The 10 Biggest Mistakes a Landlord Can Make

Being a landlord requires a lot of know-how — from fixing a leaky faucet to staying out of hot water legally.

Our property management expert, columnist Robert Griswold, has shared a wealth of information including Late Payments Becoming Major Headache, Setting Rent in a Declining Market, and Is Nonsmoking Policy Illegal?

But did you know he also wrote a show-all book on property management?

DummiesProperty Management Kit For Dummies, 2nd Edition gives you proven strategies for establishing and maintaining rental properties, be they single family or multi-resident.

See how to prepare and promote your properties, select tenants, handle repairs, avoid costly mistakes and legal snafus and meet your long-term goals.

learn all the basics of the rental housing business from finding and showing properties and dealing with tenants to record keeping and paying your taxes. find out the right way to prepare your properties for prospective tenants, set the rent and security deposit, clean up properties, and verify rental applications.

The Kit is brimming with information in a user-friendly style, with easy to spot tips, warnings, and bullet points on virtually every issue confronting landlords.

ChecklistThese checklists alone are reason to grab the Kit:

  • Ten reasons to become a rental property owner
  • Ten ways to rent your vacancy
  • The ten biggest mistakes a landlord can make

Now you can find out if you really have what it takes to successfully manage rental property and you will learn all about the various options for hiring someone else to manage your property for you.

Pick up your copy now at a special AAOA discounted price from the AAOA Store.

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