Many people are baffled by the concept of investing in rental real estate properties. They are uncertain about what it takes to be a landlord. "The Laughing Landlord" will help you to understand all aspects of the business. It will help you to determine if you have the skills and the attitude to be a landlord. More important, it will tell you how to run a successful rental real estate business. Rental real estate is indeed a business like any other. It requires a manager, it has product (homes) and clients (tenants). There are potential financial rewards in property appreciation, property depreciation, rental profit, and tax write-offs. If you ever wondered about how to get started, or what is involved in this business, then this is the book to answer your questions. Rental is currently a growing and enduring business.