Home Buying 101:
Prepare To Buy

Home Buying 101: This Free Series is Brought to You By Women United

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Participants will learn about the home buying process from start to finish – how to prepare, work through the process and be ready to move ahead when the timing is right for their family.

Students will feel more capable and comfortable understanding terms and benefits as well as how to protect themselves throughout the process. They can begin the home buying process knowing their options and how to achieve their goals. This will reduce surprises and create more confidence and success overall.

The program consists of three classes.

Childcare is available upon request in BR 119 classroom.

Dinner is provided for each class at 5 PM in the cafeteria.

Class dates: February 28, March 6, and March 20. Classes will be held from 5:30-7:15 pm

Where: Colorado Mountain College, Bristol room 204, 1275 Crawford Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

How: Register with the button below

Women United’s Home Buying 101: Prepare to Buy will be led by Kathryn Pedersen.

Session 1 – February 28

  • How to prepare to buy a home.
  • Why purchase a home?
  • What does the pre-approval process look like?
  • What does my financial situation need to be to get pre-approved?
  • What loan options work for me?

Session 2 – March 6

  • Shopping for a home, getting under contract, and the loan process.
  • Why should buyers have their own real estate representative?
  • How do the negotiations work?
  • Once the buyer is under contract, what happens next?

Session 3 – March 20

  • Now that you own a home, what happens?
  •  How a mortgage works.
  • What is the homeowner’s responsibility now? What expenses should I be prepared for?

About Kathryn Pedersen, Class Instructor

For more than two decades, Kathryn Pedersen has been a dedicated presence in the Yampa Valley lending scene. With a passion for assisting locals in acquiring their own slice of the valley, Kathryn’s expertise extends to navigating local deed restrictions, facilitating down payment assistance programs, and sharing her knowledge through over a decade of teaching real estate continuing education classes. Her commitment to excellence is reflected in her consistent recognition as the Best Mortgage Banker, earning her the prestigious Best of the Boat award for multiple consecutive years.

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