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Registration is Open! Homeownership Training Conference: April 15, 2020
We believe in successful homeownership and that success starts with you, our homeownership lenders and real estate agent partners. Please join us for our premier training and networking event of the year! You will learn how to successfully offer our programs, refresh your knowledge, and hear from industry professionals. We'll also celebrate the 10 year anniversary of our Top Producing Loan Officer Program and unveil our future program.
Whether you are new or familiar with our programs, we'll have sessions applicable to your role and experience level. We'll offer 11 engaging and dynamic sessions. Although content may be similar to past Minnesota Housing trainings, all sessions are either brand new or redesigned. Breakout sessions are as follows:
  • Start Up Program Eligibility
  • Eligibility Income Calculations
  • Panel Discussions on timely topics
  • Forms and Commitment System
  • Conventional Products and Updates
  • Working with U.S. Bank HFA Division
  • Home Improvement Loan Program
  • Continuing Education for Real Estate Professionals - two hours! If agents have already taken the course with the same Department of Commerce ID, they will not receive additional credit. Courses include:
    • Minnesota Housing: 1028144
    • Minnesota Homeownership Center: 1017194
Lending Partners: Please invite your real estate partners to the conference by forwarding this eNews. Agents will have an opportunity to learn our programs and see how you help your borrowers achieve homeownership.
See details and registration link below. More details to come! Check out eNews and training page.
Theme: Believe in Homeownership - Time to Go Big!
Date and time: Wednesday, April 15, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Crowne Plaza Minneapolis West, 3131 Campus Drive, Plymouth, MN 55441
Cost: $40 per person (includes beverages, snacks, and lunch)
Schedule:
  • 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.: Check-in and networking, with breakfast and coffee provided
  • 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.: Opening program and Top Producing Loan Officer Program
  • 10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Lunch onsite and networking
  • 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.: Afternoon breakout sessions

Register Here
Lender Survey Deadline Extended to February 26, 2020
We value your opinions about Minnesota Housing homeownership programs and services, so each year we give you a chance to provide anonymous feedback in our lender survey. We use this information to help improve your experience in areas like customer service and training.
Can we count you in? It will take just 10 minutes to share your thoughts on how we're doing and how we can improve. Please forward this to others in your office - everyone's opinion counts! The survey will close on Wednesday, February 26.


As an added bonus, when you complete the survey you'll have a chance to enter to win a Coffee Chat with Assistant Commissioner Kasey Kier! The winner will get a visit from Kasey and the opportunity to ask questions, share thoughts, and have a cup of coffee!
Share Your Feedback
Monthly Minnesota Housing Update & Underwriter Call
Join us monthly to review recent Minnesota Housing updates and important information to help you originate and process our loans. Click here to register for the monthly calls.

When you register, you will be signed up for all sessions but can attend the sessions that work for you. All calls occur on the second Thursday of the month from 9:00-10:00 a.m. CST. Next sessions are:
  • Thursday, February 20 (third Thursday of the month for the February call)
  • Thursday, March 12
  • Thursday, April 9
eLearning and Recorded Trainings
Check out our quick, on-demand eLearning courses:
  • Intro to Minnesota Housing (10 minutes)
  • Start Up Eligibility Basics (10 minutes)
  • Start Up Income Training (25 minutes)
  • Start Up Forms (20 minutes)
  • Downpayment and Closing Cost Loans (10 minutes)
  • Post-closing (10 minutes)
  • Step Up Overview (10 minutes)
View the instructions to create an eLearning account to access these on-demand trainings. If you already created an account, view your training record and take the course.
Recorded Webinars (on-demand):
Enter your information, click on "Register" and the webinar will begin.
Questions?
You can reach the Partner Solutions Team at 651.296.8215 or 800.710.8871 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on business days.
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