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 Scores
  • 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

The Home Stretch class is 8 hours long and is offered either on Tuesday and Thursday night from 6-10 PM or on a Saturday from 8:30 AM to 5 PM. The cost of the class is $25 per household.  Please see the Home Stretch schedule below for a list of available class dates and times.

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

January 14 & 16, 2020
Must Attend Both Nights
6-10 PMThe Garage Co-Work Space
123 Lafayette Street
Winona, MN 55987
February 11 & 13, 2020
Must Attend Both Nights
6-10 PMJordan Towers II
440 West Fifth Street,
Red Wing, Minnesota 55066
Saturday, March 14, 20208:30 AM-5:00 PMTBD

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.

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


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.

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