Homebuyer Education & Counseling

Need A Road Map To Home-Ownership? Let KOOTASCA Help Navigate.

Homebuyer Education

Homebuyer Education provides the tools to move forward in achieving successful home-ownership.  Home Stretch (classroom style) workshops taught by experienced local professionals.

Home Stretch Workshop Registration Forms

February Class
March Class
April Class

Workshop Topics Include:

  • Affordability/Budgeting/Credit
  • Qualifying for a mortgage
  • Shopping for a home/Realtor services
  • Home Inspection
  • Homeowners Insurance
  • Closing on your home
  • Maintaining your home for successful ownership

To access the National Online FRAMEWORK course click here.

Housing Counseling

Our accredited housing counselors offer free one-on-one service to assist you with your road map to home-ownership. They can help determine your objectives and needs, identify any barriers, share resources and prepare an action plan.

To get the 2021 updated Counseling Application Form CLICK HERE

Financial Assistance

If you’re purchasing your home in Itasca or Koochiching County by completing homebuyer education and individual counseling you may also qualify for Downpayment & Closing Costs Assistance through KOOTASCA.

For more information or to request an application please contact:
Sandy O’Fallon