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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 ...

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Free Bed Bug Seminar On July 10, 2014

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Seminars, Bedbugs / Comments

Batzner Bed Bug Services, Inc. will be hosting their 4th Annual Bed Bug Seminar at the Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel at 375 S. Moorland Road in Brookfield on Thursday, July 10, 2014.  The seminar will run from 8:30 am - 3:30 pm.The seminar is FREE and includes lunch.Topics will include basic bed bug information, bed bug history, bed bug monitoring, challenges, and trends and legal issues pertaining to bed bug.  ...

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SEMINAR - Business Killers: Avoiding The 6 Mistakes That Can Destroy Your Business and Your Future

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

As I always mention at the outset of my seminars, landlording is a business.  Many landlords do not understand this and do not treat it as such resulting in many problems.  Most people would not dare to open a restaurant or a cell phone store or any other kind of business without putting together a business plan and learning about the laws and rules regarding their new business -- yet new landlords ...

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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: ...

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JUST ANNOUNCED: AASEW's Next Landlord Boot Camp - Saturday, March 8, 2014

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, Seminars, Act 143 (Landlord's Omnibus Law), Act 76 (SB 179), Landlord Boot Camp / Comments

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 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, ...

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Why I Am So Excited About This Saturday's AASEW Landlord Boot Camp

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, Legislation, Seminars, Act 143 (Landlord's Omnibus Law), Act 76 (SB 179), Landlord Boot Camp / Comments

I am really excited about this Saturday's AASEW Landlord Boot Camp. Why you ask? Well let me tell you.Just last week the Senate in Madison passed SB 179 which is a very large and sweeping revision to much of landlord-tenant law in Wisconsin. This bill not only cleans up the unintended consequences of last years Act 143, it also makes some major changes such as:- Applies the ...

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AASEW's Landlord Boot Camp On October 26th To Address New Landlord Tenant Law Soon To Be Passed

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

Be the first on your block to learn about the new Landlord-Tenant law which is expected to be passed later this month!The AASEW's popular Landlord Boot Camp will address the ins and outs of the new law (currently referred to as Senate Bill 179) on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 8:30 am - 5:30 ...

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Don't Miss The Landlording Event of The Year - AASEW Trade Show on Friday, September 27th

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

 Hello Everyone --- The event of the year -- the AASEW's Conference & Trade Show -- will be held in a little more than 1 week.You will not want to miss this great event at its new location at Potawatomi Bingo Casino. When: Friday, September 27, 2103 from 11 am - 4:30 pm (Doors open at 10 am)Where: Potawatomi Bingo Casino, 1721 West Canal Street, Milwaukee, WI 53233How Much? Free ...

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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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Top 10 Pitfalls That Landlords Should Avoid

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, Notices, Screening Tenants, Rental Agreements, Rental Documents, CCAP, Seminars, Property Management, Rejecting Rental Applicants / Comments

Those of you that missed the last AASEW membership meeting on Monday, April 15, 2013, missed a great meeting and a great presentation.  The featured presenter was John "Dr. Rent" Fischer, a Wausau-area landlord and rental property manager, who spoke to a packed house that Monday.  John's presentation was dynamic, educational and at times pretty darn funny.With John's permission, I am providing you with a link to ...

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