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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 – IREM Seminar

Traps for the Unwary Property Manager

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
8:30 am – 11:30 pm
Register Today  or call 617-436-7565

Location:
The Simon Companies  Office
639 Granite Street
Lower Level Conference Room,
Braintree, MA

SEMINAR DESCRIPTION:

Sponsored by IREM Boston Metropolitan Chapter No. 4 and

The law firm of Goldman & Pease LLC Led by Attorneys Howard S. Goldman and Cameron C. Pease of Goldman & Pease, LLC, this seminar will address common pitfalls that property managers should avoid in managing their properties and suggest helpful ways to avoid and correct these mistakes.

The seminar will draw on recent, real-world Massachusetts cases where landlords or property managers have been held liable or responsible. Attorneys Goldman and Pease will analyze these cases in an interactive format with the seminar participants and discuss what steps the landlord or property manager could have taken to avoid and/or minimize liability.

Moreover, this seminar will help both new and experienced property managers spot key legal issues and protect themselves and their clients. [Read more…]

Saturday, October 8, 2016 – Boston Asian Landlord Association

ESTATE PLANNING FOR THE REAL ESTATE OWNER

 

  1. BASICS OF ESTATE PLANNING

    1. What is estate planning?
    2. Is estate planning for everyone; who needs an estate plan?
    3. When is the right time to begin estate planning and what factors contribute this this decision?

 

  1. MINIMIZING ESTATE TAX LIABILITY

    1. What is the estate tax, what does it tax, and who will pay it?
    2. How do you pass assets to your surviving spouse to minimize tax liability?
    3. What is the significance of the $1,000,000 MA estate tax exemption and the $5,450,000 Federal estate tax exemption?
    4. What is a QTip (qualified terminable interest trust) or marital trust and how can it decrease your tax liability?
    5. How can annual gifts of up to $14,000 to friends and family reduce your tax liability?
    6. What should you consider when thinking about leaving a portion of your estate to charity?
    7. How can you exclude life insurance proceeds from the taxable estate?

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 – Crowninshield Management Corporation

Presented by: Goldman & Pease LLC

  1. APARTMENT OR CONDOMINIUM SHARING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AIRBNB

  • What are the security risks, nuisances, and property damage that result from engaging an Airbnb rental?
  • What are the best practices for avoiding problems that neighbors and property managers frequently encounter when tenants or condo unit owners use Airbnb.com?

 

  1. INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS: ARE THEY REALLY INDEPENDENT?

  • When does the law define your independent contractor as an employee?
  • What are the penalties for misclassifying an employee as an independent contractor?

[Read more…]

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 – IREM Seminar

Traps for the Unwary Property Manager

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
8:30 am – 11:30 pm
Register Today at www.iremboston.org or call 617-436-7565

Location:
Peabody Properties Office
536 Granite Street, 2nd floor
Braintree, MA

SEMINAR DESCRIPTION:

Sponsored by IREM Boston Metropolitan Chapter No. 4 and The law firm of Goldman & Pease LLC Led by Attorneys Howard S. Goldman and Cameron C. Pease of Goldman & Pease, LLC, this seminar will address common pitfalls that property managers should avoid in managing their properties and suggest helpful ways to avoid and correct these mistakes.

The seminar will draw on recent, real-world Massachusetts cases where landlords or property managers have been held liable or responsible. Attorneys Goldman and Pease will analyze these cases in an interactive format with the seminar participants and discuss what steps the landlord or property manager could have taken to avoid and/or minimize liability.

Moreover, this seminar will help both new and experienced property managers spot key legal issues and protect themselves and their clients. [Read more…]

Saturday, October 24, 2015 – CAI New England Annual Condo Conference and Expo

Get Answers to Your Condo Questions.

Event: CAI Condo Conference & Expo
Location: Marriott Hotel, 1 Burlington Mall Road, Burlington, MA.
Time: 8:30am – 3pm
Registration: Save 50% off Conference Registration Fee by using promo code DISCOUNTPASS pior to October 24, 2015. Register at www.caine.org (Learn more…)

Goldman & Pease, LLC will be at Exhibitor Booth #11 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Attorney Cameron Pease will be teaching:

Board Leadership Development Workshop – 8am -4pm

Education for homeowner leaders just got better. The new CAI Board Leadership Development Workshop teaches you how to communicate with association residents, hire qualified managers and service providers, develop enforceable rules, interpret governing documents and more.

It provides a comprehensive look at the roles and responsibilities of community association leaders and conveys information to help create and maintain the kind of community people want to call home.

The workshop will teach you how to become a more successful board member and how you can recruit and support new volunteers.

Conference and Expo includes:

  • Seminars for board members & owners
  • Education programs for professional managers
  • Consultants & advice from experienced industry professionals
  • Exhibitors that play a key role in maintaining & managing New England Condominiums
  • Bookstore with condo publications and resources
  • Breakfast & lunch included with registration fee
  • Free parking
  • Door prize drawings, giveaways & back by popular demand “THE WHEEL OF CONDO”

Thursday, April 30, 2015 – New England Condominium’s Condo & Apt Expo

Making Accommodations – ADA Requirements and Compliance

Thursday, April 30, 2015
12:45 pm – 1:30pm

Event Registration

Location: Seminar Room 2, Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

PANEL DISCUSSION:

Learn what is required by the Americans with Disabilities Act and how it applies to your community. Experts will discuss issues of access, emergency  planning, and communication, and will offer information and resources.

More information

Tuesday, April 16, 2015 – Niles Company Seminar

Traps for the Unwary Property Manager

Tuesday, April 16, 2015
Luncheon Seminar  at Niles Company

Led by Attorneys Howard S. Goldman and Cameron C. Pease of Goldman & Pease, LLC, this seminar for the Niles Company will address common pitfalls that property managers should avoid in managing their properties and suggest helpful ways to avoid and correct these mistakes. The seminar will draw on recent, real-world Massachusetts cases where landlords or property managers have been held liable. Attorneys Goldman and Pease will analyze these cases in an interactive format with the seminar participants and discuss what steps the landlord or property manager could have taken to avoid and/or minimize liability. Moreover, this seminar will help both new and experienced property managers to spot key legal issues and protect themselves and their clients.

Scheudle Your Company Seminar

If your property management company would like to schedule a similar seminar please call Howard Goldman or Cameron Pease to discuss the details.

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 – IREM Seminar

Traps for the Unwary Property Manager

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
Onilne Registration

Location: Granite Links Golf Club ~ The Tavern at Quarry Hills Restaurant ~ Granite Links Banquet Hall ~ GLGC Members Grille
100 Quarry Hills Drive
Quincy, MA 02169

SEMINAR DESCRIPTION:

Led by Attorneys Howard S. Goldman and Cameron C. Pease of Goldman & Pease, LLC, this seminar will address common pitfalls that property managers should avoid in managing their properties and suggest helpful ways to avoid and correct these mistakes. The seminar will draw on recent, real-world Massachusetts cases where landlords or property managers have been held liable. Attorneys Goldman and Pease will analyze these cases in an interactive format with the seminar participants and discuss what steps the landlord or property manager could have taken to avoid and/or minimize liability. Moreover, this seminar will help both new and experienced property managers spot key legal issues and protect themselves and their clients.

Here’s a brief snapshot of some topics we’ll cover: [Read more…]

Saturday, September 13, 2014– 25th Annual CAI-NE Condo Conference & Expo

A FREE all-day educational and networking event for Massachusetts Condo Board Members and Managers.

Event: CAI Condo Conference & Expo
Location: Double Tree by Hilton Boston North Shore in Danvers, MA.
Time: Goldman & Pease, LLC will be at Exhibitor Booth #11 from 10:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion: 1:30 – 3pm
Attorney Howard Goldman will partcipate in the panel discussion:

Self-Managed and Small Association Challenges
Addressing Unique Issues and Finding Helpful Resources

Managing a condominium is often times more challenging for small and self-managed associations where volunteer board members balance numerous responsibilities that consume already limited time, and address complex legal, financial and maintenance questions without the benefit of professional management services.  Get helpful tips and information from a panel of experienced industry professionals and board members, and find out how to make the most of available volunteer and professional resources.

New England Real Estate Journal Radio – All About Condos

NEREJ Radio hosts Rick Kaplan and Eric Wilson had Howard Goldman in the studio this week. The show was “All About Condos”.

Listen to Howard’s radio interview, All About Condos:

May 10, 2014 – The Apocalypse of Condo Law in Massachusetts.

Floods, Drugs, Deception, and The Quest to Take Control

This may sound like the latest Hollywood action movie, but in fact these are common issues that affect your typical condo association.

NEREJRadio (New England Real Estate Journal) hosts Rick Kaplan and Eric Wilson welcome condominium attorney Howard Goldman to unveil shocking truths about the impact of Massachusetts condo laws.

Tune-in: The show will air online Saturday, May 10 and Sunday, May 11 at 3pm on Money Matters Radio network and NEREJ.com.

Don’t Miss Out. Tune-in to listen to Howard reveal facts of the law that most condo boards, management and owners are not aware of and could financially and operationally cripple their association.

Mark Your Calendar Now:

New England Real Estate Journal Radio
Date: May 10 and May 11 
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Streaming Online:  Money Matters Radio and NEREJ.com

June 14, 2014 – Boston Asian Landlord Association Seminar

Saturday, June 14, 2014 – Boston Asian Landlord Association Seminar 波士頓亞裔房東協會

Free Seminar:  MIT, Tang Center Building E51  70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142

Real Estate Seminar: Topics: Goldman & Pease, LLC will speaking on Smoking Restrictions, Adverse Possession, the Protecting Tenant’s At Foreclosure Act, Identity Theft/Data Security Regulations, Lender Maintenance of Properties Where Foreclosure Is Initiated, Manager Liability,  Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices – M.G.L. c. 93A, Collection Techniques – Aggressive Techniques That Work.

March’s seminar is scheduled for Saturday, June 14, 2014.  We will start at 6:00PM for networking. The seminar will start at 7:00PM. The location is at: MIT, Tang Center Building E51  70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, MA 02142.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

The course will address changing legal issues that Massachusetts property managers should consider, in light of recent case law, and legislative changes in such areas as the new Federal Statute Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act and new data security regulations.

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Tuesday, May 20, 2014 – New England Condominium and Apt. Expo.

Free advice booths. All-day educational and networking events.

Location: Seaport World Trade Center – Exhibit Hall, 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA

Time: Goldman & Pease, LLC will be at Exhibitor Booth #222 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Link:     www.ne-expo.com

March 15, 2014 – CAI-NE -The Essentials of Community Association Leadership

Saturday, March 15, 2014,

Mansfield, MA – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Goldman & Pease, LLC will be teaching the section of the course on Condominium Law and Legal Overview.
Register: www.caine.org

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February 26, 2014 – Legal Issues For Real Estate Brokers

February 26, 2014: Legal Issues For Real Estate Brokers/Prudential Advantage Real Estate, Needham, MA.

The Attorneys will discuss the following:

  • Use of email in the context of making and accepting an offer to purchase property
  • Exculpatory clause in the Purchase & Sale agreement no longer provides blanket protection for realtors against liability
  • Considerations when selling property located in a Flood Zone
  • Review of relevant portions of a Purchase & Sale Agreement
  • Use of Power of Attorney during real estate transactions
  • Other relevant topics

The Attorneys will also be available to take questions on all areas of real estate law.  Breakfast will be provided.