Community Action Offers New Round of First-Time Homebuyer Classes

Community Action’s First-Time Homebuyer Education Program is offering another round of first time homebuyer education classes, beginning Thursday, Dec. 1

A Massachusetts Homeownership Collaborative approved certificate is awarded after completion of the three- night course. The program is also approved by MassHousing. Participants receive information offered by housing professionals, including bank lenders, buyer/seller real estate brokers, housing attorneys, insurance agents home inspectors and credit counselors; and information about individual household mortgage pre-qualification, foreclosure sales, area affordable housing lotteries and services of a buyer broker and down payment assistance programs and reduced interest loans.

Classes take place Thursday, Dec. 1, Wednesday, Dec. 7 and Thursday, Dec. 8,

from 6 to 9 p.m., in the Presidential Gardens Community Room, 140 Evergreen Drive, Bradford. 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.