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Statewide Virtual Meeting - Mon January 31
Rental Forms Overview, Electronic Signatures
$21 $7
Marlborough - Tue February 08
Three Lesser Known Legal Approaches for Dealing with Tenants During the Current RAFT and Covid Climate
$7 In Person
$7 Zoom
MWPOA members pay annual dues then free
Fitchburg - Thu February 10
RAFT: What You Need to Know
$20 In Person
$10 Zoom
NWCLA members pay annual dues then free
Statewide Virtual Meeting - Thu February 10
Rent Control Theory, History, and Talking Points for Massachusetts
$21 Register
Virtual Crash Course - Sat February 27 & March 06
The MassLandlords Crash Course in Landlording
$215 $205

Early bird pricing available until noon seven days prior.

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October 2
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    Virtual Crash Course Two Days Sat Oct 2 and Oct 9: The MassLandlords Crash Course in Landlording

    8:30 AM-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.

    Purchase your ticket in just a few clicks!

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    Instructor Douglas Quattrochi
    crash course instructor attorney peter vickery
    Instructor Peter Vickery

    Featured Testimonial

    Open to attendees statewide

    You are welcome to participate in this virtual meeting no matter where you are.

    “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, October 2nd, 2021 and Saturday, October 9th, 2021

    Virtual Course Agenda

    Saturday, October 2nd, 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, October 9th, 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

    We have two formats of online events:

    • 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 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 October 2 and 9
    Time: Oct 2, 2021 08:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
    Every week on Sat, 2 occurrence(s)
    Oct 2, 2021 08:30 AM
    Oct 9, 2021 08:30 AM

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    Meeting ID: 828 8047 9568
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    This is a virtual course. You are free to prepare food at home and eat while you listen.


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

    • Online:
      • Non-members: $215
      • Members: $205 (log in before you register or you will see the non-member price)
    • Online registration required. All ticket sales final.

    Slides and handouts will be downloadable in advance at
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    This event will not be recorded.


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    The training counts for continuing education credit for Certified Massachusetts Landlord Level Three. Beep in. Leave feedback/beep out.

    This event is operated by MassLandlords staff.


    This is part of the Virtual rental real estate networking and training series.

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Find events by location, from west to east:

  • Pittsfield (RHABC): 3rd Tuesday
  • West Springfield (RHAGS): 2nd Thursday
  • Southbridge (SWCLA): 1st Monday
  • Worcester (WPOA): 2nd Wednesday
  • Fitchburg (NWCLA): 2nd Thursday
  • Marlborough (MWPOA): 2nd Tuesday
  • Waltham (CRRHA): 1st Wednesday
  • Cambridge: 3rd Tuesday

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