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  • 10 Tips For Buying Or Selling A Home Or Investment Property

    Thinking of acquiring real estate? Gain an understanding of purchase agreements, strategies for getting your offer accepted in multiple offers, and different ways to cover closing costs and mortgage insurance. Explore Twin Cities housing market data, an overview of loan programs ­including a loan for escrowing improvements, appraisal issues affecting a home sale, and small things to improve your chances of selling your property. Making updates such as paint, carpet, light fixtures, and de-cluttering are also discussed. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel

    Discover advanced tips and tricks that can increase your productivity and get your specific questions answered. Topics include: conditional formatting, data manipulation, custom lists, conditional formulas and functions, use of the formula/function library and more. Prerequisite: Intermediate Microsoft Excel or equivalent skills. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Beginner's Guide to Digital Marketing

    Promote and market your business and yourself using tips that are quick, easy and sustainable. Learn why Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other options may be your best or worst choices. Discover why email is still a marketing marvel, why video increases engagement and how a website connects the marketing dots. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Home Stretch - Online Course

    Become an informed, prepared consumer! Home Stretch workshops cover the entire home buying process and offers objective, practical information to help you get on the path to homeownership. Guest speakers will include a lender, realtor and home inspector. In celebration of National Homeownership Month, the June workshop is FREE. Registration required. This class is being offered using the Zoom online platform. Before registering, make sure your device meets the minimum requirements; view minimum requirements here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/20136202.... The training materials and the zoom invitation will be sent to the participants electronically a week before the workshop.
  • How To Win At Investment Properties

    Considering becoming a landlord or investing in real estate but need more information? Learn about opportunities in today’s Twin Cities marketplace, how to analyze a property, tax considerations, and things to put in a lease. Becoming a landlord is work but can be very rewarding. We review all aspects of becoming a landlord from buying, selling and renting. A flip book link to the book that John wrote- “Reality-Based Real Estate Investing” will be provided- a $25 dollar value. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel

    Expand your basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel with an exploration of data manipulation (sort, filter, fill, text functions, join and split data) and formulas and functions (absolute vs relative cell references, 3D cell references). Prerequisite: Introduction to Microsoft Excel or equivalent skills. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Introduction to Microsoft Excel

    Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program that helps format, organize and calculate data. Learn how to create and navigate spreadsheets, charts, basic formulas and functions, and Excel Theory. Keyboard and mouse skills required. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Know your Smartphone

    What makes a smartphone "smart” and how do I get the most out of it? What apps are useful and how do I install them? How do I adjust my settings? Get simple answers to these questions and more. Bring your smartphone to class. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Know your Smartphone/Tablet - Individual Instruction - In Person

    Receive one-on-one instruction and learn how to get the most from your smartphone or Tablet! All levels welcome, whether you've just received your first device, or you've got the basics down and want to learn about video chatting, apps, need help accessing your calendar or email from your other devices or assistance with organizing and transferring information between your phone, tablet, or the Cloud. You'll have 45 minutes of private instruction time to ask questions and increase your smartphone/tablet skills! When registering you will be asked to choose the level that sounds most like you, so your instructor can make the most out of your time together. If you are debating between two levels, choose the lower level as the one-on-one format of this class will allow your instructor to move quickly through the things you know, cover the things you don't, and then continue teaching you new things. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Me to We: Financial Considerations

    For couples looking to create a financial future together. Discover how to establish a solid financial foundation and partnership for marriage. Identify values and attitudes about money, set goals – individually and as a couple – and discover tools to help you achieve your goals. Only one person per couple needs to register (price is per pair). "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Repairs, Renovations & Staging vs. Selling Your Home As-Is:

    How to get the Best Return on your Investment! Is it worth it to remodel to increase the selling price or should you sell ‘as is’? Receive guidance to help you get the best “bang for your buck” without overspending - you may not need to do as much as you think. We welcome questions on your current house or on your next home during or after class.” "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Smartphone 2

    Can you power on and off, receive calls and send text messages, but want to do more? Learn to download and use applications, surf the Internet, text pictures, send email and more. Prerequisite: Getting to know Your Smartphone or equivalent skills. Bring your smartphone to class. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Smartphone 3

    For those who have taken smartphone 1 and 2 classes or have equivalent skills. Do a deeper dive into email settings, file/storage management, how the device can interact with a computer and more. Bring your smartphone to class. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Smartphone 4

    For those who have taken Smartphone 3 or have equivalent skills. Discover additional uses for texting, organizing/managing photos, file organization and account management on your phone. Get more on how to transfer files from your phone whether using the cloud or a computer. Bring your smartphone to class. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Understanding Medicare Benefits

    Utilizing, and understanding, Medicare benefits is one of the most important topics retirees face. Get a better understanding what coverage is right for you. Topics include: Medicare overview, Enrollment, Costs, Medicare Supplement/Medigap Plans, Medicare Advantage Plans and MN examples. This class is best suited for those who are not yet on Medicare. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."
  • Understanding Social Security

    Gain a clearer picture of Social Security and discover ways to maximize your benefit amounts. "All Community Education participants are required to follow SPPS COVID guidelines (https://www.spps.org/safelearningplan), and all other communicated health and safety expectations. Failure to do so could result in removal from the class/program."