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Managing rental properties for maximum profit
Perry, Greg M.
Personal Author:
Revised third edition.
Publication Information:
Roseville, Calif. : Prima Pub., [2000]

Physical Description:
x, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
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HD1394 .P47 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Every Rental Property Manager's Complete Handbook How would you like to own multiple rental properties, make money from them,andhave lots of spare time in this typically high-maintenance business? You can! Although many property managers lose more money each year on maintenance or long vacancies than they make in profit, with the right management system and some business savvy, you can rent out a house or condominium and still have enough time to enjoy your growing profits--or purchase more properties! Greg Perryshows you how! With more than 40 of his own properties, he has created a foolproof system for rental management that has turned his rental business into a virtual turnkey operation. And now, in this revised edition of his book, he shows you step by step how you can profit from and enjoy managing your rental properties. Inside, you'll learn valuable money-saving tips, such as how to: ·Market your property to attract droves of prospective tenants ·Keep good tenants happy and get rid of bad tenants ·Save a fortune on renovations, advertising, and other expenses ·Buy new properties and turn them into the most attractive houses on the block ·Use the Internet to market your rentals ·Choose the right insurance and prepare your taxes ·Plus much, much more! Also included are up-to-date samples of leases, rental applications, eviction notices, and other important documents you can copy and customize. "Real estate investors as well as professional property managers can profit from following Perry's practical advice."--San Francisco Sunday Examiner & Chronicle "On a scale of 1 to 10, this excellent book rates a 10!"--Chicago Tribune

Author Notes

Greg Perry owns and operates rental properties in the Oklahoma City area

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. iv
Introductionp. vi
1 Getting Good Tenantsp. 1
2 Preparing Your Rental Propertyp. 23
3 Open House and Tenant Selectionp. 51
4 Welcoming Your New Tenantp. 71
5 Tenant Managementp. 113
6 Neighborly Advicep. 134
7 Handling Tenant Problems and Problem Tenantsp. 144
8 Handling Moneyp. 176
9 Thinking About Landlording?p. 210
10 Finding and Buying More Propertiesp. 233
11 Renovating Your Rental Propertiesp. 254
12 Record Keeping and Computerizing Your Rental Propertiesp. 280
13 Can the Internet Help Landlords?p. 303
Indexp. 321