The rental housing business is one of the most regulated businesses in the United States. Owner's Manual for Landlords and Property Managers offers a step-by-step practical approach that guides both beginning and seasoned rental property managers through the often complicated legal system.
Thomas Moorhead has been a practicing attorney for over thirty years and shares his vast experience in assisting landlords and property managers with various legal issues. He includes legal points, actual cases, and useful tips and techniques for understanding the ways laws are applied as well as how to prevent a lawsuit or legal claim. Through Moorhead's professional advice, landlords and property managers will gain significant knowledge in several areas including:
The professional guidance offered in this complete legal survival handbook will help landlords and property managers both make and keep rental housing income, reaffirming that knowledge is power, especially for those who make their living overseeing rental properties.
- Rental criteria and procedures
- Applicant screening
- Lease agreements
- Lawsuits for Fair Housing violations
- Wrongful evictions
- Security/damage deposit abuses