SF: Seminars for Sellers, Buyers, and Everyone In-between

salesearchcomp.jpgBay Area real estatites (I’m working on getting my own new words added to the dictionary), here are a few workshops, seminars, classes, and the like to help you be more savvy. Most of these edifying services are free, so you have nothing to lose but ignorance. Enjoy!

Wednesday

Lead-Safe Painting and Remodeling:

Presented by the Alameda County Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, noon-2 p.m., 550 El Embarcadero, Oakland, free, (510) 567-8280.

Thursday

Investing in Trust Deeds:

Sponsored by Red Tower Funding, 6:30-8 p.m., 555 De Haro St., Suite 200, San Francisco, free, reservation required, (415) 621-2000, Ext. 300.

Friday

First-Time Home-Buyer Seminar:

Hosted by Jason Mitchell of Cynergy Real Estate and Richard Theory of Bank of America, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 464 19th St., Suite 207, Oakland, free, reservation required, (510) 272-9090.

Saturday

Home-Seller Seminar:

Led by Leah McKern of Paragon Real Estate Group and Jill Yaconelli of All California Mortgage, 10 a.m., 1160 Battery St., San Francisco, free, reservation required, (888) 414-3994, Ext. 9001.

First-Time Home-Buyer Workshop:

Hosted by the San Francisco Housing Development Corporation, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 4439 Third St., San Francisco, free, reservation required, (415) 822-1022.

First-Time Home-Buyer Seminar:

Hosted by Michelle Stephens of Zephyr Real Estate and Alex Shvartsman of Mercury Lending, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 1542 20th St., San Francisco, free, reservation required, (415) 637-1898.

Solar Energy Workshop:

Hosted by Wells Fargo, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 1203 Fourth St., San Rafael, free, reservation recommended, (415) 623-7696.

Lead-Safety for Painting, Repair and Remodeling of Older Homes:

Presented by the Alameda County Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., 2000 Embarcadero, Suite 300, Oakland, free, (510) 567-8280.

Sunday

Investment and Probate Seminar:

Led by Sara Diamond and presented by EmeryNet, 1-4 p.m., Fairfied Inns and Suites, 3800 Broadway St., American Canyon, $15, includes materials, (510) 653-9518.

source: sfgate.com