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HopeBuilders Breakfast

Attend one of our informational HopeBuilders breakfasts to learn more about the Champlain Housing Trust and the affordable housing work we do in northwestern Vermont.

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Learn how to maintain, improve, & protect your home!

Join us for Homeowner University and learn how
to love living in your home!

September 28, 2019 / 9:00AM – 1:30PM
88 King St. Burlington, VT

 Check in opens at 8:30 AM 

You will learn how to maintain, manage and  protect your home, invest for the future, and plan and pay for improvements.


Cost: $25 per person
Click Here to Register and Pay Online
If you have questions please contact us:
email education@getahome.org
or call (802) 861-7394


Class Schedule

Session #1     9:00-10:15 AM choose one 

Working with a Contractor
Learn how to find quality Contractors, how to craft a solid contract, and helpful project management skills to help you avoid experiencing a Contractor "horror story."

Retire without a Mortgage                     
Lets discuss strategies and methods to help you map out your finances with the goal of paying off your mortgage quicker.

Slash Your Energy Bills
Energy experts from Efficiency Vermont will explore a broad range of actions that can help lower your energy costs and make your home environment more comfortable.

 Session #2     10:30-11:45 AM choose one

Home Maintenance: Painting
This hands on workshop will review a variety of common methods to prepare walls for painting.  Tools, project planning, painting tips and techniques will also be discussed.  

Are You Properly Insured
Learn how to insure your family, home and possessions.  Discuss different types of coverage and how to choose what is right for you and your family

Home, Health and Safety
Learn about common home hazards and how home maintenance can act to reduce allergens, prevent illness, and reduce injury from accidents. 

 Session #3     12:00 NOON-1:30 PM choose one

Five Money Questions Every Woman Should Ask
A strong financial strategy is vital for women’s unique financial circumstances.  Ensure your current financial strategy fits your lifestyle and future needs.

Eating Well for Less
In this class we will explore new ways to spend less on your grocery bills.  We’ll share meal planning tips and tasty and inexpensive recipes.

Optimize Your Credit
The instructor will discuss credit scores, ways to maintain or improve your credit standing and whether it makes sense to take advantage of credit card incentives such as travel points and / or cash back offers.