Wright County to offer home buyer workshop

Wright County residents thinking about buying a home are invited to attend a one day informative workshop designed to help them learn the basics of home ownership.

Home Stretch will be offered Saturday, Jan. 25, from 8 am from 5 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, 449 West Broadway, Monticello. To register, call Wright County Community Action (WCCA) at (320) 963-6500, ext 231. (Class fee of $30 per household).

Wright County Community Action (WCCA) offers a first-time home buyer’s seminar (Home Stretch) which will cover a variety of topics related to the home buying process. Area lenders, real estate agents, and other housing professionals will instruct the workshop. Class participants will analyze all aspects of their current situation to help them determine whether or not this is the right time for them to buy a home, discuss how to obtain a mortgage loan with area professionals, learn new ways to budget and save for home ownership, and review some of the basics of home maintenance. In addition, they will enjoy hearing from industry professionals on how to choose and work with a real estate agent, a lender, and other housing professionals.

Volunteer instructors for the program are professionals who work in the Wright County area.

This program is approved to meet the Neighborhood Stabilization Program Requirements and the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) Requirements.