Previous Meetings and Events

The AASEW holds monthly meetings and events for its members and guests. Here is a recap of our prior offerings:

February 19, 2018 (Monday)

Steven Bjork is a CPA with Freyberg Hinkle Ashland Powers & Stowell, s.c. He shared with us Highlights of the Tax Cuts and Job Act for 2018.

John “Dr. Rent” Fischer is a Wausau, Wisconsin area landlord who shared the Top 5 Questions he gets about being a landlord in Wisconsin.

Missed the meeting? Download a copy of each speaker’s presentation by clicking the links above.

January 15, 2018 (Monday)

Joe Murray is the Director of Political and Governmental Affairs for the Wisconsin Realtors Association. Members learned what the AASEW is working on regarding legislation for landlord/tenant law. Missed the meeting? Download Joe’s presentation here! Note that tax law changes will be presented in the May 2018 meeting; for a quick update, please download an info guide.

December 11, 2017 (Monday)

AASEW members and guests enjoyed a great holiday party at The Thirsty Duck in Wauwatosa! Besides fun games of duck pin bowling, party-goers enjoyed appetizers, chicken and beef sliders, pizza, and drinks.

November 20, 2017 (Monday)

We elected the board of directors, and one of our cornerstone partners, Milwaukee Marble & Granite, held a drawing. Our guest speakers Amy Koltz and Joanne Lipo Zovic from Mediate Milwaukee discussed how mediation works, when to mediate and what services are available (landlord/tenant mediation FREE in Milwaukee County).

September 18, 2017 (Monday)

Featured Jeff Shavlik, Vice President of Finance System of Green Bay, who shared with us his top 10 property management revenue busters — what mistakes landlords might make that cost them money.

August 21, 2017 (Monday)

Featured a panel comprising a Real Estate Broker, an Appraiser, and a Banker. Discussed the pros and cons of Real Estate today, how best to navigate the current market, where the market is going, and how you can take advantage of the ebbs and flows.

July 17, 2017 (Monday)

AASEW members celebrated the summer on the roof of Evolution Gastro Pong.

June 19, 2017 (Monday)

Our presenter was Shari Engstrom who shared an overview of how mold is impacting the rentals world as well as some basic guidelines on causes and remedies. The presentation provided a brief background on the scientific research that is driving consumer interest in mold and what it means to building owners and managers. We discussed what your tenants are seeing, how to address it with them, and what you can do to mitigate it yourself versus when to hire a qualified contractor.

May 15, 2017 (Monday)

Milwaukee Water Works’ Rosalind Rouse and Jean Schultz of the Milwaukee Health Department spoke about the issues related to the lead pipe replacement plan approved by the City of Milwaukee. They addressed how this plan affects us as property owners and managers. They shared information regarding the plans for replacement, our obligations and options as property owners/managers, and what resources are available. Both speakers are very knowledgeable on this topic and helped us understand this issue. They also graciously agreed to answer questions after the presentation.


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