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Mon, Apr 16, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


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First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course

Workshop Dates:
Mon, Apr 16, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
154 Moody St
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First Time Homebuyer Pre-Purchase Course Language: English Fee:  $50 per person or $75 per couple Contact: Nancy Stanton 781-891-6689 ext. 0 Please leave your email address in voicemail message. April 2018 First Time Home Buyer Workshop.   Sponsor:  Brookline Bank Dates/Time 6 - 8:30 PM Location:  Charles River Public Internet Center Mon. April 16, Wed. April 18, Mon. April 23, Wed. April 25 You must take all 4 classes to earn a CHAPA Certificate. For more information, e-mail or call Nancy at 781-891-6689 ext. 0.    There are three ways to register: 1. Register online at: 2. Fill out this registration form (link is external) and mail it with your check ($50 per person or $75 per couple) with FTHB in the memo line, to WATCH CDC, 24 Crescent St., Ste. 201, Waltham, MA  02453.  3. You may bring the check with you and register at the first class of the workshop. THERE'S PLENTY OF ROOM FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS as we have rented a large space.  Please call to let us know you are coming.   Location: Charles River Public Internet Center.   Please go to (link is external) for map or call the WATCH office at 781-891-6689 ext. 0 and leave your email address and ask that we send you the map.  You must print the map and take it with you, as the Center is not located exactly at its street address.  To get into the correct parking lot, use 11 Cooper St. in Waltham in your GPS.   This course consists of important information for all first-time home buyers! You will learn about:  Credit, debit and budgeting issues Qualifying for a mortgage Shopping for a home The legal aspects of home buying The responsibilities of being a homeowner   WATCH’s class is certified by CHAPA's Massachusetts Homeownership Collaborative, so graduates may be eligible for Down Payment Assistance programs from their City or Town or for the Soft Second mortgage(link is external) or other mortgage designed for first time homebuyers. The class fee is $50 per person or $75 per couple. All classes take place in Waltham. Couples purchasing a home together are both encouraged to attend, although (unless your mortgage lender tells you otherwise) only one person is required to complete the course in order to qualify for downpayment assistance or the Soft Second mortgage   If you need to take a class before then, please go to and click on Homebuyer in the upper right hand corner of their home page. There you will find a calendar listing all available classes in Massachusetts. For a schedule of all CHAPA-certified classes throughout the state, visit the CHAPA website.  For a list of affordable homes for sale, visit CHAPA's Mass Access site or MAHA'sMass Affordable Homes(link is external)site.