What are the key issues involved with being a landlord? When do you need to hire a lawyer or have a website? Should you employ a management company, or use a resident manager? Are you familiar with valuable tax deductions available to landlords, and do you know what to do to minimize costly legal mistakes? These articles answer these questions and more.
Legal Aid and Pro Bono Representation and How to Find It
Learn about legal aid and pro bono representation, the difference between them, and how to find free legal aid and pro bono legal services.
Here are the top ten things you can do to ensure your relationships with tenants are on good terms.
Top Ten Legal Mistakes That Can Sink Your Landlord Business
Know the laws in your state before you rent out space.
Tenant Injuries: Landlord Liability and Insurance FAQ
Protect yourself from liability from tenant injuries.
Landlord Liability for Tenants' Dogs
Some landlords fear that they'll be on the hook if a tenant's dog injures someone.
When Should a Landlord Hire a Property Management Company?
Here are the signs that it's time to hire a rental property management company.
What to Do Before Your First Tenants Move In
10 tips for landlords on getting ready for new tenants.
I'm a Landlord Selling a House: How Do I Handle Renters Living in It?
Legal and practical considerations when selling a house or property that you're currently renting out.
Is Your Rental Activity a Business or an Investment?
It's to landlords' advantage tax-wise to categorize their rental activities as a business, not an investment.
Filing Your Taxes When You're a Landlord
How landlords own residential rental property affects the tax returns you must file each year.
Deducting Interest on Rental Property
Find out a landlord’s most common deductible interest payments.