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Spring-Summer Home-owners Seminars

Learn everything you need to know about homeownership.  Provided by HomeStreet Bank, these seminars offer information on a variety of homeownership issues, from budgeting and buying, to maintenance and remodeling.

Seasonal Home Maintenance
In this seminar you will learn:

• How to save money through regular home maintenance
• How to budget for basic home repairs
• Plus, receive a fall home maintenance check list

June 1, 2017, UW Tower

 

 Buying a Home Whether you’re buying your first home or just need a refresher, this seminar is for you. In it you will learn:

  • Today’s real estate market
  • Role of the real estate agent
  • Pre-approvals vs. pre-qualifications
  • Mortgage applications, home inspections, and appraisals

 

May 23, 2017 – Harborview,
June 13, 2017 – Health sciences

 

 Buying a Vacation or Rental Property Are you looking to invest beyond your primary home? In this seminar you will learn:

  •  How to determine your investment style with respect to investing in real estate
  • How to obtain non-owner occupied financing
  • Pros & pitfalls of owning multiple properties
  • Tips for maintaining primary and secondary residences

June 7, 2017 – UW Tower

 

 Planning on Upsizing or Downsizing your Home Are you ready to move up to a bigger, better home or downsize to a smaller one? In this seminar you will learn:

  • What it takes to sell your existing home
  • How to determine the market value of your home
  • What improvements pay off
  • How to crunch the numbers to budget for your next home

July 13, 2017 – UW Tower
July 25, 2017 – South Lake Union

 

Buying and Remodeling a Fixer Upper Are you one of those enterprising “Do-It-Yourself” types? In this seminar you will learn: • The best options for finding distressed properties

  • What improvements add value to your home
  • How to budget for basic home repairs
  • Whether to do it yourself or hire out

July 19, 2017 – UW Tacoma