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(In-Person) 2023 Treasure Valley Property Management Seminar

  • Saturday, April 15, 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Treasure Valley Community College, Science Center Lecture Hall, Rm 104, 650 College Blvd., Ontario, Oregon 97914

** Registration for In-Person Attendance Only **

For Virtual Attendance, please register by clicking the link below:

(Virtual Attendance) 2023 Treasure Valley Property Management Seminar

The Treasure Valley Rental Association and the

Treasure Valley Community College, Small Business Development Center


2023 Treasure Valley Property Management Seminar

Saturday April 15, 2023

 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM MDT 

In-Person Attendance

Landlords, Brokers, and Property Managers...

Do you want to Pay $11,000 to remove your bad tenant?....Or Not?

Remember, “Landlording” is a business!

Educate yourself on how to better manage your business and avoid costly mistakes.

Real Estate Licensees - Your license allows you to perform property management services, but do you and your staff really know landlord-tenant law?

 Your answers can be found by attending this fast-paced one-day seminar covering: Tenant Non-Compliance & Tenancy Termination, Trial Preparation, and the Eviction Process

Real Estate Education Credits: 6

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           Speaker:  Tia Politi  


Tia Politi is a licensed property manager, rental owner, and president of the Rental Owners Association of Lane County. She worked for many years providing residential property management and eviction services, she also worked as a Property Management Supervisor overseeing four low-income apartment complexes through the Homes for Good Housing Agency in Eugene, OR. She serves as the President of the Oregon Rental Housing Association (ORHA), heads up the ORHA Forms Committee, serves as a volunteer instructor for St. Vincent de Paul’s Second Change Renter’s Rehab Program, and teaches classes in rental management through her association.

  • Rental owner
  • B.S., Journalism, University of Oregon, 1987 - GO DUCKS!
  • Licensed property manager (inactive)
  • OREA Certified Continuing Education Provider
  • President, Oregon Rental Housing Association (ORHA)
  • President, Rental Owners Association of Lane County
  • Forms Chair, ORHA
  • Secretary, ORHA Education, Inc.
  • Columnist, Mind Your Business
  • Landlord Helpline representative for Rental Owners Association of Lane County, Rental Owners Association of SW Oregon, Linn-Benton Rental Housing Association, Portland Area Rental Owners Association & Treasure Valley Rental Association
  • Hundreds of hours of continuing education in property management in both private and public housing.
  • Volunteer instructor, St. Vincent de Paul’s Second Chance Renters Program
  • 2020 Housing Hero - St. Vincent de Paul Society of Lane County
  • Landlord/Tenant Instructor, Lane ROA and statewide
  • Author/Instructor, Landlord Bootcamp
  • Author/Instructor, Renting a Home, teaching high school seniors the rights, risks and responsibilities of tenancy

Class Descriptions:

Class #1: Tenant Noncompliance & Tenancy Termination

It’s more challenging than ever to terminate tenancy in Oregon. You must choose the correct notice, fill it out accurately and serve it perfectly, or your tenant can beat you in eviction court. This class covers all types of tenancy termination, including which form to use, and how to fill it out, calculate your time, and legally serve it.

  • No cause termination:

  • First year of occupancy
    Reset first year of occupancy
    Two-unit, owner-occupied
    Qualifying landlord reason
    Relocation expenses
  • For cause termination:

  • Nonpayment of rent
    Lease violations
    Harm or substantial damage
    Unlawful occupants
    Documenting tenant violations
    Describing tenant violations
  • Mutual termination - cash for keys

  • Reasonable accommodations

  • Legal defenses to termination

  • Penalties for wrongful termination

  • What to do before and after your notice expires

Class #2: Eviction 101

A lot can go wrong for a landlord in an eviction action. This class takes you step-by-step through the eviction process including:

  • Document prep and filing with online options

  • Process service

  • First appearance

  • Stipulated agreements

  • Default

  • Defendants answer

  • Counterclaims

  • Trial and the burden of proof

  • Restitution

  • Sheriff lockout

  • Abandoned property and animals

Class #3: Preparing for Trial

Presenting your eviction or small claims case to a judge is where the rubber meets the road. This course covers:

  • What it means to be a Plaintiff or Defendant

  • The burden of proof

  • The code of evidence

  • Legal presumptions

  • Creating a trial outline

  • Organizing and labeling exhibits

  • Calling and questioning witnesses

  • Presentation and staying on point

  • Persuading the judge to see things your way

  • Citing statutes

  • Courtroom protocol

  • Rules of Civil Procedure

  • Responding to the other side’s evidence, testimony or witnesses

  • Handling objections

                    Saturday, April 15, 2023

9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time

9:00 am - 9:30 am - Registration

9:30 am - 11:30 am - Class #1

11:30 am - 12:15 pm – Lunch

12:15 pm - 2:15 pm – Class #2

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm – Break

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm – Class #3

The price per person includes Course Materials (that will be sent out via email that you can print and bring to class), Snacks, and Lunch  

Registration starts at 9:00 am

Class starts at 9:30 am

No Refunds!

RSVP by April 12, 2023

A class replay link will be sent from Microsoft Teams and will be good for 30 days.

Click on the link below to sign-up:


For more information:

Contact Cindy McLeran at (541) 313-8777

Be sure to leave a message if you want a call back.

Treasure Valley Community College

Science Center Lecture Hall

Room 104,

650 College Blvd., Ontario, Oregon 97914 

For a map to the classroom, paste the following link into your browser:

To see the TVCC map, click below:


Select #6, Laura Moore Cunningham Science Center

For more information:

Contact Cindy McLeran at (541) 313-8777

Be sure to leave a message if you want a call back.

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