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Homeownership Education

Classes are scheduled year-round, usually on the 2nd Saturday of every month. Please contact our Homeownership Department at homeownership@habitatportlandmetro.org or call us at 503-287-9529.

Topics Include

Topics include:

  • Understanding your annual escrow analysis.
  • Budgets: creating a spending & saving plan
  • Managing your cash flow
  • Building credit
  • Debt repayment & strategies for reducing your expenses
  • Estate planning and retirement
  • Insurance—auto/home/life/health.
  • Couponing

Topics include:

  • Applications, resumes, cover letters, and interview skills.
  • Negotiating a salary increase or promotion.

Topics will include:

  • Planning for home maintenance
  • Natural cleaning products
  • Weatherizing your home
  • Appliance maintenance
  • Mold & pest prevention and maintenance

Topics may include:

  • Community involvement
  • Neighborhood watch & crime prevention

Topics will include:

  • Cooking Matters at the Store
  • Gardening
  • Fire & home safety
  • Disaster and emergency preparedness

Upcoming Classes

Habitat strives to support success in homeownership by providing opportunities for our homeowners to learn about maintaining their home, securing their financial well being, and becoming more engaged in their communities.

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