Author Archives: Alex Murray

About Alex Murray

I am the 2017 president of the YPMA. I currently Manage a 120 Tax Credit units for Tamarack Property Management. I have been in Property Management since 2010 and a licensee since 2012. I’m very excited to be part of the YPMA!

Alex Murray

Landlord Training Class-March 2016

John Campbell

Keeping Illegal Activity out of Rental Property

Landlord training program by John Campbell of Campbell DeLong Resources, Inc.

Attendees will learn an enormous amount of priceless information on how to keep criminal activity out of your rentals. Licensees will also receive 6.5 CE credits.

When: Thursday, March 10th, 2016 from 8 am to 5 pm
Where: Big Horn Resort, 1801 Majestic Ln., Billings MT 59102

$50 per person 
This is a Landlord Training Program that was designed to help law enforcement agencies, owners, property managers, and residents keep illegal activity out of rental property. This community-oriented property management approach was developed originally by John H. Campbell of Campbell DeLong Resources, Inc. for the Portland (Oregon) Police Bureau. The program has been developed through a process of intensive research with hundreds of organizations and individuals.

The training will include:
  • Orientation.
  • Crime Prevention through Environmental Design
  • Applicant Screening.
  • Rental Agreements.
  • Ongoing Management.
  • Resident Involvement/Community Building.
  • Warning Signs of Drug Activity.
  • Crisis Resolution. Working with the Police.
  • Section 8 (Subsidized Housing)
  • PDF manual for all participants

Howard Sumner February 2016 Sponser

Howard Sumner will be our February presenter. Howard gives us vital information regarding the Real Estate and Rental market. Howard supplies us with Graphs, charts and comparisons to previous years. This is some of the best information you can receive about our local economy from someone in the business who cares about the business.

LegalShield March 2016 Sponsor

LegalShield is an American corporation that sells legal service products through direct sales and multi-level marketing in the United States and Canada. The company was originally founded August 8, 1972 as the Sportsman’s Motor Club. In 1976 it was incorporated as Pre-Paid Legal Services, Inc. The Company also markets an identity theft monitoring and restoration services. LegalShield provides services for your personal and/or business for a low monthly fee. Check out their website logo has launched



Turbo tenant was just launched this week! It is a 100% free for landlords software. Turbo tenant can help you fill your units quickly, screen tenants, and save you money by making the process very easy. This software can be good from person who owns one unit to the big guy with hundreds.
They also have a blog that will give you helpful pointers and tips. The newest one is about social media and marketing. It’s a great read.

New Landlord-tenant resources Montana Property Education has created a new website specifically designed to have the best landlord-tenant resources, links, articles, laws and information. Check out the website! They are also looking for feedback on the website and what other features you would like to to see added.

They are also asking If you have articles ideas, funny tenant stories (or horror tenant stories), pics of damaged units, etc that they can post on the site.  You can submit your ideas right through the Joetenant website.

This is an awesome idea that MT property education has created. We can share our daily success or struggles with other people across Montana who are going through the same issues. Here is the link, Check it out!

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