Author Archive for Laura O'Leary

August Meeting

Join us Thursday evening, August 10, as we explore the abundant online resources available to us as landlords.  Various “experts” from our group will help us navigate through several websites and apps, such as Iowa E-Filing, Iowa Courts Online, City and County Assessors sites, City Housing’s Registered Landlords and Registered Rental Properties, Social Security, Sex […]

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July Meeting

How many nights have you tossed and turned, worrying about a bad renter and wondering what to do?  And who likes the feeling of going to court to get a past due single parent and her children out of your property because they haven’t been able to pay the rent? Or the disruptive partier who […]

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June Meeting

Have you ever walked into Small Claims court for a simple hearing for possession to see that your tenant has a Legal Aid attorney at their side?  Suddenly, the case you thought was cut and dried turns complicated and the judge throws it out, thanks to the help of your renter’s free attorney. Jim Kringlen, […]

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May Meeting

Do you know how to solve common landlord tenant problems, such as extra roommates, inoperable vehicles, chronic late payers, visiting pets, etc.?  What about the weird uncommon situations that many of us have encountered?  Our Problem Solving meetings have always been hits in the past.  We’ll go over some of the basics and also hear […]

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April Meeting

April is nationwide Fair Housing Month.  LaSheila Yates, Executive Director of the Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission and City Chief Diversity Officer, and Bernie Walther, CRCRC Investigator, will speak to our group on Thursday evening, April 13th. Do you know and understand what all the protected classes are in Iowa and in Cedar Rapids?  Is […]

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Don’t Miss Our Feb Meeting

There are still some spots left for our meeting Thursday night, so we are extending the registration. Do you think you already know all there is about bedbug and mold detection? Jason Bailey, owner of Actually Clean, will present a very timely and interesting program Thursday evening.  He has recently presented at the Landlords of Iowa […]

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January Meeting

Happy New Year, Everyone! We will kick off 2017 with one of our most popular meetings.  Residential real estate attorney Jeff Taylor of Klinger, Robinson and Ford, will speak to our group on Thursday the 12th.  Jeff will be covering both the basics and the finer points of the eviction process, including proper service of […]

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Christmas Party and Annual Meeting

Join us Thursday evening, December 8, for our Annual Christmas Dinner at the Marriott, 1200 Collins Road NE. Landlords of Linn County Holiday Party and Annual Meeting is a great opportunity to socialize with members and spouses and enjoy an elegant holiday meal. Cash bar, prize giveaways and election of 2017 Board of Directors are on the agenda. As our gift […]

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November Meeting

If the housing inspector walked onto your property tomorrow would you be ready?  And what happens when an unhappy renter calls Housing Services to complain about you?  Our noon meeting at the Longbranch on Thursday, November 10, will feature John Riggs, Cedar Rapids Housing Manager, and Lucas Pump, Inspector.  They will be giving us updates on City […]

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October Meeting

FROM THE PRESIDENT:  Laura O’Leary What do you know about identity theft?  Only that it will never happen to you, right?  Well, what do you know about protecting yourself in this age of the great unknown of cyberspace? Learn preventative measures, what to do if a breech does occur, and what resources are available. How […]

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