Coalition conducts successful Post Purchase Certification Training in Pierre!

On September 22, 2016, sixteen homebuyer practitioners from around the state became certified to teach post-purchase homebuyer education in their communities.  These practitioners completed an intensive 4-day training on “Post Purchase Education Methods” sponsored by the Coalition in coordination with NeighborWorks America and Neighborworks Dakota Home Resources.

The training focused on important information for homebuyers, including:

  • Budgeting and Finances
  • Maintenance
  • Community Issues

It also included a number of hands-on maintenance activities for participants.  Participants especially liked the hands-on activities (including fixing a window screen and drywall) and the chance to get to know fellow practitioners working to assist Native families attain homeownership.