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Homeownership Seminars & Events

HomeStreet offers free one-hour seminars to help you learn about a variety of homeownership issues related to budgeting, buying, remodeling, refinancing, and selling your home.

Buying a Home

Whether you’re buying your first home or just need a refresher, this seminar is for you. In  it you will learn:

September 15, 2015

Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Seattle, UW Tower
Register for Section SU15-A

Note: For a more in-depth coverage of this topic, be sure to check out the "First-Time Home Buyer Workshop" below.

Buying a Vacation or Rental Property

Are you looking to invest beyond your primary home? In this seminar you will learn:

November 10, 2015

Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Register for Section AU15-A

Refinancing and Using Home Equity

How do you know when it's the right time to refinance a home? In this seminar you will learn:

October 16, 2015

Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Seattle, UW Tower
Register for Session SU15-A

October 22, 2015

Noon – 1:00 p.m.
South Lake Union
Register for Session SU15-B

November 12, 2015

Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Register for Session AU15-A

Understanding Credit

How does credit reporting really work? In this seminar you will learn:

September 17, 2015

Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Health Sciences
Register for Section SU15-B

October 21, 2015

Noon - 1:00 p.m.
UW Tacoma
Register for Section SU15-F

November 9, 2015

Noon - 1:00 p.m.
Seattle, UW Tower
Register for Section AU15-A

First-Time Home Buyer Workshop

Are you thinking about buying your first home? Are you looking for a positive home buying experience? If so, then attend this 5-hour workshop led by industry experts. The workshop will cover:

This workshop is co-sponsored by the Washington State Housing and Finance Commission (WSHFC) and HomeStreet Bank, our Hometown Home Loan partner. Upon completion, you will receive the WSHFC home buyer's certificate. Spouses/partners are welcome to register and attend with you.

All classes will be held at HomeStreet Bank's corporate office in downtown Seattle or the Federal Way branch.


Individual Prequalification Appointments

Thinking of buying or refinancing a home but not sure how to get started? Why not schedule a free personal home ownership counseling session with a HomeStreet Bank representative who can walk you through the process including prequalification? These 30-minute, one-on-one sessions are both private and informative. Your spouse, partner, or potential co-signer is welcome to attend with you. To schedule an appointment, call 206-628-0207, or REGISTER HERE.

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