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NWCLA Meeting Program Topics for 2013

January 10, 2013

The January NWCLA members' meeting wil host Brian Lucier and Ron LeShane of the Northern Worcester County Landlord Association.

They will be presenting to our members the changes in the 2013 NWCLA member's web site as well as walking through the online NWCLA newsletters, and the new eviction lists, and drug arrest lists, and level 3 sex offender data base on www.HousingCourtSearch.com.. They will be discussing the NWCLA web site community features and the Login process to access the data base and other members benefits.

There will also be a Q & A session for all of your online marketing questions including SEO (Search Engine Optimization), putting your ads on Craigslist, and utilizing sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and other private web sites to get your listings noticed. This is a great meeting for first time members or for long standing members to get acquainted with our new membership benefits.

February 14, 2013

The Law Office of Mark GoldsteinFebruary's special guest speaker will be Attorney Mark A. Goldstein.

The Law Office of Mark Goldstein, located in Gardner, Massachusetts, practices in the following fields:

  • Business Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Criminal Defense
  • Estates and Wills
  • Family Law including Divorce, and Divorce Mediation, Guardianship, and Adoption
  • Landlord and Tenant Issues
  • Land Use
  • Municipal Law

When you hire Attorney Mark Goldstein to represent you, you have hired an attorney who listens to your concerns, earns your trust, advises and guides you through each step of the process, and represents you in your legal matter with integrity, at a fair and reasonable fee.

Your legal transactions are handled in a timely fashion—confidentially and professionally.

If you are looking for lawyer in Central Massachusetts, please call the Law Office of Mark A. Goldstein to schedule an appointment to discuss your legal needs at 978.632.1025, or email Attorney Goldstein at attorney@markgoldsteinlaw.com

The Law Office of Mark Goldstein
144 Central Street
Gardner, Massachusetts 01440

phone 978.632.1025
fax 978.632.1236
web www.markgoldsteinlaw.com
email attorney@markgoldsteinlaw.com

March 14, 2013

The March 2013 Members' Meeting for the NWCLA will host Multi-Family Insurance Specialist Jen Swartz.

Independent Agent · Aug 2007 to present

Acting in a broker capacity allows me the freedom to work for You! I utilize the resources of hundreds of companies to find you choices for your needs and goals. At Diamond Services, I Help you with any type of insurance from Health to Property, group or individual.

Jen Swartz
Your Insurance Chick
Diamond Services
508.982.4751 Direct

March 25, 2013

Guess Who Is Having A Birthday Party!

We are!! The Northern Worcester County Landlord Association first formed with six members in 2000, but incorporated as an official non-profit organization in March 2003. That was also the year that the NWCLA won Massachusetts Rental Housing Authority's Blue Ribbon Award for "Landlord Association of the Year".

Well, now we are turning 10 years old as a non-profit association helping Massachusetts Landlords! And 2013 is "Going To Be Our Year". At the Board of Director Winter Summit we sat down and have planned a host of events to share with our members and the communities that we serve.

In march 2013 we will be hosting an invitation RSVP event for the communities we serve at Destare's in Fitchburg. NWCLA members will be able to attend by showing your valid 2013 NWCLA Membership card at the door. Don't wait if you have not renewed your membership yet.

Date: March 25th, 2013
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Place: Destare - 320 Main Street - Fitchburg, MA 01420

Hosted by: Cormier Catering - Fitchburg, MA 01420

Sponsored by:
Insurcomm Construction Inc., Scott Warren.
ICW Development, David Fleckner
Kelle O'Keefe of Keller Williams North Central Realty
City Barber Shop of 20 Marquette St. Gardner MA

There will be more details on this as we finalize the event so keep a look out on the NWCLA.com web site and future emails for upcoming announcements.

This a closed event for NWCLA membership and by RSVP invite to special guests and sponsors only. Make sure you bring your NWCLA membership card to the event. It is your ticket through the door.

April 6th & 7th, 2013

The NWCLA will be at booth #1013 at this years 2013 Central Mass Home & Garden Show. Stop by to say "Hello" or send down your landlord friends to find out more about our association.

At the April 6-7, 2013 Central Mass Home & Garden Show you will find all the products and services you need under one roof!

Show Hours:
Saturday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Adults: $6.00 • Seniors 60 & up (with I.D.): $5.00 • Students 16 & under (with adult): FREE

Directions: From Boston: Take Route 90 West to Route 128 North to Route 2 West to Exit 28.

Click here to print out your free show passes.

April 11, 2013

The April 2013 Members' Meeting for the NWCLA will host representatives from the Massachusetts State Law Enforcement Agency.

On April 11th 2013 we are meeting
in the Monty Tech Cafeteria

Find out more about growing trends in crime in Massachusetts and it can affect you as a Massachusetts Landlord. Learn what you can do to be proactive in preventing these types of activities in your rental units.

May 9, 2013

Massachusetts Court SystemOur special guests for the May NWCLA meeting will be representatives from Worcester Housing Court.

This is one of our most popular and best attended events on the calendar year. Make sure to have your questions ready for this meeting as we will start our question and answer period promptly at the beginning of this meeting. Announcements and other business details will be at the end of this meeting.

Worcester Housing Court
225 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608

Main Number: (508) 831-2050
Fax Number: (508) 792-1170

May 17th & 18th, 2013

For more information about this event click here, or to pre-register please contact:

Jackson Insurance & Personal Economix® Advisors, Inc.
205 East Elm,
PO Box 436
Hillsboro, TX 76645

Call Nancy or Charlie at:
or contact us at our web site
or via email:

The Infinite Banking Concept

with R. Nelson Nash

Nelson Nash is the discoverer and developer of The Infinite Banking Concept™ and the author of Becoming Your Own Banker. Nash remains a popular teacher and lecturer on the Infinite Banking Concept™ through dividend-paying whole life insurance. A native of Georgia, Nash received a B.S. Degree in Forestry from the University of Georgia, 1952. From 1954-1963, Nash worked as a Consulting Forester in eastern North Carolina.

During more than 35 years experience as a Life Insurance Agent, Nash worked with The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the U.S.and with The Guardian. Recognized for his high acheivements, Nash was inducted as a Hall of Fame Member by Equitable, a Chartered Life Underwriter, and Life Member of the Million Dollar Round Table. A pilot for 60 years, Nash flew with the Army National Guard, and earned Master Aviator Wings during his 30 years of military service. He has been married to Mary W. Nash for more than 50 years. The couple live in Birmingham, Alabama and have three children and ten grandchildren.

Friday May 17th, 2013
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM – IBC Intro
Catered Dinner on Friday
  Saturday May 18th, 2013
7:15 AM to 3:45 AM – IBC
Catered Breakfast & Lunch on Saturday

The Public Health
Advocacy Institute
360 Huntington Avenue, Suite 117CU
Boston, MA 02115-0000

Voice & Fax:
617.373.2026 (voice)
617.373.3672 (fax)



June 13, 2013

Our special guests for the June NWCLA meeting will be Christopher Banthin, J.D. Director, TCRC/Senior Staff Attorney from The Public Health Advocacy Institute and Joan E. Hamlett, Director of the Central Region Alcohol and Tobacco Control Alliance.

We will be discussing the possibilities of Non-Smoking Rental Units and the upcoming ramifications of tenants smoking Medical Marijuana in the buildings we manage.

Christopher Banthin, J.D
Director, TCRC/Senior Staff Attorney

As the Program Director of the Tobacco Control Resource Center, Mr. Banthin oversees tobacco research and policy development projects at the Public Health Advocacy Institute. Mr. Banthin was previously the Deputy Director of the Tobacco Control Resource Center before its merger with the Public Health Advocacy Institute in 2006.

He has authored several articles and presented at conferences around the country on tobacco control and public health law. Mr. Banthin directs work on numerous research grants and contracts. He advises municipalities, state and federal lawmakers and nongovernmental public health organizations. He was an expert consultant to the United State Department of Justice in its lawsuit against the leading cigarettes manufacturers. Mr. Banthin’s appellate law practice is largely focused on defending public health laws from legal challenges.

Joan E. Hamlett, Director
Central Region Alcohol and Tobacco Control Alliance

193 Main Street 25West St.
Athol, MA 01331 Leominster, MA 01453
Phone: 978-249-4690 or 978-534-7533
Fax: 978-249-6758 or 978-534-8416

July & August, 2013

Summer Break - No NWCLA Member Meetings

September 12, 2013

Guest Speakers will be David Tuttle of the Worcester County Sheriff Office

Deputies from the Worcester County Sheriff Civil Process office will be attending our meeting to go over the steps to follow for an eviction. They will provide an outline of what our responsibilities are as a landlords and how the process works.

The Deputies will be available to answer questions and will have handouts and contact information for each member in attendance. If you are unable to attend the meeting, but would like to speak to someone at the Sheriff’s Department about an eviction, you can email Chief Deputy Sheriff David Tuttle at dtuttle@worcestercountysheriff.com or visit their website www.worcestercountysheriff.com

Civil Process Division
Worcester County Sheriff's Office
240 Main Street
P.O Box 1066
Worcester, MA 01613-1066

T 508 752 1100
T 800 842 0083
F 508 752 3588

Brian Lucier, Property Manager
Belaire Property Management
P. O. Box 613
Dunstable, MA 01872
E-mail: info@belaire.co
web site: www.belaire.co
October 10, 2013

Brian Lucier of Belaire Property Management will be giving a presentation on "Survival Tips for Effective Tenant Screening - How Not to get eaten by Sharks in the Deep Water".

Come out for an entertaining review of screening tips and techniques to keep your head above water in your apartment rental business. Learn about Fair Housing guidelines what you can and cannot do. Find out the best questions to ask to see if your prospective renter meets your criteria to live in your building. Analize using Debt-to-Income Ratios to verify whether or not your prospective tenant is qualified to meet your monthly rent requirements.

And have fun while you are doing it!

Venning & Jacques, P.C.,
Gardner, MA 01440
TEL. (978) 632-4080 or
(978) 632-0340
E-MAIL: Jerryb@vjtax.com

Orange, MA 01364
TEL. (978) 575-0068 or

Fitchburg, MA 01420
TEL. (978) 345-1377
November 14, 2013

Jeffrey Gallant of Venning & Jacques, P.C., will be our speaker for the October 10th meeting discussing tips and tax strategies for Massachusetts Landlords.

Venning & Jacques, P.C., conveniently located in Gardner, MA, is committed to providing the highest quality services to our clients at outstanding values.

We believe that our expertise and commitment to excellent client service to all clients is the founding principle to which this firm was established. We guarantee that our services will exceed all client expectations.

December 12, 2013

Christmas Social Come one, come all!

This is our Annual Toy and Pantry Drive where every year we make a food donation to a local food pantry and we also fund a Toy Drive to donate to one of our local charities. Tons of raffles, lot's of great food, and PLENTY of holiday cheer. For extra raffle tickets, bring non-perishable foods for the pantries, and an unwrapped gift for a boy or girl.

See you there.

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Navigating Water Damage at your Rental Property

Presented by
NWCLA Sponsor:
Fire Water Mold

Meetings are open to the public!

Join us from the comfort of your home for our monthly online Zoom meeting, this month we will hear from our NWCLA Sponsor Fire Water Mold. Sometimes the unexpected happens at your rentals, pipes burst, plumbing fails, roof leaks can cause damages unseen. You can always get the issue resolved but what next?

Find out what to do immediately after the damages occur. Knowing the risks invloved and how to proceed can make all of the difference in your bottom line. Not knowing what to do can result in lost time and potentially a larger repair bill. Join us to learn how not to get soaked by water damage.

And remember, keep calm & manage property.

For more information about becoming a NWCLA member and attending this event, visit us online at www.NWCLA.com/join.htm or call 978-503-7070.


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