New Home, Now What?

Online Edition


Download the Handout (CLICK for PDF)

The handout is not required to watch the videos, but it will help you complete the activities and get the most out of your time in this workshop and throughout your time as a homeowner.

Watch the Videos

You can watch the videos below in order or start with the topic that is most relevant to you.

Take the Learning Check (Click Here)

The questions will cover information from each module. You may find it helpful to use the handout as you complete the learning check.

Receive Your Certificate

After you complete all four video modules and the learning check, we will send you a Certificate of Course Completion within two business days.

We Can HElp!

If you have any questions, please reach out to our training team. Happy Learning!


Workshop Overview

Module 1

Welcome to the New Home, Now What? workshop overview! In this module, we will review the agenda and learning objectives for this course. We will also highlight some of the services Homewise offers to homeowners like you.

Maintaining Your Home

Module 2

This module is all about learning the tools and resources needed to maintain your home. From repairs and maintenance to insurance and hiring a contractor, we discuss how to keep your home in tip-top shape.

Your New Financial World

Module 3

Financial aspects of homeownership don’t end once you get the keys to your home. In this module, we review your monthly mortgage payment and annual escrow statement. We talk about the importance of budgeting and the role that credit plays now that you’re a homeowner. We help you determine if refinancing is right for you and look at ways to finance those home improvements you might be dreaming of.

Helping Your Community Thrive & Wrap-up

Module 4

Homewise believes that thriving communities come from thriving homeowners. This module is about how we can make being a part of a community a positive experience for ourselves and our neighbors. Learn how to build a sense of community with your neighbors and contribute through simple acts like being neighborly and voting in local elections.

Learning Check

Click above to take the learning check. You can use your handout. After you pass the course with 75% or better, we will send you a Certificate of Course Completion within two business days.

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 courses for free: