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Stewart, Marcia

Overview
Works: 51 works in 246 publications in 1 language and 32,756 library holdings
Genres: Popular works  Law for laypersons  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: KF590.Z9, 346.730434
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Marcia Stewart
Leases & rental agreements by Marcia Stewart( Book )

32 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 3,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses preparing a lease or rental agreement, choosing tenants, getting the tenants moved in, and changing or ending a tenancy
Every tenant's legal guide by Janet Portman( Book )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers practical legal information for dealing with landlords and roommates, including fighting discrimination, protecting privacy rights, and understanding leases and rental agreements
Every landlord's legal guide by Marcia Stewart( Book )

33 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reference for residential landlords shares comprehensive guidelines for saving money and maintaining legal requirements, providing coverage of everything from screening tenants to hiring a property manager
Renters' rights : the basics by Janet Portman( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 2,614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses such matters as playing and winning the landlord's game to get a desired unit, signing a fair lease, getting along with roommates, dealing with landlords and neighbors, and understanding rent control laws
The small business start-up kit by Peri Pakroo( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 1,975 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: The best step-by-step guide to starting a business available! Many people dream of running a business of their own-but often don't know how to start. Sound familiar? This book can help. User-friendly and loaded with tips, The Small Business Start-Up Kit shows you how to launch a business quickly, easily and with confidence. It explains in plain English how to: choose the best business structure; write an effective business plan; file the right forms in the right place; price, bid and bill your projects; draft and use contracts, online and off; manage your finances; be prepared for, and file, required taxes; reach customers online. The Small Business Start-Up Kit also includes all the forms and instructions you need both as tear-outs and on CD-ROM. The 6th edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest legal information affecting small business. Additionally, it includes 1) an updated chapter on financial management, which includes information on how to use technology to manage bookkeeping and other business aspects, 2) an updated e-business chapter which covers how to use social media to promote the business and, 3) updated material on the latest search engine optimization strategies to drive traffic to the business website
The legal answer book for families by Emily Doskow( Book )

6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides a clear and concise overview of laws that affect personal relationships and families and answers everyday legal questions that nearly every family encounters at some point. This book includes a quick-reference glossary of legal terms and an appendix of detailed information for all 50 states"--Provided by publisher
Your rights in the workplace by Barbara Kate Repa( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in English and held by 863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hiring, firing, wages, hours, unemployment, worker's compensation, job health, safety, and discrimination is all covered in this, and more
Simple contracts for personal use by Stephen Elias( Book )

5 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides clearly written formats for drafting bills of sale, promissory notes, contracts covering minor home repairs and maintenance, and more
First-time landlord : your guide to renting out a single-family home by Janet Portman( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: Whether or not you call yourself a "landlord", when you rent out a house you'll want to do it right! The "Land lording 101" course for new rental property owners who are first-time landlords by way of an inheritance, divorce, investment, and 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
Nolo's essential guide to buying your first home by Ilona M Bray( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home provides everything you need to select the right house, the right mortgage, the right agent, the right inspections--and much more"--Page 4 of cover
Every landlord's legal guide : leases & rental agreements, deposits, rent rules, liability, discrimination, repairs & maintenance, privacy, property managers, problem tenants by Marcia Stewart( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Safe homes, safe neighborhoods : stopping crime where you live by Stephanie Mann( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers how to organize a neighborhood to reduce crime
Leases & rental agreements by Marcia Stewart( )

in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nolo's essential guide to buying your first home by Ilona M Bray( Book )

4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This timely title will help buyers find the right place to live and invest in--and even enjoy doing it. Filled with interesting facts, real-life stories and insights, and common pitfalls to avoid, this book provides everything to select the right type of home, the right mortgage, and much more
Nolo's essential guide to buying your first home by Ilona M Bray( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a guide to buying a home, emphasizing that careful research is necessary before deciding what price and terms to include in an offer and discussing the changing requirements that affect financing
Every landlord's legal guide( )

in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nolo's essential guide to buying your first home by Ilona M Bray( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fun, sensible and unique guide through every aspect of buying a first home. Lower prices are giving people hope for buying their first home. But when is a bargain really a bargain? Nolo's Essential Guide to Buying Your First Home gives readers the lowdown and they will find the latest information on: o deciding between a house, condo, co-op or townhouse o exploring the market for the best value o lining up financing, including borrowing from friends and family o getting inspections and insurance o negotiating with sellers or new home builders o successfully closing the deal Read the real-life stories of over 20 first-time homebuyers, as well as the insights from a team of 13 real estate professionals, including: o brokers o attorneys who specialize in real estate o a home inspector o a neighborhood researcher o a mortgage specialist o and more The CD-Rom provides invaluable forms and MP3s, including a budget worksheet, home inspection checklist and questions to ask. The 2nd edition reflects the current marketplace, includes tips on buying "green" and show what to look for in foreclosed properties
Renters' rights by Janet Portman( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to what every tenant needs to know
Every landlord's legal guide by Marcia Stewart( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For sale by owner in California by George Devine( Book )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation Homeowners can save thousands of dollars by selling a home on their own or with help from a real estate agent. Loaded with all the necessary real estate forms and worksheets, this bestseller provides practical tips on: - pricing and marketing- coordinating the sale of one house with the purchase of another- attracting buyers with creative financing options- minimizing the tax consequences of selling a house- negotiating with buyers- writing a contract- going through escrow
 
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Every tenant's legal guide
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English (186)

Covers
Every tenant's legal guideEvery landlord's legal guideRenters' rights : the basicsThe small business start-up kitThe legal answer book for familiesYour rights in the workplaceFirst-time landlord : your guide to renting out a single-family homeNolo's essential guide to buying your first home