The Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership offers a comprehensive series of training seminars for first-time home buyers. It consists of 9 hours of instruction over three evening ZOOM sessions. Upon completion of the program, graduates are mandated to meet individually with a Home Buyer Counselor for a one-hour home buying assessment.
The following topics are covered.
Overview of the Home Buying Process
Mortgage Application Process
Down Payment Assistance Programs
Legal Aspects of Purchasing
Building Good Credit
Fair Housing Rights
Massachusetts affordable mortgage products
MassHousing Get The Lead Out
Home Energy Efficiency
Responsible Home Ownership