WorldCat Identities

Portman, Janet

Overview
Works: 51 works in 275 publications in 1 language and 32,373 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 Janet Portman
Every tenant's legal guide by Janet Portman( Book )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,871 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 2,855 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
Leases & rental agreements by Marcia Stewart( Book )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in English and held by 2,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses preparing a lease or rental agreement, choosing tenants, getting the tenants moved in, and changing or ending a tenancy
Renters' rights : the basics by Janet Portman( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 2,602 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
First-time landlord : your guide to renting out a single-family home by Janet Portman( Book )

7 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,006 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
Legal research : how to find & understand the law by Stephen Elias( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and held by 991 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces a method for conducting legal research, provides an overview of the American legal system, and offers instruction on how to identify a research problem; locate books on the issue; find, read, and understand the law; use the tools found in law libraries; use Internet resources; and organize results
Every landlord's guide to finding great tenants by Janet Portman( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2017 in English and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Let this book guide you through the process of attracting, screening and choosing the best renters possible"--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 )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1999 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dealing with problem employees : a legal guide by Amy DelPo( Book )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An employer's nightmare? Problem employees, of course. But in today's world, many business owners, supervisors and managers often want to work effectively with difficult employees rather than fire them -- and Dealing With Problem Employees shows them how. This book combines the practical and legal information employers need. Providing a plain-English overview of employment law
California tenants' rights by Myron Moskovitz( Book )

20 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"California Tenants' Rights provides you with the specific, current information you need, and discusses how to: understand and negotiate a lease break a lease with minimum fall-out get your security deposit back "--
Leases & rental agreements( )

in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The California landlord's law book by David W Brown( Book )

25 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in English and held by 424 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choosing tenants, preparing a lease, avoiding fair housing violations, and handling deposits according to law are just a few of the procedures California landlords must master or risk losing money or facing legal hassles. For nearly 30 years, this book has been guiding landlords safely and efficiently through the maze of regulations that affect them, and keeping them profitable and out of legal hot water
The complete IEP guide : how to advocate for your special ed child by Lawrence M Siegel( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide for parents of children with disabilities that explains individualized education program--IEP--development, from the IEP meeting to dealing with legal infractions; includes information on special education law; and lists resources with contact information
Every landlord's legal guide( )

in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renters' rights by Janet Portman( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to what every tenant needs to know
Negotiate the best lease for your business by Janet Portman( Book )

6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leasing space for your small business by Janet Portman( Book )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the information, advice & strategies you neet to evaluate commercial space; determine the real cost of renting; deal with landlords, brokers & lawyers; understand lease terms; negotiate advantageous terms and avoid common pitfalls
The California landlord's law book by David W Brown( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the legal information & forms you need to evict a problem tenant successfully
Every landlord's legal guide by Marcia Stewart( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The landlord's law book : rights and responsibilities by David W Brown( )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Every tenant's legal guide
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Every landlord's legal guideLeases & rental agreementsRenters' rights : the basicsFirst-time landlord : your guide to renting out a single-family homeLegal research : how to find & understand the lawEvery landlord's guide to finding great tenantsEvery landlord's legal guide : leases & rental agreements, deposits, rent rules, liability, discrimination, repairs & maintenance, privacy, property managers, problem tenantsDealing with problem employees : a legal guide