The Landlord's Troubleshooter
A Survival Guide for New LandlordsBook - 2004
Becoming a landlord is not for the faint of heart As tens of thousands of new investors join the ranks of landlords each year, they need a mentor willing to show them the ropes. In this third edition, experienced investor and landlord Bob Irwin takes newbie landlords step-by-step through the process, explaining what no one ever bothers to mention about the landlording game. The Landlord's Troubleshooter is a clear, engaging guide that covers all the bases. It pays to start with the right property by analyzing the rental market. Then, active landlords learn proven techniques to: Find tenants who will pay on time. Avoid disputes using the sample forms and suggested language for every challenging situation. Deal with repairs, tenant problems, eviction, and security deposits Understand liability, legal issues, and recent law changes. Cash out at the opportune moment to optimize the investment. The Landlord's Golden Rules offer savvy advice for the hands-on investor. This do-it-yourself landlording primer addresses what to do to avoid mistakes when renting properties, and outlines the best practices of the most successful landlords.
Publisher: Chicago : Dearborn Trade Pub., c2004.
Edition: 3rd ed. --
Characteristics: v, 297 p. :,ill.