Classes and Events

Classes That Are Right for You

Everyone begins their homeownership journey from a different starting point.  Three Rivers offers a variety of educational opportunities to meet you where you are on your homeowernship path.

Financial literacy classes are typically 2-6 hours and focus on topics such as budgeting, saving, establishing credit, repairing credit and an introduction to homeownership.

Home Stretch workshops are 8 hour classes give consumers an in-depth look at the entire homebuying process.  The workshops will help you:

  • Determine your financial situation
  • Understand credit, credit issues, and how credit affects the costs of homeownership
  • Decide what type of mortgage is best for your needs
  • Select the right home for your family
  • Understand the loan closing process
  • Find special programs just for first-time homebuyers

All classes and services are offered in Spanish, English, and other languages through interpreters.

2019 - 2020 Home Stretch Workshop Schedule

CITY

DATES

TIMES

LANGUAGE

REGISTRATION PHONE

Faribault November 12, 2019 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.4025
Austin November 16, 2019 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.5755
Rochester  January 18, 2020 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.6990
Albert Lea January 25, 2020 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.5755
Rochester March 7, 2020 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.6900
Winona March 21, 2020 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.5755
Austin April 11, 2020 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.5755
Faribault April 25, 2020 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.4025
Rochester May 9, 2020 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.6990
Albert Lea June 6, 2020 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.5755
Austin June 20, 2020 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.5755
Rochester July 11, 2020 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.6990
Faribault July 18, 2020 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.4025
Rochester August 8, 2020 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.6990
Faribault August 22, 2020 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.4025
Rochester September 12, 2020 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.6990
Austin/ Albert Lea September 19, 2020 8:30am - 5pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.5755
To meet with a coach or find a homebuyer class that is right for you, please contact:
Ojoye Akane
Office: (507) 407-8931
Cell: (507) 696-5755
 
Abdirahman Hassan
Office: (507) 407-8933
Cell: (507) 696-6990
 
Joann Covarrubias
Office: (507) 330-7217
Cell: (507) 696-4025

FRAMEWORK™

Prefer to learn online rather than in the classroom?  FRAMEWORK™ is a high quality, fun way to learn how to be a smart, confident and successful homeowner.  It provides the facts you need to become well-informed about every step in the process.  To get started visit FRAMEWORK™ to learn more.

Many lenders have approved FRAMEWORK™ to meet their requirements for homebuyer education. Check with your lender to make sure online homebuyer education is accepted.

HOMEOWNERSHIP 101

Homeownership 101 offers first-time homebuyers the information they need to become successful homeowners! Learn about:

  • Cleaning and Maintenance
  • How to save energy (and money!)
  • Tips on hiring a contractor

There are currently no Homeownership 101 classes scheduled. If you would like to be notified when a new schedule is posted please e-mail mseger@threeriverscap.org.