HomeOwnership Center of Central Massachusetts

138 Green Street, Suite 4
Worcester, MA 01604

Buy a Home

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 (Updated for November 2019 Class to $100/$130 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 2019 Dates:

October 8-10

November 5-7

December 3-5

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

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. See how much you can afford! To sign up click here

Online Class

$100 per person – We also offer the eHome Online Course. This online course leads you through the material at your own pace. An exit interview is required. The exit interview includes a free soft credit check and mortgage document review. You can sign up directly with eHome here and get started right now!

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

First Time Homebuyer Resources