CAI First-Time Homebuyer Program Begins Tuesday

The Community Action First-Time Homebuyer Education Program offers first-time homebuyer education classes for area residents beginning Tuesday, May 16, 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;
  • Information regarding foreclosure sales;
  • Information regarding area affordable housing lotteries and services of a buyer broker;
  • Information about down payment 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 Tuesday, other dates in the program are Thursday, May 18, and Tuesday, May 23. The cost is $60 per household. There are no income requirements to participate.

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