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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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Last chance to RSVP for Jan 10th Meeting!

There are still some spots left for our January meeting this Thursday, January 10, noon, at the Longbranch.   Pete McRoberts, Executive Director Of Landlords of Iowa,  is a Des Moines attorney and lobbyist.  All landlord members of Landlords of Linn County are members of the 1,000+ member Landlords of Iowa, a statewide association which […]

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January 10th Meeting: Pete McRoberts – RSVP now!

Pete McRoberts of Dash Management, Inc. is our January speaker. Pete was hired several months ago as the first executive director for Landlords of Iowa. All landlord members of Landlords of Linn County are members of the 1,000+ member Landlords of Iowa, a statewide association which serves 16 local chapters. LOI was formed to represent landlord interests at the […]

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Landlords of Iowa appoints an Executive Director

Earlier this year, the board of directors for Landlords of Iowa voted to hire Pete McRoberts of Dash Management, Inc. as the organization’s first executive director. This is a new position and is still evolving. A professional executive director provides us the opportunity for increased expertise, efficiency and better coordination of our statewide initiatives. All landlord members […]

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December Annual Meeting and Christmas Party

Get ready for our always lovely Christmas Party and Annual Meeting, this year at the Kirkwood Hotel, 7725 Kirkwood Boulevard SW, Thursday evening, December 13.  We will be gathering in the Atrium for social, appetizers, and cocktails, followed by an elegant plated dinner, holiday desserts, lots of door prizes, and the election of our 2019 […]

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November Meeting

For most of us, our landlording experience is usually a smooth one.  We have interesting renters, whom we trust to take good care of our property, be good neighbors to others who live close by, and always pay their rent on time. But when we hit a glitch, it’s often a big one.  Just when […]

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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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