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 Home Stretch Workshop Schedule

CITY

DATES

TIMES

LANGUAGE

REGISTRATION PHONE*

Winona March 23rd, 2019 9:00am-5:30pm English w/Interpreter 507.696.5755
Austin April 13th, 2019 10:00am-6:30pm Spanish & English 507.696.5755
Faribault April 27th, 2019 9:00am-5:30pm English w/Interpreter 507.696.5755
Rochester May 11th, 2019 8:00am-4:30pm Spanish & English 507.696.5755
Winona June 8th, 2019 9:00am-5:30pm English w/Interpreter 507.696.5755
Austin June 22nd, 2019 10:00am-6:30pm English w/Interpreter 507.696.5755
Rochester July 6th, 2019 8:00am-4:30pm English w/Interpreter 507.696.5755
Faribault July 20th, 2019 9:00am-5:30pm Spanish & English 507.696.5755
Rochester August 3rd, 2019 8:00am-4:30pm Spanish & English 507.696.5755
Faribault August 17th, 2019 9:00am-5:30pm English w/Interpreter 507.696.5755
Rochester September 14th, 2019 8:00am-4:30pm English w/Interpreter 507.696.5755
Austin / Albert Lea October 5th, 2019 9:00am-5:30pm Spanish & English 507.696.5755

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 - NEW CLASS 

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
  • Question & Answer Session

The class is free and includes free energy saving materials for attendees, limit one package per household.

CITY

DATES

TIMES

REGISTRATION PHONE

Rochester March 16, 2019 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM 507-421-9250
Faribault April 6, 2019 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM 507-421-9250

Register now by e-mailing mseger@threeriverscap.org. Class size is limited to 10 households.

For more information or to register for a class:

Ojoye Akane, Emerging Markets Officer
507-696-5755