Home Buyer Education Class

Home Buyer Education Mission Statement

To provide Home Buyer Education to the population of Lewis and Clark County and surrounding areas in conjunction with HUD, MBOH, NeighborWorks Montana and numerous partners to assist first time home buyers in achieving home ownership.


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Rocky Mountain Development Council is one of many community partners sponsoring a great class to help individuals in Broadwater, Jefferson, and Lewis & Clark County  prepare to be savvy home buyers.

Successful completion of this class may be a prerequisite for assistance through or in conjunction with other RMDC Housing and Development programs.

For information on upcoming classes and how to register, call Colleen Phillips, RMDC Housing,  406-442-1236 or email her at cphillips@rmdc.net.


Rocky Mountain Development Council Home Buyer Education Program

Rocky Mountain Development Council offers a monthly Homebuyer Education class.  The purpose of the class is to teach potential homeowners about the process of purchasing a home.

Homebuyer Education classes provide in-depth information on many aspects of homeownership including:

  • Budgeting
  • Finding a home
  • Choosing a lender/closing on a loan
  • Homeowner’s insurance
  • Home inspection & maintenance
  • Energy savings

Instructors:  Rocky Mountain Development Council depends on an array of experts, from areas of homeownership, to give presentations throughout the class.

Cost and Registration: You will be asked to complete the RMDC Home Buyer Education Class intake form, pay a class fee of $35.00 (plus $20 for each additional family member attending) and sign up for a 45 minute intake appointment at least two weeks prior to the class date.

RMDC Homebuyer Education: Intake Form

Classes:  This eight-hour class will be offered monthly (See upcoming dates below)

Class Agenda: Typical Homebuyer Education Class Agenda

Childcare:  Our classroom is not suitable for children.  Please arrange for your own child care during the class.

Location:  The Rocky Mountain Development Council Homebuyer Education classes are located in Dining Room at the Neighborhood Center 200 South Cruse, Helena.

Questions and to register:  To register or ask questions, please call (406) 442-1236 or email cphillips@rmdc.net.

Funding:  Homebuyer education classes are funded in part by the Montana Board of Housing, Montana Department of Commerce, NeighborWorks Montana, and philanthropic donors.


2014/15  Homebuyer Classes (8 am to 5 pm with a 1 hour lunch)

June 2015 HBE Class

June 2015


July HBE Class

July 2015



February 27, 2016

March 19, 2016

April 23, 2016

May 21, 2016

June 18, 2016

July 23, 2016

August 20, 2016

September 17, 2016

October 22, 2016

November 19, 2016

December 17, 2016

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