When Disaster Strikes

As an owner of rental property, do you know what to do if your property has a fire? What if it is hit by a tornado or flood? Will your tenants thank you for excellent planning and quick action or will you end up being ridiculed on the evening news and the target of multiple lawsuits? If you own rental property for any length of time, you know it is not a questions of “if” you will experience a disaster. It is a question of “when”. We want to help ensure the best possible outcome for you and your tenants when disaster strikes.

We invite you to join us onThursday, July 19 to have your questions answered by a panel of experts. You will also get the opportunity to network with other local apartment and single-family rental owners. Here are the details:

Date: Thursday, July 19

Time: 6:30pm to 8:00pm

  - Networking from 6:30 to 7:00

  - Panel of experts7:00 to 8:00

Location: Livonia, MI

Cost: FREE!

RSVP and for location specifics :CLICK HERE

To give you a holistic approach to preparing-for and managing disasters at your property, we have assembled a panel of experts with significant relevant experience. The current list of panelists includes:

Brian Pyscher

Brian works at Insurance Centre, an independent agency, located in Genesee County. He has worked in the insurance industry since 1990 and has spent his entire career specializing in providing coverage to commercial properties with a focus on apartments.

William J. Trudgeon

William is an associate attorney at Paletz Law, located in Troy. Paletz Law is known for its practice in the area of landlord-tenant law. William has significant experience defending owners against fair housing lawsuits, and has argued various landlord-tenant issues in front of the Michigan Supreme Court. William is a member of Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM) and the Detroit Metropolitan Apartment Association (DMAA)

Kathleen A Tandy

Kathleen is President and Chief Operating Officer of The Associated Management Company, specializing in the management of Section 8, LIHTC, and HODAG communities. Kathleen is currently serving on the Board of Directors for the Property Management Association of Michigan and was previously Vice President of the DMAA.

Audrey White

Audrey White has been a part of the restoration industry all her life. From a very young age she watched her Grandfather run a successful disaster restoration business and then her Father with his own. Audrey White started working at her Father's company in 1993 and has gained experience in virtually every phase of the business. She worked up the ranks finding her true passion, eventually becoming the Vice President of Marketing and built the company up to four locations. In July 2017, Audrey started at Belfor Property Restoration as an Account Executive. As a working single mother of three, Audrey is an expert at multi-tasking. It is a well-known fact in the industry: if anyone needs something they can call Audrey day or night and she will see the matter is handled.

Pat Riney

Former Fire Marshall from West Bloomfield.

This event is being organized by a local group of independent rental owners. We believe that by networking and sharing information we can create better housing for our tenants, work more effectively with industry vendors, and generate stronger returns for ourselves and our investors. We would like to thank Belfor for hosting the event and managing many of the logistics.

Feel free to contact me with any questions.