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HOMEBUYERS CLUB CLASSES
The Scott County CDA's Homebuyers Club gives buyers the tools for successful homeownership. Some topics covered during the Homebuyers Club include:
Homebuyers Club classes are offered quarterly. View the 2014 Homebuyers Club dates. Enrollment is limited. Download the Homebuyers Club registration materials.
The Scott County CDA's Homebuyers Club uses the Home Stretch® curriculum and meets most first-time homebuyer education requirements. Please contact your lender prior to registering for the Homebuyers Club to ensure that it is approved for your plan.
Participants may be eligible for a grant from the Scott County CDA. The grant never needs to be repaid and can be used toward down payment or closing costs. Learn more about the Homebuyers Club 2014 Grant Criteria.
Materials can also be picked up at our office or mailed to you. Fore more information about the Homebuyers Club or the grant, contact Melissa J. at 952.402.9022 x202.
Homebuyer counseling provides buyers one-on-one support during the homebuying process. A Homeownership Specialist can help you to:
Homebuyer Counseling is available in person or by phone. Download Homebuyer Counseling Registration materials or contact Mary or Jessica at 952.402.9022.
FRAMEWORK® - ONLINE HOMEBUYER EDUCATION
FRAMEWORK® is a high quality online course; a fun way to become an informed, confident, and successful homeowner. It provides the facts you need to become well-informed about every step in the process. To get started, visit FRAMEWORK® or to learn more, view this short video.
*Many lenders have approved FRAMEWORK® to meet their requirements for homebuyer education. Check with your lender to make sure online homebuyer education is accepted.*
The Scott County CDA participates in the START UP & STEP UP through the Minnesota Communities Participation Program and the Mortgage Credit Certificate Program. More information is available from Minnesota Housing.
Other Resources for First-time Homebuyers:Minnesota Home Ownership Center
Steps to Successful Homeownership
Minnesota Mortgage Credit Certificate
MN Housing Fix Up Loan Program
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Lead Poisoning Prevention
10 Secrets Every First-time Homebuyer Should Know (PDF)