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 that 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.

2021 Home Stretch Workshop Schedule

Online - Zoom June 8th & 9th 10am - 2:30pm English w/ Interpreter 507-696-5755 or 507-696-4025, or 507-696-6990   
Online - Zoom June 22nd & 21st 10am - 2:30pm English w/ Interpreter 507-696-5755 or 507-696-4025, or 507-696-6990   
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


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 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