Building Connections

Mankato Conference and Trade Show

December 12, 2019 8:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. |  Courtyard by Marriott | 901 Raintree Rd, Mankato, MN 56001


Session Presentations:

Fair Housing for all Property Management

In this session Lisa Marvin will give you an extended look at reasonable accommodations, disparate impact and your companies’ screening criteria, as well as, familial status and advertising. No matter your experience or position, this in-depth look at fair housing will help you understand not only the intricacies of the laws, but also how to protect your company (and yourself!) from costly discrimination claims. 

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Ask an Attorney  

This free-flow question and answer forum is your opportunity to ask our panel of expert attorneys anything and everything about landlord/tenant law.

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Completing the Perfect Turn

Renter turnover is ievitable in the multifamily industry. In fact, renter turnover has historically hovered around 50% nationally. Learn from Dennis James, Timberland Partners, how to effectively schedule vendors, order supplies, and complete unit turns efficiently.

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Worst Practices and How to Avoid Them

During this session Lisa Marvin flips the script and looks at some of the worst practices she has encountered through the years. Hear about the challenges she has seen, what went wrong, and how she solved the problems step-by-step. A unique session raved about from past conferences!

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Plumbing 2.0

An understanding of plumbing basics will help when you're tackling your plumbing problems. Knowing why things work the way they do, the proper parts to use and why, what tools the pros use, and what you are looking at when you are seeing it for the first time will make your projects go much more smoothly. But what do you do when your problem is more complex? How do you get the knowledge when your plumbing problems go beyond the basics? This class will use experience from a seasoned pro to take you to the next level of DIY plumbing and preventative maintenance.

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