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

Rochester September 14, 2019 8:00am-4:30pm English w/Interpreter 507.696.6990
Faribault September 21, 2019 9:00am-5:30pm Spanish & English 507.696.4025
Austin / Albert Lea September 28, 2019 9:00am-5:30pm English w/Interpreter 507.696.5755
Rochester November 2, 2019 8:00am - 4:30pm English,Spanish,Somali & Other languages with interpreter  507.696.6990
Austin November 16, 2019 9:00am - 5:30pm English w/ Interpreter 507.696.5755
Faribault December 7, 2019 8:00am - 4:30pm English, Spanish, Somali & Other languages with interpreter 507.696.4025
Rochester  January 18, 2020 8:00am - 4:30pm English, Spanish, Somali & Other languages with interpreter 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

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.