Mortgage Financing: An In-Depth Look at the New Mortgage Programs (Online) – 4/22

Discover the newest mortgage financing options available today! Down payments starting with zero down, forgivable first time home buyer grants and more.Take an in-depth look at the monthly payments and compare the different down payment options to determine what may be best for you with no obligation to buy.

Instructor: Eric House

For over 10 years, Eric House has specialized in helping First Time Home Buyers obtain mortgage financing. Eric has taught First Time Home Buyer Classes; in his classes and working one-on-one with clients, he listens to home buyers’ wants and needs, and then discusses available options to help them meet their home-ownership goals.

Location: Now Online!

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Minneapolis Real Estate Trends (Online) – 5/6

Whether you are looking to buy or sell a home, or are just curious about the real estate market in your own neighborhood. We will review the statistical trends of Minneapolis real estate, see which neighborhoods properties are selling fast. Learn how to find statistics online to determine a buyers market and how much homes are selling for vs their list price.

Instructor: Chris Gemlo

Chris Gemlo is a dynamic experienced speaker for adult education for over 19 years. He is a licensed real estate broker who was recently selected as one of the 100 most influential real estate agents in MN and is also a Dave Ramsey Endorsed Local Provider. He has been a leader in the real estate community for over 20 years in both sales and property management. His background in teaching, home construction, finance, property management, negotiation and real estate gives him all the tools to answer your questions.

Location: Now Online!

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How Much House Can I Afford in Today’s Market? (Online) – 5/13

The class is on Thursday, February 9th, 2020 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Wondering how much house you can afford in today’s market? Whether you are planning on buying with zero down payment, 3%, 3.5%, 5%, 10%, or 20% down, we’ll discuss how that impacts how much house you can afford. We’ll also compare affordability with popular loan programs: FHA, Conventional, VA, and USDA, as well as the benefits and disadvantages of each of the programs. We’ll take an in-depth look at monthly payments and compare the different down payment options to determine which may be best for you. We’ll also discuss what lenders require, credit scores, and how to obtain a mortgage pre-approval.

Instructor: Eric House

For over 15 years, Eric House has specialized in helping First Time Home Buyers obtain mortgage financing. Eric has taught First Time Home Buyer Classes; in his classes and working one-on-one with clients, he listens to home buyers’ wants and needs, and then discusses available options to help them meet their home-ownership goals.

Location: Now Online!   

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Duplex: Rental Property 101 (Online) – 5/13

Do you want to diversify your investment portfolio?  Learn why owning a duplex as your first home is a good choice.  The tax benefits of owning rentals, how to evaluate a property and how to protect yourself as a landlord will be covered in detail.

Instructor: Chris Gemlo

Chris Gemlo is a dynamic experienced speaker for adult education for over 19 years. He is a licensed real estate broker who was recently selected as one of the 100 most influential real estate agents in MN and is also a Dave Ramsey Endorsed Local Provider. He has been a leader in the real estate community for over 20 years in both sales and property management. His background in teaching, home construction, finance, property management, negotiation and real estate gives him all the tools to answer your questions.

Location: Now Online!

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Home Buying in the New Economy (Online) – 6/24

Does buying a home in an uncertain economy make sense? Learn how to navigate the home buying process step by step, including information about government grants, first time buyer programs, how to avoid lemons, and maximizing your money to get the best deal possible.

Instructor: Chris Gemlo

Chris Gemlo is a dynamic experienced speaker for adult education for over 19 years. He is a licensed real estate broker who was recently selected as one of the 100 most influential real estate agents in MN and is also a Dave Ramsey Endorsed Local Provider. He has been a leader in the real estate community for over 20 years in both sales and property management. His background in teaching, home construction, finance, property management, negotiation and real estate gives him all the tools to answer your questions.

Location: Now Online!

Registration Opens Late Spring

House Hacks (Online): Interactive – 7/8

Your home is said to be your biggest investment. In reality housing is likely your biggest expense. House Hacks will explore ways to “Hack” your current home or buy a new home to make it pay for itself.  We will discuss how to take in and manage paying renters, covert space to Air bnb, alternative dwelling units, duplex ownership, vacation rentals, and college rental homes.

This class is now being held online through Zoom, an interactive videoconferencing platform. You can choose to enable your camera and audio, or just view the live content. There will be time to socialize with fellow students and the instructor if you choose to, before and after each session. More information will be sent after you enroll.

Instructor: Chris Gemlo

Chris Gemlo is a dynamic experienced speaker for adult education for over 19 years. He is a licensed real estate broker who was recently selected as one of the 100 most influential real estate agents in MN and is also a Dave Ramsey Endorsed Local Provider. He has been a leader in the real estate community for over 20 years in both sales and property management. His background in teaching, home construction, finance, property management, negotiation and real estate gives him all the tools to answer your questions.

 

Location: Now Online!

Registration Opens Late Spring

Real Estate Trends in Minneapolis (Online) – 7/15

Whether you are looking to buy or sell a home, or are just curious about the real estate market in your own neighborhood. We will review the statistical trends of Minneapolis real estate, see which neighborhoods properties are selling fast. Learn how to find statistics online to determine a buyers market and how much homes are selling for vs their list price.

Instructor: Chris Gemlo

Chris Gemlo is a dynamic experienced speaker for adult education for over 19 years. He is a licensed real estate broker who was recently selected as one of the 100 most influential real estate agents in MN and is also a Dave Ramsey Endorsed Local Provider. He has been a leader in the real estate community for over 20 years in both sales and property management. His background in teaching, home construction, finance, property management, negotiation and real estate gives him all the tools to answer your questions.

Location: Now Online!

Registration Opens Late Spring

Duplex: Rental Property 101 (Online) – 7/29

Do you want to diversify your investment portfolio?  Learn why owning a duplex as your first home is a good choice.  The tax benefits of owning rentals, how to evaluate a property and how to protect yourself as a landlord will be covered in detail. 

Instructor: Chris Gemlo

Chris Gemlo is a dynamic experienced speaker for adult education for over 19 years. He is a licensed real estate broker who was recently selected as one of the 100 most influential real estate agents in MN and is also a Dave Ramsey Endorsed Local Provider. He has been a leader in the real estate community for over 20 years in both sales and property management. His background in teaching, home construction, finance, property management, negotiation and real estate gives him all the tools to answer your questions.

Location: Now Online!

Registration Opens Late Spring