NEW DATE – Free Home Buying & Selling Seminar in Seattle – Perfect for People Trying to Figure Out This Crazy Real Estate Market

February 19th, 2014 by Claire

Once again, WaLaw Realty is offering a free workshop on Thursday, March 27th (previously March 20th) to anyone interested in learning more about the process of buying or selling a home here in Washington.  The class will run from 6pm to 8pm here at our office in Lower Queen Anne.  We’ll provide pizza and beverages (beer and soda) plus a lot of great insight – all at no cost to you!

Whether you’re a first time homebuyer or an old pro, you’ll surely learn something new at this class.  Real estate attorney and managing broker of WaLaw Realty, Marc Holmes, will discuss the current state of the market including the impacts of low inventory of houses for sale, how to best handle multiple offer situations, as well as common and no-so-common pitfalls of buying and selling a home.  Audience feedback and participation is encouraged so we can tailor the talk to address the interests of the folks who attend.

Marc 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 Free Home Buying & Selling Class

Registration is appreciated but not required.  We’ll be setting up the other classes as time rolls on, and we’ll make sure to blog about each one when they’re open for registration.  We look forward to seeing you!

WaLaw Homebuyer Seminars a Screaming Success! We’re Already Planning for 2012

July 22nd, 2011 by Marc

We recently finished up our 2011 Free Homebuyer Seminar Series, and it was a raging success!  What did we learn?

  1. Pizza and beer trumps cookies and soda by a very wide margin; and
  2. If we offer pizza and beer, apparently people will come to us (at our office) and we don’t need to go to them (at libraries/community centers around the area).

So to summarize, Pizza and Beer ROCK!  You’d think I would have learned that lesson in college.

Given the success, we’re already thinking about our 2012 series.  We will, of course, keep you posted as the schedule comes together late this year or early next.

Thank you to EVERYONE who took the time to attend our classes.  And for those of you who missed out — you also missed out on some cool WaLaw swag (in addition to the cookies/soda/pizza/beer).  I hope you’ve all learned your lessons and you make it to one of classes in 2012….

Next Free Homebuyer Seminar July 20 – with Pizza and Beer!

July 7th, 2011 by Marc

2012 UPDATE: Our next series of home buyer seminars starts February 15th. Click here for info.

Our final Free Homebuying Seminar (sellers welcome too!) will happen July 20, 6:30 – 8:30 pm, at the WaLaw office, 2033 Sixth Ave., Ste. 990.  We’re kicking it up a notch or two this time – we’ll have pizza and beer!  We’ll still talk about the state of the current market, financing options (with Tom Goldsmith of Cobalt Mortgage), and how you can save lots of money in the transaction while protecting your legal interests.  But this time, instead of soda and cookies we’ll have some delicious NW microbrew on hand and fantastic pizzas from Serious Pie.  This is a great chance to meet Marc and Craig in a very informal setting.  Both buyers and sellers will learn lots of great information about the WaLaw model and the services we provide.  And did I mention the pizza and beer?  :-)

If you are planning to buy or sell your home this spring, you know that the real estate market has changed considerably. What’s an “REO”? What’s a “short sale”? How do foreclosures affect market values? Know your options!

Is This a Seminar for First Time Home Buyers? Who Should Attend?
The seminar is for anyone interested in learning more about buying or selling a home in today’s market including first time home buyers, repeat buyers, and sellers.

What: Workshop for Home Buyers and Home Sellers
Where: WaLaw Realty Offices, Downtown Seattle
Click here to RSVP and get directions to the Home Buying Seminar .
When: Wednesday, July 20th, 2011, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Cost: FREE

As usual, RSVPs are appreciated but not required.  We hope to see you!

Free Homebuyer Seminar Tonight! Bellevue 6:30p

July 6th, 2011 by Marc

Market conditions, saving money, finance options – lots of good information!   Come join us at the North Belleve Community Center, 4063 148th Ave NE at 6:30 pm.  RSVPs appreciated but certainly not required!  We’d love to see you.

Next Free Homebuyer Seminar: July 6 in Bellevue

June 27th, 2011 by Marc

2012 UPDATE: Our next series of home buyer seminars starts Wednesday, February 15th. Click here for info.

WaLaw continues its series of free homebuyer seminars this summer on July 6, when we’ll be, like the Jeffersons, moving on up to the Eastside. We’ll be at the North Bellevue Community Center, 4063 148th Ave. NE, Bellevue from 6:30 to 8:30 pm (RSVPs appreciated but not required). We’ll be discussing the current state of the market and how you can save thousands of dollars in transaction costs. We’ll also be sharing our insight, as attorneys, on common pitfalls for home buyers — and sellers too! While its a “homebuyer” seminar, sellers will also gain valuable information.

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Home Buyer Seminar Tonight in West Seattle!

June 20th, 2011 by Marc

This class is finished. Join us for our next Home Buyer Seminar in Bellevue, WA, on July 6th.

Join us in tonight for our next home buying seminar.  We’ll be at the Southwest Seattle Library, 9010 35th Avenue Seattle, 6:00 – 7:45 p.m. RSVPs appreciated but not required.

Are you planning to buy or sell your home this spring? The real estate market has changed considerably and it’s more confusing than ever. What’s an “REO”? What’s a “short sale”? How do foreclosures affect market values?   (more…)

Don’t Forget Our Free Home Buyer Class

May 24th, 2011 by Marc

We’re offering free seminars on the home buying process. Our 1st (of 4) free home buying classes is 6:30 pm Wednesday, June 8 at the Ballard Community Center,  6020 28th Avenue NW  — sellers welcome too!  We’ll discuss the state of the market, financing options, and how you can save several thousand dollars in transaction costs.  Light refreshments will be served. RSVPs appreciated but not required. For more about our free home buying seminar (aka home buyer class), click here. We look forward to seeing you!

Free Workshop for Home Buyers and Sellers

April 5th, 2011 by Marc

UPDATE: This class is finished. Join us for our 2012 Home Buyer Seminars (click for more info) at our Seattle office in Lower Queen Anne. Our next class is Wednesday, February 15th at 6:00 pm.

Are you planning to buy or sell your home this spring? The real estate market has changed considerably and it’s more confusing than ever. What’s an “REO”? What’s a “short sale”? How do foreclosures affect market values?

Know your options!  Join WaLaw Realty and Cobalt Mortgage for a free real estate seminar on Wednesday, April 13th at 5:30 PM to learn about the home buying / home selling process.  We’ll discuss market conditions, mortgages, and paying real estate agent commissions versus paying a flat fee. (more…)