Considering purchasing your first home? Not sure what you need to know? Start with this 8-hour hoMEworks buyer education workshop! You'll learn from industry professionals (lenders, home inspectors, real estate agents) in a safe and non-sales environment. Buyers who have taken this workshop report being more confident when asking questions and making decisions about homeownership and loan products. You’ll gain tools to avoid predatory lending and possible foreclosure.
While hoMEworks Workshops are usually offered in person statewide, Penquis has partnered with Ellsworth Adult Education to offer this workshop live online using ZOOM during the time of COVID. The workshop includes a lunch break.
To register for this buyer education workshop, go to www.mainestreamfinance.org/homeownership/classes. If this schedule doesn't work for you, workshops are offered both daytime and evening hours. Penquis will work with you to accommodate your schedule and needs, including ZOOM training. If you don’t have sufficient internet or device access, you can attend the ZOOM session on-site at Ellsworth Adult Education. Please let Penquis know you found out about the program from us!
A Maine organization, hoMEworks, is a nonprofit group dedicated to consumer homebuyer education. hoMEworks believes the best place to start the home buying process is in the classroom. The hoMEworks mission is to develop a standardized, comprehensive, homeownership education program to be delivered by a network of industry professionals in neutral environments throughout Maine. Learn more about Homebuyer Education by downloading the Maine hoMEworks Brochure. MaineStream Finance, a program of Penquis is a Maine hoMEworks partner.