The downloadable winter 2010 Overview, (PDF) and Overview (presented at All Colleague Conference Oct 22, 2010).

Core Competencies from Wisconsin Homeownership Preservation Education:

  1. Understanding benefits and responsibilities of owning a home
  2. Knowledge of how basic repairs and maintenance can help preserve the functionality and value of a home
  3. Developing a familiarity with budgeting and tracking key information needed to manage personal finances related to owning a home
  4. Understanding the importance of property insurance and property tax payments for the preservation of homeownership
  5. Knowledge of how mortgages work, what happens in default on a mortgage in Wisconsin and what to do when default is imminent.
  6. Understanding the importance of monitoring a mortgage and the alternatives for paying off or refinancing a mortgage loan.