Author Archive for Laura O'Leary

One More Chance

There are still some spots left for our October meeting tomorrow, Thursday night, at the Longbranch. Our program is an important one to hear. Pam Skelton, a volunteer with Chains Interrupted, will tell us about human trafficking right here in our area, and what landlords should watch for. The buffet for our room will be […]

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October Meeting – Sign Up Now!

We still have some spots left for our program Thursday night.  We need to give The Longbranch the final count on Tuesday afternoon.  This will be a meeting you won’t soon forget! Human trafficking is the second largest and fastest growing organized crime worldwide, just behind drug trafficking. Arms and weapons trafficking follows. Cedar Rapids […]

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October Meeting

Human trafficking is the second largest and fastest growing organized crime worldwide, just behind drug trafficking.  Arms and weapons trafficking follows.  Cedar Rapids lands right in the middle of a busy Midwest triangle. A recent study estimated 210 unique ads per month from one website (which has since been taken down) here in Cedar Rapids, […]

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Don’t Miss Our September Meeting

Do you know the signs of illegal activity on your property?  There’s nothing worse than finding out about it after receiving a nuisance notice from the City.  Learn to become proactive in spotting criminal activity on our properties before the City gets involved. Join us at noon on Thursday, September 13, as CRPD Detective Robert […]

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September Meeting

As landlords, we may have become all too familiar with illegal activity on our rental properties. But there’s nothing worse than finding out about it after receiving a nuisance notice from the City.  We need to learn to become proactive in spotting criminal activity on our properties before the City gets involved. Join us at […]

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August Meeting This Week

We still have some spots left for our meeting tomorrow, August 9, 7:00 PM, at the Longbranch. This will be a fun and informal meeting with hands on discussion and demonstrations of different resources we can use online. From advertising your vacancies at no cost, checking sex offender registries, Iowa Court records, to finding who […]

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August Meeting

Technology has certainly changed the way we are able to run our rental properties.  Many of you may remember when a couple of us drove to the court house every month to comb through all the Small Claims actions in Linn County just to pull out the recent evictions by hand.  We would print the […]

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July Meeting — Sign Up Today!

There are still a few hours left to sign up for our noon meeting this Thursday, July 12th. Attorney Jeffrey Taylor will cover many of the stickier aspects of Iowa Landlord Tenant Code, including proper serving of notices. Those of you who may have heard Jeff Taylor speak to us before know that you will […]

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July Meeting

Join us at our noon meeting on Thursday, July 12th, to hear attorney Jeffrey Taylor. Jeff will cover some of the stickier aspects of Iowa Landlord Tenant Code, including proper serving of notices.  Those of you who may have heard Jeff Taylor speak to us before know that you will not be disappointed.  He is […]

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June Meeting – Sign Up Today!

Sign up TODAY for our meeting this Thursday evening, 7:00 PM at the Longbranch.  Problem solving and discussion meetings are usually lively and well-attended.  Don’t miss out! Our June meeting, on Thursday evening June 14, will have something for everyone. Join us as at the Longbranch as we explore both common and uncommon landlord situations. […]

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