50 money-saving tips for every landlord : a practical guide to maintaining short-term rental properties
Garden City Park, NY : Square One Publishers, c2010.
One of the most successful landlords in the Philadelphia area shares his secrets for succceeding in the challening business rental properties. Through the use of humorous, real-life stories and an abundance of practical advice, McLean covers virtually every aspect of maintaining and upgrading rental units.
The complete idiot's guide to success as a property manager
by Melissa Prandi and Lisa Iannucci.
Indianapolis, IN : Alpha Books, 2009.
Managing properties owned by other investors is a complex and labor-intensive profession. Commercial and residential real estate each have a complete set of challenges, regulations, and issues to manage to ensure their profitability. Property managers seeking to be successful often lose sight of how to advance their careers because they get buried in the details of day-to-day management. The Complete Idiot's Guider to Success as a Property Manager, written by seasoned expert Krista Capp, helps the harried professional keep their priorities straight. Filled with insightful anecdotes from the field, concrete advice and tips, this book helps both the veteran and beginner property manger become a success. In it, readers find: --Practical advice about education, certifications, and licenses(US) necessary to get ahead.-A detailed overview of the nuts-and-bolts skills needed to successfully manage any property.-Solid information about regulations (USA), finances, taxes, and safety codes.-Information on the various interpersonal skills necessary to deal with every tenant and situation.-Helpful hints for managing time, prioritizing duties, and supervising staff.-Guidance on taking it further and starting a property management business.
Surprise! You're a landlord : a guide to renting your home when you didn't expect to
John A. Yoegel.
Avon, Mass. : Adams Business, c2009.
In todayas housing market, many families canat afford to wait the monthsaor even yearsait may take to sell their home. But thereas a way out: Rent the house while moving into a new one. This book answers questions for people who suddenly find themselves in the position of being landlords but donat know the first thing about it. The book explains how to: Hire a property manager to rent and manage the houseFind trustworthy tenantsKeep the house on the market while renters are living in itProtect against damage to the propertyRent a spare room while still living in the house For those who find themselves accidental landlords, this book is the essential guide to rental success and security.
Weekend millionaire secrets to negotiating real estate : how to get the best deals to build your fortune in real estate
Mike Summey and Roger Dawson.
New York : McGraw-Hill, c2008.
In their runaway bestseller The Weekend Millionaire's Secrets to Investing in Real Estate, Mike Summey and Roger Dawson revealed a powerful formula for making a killing in real estate during your spare time. Now, Weekend Millionaire Secrets to Negotiating Real Estate teaches the fine art of negotiating in every kind of real estate climate. The authors arm you with proven negotiation secrets and tactics for buying properties at wholesale values, meeting seller's needs, and making the highest profits.
The complete guide to your first rental property : a step-by-step plan from the experts who do it every day
by Teri B. Clark.
Ocala, Fla. : Atlantic Pub., c2008.
You are ready to take the plunge and begin investing in your first rental property. Congratulations. Investing in rental properties is one of the safest and smartest investments you can make. Real estate appreciates at a rate far greater than the rate of inflation, builds equity, provides a steady return on investment, provides cash flow, and can offer substantial tax benefits.
As a woman, you have inherent skills that can make you a savvy and successful real estate investor-even if you have never owned property before. Wise Women Invest in Real Estate helps you to combine the skills you already have with real estate investment know-how from experts in the field, giving you the power to take complete control of your financial future.
Maximize the Profitability of Your Rental Property Be a Successful Property Manager is a complete guide to all the essentials of profitably managing rental properties. Valuable to anyone who already owns several rental properties, is thinking about investing in one, or is considering a job as a property manager, this unique resource gives you the information and techniques to operate with maximum efficiency and profitability.