Every landlord’s property protection guide : 10 ways to cut your risk now is a part of the Nolo Real Estate Essentials series. Nolo is the well known and highly respected publisher of legal and business self-help guides . The book is written by Ron Leshnower, a practicing attorney with over ten years’ experience in residential real estate. The book offers 10 steps a landlord can take now to reduce risk and as well as find out what insurance you will need, be it property, liability, natural disaster, workers’ comp or some other type of insurance. The next section covers steps an owner can take to evaluate whether a property is physically sound.
The third section details how to make a property accessible to disabled tenants. The fourth chapter outlines how to remove environmental hazards from a property and the fifth how to prepare for disasters and emergencies.
The sixth chapter covers reducing the risk of crime at your property. Find out how to avoid fair housing complaints in the seventh chapter. The last three chapters are on adopting careful and consistent business practices, avoiding problems when hiring help and how to stay on good terms with Uncle Sam. By the time you have worked your way through the book you will likely have learned something you hadn’t planned on.