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Basic Residential Real Estate Transactions 2017

Product ID: CA2565D
Presented By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE

It's a lawyer’s market

If you’re looking to add real estate to your firm’s offerings or simply want to brush up on the basics, the current steadiness of the real estate market means now’s a great time to be involved in this practice area.

At Build Your Practice: Basic Residential Real Estate Transactions, seasoned professionals from both private practice and title companies guide you step-by-step through a typical transaction while explaining the perspectives of both buyer and seller. In addition, you’ll find insight into identifying and resolving important problems at every stage.

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It's a lawyer’s market

If you’re looking to add real estate to your firm’s offerings or simply want to brush up on the basics, the current steadiness of the real estate market means now’s a great time to be involved in this practice area.

At Build Your Practice: Basic Residential Real Estate Transactions, seasoned professionals from both private practice and title companies guide you step-by-step through a typical transaction while explaining the perspectives of both buyer and seller. In addition, you’ll find insight into identifying and resolving important problems at every stage.

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Program Chair and Presenter:

Mark C. Young
Attorney at Law
Milwaukee

Presenters:

Scott J. Hutchison
Knight Barry Title, Inc.
Milwaukee

Patrick R. Oszewski
Storm, Balgeman & Klippel SC
Wauwatosa

Dean B. Richards
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Madison

Gretchen G. Viney
University of Wisconsin Law School
Madison

Duane H. Wunsch
Fidelity National Title Group
Brookfield

 

 

8:30 a.m. : Contracts

  • Listing contracts, agency agreements and for sale by owner
  • Drafting the offer
  • Contingencies
  • Responding to an offer
  • Amendments and notices

Patrick R. Oszewski

9:30 a.m. : Other Agreements

  • Escrow agreements for repairs
  • Agreements regarding taxes and assessments
  • Joint wells
  • Shared driveways
  • Personal property

Mark C. Young

10:30 a.m. : Break

10:45 a.m. : Surveys

  • Reading a survey
  • Identifying problems in the survey

Gretchen G. Viney

11:30 a.m. : Easements

  • Understanding and explaining easements
  • Obtaining title insurance for easements
  • Using easements to solve survey problems

Dean B. Richards

12:15 p.m. : Lunch (on your own)

1:15 p.m. : Closings

  • Checklists for buyers and sellers
  • Preparation of closing documents
  • Closing statements
  • Conducting the closing

Scott J. Hutchison

2:15 p.m. : Title Considerations

  • Overview of title commitment and insurance
  • Exceptions to coverage
  • Liens and encumbrances
  • Verification of title insurance
  • Gap coverage

Duane H. Wunsch

3:05 p.m. : Question and Answer

3:15 p.m. : Program concludes

Following program start times, webcast replay schedule will vary slightly from above listed times.

  • From listing to closing, see a real estate transaction from buyer and seller perspectives
  • Learn how to list contracts, draft offers, handle contingencies, and respond to offers
  • Find out how obtaining additional agreements prevents hassles over repairs and assessments
  • Understand the importance of surveys
  • Explore how easements work
  • Receive sample forms and checklists for closings
  • Know how title commitments and title insurance work
  • Real estate lawyers seeking a refresher
  • General practitioners
  • Bankers
  • Realtors
  • Surveyors
  • Any attorney interested in adding real estate to their practice

BYP

The Build Your Practice Series from State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE® introduces you to the fundamentals of various practice areas. Gain the tools and information you need to develop a new area of practice and expand your firm's offerings. Build Your Practice Series programs are endorsed by the State Bar's Young Lawyers Division.

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