Take an in-person course

First-Time Homebuyer Course topics include:
  • How to know when you’re ready to buy
  • Understanding your credit
  • Choosing the right home and negotiating the contract
  • Why home inspections are important
  • Navigating the mortgage application and approval process
  • Long-term success as a homeowner
  • And more!
Learn from industry experts including:
  • Mortgage lenders
  • Home inspectors
  • Insurance agents
  • Real estate attorneys
  • Credit counselors
  • Representatives from state agencies
  • Homebuyer counselors
Course details:

Graduates of the course are given a certificate that allows access to MassHousing Partnership’s ONE Mortgage, MassHousing mortgages, HUD mortgages, home ownership lotteries, lender first-time homebuyer mortgages, and a variety of other mortgages through assisted and conventional lending sources. The certificate is accepted statewide for first-time homebuyer education.

Homebuyer Course Participant Forms:

These documents will be provided at class. If you want to save time: print them, fill them out, and bring them with you.

Register for Upcoming Courses

Register for a MassHousing approved First-Time Homebuyer Course. Attendance at all dates in each session is mandatory for completion of the course. Easy access and free on-site parking for all courses.

October Session (two 5-hour sessions, breaks included)
  • Saturday, October 27th 9am-2pm
  • Sunday, October 28th 9am-2pm

Location: NSAR, 398 Essex Street, Beverly


2019 Dates Coming Soon!