It’s Not Too Late!

It’s not too late to sign up for our meeting this week.  The Linn County Health Department is a tremendous resource for landlords.   If you get your reservation in by Tuesday noon, we will still have room for you. Ruby Perin, Healthy Homes Branch of the Linn County Health Department, is an expert on […]

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May Meeting

Who has had experience with a renter who was or is a hoarder?  Do you evict them or help them?  Is there even a way to help them?  Our noon meeting at The Longbranch on Thursday, May 10th will feature Ruby Perin, Healthy Homes Branch of the Linn County Health Department.  Ruby is an expert […]

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Don’t Miss Our April Meeting

There is still time to sign up for our April meeting this Thursday evening, April 12th at the Longbranch. Register TODAY at the link below. First impressions are so important!  Hurry while there are still seats left for this fun program. Remember the old adage — “You never get a second chance to make a […]

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April Meeting

Have you ever had a rental unit that you just can’t seem to get rented?  The inside looks great, the rent and deposit are competitive.  But remember that old adage  —  “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.”  What your property looks like from the moment prospective renters drive by, stop, […]

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March Meeting Sign up NOW

We still have some space left at our meeting this week!  Sign up today so you don’t miss this important information. All of us need to have an educated understanding of all aspects of Fair Housing laws.  Do you fully understand how to answer prospective renters’ questions abut bringing “companion animals” into your strictly NO […]

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March Meeting

April is Fair Housing Month, but this year we are getting a jump on the celebration. Do you fully understand how to answer prospective renters’ questions abut bringing “companion animals” into your strictly NO PETS unit?  What if they have two? Or NINE? All of us need to have an educated understanding of all aspects […]

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Attention Marion Landlords

The Marion Police Department is inviting all landlords with rental property in Marion to attend their Crime Free Multi-Housing Training Seminar on Tuesday, March 6th, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM at The Oaks Room in Lowe park, 4500 N. 10th Street, in Marion.  The registration fee is $25 per attendee and includes lunch. This […]

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Feb Meeting — Sign Up Today

It’s not too late!  There are still some spots left for our Thursday evening program, Top Ten Ways to Avoid Going To Court.   Join us Thursday, February 8, 7:00 P.M at the Longbranch, for our February program.  Experienced landlord and realtor Sheryl Jahnel will share secrets of successful landlords who avoid the frustrating and […]

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February Meeting

Get a large group of landlords together in meeting room and ask, “How many of you enjoy going to court?”  Not a single hand will go up.  Going to court, whether for evictions or money judgements is very, very stressful and unpleasant for all parties involved.   No matter how much money is owed, how […]

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January Meeting

It’s not too late!  There are still seats left for our January meeting, featuring Cedar Rapids Building Services staff discussing Landlord Business Training, Inspections, Complaints and Violations, Appeals, and especially the proposed fee increase, which will affect all of us in 2018. Kevin Ciabatti, Director of Building Services, John Riggs, Housing, Zoning and Nuisance Manager, […]

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