This workshop includes an overview of basic residential rental property management in Massachusetts that provides an introduction to the Massachusetts laws that govern the rental relationship. Important for all owners of rental properties, including owners of 2-4 family homes.
Topics covered include:
• proper tenant screening
• relations with tenants
• lead paint laws
• types of tenancies
• State Sanitary Code
• fair housing laws
• the eviction process
• how to deal with drug problems
Trainer: H. John Fisher
Certificates of completion are awarded at the end of the session; this workshop satisfies the course requirement for first-time buyers of multi-family homes.
Registration fee is $119.95 (Non-Refundable & includes Way Finders' Property Management Manual (Valued at 29.95).
Their feedback on MassHousing:
"We are very happy and it was a good experience," said Aguinaldo of their homebuying experience. "We wanted a home of our own. I work two jobs and my wife also works but it is worth it to have your own home to raise a family in."
The Montronds were able to purchase their home through the city of Boston's Department of Neighborhood Development distressed property program and they received downpayment assistance from the city.