The Community Neighborhood Housing Services of Saint Paul is offering a series of classes in both English and Hmong about how to prepare for home ownership. These are homebuyer education classes that include how to prepare financially, how credit affects becoming a homeowner, understanding mortgage programs, shopping for a home, home inspections, the closing process, home maintenance, and understanding predatory lending practices. There is also discussion of how to avoid foreclosure.
These classes cost $35 but scholarships are available. To register call 651.292.8710 or go to www.communitynhs.org. There are scholarships available. Classes are available starting in January and going into June. Dates are listed on the D1 web calendar