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Christmas Party Early RSVP

Join us at the Kirkwood Hotel on Thursday, December 19th as we enjoy their elegant Christmas buffet.  At only $25 per person, you can’t beat this price for a festive night out.  Come at 6:00 for social; dinner at 7:00.  Lots of fun, great food and even presents!  We will also elect our 2020 Board […]

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November Meeting

We will all have to do an eviction at some point in our landlording experience.  Unpaid rent is probably the most common reason for an eviction.  But do you know the precise steps to get a bad renter out for a lease violation?  Or what if you don’t renew a lease but your renter fails […]

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2019 State Convention: Ottumwa

Register now for Landlords of Iowa State Convention! October 17 and 18, 2019 Hotel Ottumwa 107 E. Second Street Ottumwa, IA 52501 Phone: (641) 682-8051 It’s time for the 2019 Landlords of Iowa State Convention! As you can see from the schedule below, we have a very high caliber of people who want to help […]

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August Meeting

As a landlord, you know that you are supposed to ask prospective renters for as much information as you can gather, before you make the most important decision.  Do you take a chance on this person and allow them into your rental property?  But how do you know that the information they have given you […]

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Sign Up TODAY For July Meeting on Thursday

We still have some spots left at our meeting Thursday! Learn how a credit report can reveal clues about a potential renter. Will they be able to pay the rent on time? Will they take good care of my property? Will they be a good neighbor to others in the building or the neighborhood? This […]

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June Meeting

Our June meeting will be an evening meeting on Thursday, June 13th, at the Longbranch.   Test your knowledge of the Iowa Landlord Tenant Code by using it to solve common and not so common issues that we landlords are bound to encounter.  How do you handle that extra resident who has suddenly appeared on […]

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April Meeting

April is Fair Housing month.  Bernie Walther, Investigator for the Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission, has asked to bring us a very interesting speaker.  Assistant US Attorney Kathryn Hayden will present  Sexual Harassment in Housing.  This has been and is becoming a serious issue in our industry, and we certainly need to know how to […]

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March Meeting – Sign Up TODAY

Don’t miss our March meeting this Thursday.  We will feature a Home Maintenance Clinic, with local expert Ron Valenta, owner of Valenta Plumbing and Heating.  His presentation in 2017 was well received, and we are lucky to have him back again. He will cover some tricks of the trade that we all need to know […]

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Landlords Day on the Hill

Join Us, March 13! Join us for Landlords Day on the Hill on Wednesday, March 13th at the Iowa State House in Des Moines. We will have a morning “rally” meeting in room 304 at 9:00 to organize our message and answer any questions you may have. Stay in Room 304 for a meet and […]

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February Meeting

Join us at noon, February 14th, at the Longbranch to celebrate Valentine’s Day.  (We have moved this to a noon meeting to allow for a more romantic evening for our landlords.) This month our program will cover a couple of different topics.  Betty Rohr of Waypoint Housing Services will discuss new housing options for landlords […]

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