Start Your Journey with a First-Time Homebuyer Course

Taking a first-time homebuyer course will give you the tools and knowledge to navigate a successful path to homeownership. You will learn about how to make sure you are getting the best mortgage, how to successfully work with a real estate agent, how to address any credit or financial barriers you might face, and much more. And you will be connected to all the affordable mortgage and homebuyer assistance programs. It's the best way to get started!

Find a first-time homebuyer course by searching below. 

Classes are available in-person and online. Many providers also offer post-purchase education about how to be a successful homeowner, as well as classes about owning a multi-family home and being a landlord. Or click here for a list of of all the education provider agencies.

All the courses listed here are offered by agencies with a Seal of Approval from the Massachusetts Homeownership Collaborative, a designation indicating they meet the Collaborative's high standards for comprehensive homebuyer education and ethics.

Are you an educator interested in posting your upcoming course on the calendar? Click here to register and submit your posting. Download instructions for posting a course here.

Thursday, 3 October 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: South Middlesex Opportunity Council
MetroWest: Framingham

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English
Tuesday, 8 October 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: North Shore Realtors
NorthShore/CapeAnn: Beverly

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Greater Boston: East Boston

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Spanish
Wednesday, 9 October 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Greater Boston: East Boston

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Spanish
Thursday, 10 October 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: South Middlesex Opportunity Council
MetroWest: Framingham

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English

Financial Literacy

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing
Greater Boston: East Boston

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Spanish
Thursday, 17 October 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: South Middlesex Opportunity Council
MetroWest: Framingham

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English
Saturday, 19 October 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Asian Community Development Corporation
Greater Boston: For MA statewide

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Greater Boston: East Boston

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Chelsea Restoration Corporation
Greater Boston: Chelsea

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: ACT Lawrence, INC
Northeastern Massachusetts: Lawrence, MA 01840

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Spanish

Post-Purchase Homeowner Course

Organized by: ACT Lawrence, INC
Northeastern Massachusetts: Lawrence, MA 01840

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Spanish
Sunday, 20 October 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Asian Community Development Corporation
Greater Boston: For MA statewide

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Greater Boston: East Boston

Visit the organizer's website

English
Saturday, 26 October 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: ACT Lawrence, INC
Northeastern Massachusetts: Lawrence, MA 01840

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Spanish

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Chelsea Restoration Corporation
Greater Boston: Chelsea

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English

Multi-Family/Landlord Training Course

Organized by: ACT Lawrence, INC
Northeastern Massachusetts: Lawrence, MA 01840

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Spanish
Saturday, 2 November 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Greater Boston: East Boston

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Spanish
Tuesday, 5 November 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Greater Boston: East Boston

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English
Wednesday, 6 November 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Greater Boston: East Boston

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English
Thursday, 7 November 2024

Financial Literacy

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing
Greater Boston: East Boston

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English
Saturday, 16 November 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: ACT Lawrence, INC
Northeastern Massachusetts: Lawrence, MA 01840

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Spanish

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Asian Community Development Corporation
Greater Boston: For MA statewide

Visit the organizer's website

English
Sunday, 17 November 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Asian Community Development Corporation
Greater Boston: For MA statewide

Visit the organizer's website

English
Wednesday, 20 November 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Greater Boston: East Boston

Visit the organizer's website

Spanish
Saturday, 23 November 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: ACT Lawrence, INC
Northeastern Massachusetts: Lawrence, MA 01840

Visit the organizer's website

Spanish

Multi-Family/Landlord Training Course

Organized by: ACT Lawrence, INC
Northeastern Massachusetts: Lawrence, MA 01840

Visit the organizer's website

Spanish
Tuesday, 3 December 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Greater Boston: East Boston

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Spanish

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: North Shore Realtors
NorthShore/CapeAnn: Beverly

Visit the organizer's website

English
Wednesday, 4 December 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Greater Boston: East Boston

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Spanish
Thursday, 5 December 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: South Middlesex Opportunity Council
MetroWest: Framingham

Visit the organizer's website

English
Saturday, 7 December 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Greater Boston: East Boston

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English

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Berkshire Housing Development Corp.
Berkshire County: Pittsfield

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English, Spanish
Sunday, 8 December 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Neighborhood of Affordable Housing (NOAH)
Greater Boston: East Boston

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English
Thursday, 12 December 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: South Middlesex Opportunity Council
MetroWest: Framingham

Visit the organizer's website

English
Saturday, 14 December 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Asian Community Development Corporation
Greater Boston: For MA statewide

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Chinese

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Berkshire Housing Development Corp.
Berkshire County: Pittsfield

Visit the organizer's website

English, Spanish
Sunday, 15 December 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Asian Community Development Corporation
Greater Boston: For MA statewide

Visit the organizer's website

Chinese
Thursday, 19 December 2024

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: South Middlesex Opportunity Council
MetroWest: Framingham

Visit the organizer's website

English
Monday, 12 November 2029

First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Organized by: Community Action, Inc.
Northeastern Massachusetts: Haverhill

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English