Do you need a Massachusetts Homebuyer Education Certificate to qualify for a loan program or an affordable housing opportunity? Are you looking to buy a home, but not sure you can afford one? We offer the approved homebuyer education workshop that is required for Mass Housing, Mass Housing Partnership One Mortgage, or the Equity Builder programs as well as other down payment assistance or affordable housing opportunities. We do not attempt to sell you any goods or services; we do not receive any commissions. The fee is $75 per household and can be paid with the pay now button below. To register, see contact information below.

If you have any questions about the program or to receive the information sheet and the registration form, please send an email to Ellie O'Leary at or call 978-992-4106. Our mailing address is PO Box 453, Amesbury MA 01913.

Monday, December 4, 2017

2018 Schedue is Up

Our 2018 schedule is posted  - on the right. The dates are set and the locations are filling in as they are confirmed. Changes may be made during the year, but this is the schedule we anticipate.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Upcoming Schedule

We expect our 2018 workshops to meet in Amesbury, Haverhill, Newburyport,and Saugus. The anticipated dates will be posted soon.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

December Workshop - Full!

Our last workshop for 2017 is now full. We will be posting the 2018 schedule soon.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Two more workshops in 2017

We have two more workshops before the end of the year. We'll be meeting in downtown Newburyport on November 18 & 19 and then, again, on December 2 & 3. For information and the registration form please email Ellie O'Leary at Coastal Homebuyer Education

Saturday, October 7, 2017

October Workshop

Our October workshop in Saugus is now full. We are taking registrations for our November workshop on the 18th and 19th and for our December workshop on the 2nd and 3rd. To register, send an email to to get the information sheet and the registration form.

If you still want to try for the October workshop, we are doing a wait list put together in the order of paid registrations. If you do not get a place in that workshop, you'll have the choice of a full refund or going to either the November or the December workshop.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Next Workshop - Newburyport

We are now taking registrations for our workshop meeting in Newburyport on Saturday, September 30 and Sunday, October 1. To register, email for the information sheet and registration form.

Saturday, September 9, 2017

September Workshop in Amesbury

It's only one week away, but we still have room in our Amesbury workshop meeting Saturday the 16th and Sunday the 17th, in the Community Room of the Newburyport Bank. Email for the information sheet and the registration form.