In today's housing market, many families can't afford to wait the months or even years it may take to sell their home. But there's a way out: Rent the house while moving into a new one. This book answers questions for people who suddenly find themselves in the position of being landlords but don't know the first thing about it. The book explains how to: Hire a property manager to rent and manage the house; Find trustworthy tenants; Keep the house on the market while renters are living in it; Protect against damage to the property; Rent a spare room while still living in the house. For those who find themselves accidental landlords, this book is the essential guide to rental success and security.