HomeOwnership Center of Central Massachusetts

138 Green Street, Suite 4
Worcester, MA 01604

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First Time HomeBuyer Education & Counseling

Curious about homeownership? Want to know how to get started? We can answer all your questions! 

The NeighborWorks(R) HomeOwnership Center of Central Massachusetts is pleased to offer classes and counseling to educate you about buying your first home. By taking the class you’ll also receive a certification that allows you access to certain loan programs and down payment assistance.

Please watch the video below for an overview of our services


Orientación para Primeros Compradores – Español

First Time Home Buyer Education Options:

In-Person Workshop

$65 for 1 person/$110 for two – You hear directly from industry experts about the home buying process. You must register for classes ahead of time. You can sign up here.   Classes are once a month and run from 5:30pm-8:30pm Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings. Your fee also includes a free follow-up one-on-one appointment including a free soft credit check and mortgage readiness review.

Upcoming Dates:

March 13-15- Please note due to the snow this class has been cancelled.  

April 10-12

May 15-17

June 19-21

July 17-19

August 14-16

September 11-13

October 16-18

November 13-15

December 11-13

Online Class

$100 per person – We also offer the “The Road Home” Online Course. This online course leads you through the material at your own pace. This course has a final exam and an in-person exit interview is required. The exit interview includes a free soft credit check and mortgage document review. 

First Time Home Buyer Counseling:

Instead of taking a course, you can sign up for a one-on-one appointment to review your mortgage readiness. You can review credit, budgeting, savings, and affordability with one of our highly trained counselors. The fee is $20 for an optional soft credit check. See how much you can afford! To sign up click here

Click here to register to take our First Time Homebuyer Course! 

Contact us

Angel Serrano

508-791-2170 ext. 226

First Time Homebuyer Speakers 

Sue Katz, American Consumer Credit Counseling, Inc.

Brian Grout, Citizens Bank

Jasmine Ortiz,  Keller Williams Realty

Adam Camosse, Homeinex Corporation

Gregory Sandoval, Liberty Mutual Insurance

Oneida Fuentes, MassHousing

Nicholas W. Daviau, Daviau Law Offices, PC

First Time Homebuyer Resources