Free Financial & Homebuyer Education Classes

Steps

In-person classes usually consist of an all-day lectured class, with a copy of the workbook provided. The online classes are self-paced, and we recommend completion within a month.

Attend Class

online or in-person

Follow Along

with the workbook

Ask Questions

online, by phone or in-person

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Classes

Offered In Spanish and English

Homebuyer Education Class

Online & In-Person

Buy your home with confidence! Homebuyer Education is a free class that will help you understand the home buying process and prepare you to make informed decisions. Homebuyer Education is available to all and required for Homewise mortgage loan clients. We encourage you to take the class as early as possible.

Modules

1: Workshop Overview and Homebuying Process (46:29 min)

2: The Four C’s of Mortgage Qualification (49:48 min)

3: Finding & Selecting a Home (34:54 min)

4: Financing & the Loan Process (38:25 min)

5: Preparing for the Closing (18:27 min)

6: Successful Homeownership (12:50 min)

Make the process clear and less stressful

Learn the benefits of Homewise lending

Help you select the best mortgage loan

Help you understand purchase contracts

Financial Fitness Class

Online & In-Person

Get started on your path to financial stability! Financial Fitness is a FREE class offered in-person and online. This class  can help you take a proactive approach to managing your money and planning for the future. This personal finance course is available to all, whether you are a Homewise client or not.

Modules

1: Messages about money (19:54 min)

2: Goal setting (18:54 min)

3: Debt reduction (30:17 min)

4: Understanding credit (40:12 min)

5: Spending Plans (31:53 min)

6: Banking options & wrap up (14:51 min)

Create Financial Goals

Repair and reduce credit

Reduce or eliminate debt

Gain confidence around money issues

Develop a realistic budget

Build savings for planned and unexpected expenses

New Home, Now What?

Online & In-Person

Calling all homeowners! Whether you just moved into your new home or you’ve owned your home for years, this class is for you. Learn how to thrive as a homeowner, make an impact in your neighborhood, and improve your long-term financial well-being and quality of life.

This is an online, self-paced course that includes four modules and a learning check. Click the button below to register, and we’ll send you the link to get started!

Modules

1: Workshop Overview

2: Maintaining Your Home (42:22 min)

3: Your New Financial World (61:27 min)

4: Helping your Community Thrive & Wrap-Up (21:40 min)

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Basic home maintenance and DIY repairs

Questions to ask before hiring a contractor

Easy, low-cost ways to secure your home

Understanding your mortgage payment and escrow account adjustments

Building financial stability with a home savings plan

Education Partners

Homebuyer Education, Financial Fitness, and “New Home, Now What?” are community partnerships between Homewise and the following organizations, which allow us to offer these classes for free.

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