Community Action Offers First-Time Homebuyer Classes in July

Haverhill’s Community Action Inc. (CAI) is offering another round of its First-Time Homebuyer Education Program, beginning Monday, July 11, from 6 to 9 p.m., in the Presidential Gardens Community Room, 140 Evergreen Drive, Bradford.

Participants receive comprehensive information offered by housing professionals including bank lenders, buyer/seller real estate brokers, housing attorneys, insurance agents home inspectors and credit counselors; individual household mortgage pre-qualification and information regarding foreclosure sales, area affordable housing lotteries, services of a buyer broker, downpayment assistance programs and reduced interest loans.

A Massachusetts Homeownership Collaborative-approved certificate is awarded after completion of the three-night course. The program is also approved by MassHousing. Besides Monday, July 11, remaining dates for the class are Tuesday, July 12, and Monday, July 18. Cost is $60 per household. There are no income requirements to take the training.

For more information, call Richard Lynch at (978) 373-1971 or Susan Collins at (978) 317-8998.