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March Meeting

Our March meeting, on Thursday the 14th, 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 for […]

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February Meeting Tomorrow

There are still some spots open for our meeting tomorrow, and the weather is supposed to be cooperative. Because this is a lunch meeting, the Longbranch is more flexible with our count. We hope you will make it! Please note our change of password for 2019: 19LOLC_8624  You will need this to access the forms […]

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February Meeting February 14

Please note our change of password for 2019: 19LOLC_8624  You will need this to access the forms page on our website.  It will also appear at the bottom of the page in all emails you receive from us.  “Please make a note of it,” as the old directory assistance operator used to say. Access to […]

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RSVP Today for Christmas and Annual Meeting

Registration is now closed. See you at the Hotel at Kirkwood Center Thursday night at 6:00 pm! Last chance to RSVP for our 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 […]

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RSVP for November Meeting

It’s still not too late to let us know you’re attending our meeting this week! 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 […]

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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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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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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

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. Learn how other property managers and owners deal with ghost residents, messy and destructive renters, unruly children, lease breaks, late rents, and unauthorized animals. We will also […]

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