For Sale By Owner – Learn from a real estate attorney how to Buy or Sell it Yourself

March 8th, 2017 by Claire

The Holmes Law Group and WaLaw Realty are offering a workshop on Wednesday, March 29th to anyone interested in buying or selling a home For Sale By Owner and cutting out the commissions.

Pizza, beer, and a lot of great insight whether you’re a first timer or old pro – all for just $5.  Real estate attorney and managing broker Marc Holmes has helped several hundred clients buy and sell homes on and off market. He will discuss:

  • The myth of “Full Service”and the superstar “Neighborhood” agent (every neighborhood has one and they’re usually not that super)
  • Pros and cons of FSBO versus listing in the MLS 
  • Tools and resources for marketing a home FSBO 
  • For buyers, how to find homes For Sale By Owner
  • Correctly pricing the home (probably the thing sellers most frequently get wrong)
  • Dealing with potential buyers and the agents that call
  • Seller disclosure requirements and protecting your interests (whether buying or selling)
  • The offer negotiation process
  • The title and escrow process

6pm to 8pm here at our office in Lower Queen Anne.  Audience feedback and participation is encouraged so we can tailor the talk to address the interests of the folks who attend.

RSVP here. We look forward to seeing you!

Home Seller Seminar – Buying or Selling a Home in a Crazy Sellers’ Market

February 29th, 2016 by Claire

WaLaw Realty is offering a Home Seller Seminar on Thursday, March 24th at 6 pm to anyone interested in learning how to successfully buy or sell a home in Seattle’s crazy seller’s market.  The class will run from 6pm to 8pm at our office in Lower Queen Anne.  We’ll provide pizza and beer.  Tickets are $5 per couple and 100% of proceeds will be donated to the Housing Justice ProjectPlease RSVP on our Event Brite page.

Whether you’re a first timer or an old pro, you’ll learn something new at this class.  Real estate attorneys and licensed brokers, Marc Holmes and Kim Holmes, will discuss:

  • Current state of the Seattle/Eastside market
  • Tools and resources for marketing a home whether FSBO or through the MLS
  • Correctly pricing the home (what FSBO sellers most frequently get wrong)
  • Dealing with potential buyers and agents
  • Seller disclosure requirements and protecting your interests (whether a buying or selling)
  • The offer negotiation process
  • The title and escrow and the closing process

Audience feedback and participation is encouraged so we can tailor the talk to the interests of the folks who attend.

Marc and Kim will also answer any questions about WaLaw’s flat fee business model that combines the services of a real estate agent with the skills of an attorney, all at a cost that is a whole lot less than what you would pay a typical agent.

Click Here to Register Today for our next Home Seller Seminar.  We look forward to seeing you!