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Boston Home Center Classes

Find out more about the classes we offer.

The Homebuyer 101 class is a requirement for our home financing programs. The class certificate qualifies you to get financing help through the City.

The Boston Home Center also offers occasional workshops that can help you prepare to apply for our homebuying and home repair programs, assemble your homebuying team, or finalize your Additional Dwelling Unit design. Workshops are free of charge.

Homebuying 101

Homebuying 101 is required to apply for any of our first-time homebuyer financial assistance programs.

    During the class, the Boston Home Center takes you through the entire home buying process from beginning to end.

    Topics covered include:
    • Information on preparing for the mortgage process
    • First time homebuyer mortgages
    • How to find a home
    • The legal aspects of buying a home
    • How to work with professionals during the homebuying process.
    Homebuying 101 is hosted by the following agencies:
    FRAMEWORK ONLINE HOMEBUYER PROGRAM

    Framework is an online, on-demand first-time homebuyer education program accepted throughout Massachusetts for first time homebuyer education. Access to the program is available 24/7. You can start at any time and take as long as you want to finish.

    Register for Framework

    More Classes for Homebuyers

    WHATS NEXT? (FOR HOMEBUYERS)

    “What's Next” is an Information Session for Homebuying 101 Grads. Topics covered include credit checks, evaluating your income, and choosing a mortgage and lender. 

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    homebuying 100

    Homebuying is a 90-minute seminar which gives an overview of what to expect during the homebuying process. It’s the perfect class to take to prepare yourself for Homebuyer 101.

    The class is hosted by the following agencies:

    Classes for Homeowners and Lenders

    HOMEOWNER 201 and CONDO OWNER 202

    Property insurance discounts are available for homeowners who successfully complete either of these classes. Topics covered include property management and maintenance, fire safety, personal financial management, financing home improvements , foreclosure prevention, and housing codes.

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