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Speakers and topics

General membership MeetingS

2022

Meetings held on the 2nd Tuesday except August, and typically are held at the Westwood Club.

2021

2021 was a challenging year with COVID-19 concerns, however several virtual meetings were held along with our typical in-person meetings, plus a social at Brambly Park.

2020

January: Installation of Officers
February: Retail As Part of Your Residential Property
March: Ten minute topics for Investors: Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, Evictions and more 
April: CANCELLED
May 12th: RVA Update and Q&A (V)
May 26th: Multi-Family Update (V)
June: 2020 Amendments to the VRTLA (V)
July: CANCELLED
Aug: SUMMER BREAK - NO MEETING
Sept: CANCELLED
Oct: CANCELLED
Nov: COVID-19 - Lending In A New Environment (V)
Dec: NO MEETING

(V) - Virtual Event
Members can access recordings of the virtual meetings on the Member's Only page. 

2019

January: Installation of Officers
February: RVA Real Estate Trends
March: Single Family Rentals: From acquisition through rental and the exact science in maximizing profit while minimizing headaches
April: Overstuffed: Interventions in Residential Hoarding
May: Airbnb and Other Short Term Rentals: Real Estate in the Shared Economy
June: Qualified Opportunity Zones and Qualified Opportunity Funds 
July: Legislative Updates
Aug: SUMMER BREAK - NO MEETING
Sept: RPOA Presents REGrow RVA - September 19, 2019
Oct: The Condo Conversion & The Affordable Housing Crisis
Nov: How To Be The Deal Maker
Dec: Real Estate Trends Update

2018

January: Installation of Officers
February: The Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program (FLIHTC) - What is it and how does it work?
March: The Property Owner's Guide to Assistance Animals
April:Tips for Turns - How to Minimize your Vacancy Loss and Get Great Residents
May: Community Housing Programs Demystified
June: Legislative Updates
July: When am I Liable? The Landlord’s Responsibilities & Liabilities in the Context of Worker’s Compensation
Aug: SUMMER BREAK - NO MEETING
Sept: Scott's Addition Trolley Tour
Oct:Richmond City's Development Update
Nov:Security + Pro-active Solutions = Peace of Mind for the Long Run
Dec: Real Estate Trends Update

2017

January: Installation of Officers
February: Fall In Love With Seller Financing
March: Mally Mason and Trade Show - Vendors Present
April: Protecting Your Assets and Planning Your Estate
May: Commercial RE Trends in RVA
June: Public Safety is a Shared Responsibility
July: Tenant-Landlord Act
Aug: SUMMER BREAK - NO MEETING
Sept: Asset Protection For Business Owners and Real Estate Owners
Oct: Maintain Now to Save Money Later
Nov: Clandestine Drug Labs
Dec: Apps to the Rescue 2.0

2016

January: Installation of Officers & 20th Anniversary Party February: Jim Ingersoll, Real Estate Author, Entrepreneur, and Coach - "Privacy and Asset Protection
March: Mark Stewart-"Valuation of RE Assets from a Financial Perspective
April: S. Page Allen, Esq. - "Land Trusts"
May: Dan Middleton - "Energy Management to Improve Your Cash Flow"
June: Dr. Fran Mason - The Move Out
July: Linda Price, Esq. - "Landlord/Tenant Act Updates"
Aug: SUMMER BREAK - NO MEETING
Sept: Tonya Witherow - Section 8 Housing
Oct: Mr. LANDLORD EVENT
Nov: Trade Show - Vendors Present
Dec: You Can't Make This Stuff Up!

2015

January: Installation of Officers
February: Robert Taylor and guest will be speaking about VCU’s master plan and expansion.
March: Ray Owens will be speaking of an Economic Update
April: David Herring - Better Housing Coalition
May: David Stoyanoff with Torus Law will be speaking about the new Virginia Business Trusts
June: Greg Felton, VCU Police- "Tenant - Neighbor Relations" July: Linda Price, Godwin-Jones & Price- "Landlord Tenant Updates"
August: No meetings in August!
September: Councilman Parker Agelasto and Tito Luna - "Creating a Partnership between VCU and surrounding Neighborhoods, Landlords, and Tenants"
October: Richmond Fire Marshall, "Landlord Requirements" November: Mally Mason, "The Fair Housing Law"
December: Eugenia Reese, "Apps to the Rescue"

2021

January: Community Talk - Church Hill, Manchester, Northside and RVA  (V)
February: NO MEETING
March: NO MEETING
April: NO MEETING
May: NO MEETING
June: Happy Hour at Brambly Park
July: Surging Rental Demand Data & How Tenant Turner Can Position You For Success
August 16, 2021: Full Legislative Update with Q&A
Sept: NO MEETING
Oct: National and Regional Economic Update
Nov: 
Dec: NO MEETING 

(V) - Virtual Event
Members can access recordings of the virtual meetings on the Member's Only page. 

Think Tank Topics

If you have any questions or would like to suggest a future topic, please contact our Think Tank chair, Richard Jones, at (804) 971-8596.

2022

(Meetings held on the 3rd Tuesday except August and December, and typically held at Robin Inn. )

(V) - Virtual Event

2021

January: Rental Collection Options and Setting Up Automatic Deposits (V)
February: REI demo. A landlord version like quick books (V)
March: Preparing properties for Spring and Summer turn-over (V)
April: Contractors (V)
May: NO MEETING
June: Searching for Tenants
July: NO MEETING
Aug: SUMMER BREAK - NO MEETING
Sept: Improvements That Help Increase the Rent and Value of Your Property
Oct: Technologies Used to Automate Management
Nov: Exit Strategies
Dec: NO MEETING 

(V) - Virtual Event

2020

January: The 3 Stages of Planning for Retirement Income
February: No Think Tank
March: CANCELLED
April: COVID-19 Issues (V)
May: CANCELLED
June: Leasing - Virtual Tours vs. Showing (V)
July: Contracting Repairs During COVID-19 (V)
Aug: SUMMER BREAK - NO MEETING
Sept: CANCELLED
Oct: Screening Tenants During the Pandemic (V)
Nov: CANCELLED
Dec: NO MEETING 

(V) - Virtual Event

2019

January: Winter Housing Issues
February: The Worst Day in a Landlord's Career
March: How to Title Rental Properties for Maximum Protection
April: Political Correctness in the Rental Market
May: Dealing with Roommate Sublets
June: Contractors
July: Marketing Rentals
Aug: SUMMER BREAK - NO MEETING
Sept: Round Table Discussion: Problem Solving
Oct: Dealing With Unexpected Move Outs in Winter
Nov: Winterization
Dec: The 3 Stages of Planning for Retirement Income

2018

January:Tenant Screening and Leasing
February: Sub Leasing
March: Renters Insurance
April: Dealing with Stressful Situations
May: Community Housing Problems and Section 8
June: Contractors Part 1
July: Contractors Part 2
Aug: NO MEETING -Vacation time
Sept:Form Letters To Add To Leases
Oct:Preventative Maintenance Issues
Nov: Security
Dec: NO MEETING 

2017

January: Leases and How Newly Passed Laws Apply
February: Financing Properties
March: Long Term Consequences of Owning Properties and Exit Strategies
April: Maintenance Issues
May: Maintaining Tenants
June: Contractors
July: Turnovers
Aug: NO MEETING -Vacation time
Sept: Maintenance Scheduling for Spring and Fall
Oct: Outside Maintenance Issues
Nov: Property Management Software and Issues
Dec: NO MEETING

2016

January: Titling Property and Insurance Issues
February: Contractors
March: Improvements that increase rental value
April: Advertising Vacancies.
May: Leasing Issues.
June: The Turnover
July: Exterior Maintenance
Aug: NO MEETING -Vacation time
Sept: Section 8 Housing topic
Oct: Mr. Landlord
Nov: Using Agents and Internet to Find Properties
Dec: NO MEETING

2015

January: Tenant Management Issues
February: Cancelled due to weather
March: Leases and Lease Clauses
April: Advertising and Filling Vacancies
May: Tax Issues & Office Management
June: The move out
July: Contractor List Update, don't forget to bring your list of competent contractors!
August: No meetings in August!
September: Eviction Topics
October: Creative Selling Techniques
November: Automatic Rent Deposits, Rent Collection
December: No Think Tank in December. Happy Holidays!

CONTACT US

5101 Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA 23230
(804) 716-3065
RichmondApartmentOwners@gmail.com

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