Updated for 2018 - includes all the tax and legislative changes announced during 2017. By the author of the UK's most popular property book, The Complete Guide To Property Investment. Please note that this book only covers letting and management of a property you already own. For a guide to buying the right property in the first place, you should buy 'The Complete Guide To Property Investment'. Take a property, throw in a tenant and watch the money roll in. This seemingly simple formula has attracted nearly two million people in the UK to become landlords, but the reality is a whole lot more complicated. Did you know, for example, that if you forget to provide a certain piece of paper you might be unable to evict a tenant - even if they don't pay the rent? Or that you could be fined for not checking your tenant's immigration status? And don't forget the inevitable broken boilers, mysterious leaks and various tenant complaints that always seem to happen at the most inconvenient time. How To Be A Landlord is a straightforward guide to everything involved in letting and managing a property - whether you're an accidental landlord or an enthusiastic investor. In simple and entertaining language, it covers important steps like preparing the property to let, advertising for tenants, conducting viewings, doing all the paperwork, managing the tenancy, and dealing with any tricky situations that crop up (including the dreaded emergency repairs and evictions...). You'll learn: How to set yourself up for success when preparing a property to let Where to find the perfect tenants for your property The essential checks you must make to avoid a nightmare tenant Everything you need to do when setting up a tenancy to avoid problems later How to deal with the most common maintenance issues and repairs The proper legal processes to follow when you have troublesome tenants Top tips from experienced landlords for how to look after your tenants - keeping them happy, your property safe, and the rent rolling in Frequently updated and with contributions from over 50 experienced landlords, this is the most current and comprehensive book on the subject - and essential reading for anyone who wants a simple, profitable life as a landlord.
Take a look through the Forbes annual issue of the richest Americans, and you will find a majority of those personal fortunes have something to do with real estate. Real estate rental income rarely experiences wild swings in value, instead providing predictable returns at many times the rate of money markets accounts or CDs. In addition, there can be substantial tax advantages as well. However, being the "landlord" can be difficult, time consuming, and potentially wrought with financial and legal obstacles. This new book will make the process of managing your rental properties easier. This new book will teach you how to avoid headaches, hassles, and lawsuits by learning how to professionally manage your rental property. Maximize your profits and minimize your risks. Learn about advertising, tenant screening, managing tenants, legal rights, landlord rights, discrimination, vacancies, essential lease clauses, crime prevention, drugs, gangs, security issues, as well as premises liability, security deposits, handling problems, evictions, maintenance, record keeping, and taxes. It includes topics such as evicting irresponsible tenants, collecting damages, running multiple properties, handling complaints, emergency procedures, expenses, and utility management. We spent thousands of hours interviewing and e-mailing real estate property managers and investors. This book is a compilation of their secrets and proven successful ideas. If you are interested in learning hundreds of hints, tricks, and secrets on how to make money (or more money) on managing your rental properties, then this book is for you. Instruction is great, but advice from experts is even better, and the experts chronicled in this book earn $1,000 to $300,000 per month managing rental properties. Inside the pages of this new exhaustively researched guide you will find a jam-packed assortment of innovative ideas that you can put to use today. The companion CD-ROM is included with the print version of this book; however is not available for download with the electronic version. It may be obtained separately by contacting Atlantic Publishing Group at [email protected] Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company president's garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
Was unterscheidet reiche von armen Leuten? Offensichtlich machen sie etwas richtig! Denn sie denken und handeln auf eine Art und Weise, die ihnen das erwünschte Ziel verschafft. Richard Templar kam dieser Denk- und Handlungsweise nach vielen selbst erlebten Fehlschlägen auf die Spur und entwickelte daraus in 100 Regeln einen Leitfaden: Wie machen diese Leute Geld? Wie bewahren sie es, geben es aus, investieren und genießen sie es? Beim Roulette, so sagt man, gewinnt immer die Bank. Wir können die Bank sein, wenn wir einige Prinzipien und Strategien verstanden haben. Strategien, die nicht zum Reichtum über Nacht, aber - viel besser - zu stetigem und nachhaltigem Vermögensaufbau führen. Folgen Sie Richard Templar auf seinem erfolgreichen Weg zu bewussterem Umgang mit Geld! Sie sind Ihr eigener Jackpot!
Praise and Reviews `Packed with valuable, no-nonsense information... very informative.` - Ideal Home Buying or selling a home is likely to be the biggest financial transaction most of us are ever involved in and the stakes are high. Without careful planning or clear thought, buying a property can turn into a nightmare of gargantuan proportions. Surveys and solicitors fees aren't cheap and one mistake can cost you thousands of pounds. Now in its second edition, The Complete Guide to Buying and Selling Property provides an authoritative, independent guide for individuals on the best way to buy, sell, move or buy-to-let in the United Kingdom (including Scotland, where the system is different). It also gives a brief overview of the pros and cons of buying abroad. This accessible book gives an overview of the property scene in the United Kingdom and discusses the advantages and disadvantages of home ownership. It then advises on finding the right property and describes the processes and legal obligations involved in selling and buying. It also explains the roles of the professionals involved and shows how best to use their services and what can safely be done without their help. This invaluable new edition will appeal to a wide audience of individuals - from first-time buyer to prospective landlord - interested in making the right property decision from both a lifestyle and an investment standpoint. Contents include: first steps finding the right area what can you afford legal and conveyancing - and buying at auction mortgages insurance making the move buy-to-let self-build making extra money from your existing property improving your home buying abroad buying in Scotland
“an invaluable book . . . the author herself is a landlord and the text speaks from experience.” —the small landlord’s association that this best-selling book is now in its sixth edition proves what a popular choice letting property has become. now that banks and building societies offer buy-to-let schemes, the floodgates have opened to thousands of potential landlords: 12% of all housing stock is now in the private renting sector. this fully revised and expanded edition provides reliable advice on all aspects of becoming a landlord. it advises on the pitfalls and the advantages, as well as how to choose the right type of property and how to calculate the finances. the complete guide to letting property also contains a wealth of new information on: landlord’s associations * buying a long way from home * how to pick a good agent * negotiating with your tenant * taking non-paying tenants to court on-line * lodgers * buying property for children while they are students * adapting basements, lofts and garden rooms to make them suitable for letting interspersed with case studies and tips from experts, this book is a must read for anyone considering letting a property.
Details the necessities of landlording, including acquiring property, renting versus leasing, and selecting tenants, and includes legal information and management tips.
This highly-praised book provides the reader with everything that needs to be known about buying, preparing and letting a suitable investment property. In short this book is a comprehensive, but clear and concise guide for the world-be, go-it-alone landlord who wishes to avoid agency fees by creating and managing his own tenancy.
Property Tycoon offers a complete and incredibly revealing guide to EVERY aspect of residential property investment: whether you're looking to just dip into buy-to-let or want to use property to build up a substantial and life-changing income. Covering buying, managing, maintaining, financing and selling UK property, this book is written by someone who has made a success of buy-to-let investment for more than 20 years and through two booms and busts. Written in plain English, and filled with real-life case studies, it reveals the secrets of: - the questions every successful property investor asks themselves before buying a property - how to secure capital for your investment properties - where to get tradesmen, agents, mentors and tenants you can rely on - what it takes to manage and maintain different kinds of property portfolio and how to take your portfolio to the next level when the time is right - when to buy and sell, and how to make sure you get your way in auctions and off-plan deals. With housing in ever-increasing demand, and UK values showing an average rise in value of 9% a year for the last 60 years, today represents a great opportunity for anyone interested in entering the buy-to-let world. Property Tycoon is the friendliest and most up-to-date guide available.
Every year, millions of Americans transfer their finances to their children or other family members because they reach a point at which they can no longer manage them alone. For those who are about to start managing the finances of their parents, it is important to know exactly how to protect their assets, manage their taxes, and live up to their wishes. This book has been written to do just that, providing a comprehensive walkthrough of what you can expect and how to successfully handle your parents finances. To start, you must learn the basics of managing money that is not your own. You will be provided with a step-by-step chapter on how to keep track of funds, maintain the same accounting methods your parents have used for decades, and keep everything organized and separate from your own. You will learn how to evaluate sources of income including how to receive and manage Social Security, 401(k), and other retirement plans as payments are made. Additionally, you will learn how to balance their expenses, including a budgeting sheet to help you maintain the same level of expense they expect. You will learn how to budget accordingly, depending on where your parents are living and what their medical expenses might be. A chapter on insurance and medical coverage is included to help you understand how much money you can expect to set aside for these expenses and how much should be covered by programs such as Medicaid. Learn how to maintain housing for your parents as well, whether they are in assisted living or staying with you. A guide on how to talk to your parents about fraud and keep them away from potentially dangerous opportunities will make it easier for you to keep a handle on their finances without taking away their freedom. Dozens of men and women who have gone through this same situation, and also professional finance managers, have added their expertise to this book, providing firsthand accounts of how they were able to manage their own parents accounts and what you can expect. You will learn the difference in tax laws for the retired and what you will be required and not required to pay as a result of their age. It can be daunting when you first take control of your parents finances, but with this book in your hands, you should be able to quickly and efficiently take the reins and maintain the quality of life they have grown accustomed to. Atlantic Publishing is a small, independent publishing company based in Ocala, Florida. Founded over twenty years ago in the company presidentâe(tm)s garage, Atlantic Publishing has grown to become a renowned resource for non-fiction books. Today, over 450 titles are in print covering subjects such as small business, healthy living, management, finance, careers, and real estate. Atlantic Publishing prides itself on producing award winning, high-quality manuals that give readers up-to-date, pertinent information, real-world examples, and case studies with expert advice. Every book has resources, contact information, and web sites of the products or companies discussed.
Provides advice on how to get and manage credit, make and stick to a budget, and how to determine wants versus needs.
A complete preparation guide for the "AMP Real Estate Exam," the book and enclosed CD-ROM contain over 700 practice questions, with rationales included for every question. Content throughout the book is aligned with the new AMP content outline. Thirty new broker practice questions have been added to the book. This is the LATEST and most COMPREHENSIVE tool available to help students prepare for the "AMP Real Estate Exam." Features topics related to, and in the order of, the latest "AMP Examination Content Outline." With more questions and answers than any other AMP guide on the market, it features over 700 AMP-style questions, with rationales to help schools and students improve pass rates. A new CD-ROM has been packaged with this edition, containing 50 new salesperson and 50 new broker practice questions.
Invaluable advice for property managers-and how to keep an eye on the prize. Property managers often lose sight of advancing their careers because they get buried in the details of labor-intensive, day-to-day management. This guide helps the harried professional keep priorities straight with: advice on education, certifications and licenses; an overview of property management skills; information about regulations, finances, taxes, safety codes; advice on time management, prioritizing duties, and supervising staff; and how to start a property management business. Author is an experience certified Property Manager Easy, accessible, jargon-free style Concrete advice about everything from emergencies to boiler maintenance to building finances
Advice on profitable strategies, problem tenants, UK legal issues, and more! Minimise rental headaches and maximise cash flow - without agent's fees Whether you want to become a property tycoon or just rent out a second home, this guide to the UK rental market is your roadmap to success. Now fully updated with extra coverage on tax issues and company formation, let successful landlords Melanie Bien and Robert Griswold show you how to buy the right property, avoid legal problems, retain the best tenants, and maximise your rental income. Praise for Renting Out Your Property For Dummies "This book is a comprehensive guide to the process of renting out your property, brim full of sound practical advice based on years of experience. It's an absolute must for the bookshelf of any would-be landlord, novice and experienced alike." —Tom Entwistle, Editor of the rental property Web site, www.LandlordZONE.co.uk Discover how to Market your property and screen tenants Set the right rent and manage increases properly Master maintenance issues, from DIY to 'contractor dream team' Stay on top of your finances and record keeping
This book covers the entire cycle of becoming a successful real estate property manager. Written in an accessible format , this book provides valuable information for investors who are now landlords and property managers. This book is not about the day-to-day of landlording, rather it focuses on the strategies for managing the assets of your property. Readers will find information on: ? The benefits of managing property ? Assembling your core team (attorneys, accountants and insurers) ? Legal documents ? And office help (including the right systems and software, how and when to maintain and repair, and the finances of managing your properties)
Praise for Emerging Real Estate Markets "In this book, you'll discover how to snatch real estate opportunities at low prices, before their value becomes common knowledge. Buy all the copies on the bookshelf before your competitor does!" --Frank McKinney, "The Maverick Daredevil Real Estate Entrepreneur" and author of Frank McKinney's Maverick Approach to Real Estate Success "I've never seen another real estate book even come close to laying out a profit road map the way this one does. If your local economy is too hot or too cold, Lindahl's guide will show you how to invest in the up-and-coming markets with the greatest profit potential." --Stacy Kellams, President, www.RealEstateCourseReviews.com "Lindahl shows you how to look into the future and see where the next hot real estate markets will be. It's the closest thing I've found to a real estate crystal ball." --Jeff Adams, President, www.FreeRealEstateMentoring.com "The brilliant thing about this book is Lindahl's approach to investing by 'remote control.' He has a real-world system for living in one place and making money from investments in another." --William Bronchick, attorney and coauthor of Flipping Properties "In the crowded field of real estate gurus, Lindahl stands head-and-shoulders above the rest. This book is must reading for any serious investor--beginner or veteran." --Justin Ford, author of Seeds of Wealth and Main Street Millionaire
Whether you are renting out part of your home, or investing in a property, this guide to the constantly changing market and its laws will prove to be invaluable. Whether you've inherited a home you now need to rent or you're aiming to become a property tycoon, this friendly guide is your road map to success.
The Smart Section 8 landlord The intellegent way to maximize profits and minimize the headaches and pitfalls of section 8 property management .
New how-to details on staging and curb appeal The fun and easy way? to minimize selling hassles and get top dollar for your house Want to stand out to homebuyers in today's crowded market? America's #1 bestselling real estate authors have revised their classic guide to save you time and money as you prepare to sell your property. They'll show you when to put your house on the market, the pros and cons of FSBO, and the best ways to utilize the Internet, from online listings to digital photos. Discover how to: * Prepare your property to attract buyers * Determine your asking price * Hire the right real estate agent * Market and show your house * Negotiate for the best offer

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