Ready to evict a problem tenant? Use the definitive step-by-step guide to evictions in California. Sooner or later, every landlord is faced with handling an eviction. Don't get caught spending thousands on attorneys fees when The California Landlord's Law Book: Evictions will guide you through the process every step of the way -- without breaking the bank. Read up on the different legal grounds for eviction in plain English, plus get all the forms and step-by-step instructions needed to perform a successful and legal eviction. Learn how to: prepare and serve nonpayment of rent notices prepare and serve 30-, 60- or 90- day notices file an unlawful detainer complaint in court win by default if the tenant doesn't respond handle a contested case represent yourself in court deal with eviction-delaying tactics, and collect the unpaid rent after you win. Still the only step-by-step guide through the California eviction process, this edition reflects current law and provides the latest information, forms, and instructions for a quick and legal eviction.
Choosing tenants, raising the rent, and returning deposits—these are just a few of the things landlords do that are strictly regulated by law in California. Here, you will find all the easy-to-understand information you need to minimize legal risk, including a California-specific lease and rental agreement and more than 40 forms with complete instructions. Now in its 16th edition, this book has been recognized as a leading source of legal information for California landlords. It includes a detailed and updated review of state and federal laws and local rent control ordinances. You’ll learn how to: screen propective tenants - without discriminating illegallyprepare (and enforce) leases an...
Essential rental forms every landlord needs 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, and do a final inspection when a tenant moves out. The 12th edition provides updated 50-state information on security deposits, rent rules, access to rental property and more. All forms are downloadable from the Nolo website.
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.
Every Landlord's Legal Guide gives landlords and property managers the legal and practical solutions they need to rent residential property right. From move-in to move-out, this book covers a wide range of issues, including fair housing, repairs, sublets, screening for good tenants, environmental hazards such as mold and bedbugs, and evictions. Handy 50-state charts list specific laws for each state. Nolo's bestselling Every Landlord's Legal Guide helps landlords and managers: screen and choose tenants prepare leases and rental agreements make security deposit deductions avoid discrimination charges keep up with repairs and maintenance hire a property manager minimize liability for personal injury lawsuits, handle broken leases and terminations, and deal with problem tenants. This book provides over 30 forms landlords and managers need, including state-specific leases and rental agreements. This (14th) edition is completely revised with the latest in federal and state laws, including updated rules on evictions and terminations.
Searching for the perfect tenant? Get the only book devoted to the most important decision a landlord can make! Landlords face many challenges, but choosing new tenants has the greatest potential to affect your bottom line. Fortunately, Every Landlord's Guide to Finding Great Tenants can help you find the right tenant for your rental property! Let this book guide you through the process of attracting, screening and selecting the best renters available. Get timely advice on: effective advertising phone screening presenting the unit evaluating applications examining credit reports checking references discrimination basics making a rental offer, and rejecting applicants. Every Landlord's Guide to Finding Great Tenants provides dozens of forms and checklists for every step, with easy instructions to fill them out. This edition has been fully updated to reflect the latest changes in the law in your state, including rules about checking a potential tenant's immigration status. Plus, get all the legal forms you need, as well as invaluable audio dialogues that show you how to conduct interviews and get essential information without running afoul of the law.