Lake Erie Landlord Association "A landlord resource for more than 30 years"

General Meetings

See the LELA Event Calendar below for all events

LELA Event Calendar

LELA Workshop – Section 8 – February 2020 @ LELA Office in Lorain
Feb 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Section 8

Interested in offering Section 8?  Already offer it? Come join Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority for the evening to learn all you need to know and the up coming changes for the 2020 year.


LELA General Meeting – March Landlord Panel Q&A @ Miraldi Hall / Heritage Presbyterian Church
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Meeting Details:

Join us with all your legal questions for our yearly Landlord Panel.  We will have an evening of questions and answers on every topic you can think of.  Bring your notebook!

LELA General Meeting – Bill Griesmer on Notes – April 2020 @ Miraldi Hall / Heritage Presbyterian Church
Apr 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Meeting Details:

Bill Griesmer, Owner, Stonegate Capital, LLC  – How Landlords can sell their properties using Notes.

Stonegate Capital buys and sells performing and distressed mortgage notes. The Griesmers have been real estate investors since 2013 and began investing in notes in 2016.

LELA Workshop – Mentor Workshop “to be continued”- April 2020 @ LELA Office in Lorain
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


Landlord Mentor Workshop from January Part Two!!

Join Duane Bremke as he again sits down with us to discuss anything and everything you can think of to ask him.  When we departed our Workshop in January everyone still had plenty more questions and asked for a return night with Duane.  Duane has graciously accepted and will be at your disposal once again!!


Lake Erie Landlord Association


The Lake Erie Landlord Association, LELA, (founded in 1988), is a non-profit, educational organization providing a means for exchanging land-lording and real estate information. We strive to educate, inform, exchange ideas and improve the status, as well as the financial well being of all housing providers. Our members are known locally as landlords that work to improve the condition of housing for everyone.

The monthly meeting programs consist of prominent speakers in areas of general interest to landlords, property managers and real estate investors. We also provide a platform for open forums to discuss issues our members are facing in the field, and tons of networking opportunities. Monthly meetings are held on the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 PM. We meet at Miraldi Hall @ Heritage Presbyterian Church, 515 Leavitt Rd Amherst, OH 44001.  

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LELA University


If you are someone who has a strong interest to improve the quality of your life, we have the class for you. Our 7 week (28 hour) collegiate level training if specifically designed to match your natural strength to the appropriate technique that best serves you. By playing to your strength your real estate investing career will flourish and your world will change. Whether you are and seasoned veteran in investing looking to sharpen your skills or just someone who is changing careers who desires more out of life, this course is for you. Each class will include a great meal and a very powerful and entertaining lecture by our featured instructor… READ MORE HERE

LELA Vendor Spotlight


Michelle Pullin, CPA

Michelle Pullin is the owner of Pullin CPA & Associates, Inc.  The firm is a small public accounting practice that specializes in tax preparation for individuals and small businesses.  She has been with the company since 2001, became a partial owner in 2008 and sole owner in 2012.  Along with her staff, Michelle prepares over 700 tax returns annually in addition to performing bookkeeping, payroll preparation, payroll taxes and additional services.

Michelle has been a Lorain Rotarian since 2010.  She serves on their Board of Directors and is their newsletter editor.  She will be the club president for the 19-20 year.  She is a landlord and member of the Lake Erie Landlord Association, as well as the American Institute of Public Accountants and Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.  She is an avid sports fan with a special love of The Ohio State Buckeyes. She resides in Sheffield Township with her daughter. | 440-960-2277 |

Rental Property Calculator


Looking to run some numbers on your property? Try this Rental Property Calculator out. Clicking on image will open calculator in another browser tab.

2018 Property Reappraisal Presentation


LELA Members can now access an important 2018 Property Reappraisal presentation from a recent LELA meeting. Just click on the image below to access it from the Member Form Page.

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