BN.com Gift Guide

Overview

Looking for a quick way to create the key documents necessary for owning or managing rental property, including a legally valid lease or rental agreement?

Leases &...
See more details below
Leases & Rental Agreements

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK eReaders
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$16.49
BN.com price
(Save 45%)$29.99 List Price

Overview

Looking for a quick way to create the key documents necessary for owning or managing rental property, including a legally valid lease or rental agreement?

Leases & Rental Agreements provides the practical and legal information necessary you need.

With this bestselling guide, you'll learn how to:

- prepare a rental agreement or lease
- tailor your documents to meet your needs
- make required disclosures to tenants
- comply with your state's laws on security deposits, privacy rules, discrimination and more
- check tenant references and credit
- do a final inspection when a tenant moves out

This edition provides updated 50 state information on security deposits, rent rules, access to rental property and more, plus an expanded chart on state disclosure laws.

With Downloadable Forms
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

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

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781413319408
  • Publisher: NOLO
  • Publication date: 8/15/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 232
  • Sales rank: 672,843
  • File size: 9 MB

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 - Widely recognized as a pioneer of the do-it-yourself law movement, Warner founded Nolo with Ed Sherman 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.
As Nolo's managing editor, Janet Portman oversees editorial work on all Nolo books. She specializes
in residential and commercial landlord/tenant law, legal issues related to courts, landlords and tenants,
and neighbor disputes. She is the author or co author 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. A nationally syndicated columnist with Inman News, Portman's column,
"Rent It Right," appears regularly in the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and other prominent
newspapers and websites. 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.
Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

1. Preparing a Lease or Rental Agreement
2. Choosing Tenants: Your Most Important Decision
3. Getting the Tenant Moved In
4. Changing or Ending a Tenancy
Appendixes
State Landlord-Tenant Law Charts
Using the Interactive Forms
Landlord Rental Forms
Index

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)