Community Action Offers Fall Round of First-Time Homebuyer Education

Community Action’s First-Time Homebuyer Education Program is offering another round of classes, beginning Thursday, Oct. 12

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, Oct. 12, Tuesday, Oct. 17 and Thursday, Oct. 19, from 6 to 9 p.m., in the Presidential Gardens Community Room, 140 Evergreen Drive, Bradford. The 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.