Homebuyer Education

Habitat wants all families to be educated in homeownership. Here is a list of classes every Homeowner-in-Process must complete.

1. Habitat 101

  • Introduction to the program
  • Overview of program Requirements
  • Meet-n-Greet with Habitat Staff
  • Completion of Partnership Agreement
  • Expectations of Habitat and Homeowner-in-Process

2. Maintenance and Repair

  • What to do with a Home and When
  • Cost difference between Maintenance and a Repair
  • How-tos on basic repair project
  • Resources on who to Contact

3. Community Resources

  • Non-Profits in Lincoln County
  • Services Provided at Social Services
  • Governmental Programs
  • How to Find Help

4. Homeownership vs Renting

  • Cost Difference
  • New Responsibilities
  • Pros and Cons of Each

5. Before and After Closing 

  • What to Bring to Closing
  • Explanation of Paperwork
  • What to Do After Closing
  • Opportunity to Ask Questions

6. Home Walk Thru and Warranty

  • Complete Punch List
  • Explanation of Warranty