy way to create the key documents necessary to own or manage rental property. It spells out how to comply with state and federal laws when renting or leasing residential property and provides legal and practical advice concerning deposits, inspections, habitability, environmental hazards and much more. Includes tear-out lease forms and an explanation of tenant screening procedures stemming from the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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From the Publisher
"On my scale of one to 10, this excellent book rates a solid 10." Robert Bruss, real estate attorney and nationally syndicated columnist

"A comprehensive look at state and federal laws governing landlord-tenant relations. Recommended..." Library Journal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781413306927
Publisher:
NOLO
Publication date:
12/28/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Marcia Stewart writes and edits for Nolo on landlord-tenant law, real estate, and other consumer issues. She is the coauthor of Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home, Every Landlord's Legal Guide, First-Time Landlord, Every Tenant's Legal Guide, Leases and Rental Agreements, Renters' Rights, and The Legal Answer Book for Families.

Ralph Warner, a pioneer of the do-it-yourself law movement, co-founded Nolo in 1971. He began publishing do-it-yourself law books after numerous publishers rejected them. Warner holds a law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley and an undergraduate degree from Princeton.

Janet Portman, Nolo’s executive editor specializes in residential and commercial landlord/tenant law. She is the author or coauthor of Every Landlord's Legal Guide, Every Tenant's Legal Guide, Renters' Rights, Leases & Rental Agreements, The California Landlord's Law Book: Rights and Responsibilities, and others. Portman received undergraduate and graduate degrees from Stanford University and a law degree from Santa Clara University. Before joining Nolo in 1994, she practiced law as a public defender.

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