Homebuyer Education


Buying a home is a big deal. Do it right!

Buying a home is likely to be the largest purchase you’ll ever make. Empower yourself with knowledge to make smart decisions and become a successful homeowner!

The Home Stretch Workshop is an 8 hour adult education course designed for anyone interested in becoming a homeowner. Learn about the entire homebuying process- from start to finish. Hear from local housing experts including: mortgage lenders, home inspectors, real estate agents, and homeowners insurance agents.

Topics covered include:

  • Advantages and Disadvantages of becoming a Homeowner
  • How to develop a spending plan
  • Understanding and improving credit scores
  • Introduction to various lending products
  • Real Estate 101
  • Understanding the closing process
  • Life as a Homeowner

Workshop Fee:

$40 Per Household
- Due prior to the start of class
- Send check or money order to HRDC PO Box 906 Bemidji, MN 56619
- Use PayPal link below

Contact: Levi Haar at 218-333-6530

Home Stretch Workshop Schedule

Next Class - Held Via Zoom

  • December 19th and 20th from 4:30 to 9:00
  • Cost $40
  • Register by December 16th
Homestretch home buyer advising


Framework is the only online home-buyer course designed by experts in online learning. It’s comprehensive, so you’ll have all the facts you need to navigate every step of the buying process. And you can learn when, where, and how you like. It even works on your smartphone.

To get started, visit Framework.

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