Virtual Crash Course Two Days Sat May 30 and June 6: The MassLandlords Crash Course in Landlording

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05/30/2020 8:30 AM - 05/30/2020 12:15 PM

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.

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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.

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crash course instructor douglas quattrochi
Instructor Douglas Quattrochi
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Instructor Attorney Adam Sherwin

Featured Testimonial

"I simply wanted to reach out and express just how happy I am to have attended the landlording crash course. The presentation and delivery of the information was flawless and I certainly have walked away with a greater understanding of the intricacies that govern being an above average landlord/manager." - Michael Murray

Saturday, May 30th, 2020 and Saturday June 6th,, 2020

Virtual Course Agenda

Saturday, May 30th, 2020

  • 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, June 6th, 2020

  • 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.

Location


Virtual Meeting and Webinar Replacement

During the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, this event series is being replaced by webinars or virtual meetings held during the normal event time. Please do not go to the physical event location. If you require assistance using webinar or virtual meeting technology, please contact us at 774-314-1896 or hello@masslandlords.net a day or two prior to the event. We can send instructions in time for you to participate.

  • 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.

Two Saturdays Zoom Meeting: Douglas Quattrochi is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Crash Course Sat May 30, Sat June 6 Time: May 30, 2020 08:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Every week on Sat, 2 occurrence(s) May 30, 2020 08:00 AM Jun 6, 2020 08:00 AM Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84983061511 Meeting ID: 849 8306 1511 Password: Will be emailed One tap mobile +16468769923,,84983061511#,,1#,673980# US (New York) +13017158592,,84983061511#,,1#,673980# US (Germantown) Dial by your location +1 646 876 9923 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) +1 408 638 0968 US (San Jose) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) Meeting ID: 849 8306 1511 Password: Will be emailed Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbezW2wRM

Password will be emailed and viewable online.

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.

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