This comprehensive training is split over two days to reduce screen time. Learn everything you need to succeed as an owner or manager of residential rental property in Massachusetts.

This fast-paced course is strictly limited to 16 participants to allow for detailed discussion and Q&A. Course tuition includes:

Small group session with the Executive Director, a trained presenter and experienced landlord, and the attorney.
A comprehensive agenda, see below.
Your choice of two books:
Every Landlord's Tax Deduction Guide by NOLO,
The Good Landlord by Peter Shapiro,
Getting to Yes by Roger Fisher, and/or
The Housing Manual by H. John Fisher.
A bound summary of all material presented.
A MassLandlords ballpoint pen.
A coupon for 10% off any MassLandlords annual membership.
A MassLandlords certificate of completion and permission to use "MassLandlords Crash Course graduate" on your marketing material.
You will receive a box packed with your personalized signed certificate, your choice of two books, course notes, pen, and half a dozen other pieces of literature. Materials will be mailed when the US curve flattens and we have a local team member healthy for fourteen days consecutively. Electronic course notes will be downloadable for printing at home and notetaking prior to the event.

Saturday, February 20th, 2021 and Saturday, February 27th, 2021
Virtual Course Agenda
Saturday, February 20th, 2021

8:30 am - Introduction of MassLandlords and course participants
8:50 - Rental markets
Urban, suburban, rural
Luxury, college, professional, working, subsidized, rooming houses
9:05 - Property selection
Lead paint (Legal highlight)
Utilities
Bones vs surfaces
Amenities
Repairs and renovations
Durable vs beautiful
What if I'm stuck with what I've got?
9:20 - Sales and marketing 101 for rental property managers
Marketing rentals
Sales process
Staying organized
Branding a small business
Getting more or fewer calls
Tips and tricks
10:05 - Break
10:15 - Applications and screening
Criminal, credit, eviction
Discrimination (legal highlight)
Tenant Screening Workshop
11:20 - If time allows, start Rental Forms
Lease vs Tenancy at Will
iCORI
Eviction notices
12:15 - End Day One, course resumes the following Saturday
Saturday, February 27th, 2021

8:30 - Review of Day One and follow-up questions
8:45 - If needed, finish Rental Forms
Lease vs Tenancy at Will
iCORI
Eviction notices
9:15 - Legal Matters start
Late fees
Security deposits
Eviction process
Move-and-store
Water and electrical submetering
Housing Court vs District Court
Warranty of habitability
Inspections
Subsidies
Rent control
10:05 - Break
10:15 - Legal Matters finish
11:00 - Maintenance, hiring, and operations
Keeping the rent roll and expenses
Filing taxes
To manage or not to mange
Tenants as customers
Notifying tenants
Extermination
Monitoring contractors
Lease violations and conflict resolution
Record keeping
11:50 - Overview of books and resources for further education
12:00 - Review of unanswered questions
12:15 - End Day Two and End Course
Please note that end time each day may vary based on questions.

Participation is Easy
As a result of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, our events have been replaced by webinars or virtual meetings held during the traditional event time for each former location:

Virtual meetings include optional audience participation via video, phone, and screenshare and are not recorded.
Webinars have limited participation options (typed questions only) and are recorded.

Our virtual registration desk is open for all events one hour starting 30 minutes prior to the event start time. Call 774-314-1896 or email [email protected] for live, real-time help signing in and using your technology.

If joining a virtual meeting, please use the zoom "test audio" feature. You will be allowed to talk to others if your microphone is good and there is no background noise. We reserve the right to mute anyone for any reason. Attendees without a microphone or who don't want to be heard can type questions.

Virtual Meeting Details (hosted by Zoom)
We will share our video, audio, and computer screen and slides.

Optional: You can share your video with everyone, talk to everyone, and type chat with everyone. Video sharing is not required. Talking is not required.
Password will be emailed and viewable online.



Topic: Crash Course Virtual Meeting Feb 20 and 27
Time: Feb 20, 2021 08:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Every week on Sat, 2 occurrence(s)
Feb 20, 2021 08:30 AM
Feb 27, 2021 08:30 AM

Join Zoom Meeting
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Meeting ID: 815 7636 4343
Passcode: Will be emailed and viewable online

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Please note: The above Zoom information is intended for ticket holders only (1 attendee per ticket purchased). To be admitted into the meeting your Zoom account name must correspond with the ticket purchase. If you are purchasing this ticket for someone else please email us at [email protected]

Food
This is a virtual course. You are free to prepare food at home and eat while you listen.

Pricing
Open to the public. Membership is not required, but advance registration is required!

Online:
Non-members: $205
Members: $195 (log in before you register or you will see the non-member price)

Online registration required. All ticket sales final.

The course is the same price as usual, because our estimate of shipping and handling on a box of course materials is equal to our historic cost per person of catering. You will receive a box packed with your personalized signed certificate, your choice of two books, course notes, pen, and half a dozen other pieces of literature. Materials will be mailed when the US curve flattens and we have a local team member healthy for fourteen days consecutively.

Electronic course notes will be downloadable for printing at home and notetaking prior to the event.

Tickets at: MassLandlords.net/events