Meet Steve


Steve Lay

Making the decision to call in a real estate agent to appraise your home is a big deal if you do not have a previous transactional relationship with the agent/s.

When you invite Steve Lay the owner of Lay2 Real Estate you will discover that the company ethos of “People Before Profit” is at the forefront of Steve’s business. Steve will go out of his way to ask questions make sure that all angles of selling your property are discussed. This discovery process is about working out exactly what you, the client requires from the sale. There are many nuances to selling a property that can greatly affect the outcome.

Steve Lay is a 27 year veteran of the real estate industry who originally started his journey with Century21 in Bayswater back in 1992 where the ongoing training provided was second to none. 

Branching out into his own real estate business in early 2002 in Bayswater was an obvious step to allow the caring and nurturing of past, present and future clients to thrive.

Steve is a big believer in the Bayswater community and continues to support the local community in various ways whether it be financial sponsorship or being the president of the Bayswater Bowling & Recreation Club.

Starting a new and his second real estate business in Bayswater in 2016 with a clear vision of helping sellers achieve the best possible outcome using the best possible strategies available. 

Not afraid of new processes and technology Steve Lay is now a Master Specialist in the new 21st Century Openn Negotiation sales process. In fact Steve Lay was the winner of the 2019 Openn Negotiation of the year. 

Also the winner of the 2019 Openn Negotiation Agent of the Year (WA) and the prestigious 2019 Openn Negotiation Agent of the Year for the whole of Australia.

As a starting point on the journey of selling your property call Steve Lay in in for a meet and great chat. That’s a simple place to start with no strings attached.

Meet Ben



Ben Silverman has been living in Bayswater with his wife and two children for almost 10 years. Ben is an experienced sales professional with excellent communication skills and strong negotiation skills. Ben’s involvement in sales as a career is by choice since completing his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at Edith Cowan University.

Selecting your real estate agent or sales representative is an important decision. Ben clearly understands that your home is usually your biggest asset and the selection of who you choose as a real estate agent can be the difference between getting an average price and an amazing price. 

With over 20 years experience as an auctioneer, Ben is a master negotiator and will ensure you get the best possible price for your property.



Meet Mick



Mick Lay graduated from Edith Cowan University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Business in Marketing and proceeded to move to Japan to learn Japanese. After 25 years in Japan, he has returned to Australia to join the family business, bringing with him over 30 years of sales experience.

With Mick’s extensive experience and contacts from both Australian and Japanese business settings, Mick is the ideal person to entrust the sale and negotiation of your property. Travelling between Perth, Singapore, Tokyo & Hong Kong, Mick can represent your property to potential Australian and international buyers. 

Meet Tom

Tom has a wealth of experience in public and private real estate sectors. Due to Tom’s wide experience, Tom has a great network of connections in the real estate industry that he can use to the advantage of his clients. As a professional property advisor, Tom assists clients (both selling and buying) with property-related transactions across local and interstate markets.

With Tom’s experience in working on and negotiating many deals over his time in the industry Tom can absolutely successfully help you with either selling and or sourcing your next real estate transaction. For the greatest satisfaction and outstanding results regarding your next property deal contact Tom today on phone number: 0403 163 167

2002: Tom’s career in Real Estate started in 2002 based in North Perth, WA working with both buyers and sellers of properties in Perth Western Australia.
2010: Tom joined the W.A. State Government Business Development department as a Land Sales Manager. This experience gave Tome a deeper understanding of different suburbs in Perth and surrounding areas.
2018: Tom went back to the private sector working on Perth’s Elizabeth Quay waterfront project/s.
As of Dec 2019: Part of the team at Lay2 Real Estate in sales and as a Buyer’s Advocate.

In 2006 Tom completed a Diploma in Property and
In 2008 Tom completed a Property Degree (Triennial).

Call Tom Sideris today with any requests reselling your property and or sourcing a property. Phone number: 0403 163 167