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Review 'Silver Award, 2010 Robert Bruss Real Estate Book Awards 2010'. National Association of Real Estate Editors'Portman, an attorney specializing in landlord-tenant law, et al. offer a guide to help new landlords rent out a single-family home. They address financial, legal, and practical aspects, covering co-owning rental property with family or friends; preparing and marketing the property; screening and choosing tenants; preparing the lease and for move-in; managing rental income to maximize tax deductions; repairs and maintenance; liability for injuries, crimes, and other hazards; dealing with difficult tenants; hiring a property manager; exiting the rental property business; and rent-to-own arrangements. This edition has new material on renting out a room in a home via services like Airbnb, new IRS regulations, and a sample rental application.' Eithne O'Leyne, Editor Ringgold, Inc. ProtoView --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition. Read more Book Description Rental prices (already astronomical in urban areas such as Oakland ) are rising in many parts of the U.S., making renting out a property an attractive financial option even for people who?d never considered becoming a landlord. This book provides an authoritative, fun-to-read primer on how to enter the rental property business. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition. Read more See all Editorial Reviews