Greater Boston

Allston Brighton CDC is partnering with Santander and Chase Bank to provide our Homebuying 101 course at Brighton Marine.

The class will be held on the following dates:
Monday, August 12th @ 6-9:15 PM
Wednesday, August 14th @ 6-9:15 PM
Monday, August 19th @ 6-9:15 PM

Each class will be held at:
Brighton Marine Health Center
77 Warren Street
Brighton, MA 02135

Homebuying 101 is a 9-hour course, covered over 2 or 3 sessions. Topics covered include:

  • Budgeting, Savings & Credit
  • Obtaining a Mortgage
  • Housing Search
  • The Legal Aspects of Buying a Home
  • Home Inspection
  • Home Insurance
  • Down Payment Assistance Programs

Graduates of this course receive a certificate that grants access to downpayment assistance, Mass Housing Partnership’s ONE Mortgage, MassHousing mortgages, HUD mortgages, home ownership lotteries, and lender first time homebuyer mortgages. The certificate is accepted statewide for first time homebuyer education and is valid for 3 years.

Registration for the class is $50/person for non-Boston residents and $25/person for City of Boston residents.  By registering for the class, you are registering for all three sessions. You must attend all three sessions in order to receive your certificate of completion. By taking this class you also have access to unlimited one-on-one pre-purchase counseling sessions at Allston Brighton CDC to assist you through your personal homebuying experience.

Workshop Type
First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course
77 Warren St.
City or Town
Greater Boston
Contact Name
Molly Goodman
Contact Email
Contact Phone
Organization Name
Allston Brighton CDC
Workshop Date/Time
6:00 - 9:15 PM
6:00 - 9:15 PM
6:00 - 9:15 PM