Greater Boston

This class is sponsored by the Boston Home Center. It is targeted towards City of Boston Residents, although any resident of Massachusetts can register for this class. It will include presentations and information regarding Boston-specific homebuying programs, in addition to the standard content presented in every Homebuying 101 class. Fees for Boston Home Center classes are $30 per City of Boston resident and $45 per non-resident.


Homebuying 101 is a course to prepare first time homebuyers for homeownership. Topics covered include:


  • Information on preparing for the mortgage process
  • First time homebuyer mortgages
  • How to find a home
  • The legal aspects of buying a home
  • How to work with professionals during the homebuying process.


Graduates of this course are given a certificate that allows access to financial assistance programs, 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. Allston Brighton CDC is a HUD Counseling Agency.


Workshop Type
First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course
$30 for City of Boston resident, $45 for non-resident
Greater Boston
Contact Name
Evelyn Otero
Contact Email
Contact Phone
Organization Name
Allston Brighton CDC

Each session will take place virtually over Zoom.

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