Whether or not you call yourself a "landlord", when you rent out a house you'll want to do it right! The "Landlording 101" course for new rental property owners who are first-time landlords by way of an inheritance, divorce, investment, purchase for a family member, or a move to a new house. 90% of small properties are owned by individual landlords, and millions in this group are balancing their landlord responsibilities with their daytime careers. First - Time Landlord provides concise information for those with little business savvy and less time and patience to become big-time real estate investors, but who wish to make money on their new property while renting it out lawfully and right! It covers: How to determine whether or not the property will turn a profit Landlord business basics Finding good tenants Preparing and signing a lease Handling Repairs Complying with applicable rental laws Dealing with problem tenants Preparing for sale of property Containing tips, true stories, and shared first-time experiences, First - Time Landlord is an indispensable book for the new landlords of today's dominant rental housing market.