If you are interested in buying in New York City but need some help navigating the complex process, we are here to help.
Join StreetEasy on Tuesday, October 27th, and Thursday, October 29th, for our Home Buyers Seminars – free courses that are accurately purchased in New York City right now.
These free websites are designed to answer your questions about each of the key stages of the home buying process during this unusual time for NYC real estate. You can choose to participate in all four seminars, or choose to participate only in those that address the specific stages of the home shopping trip that you are most interested in learning more about.
Whether you’re just starting out, close to an offer or looking to sell, there’s a seminar for you! Sign up to attend, and read on for more about each seminar.
1-SEMINAR: MARCH 27 OCTOBER, 2 PM ET
NYC Housing Market: According to the Numbers
Join StreetEasy economist Nancy Wu for timely oversight of the New York City housing market. One of the rising stars of New York real estate, Nancy is known for diving into the data – and emerging with key insights that New Yorkers can use. Her report will address questions such as: Is now the right time to buy? Has the market bottomed out? Could I negotiate a bigger price reduction? Then Nancy will be available to launch your questions in real time.
2nd SEMINAR: MARCH 27 OCTOBER, 4 PM ET
Expert Perspective: The Purchasing Process
Listen Aaron Seawood, a local real estate agent at Triplemint with considerable buying experience. Aaron will recount how successful buyers are looking for, outing and even bidding in the COVID-19 era. He will also lay out the benefits of having a buying agent on your side, and useful criteria to help you determine when an in-person tour is really worth your time. As always, questions in attendance are welcome!
3-SEMINAR: URASDDO OCTOBER 29, 2 PM ET
Expert Perspective: Preparing Your Finances
Set up a panel discussion created for New Yorkers in the early stages of purchasing. We will join Tony Jao, a mortgage banker for Investors Bank. Topics will include the path to pre-approval, interest rates and the financial aid options at your disposal. Want to buy on a budget? Get expert answers to these questions and more, or send your own.
Seminar 4: URA 29DO 29 OCTOBER, 4 PM ET
Expert Perspective: How to Close
Get the inside shovel of a lawyer with first-hand knowledge of what needs to be locked in a home in New York City. Jean Chou, Chief Attorney at JLC & Associates, shares her professional knowledge of the final, often underestimated step of the home buying process. Learn the legal pitfalls to avoid, and how to determine when it’s time to hire a real estate lawyer.