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AASEW's 11th Landlord Boot Camp will be held on February 21, 2015

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, Seminars, Landlord Boot Camp / Comments

I hope everyone had an enjoyable holiday season. Now that the holidays are behind us it is time to get back to work : ) Toward that end, the AASEW has announced the details of its 11th Landlord Boot Camp.Landlording can be pretty complex, with a seemingly never ending myriad of paperwork, rules, landlord-tenant laws and simple mistakes that can cost you thousands. The

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Landlord Boot Camp Is Just Around The Corner - October 4, 2014.

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, Seminars, Landlord Boot Camp / Comments

The AASEW's ever popular Landlord Boot Camp is just around the corner.  It will be held on Saturday, October 4, 2014 from 8:30 am - 5:30 pm at the Clarion Hotel located near the airport.At this Fall's Boot Camp I will be updating everyone on how the courts have been handling and interpreting all of the law changes since Act 76 was passed back in March of this year.I will also ...

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AASEW MEETING: "Companion Animals - When A Landlord Must Accept Them" on August 18, 2014

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, Fair Housing / Discrimination, Seminars, Companion/Comfort Animals / Comments

I will be speaking at the AASEW's monthly meeting on the issue of companion/comfort animals and when a landlord must accept them in their rental properties.Disability-related complaints, including those that involve assistance animals, are the most common complaint filed with HUD over the past few years.  While the definition of a "service animal" under the ADA is very limited and requires that the animal be specifically trained (and excludes emotional support animals) that ...

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Only 7 Days Left To Sign Up For Landlord Boot Camp on March 8th

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, Seminars, Landlord Boot Camp / Comments

There are just 7 days left to register for Landlord Boot Camp!!!Come learn about Wisconsin’s new Landlord Tenant law – Act 76 – plus everything else you need to know about Landlord-Tenant law in Wisconsin.The Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin's 9th “Landlord Boot Camp” can help you navigate these treacherous waters and learn how to run your properties with greater profit and less hassles.Who:           Taught by Attorney Tristan Pettit, who ...

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AASEW Meeting: Come Learn About The New Landlord-Tenant Law (Act 76) on Feb. 17th

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, Legislation, Act 76 (SB 179) / Comments

As many of you know I have been blogging over the past month or so about aspects of the new Landlord-Tenant law that goes into effect on March 1, 2014.  Well, I will continue to blog about the new law in the future, but if you would prefer to learn all about Act 76 in its entirety you should plan on coming to the next AASEW monthly meeting on Monday, ...

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GUEST POST: Is the Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin Against the City of Milwaukee?

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, City of Milwaukee / Comments

Is the Apartment Association against the City of Milwaukee?After a recent meeting I received an email from an irate member who was offended by some of my commentary regarding the city of Milwaukee, it seemed the association had an anti-Milwaukee tone to its messages. Having committed much of my career to making Milwaukee, especially its central core, a better place to live I was initially surprised by the feedback, ...

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AASEW MEETING: Eviction Court Essentials -- Monday, August 19, 2013

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, Evictions, Milwaukee County / Comments

The AASEW's next meeting will be this coming Monday, August 19, 2013 at 7 pm at the Best Western in Brookkfield.The Apartment Association of Southeastern WI welcomes Milwaukee County Circuit Court Commissioner Cedric Cornwall as our main speaker at our August meeting.  With all of the recent law changes in the landlord-tenant law arena, Commissioner Cornwall will speak to the group on the preferred procedures to follow in eviction court ...

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AASEW Meeting: Learn the Ins & Outs of Low Income Tax Credit Financing on July 15th.

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, Investing In Rental Property / Comments

You look at conversions such as the knitting factory being turned into loft apartments on the near Southside and you wonder ‘How could they afford to do this, in this market?’The answer is Low Income Tax Credit Financing.  A brief overview is you design a project, go to the state (WHEDA) and apply for tax credits.  If all goes well and you are approved, you receive federal income tax credits.  There ...

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AASEW Meeting: Is Property Management An Art or A Science? - June 17, 2013 at 7 pm.

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, Seminars, Property Management / Comments

Join the Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin on June 17th  as we have masters of the craft present on Best Practices in Property Management along with the legal ramifications of failing to follow the rules.  SE Wisconsin is clearly a pro tenant district so educate yourself to the possible landmines that await you along with what some are doing to avoid them.  It will be an educational night with ...

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AASEW Meeting: Financing Real Estate In Today's Market ---- May 20, 2013

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, Investing In Rental Property / Comments

Please join me at the AASEW's next monthly membership meeting where we will discuss Financing Real Estate in Today's Market.When: Monday May 20th, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.Where: The Best Western, 1005 S. Moorland Road, Brookfield 53005Who: Panel of local lending experts. Details below.Cost: This meeting is free for current AASEW members, $25 for guests or expired membersGood deals are more abundant today than ever in the past.  But we all ...

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