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New Class – 120 Years of Houses in the Seattle Metro Area. A brief history. – In Person Training

June 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cost: *Members $30.00 & Non-Members $55.00, 3 Clock Hours.

Refreshments will be provided by Joke Durojaiye and Leanna Amend, Genesis Home Staging

Learn to confidently evaluate homes based on their year built and provide expert advice to your clients. Review eras of houses built 10 years at a time starting in 1900 up to present day. Learn about the different styles of houses for each era, how they impacted the landscape of Seattle, and of course what to look for when you tour them.

  • Key considerations when evaluating homes from each era.
  • Historical and architectural significance.
  • Building materials and structural integrity.

This class explores not only the houses built, but the historical context of the lives and experiences of Seattle area residents during each decade.

  • Growth from a couple hundred thousand to several million in a hundred years.
  • The growth of Snohomish and Pierce County.
  • The Alaska Gold Rush.
  • The plane that almost bankrupt Boeing- and halted growth in the 1970’s.
  • The building of I-5.

All of this with a bit of humor and tons of pictures from 10 years of inspections.

Instructor: Bob Gross is the Market Director for B.P.G. Inspections in the Seattle metro area.  He has completed over 2700 inspections.

*Only Active REALTOR® members of SKCR are eligible to receive Member price online. If you are a REALTOR® member of another Association, you are eligible to receive Member price. Please call the Association office at 425-974-1011 to register.

Cancellation Policy:
*Pre-registration required. Only Pre-Paid registrants will guarantee reservation.
(Cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance of scheduled class for refund)



June 9
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Seattle King County REALTORS®
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Seattle King County REALTORS® Office
12410 SE 32nd St, Suite 100
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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