- Paperback: 270 pages
- Publisher: NOLO; 5 edition (April 21, 2007)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 141330575X
- ISBN-13: 978-1413305753
- Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.8 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,154,498 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Renter's Rights: The Basics 5th Edition
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"If landlords nationwide were to recommend [this] book to renters, I'd bet only half of today's landlord/tenant problems would exist in the future." -- Orlando Sentinel
"Well written, well researched and practical describe this thorough rental-law guide book. On my scale of one to 10, this outstanding book rates an off-the-chart 12." -- Robert Bruss,nationally syndicated columnist
"This lively, practical and occasionally humorous new book... is another in the Nolo series that makes learning about legal topics interesting and almost fun." -- San Jose Mercury News
About the Author
Stewart writes and edits books on landlord-tenant law, real estate, and other consumer issues. She is the co-author of First-Time Landlord, Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home, Every Landlord's Legal Guide, Every Tenant's Legal Guide, Leases and Rental Agreements, and Renters' Rights.
As Nolo's managing editor, Portman oversees editorial work on all Nolo books. She specializes in residential and commercial landlord/tenant law, legal issues related to courts, landlords and tenants, and neighbor disputes. She is the author or co-author of Every Landlord's Legal Guide, Every Landlord's Guide to Finding Great Tenants, Every Tenant's Legal Guide, Renters' Rights, Negotiate the Best Lease for Your Business, Leases & Rental Agreements, The California Landlord's Law Book and California Tenants' Rights. Portman received undergraduate and graduate degrees from Stanford University and a law degree from Santa Clara University. Before joining Nolo in 1994, she practiced law as a public defender.
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I found this book to pretty much be a waste. Everything was very general. You pretty much need to get a state specific book to get what you want to know.Published on December 26, 2007 by J. Bushee
My wife brought home this book for me because I am beginning to invest in rental properties, and I need to be aware of the tricks that tenants like to play (especially tenants that... Read morePublished on February 13, 2007 by A. Small
This is the best book to have if you are a renter.!!! Don't rent with out it. I recently went thru a illegal lock out, and kicked...in court. TOok mr. ole landlord to court. Read morePublished on October 11, 2002 by Beth Hodges