Home Stretch classes are now offered using an online meeting platform.  Take the in-person class from the comfort of your own home!  

Home Stretch is an in-person training geared toward helping people understand the homebuyer process.  Whether you are a first time homebuyer or a current owner looking for a refresher, Home Stretch has you covered.

Home Stretch covers topics like:

  • Determining an Affordable Payment
  • Budgeting for Homeownership
  • Credit Reports & Credit Score
  • Finding a Lender
  • Choosing a Mortgage Product
  • Finding and Working with a Real Estate Agent
  • Purchase Agreements
  • Homeowner’s Insurance
  • Closing on the Loan
  • Home Maintenance

Classes cost $25/household.    Please see the Home Stretch schedule below for a list of available class dates and times.  You must attend both class sessions to earn a completion certificate.

A computer, tablet, or smartphone and reliable internet connection is required to participate in the virtual Home Stretch class.

To register for a Home Stretch class, please click the link in the sidebar.

August 11 & 135:30-10 PMOn-Line Virtual Class 
August 18 & 205:30-10 PMOn-Line Virtual Class
September 19 & 268:30 AM-1 PMOn-Line Virtual Class
September 22 & 245:30-10 PMOn-Line Virtual Class
September 28 & 305:30-10 PMOn-Line Virtual Class
October 6 & 85:30-10 PMOn-Line Virtual Class
October 13 & 155:30-10 PMOn-Line Virtual Class
October 20 & 225:30-10 PMOn-Line Virtual Class
November 10 & 125:30-10 PMOn-Line Virtual Class
November 17 & 195:30-10 PMOn-Line Virtual Class
December 2 & 35:30-10 PMOn-Line Virtual Class
December 8 & 105:30-10 PMOn-Line Virtual Class

If you are a Lender, Real Estate Agent, Home Inspector, Closing Agent, or Insurance Agent and are interested in becoming a Home Stretch speaker, please click here.

Prefer to take the class online?  Framework™ is an online homebuyer education class that covers many topics related to the homebuying process.  If you are required to take a homebuyer education class, please check with your lender to determine if Framework™ is accepted.

The cost of Framework™ is $75.

Register for Framework™
Please Click Here to Register for a Home Stretch Class

For more information about Homebuyer Education, please contact:

Tressa Sauke
Self Sufficiency and Homeownership Coordinator

134 East Second Street
Wabasha, MN 55981

  • 651-565-2638 ext. 204

  • 651-565-3836

  • tsauke@semmchra.org

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