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.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

New Schedule

We have had to adjust our schedule, in part due to the flu season. Our next workshop is now on March 10 & 11, in Newburyport.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

February 10 & 11, 2018 in downtown Newburyport

We are now taking registrations for our next workshop, meeting in downtown Newburyport on Saturday, February 10 and Sunday, February 11 - noon to about 5 p.m. both days. To get registration materials email Ellie O'Leary.

Friday, January 19, 2018

Next Workshop

We still have room in our next workshop meeting on January 27 & 28 in downtown Newburyport. To get the information sheet and registration form please email We will be meeting from noon to 5 each day and you will get your homebuyer ed certificate at the end of the day on Sunday. Fee is $75 per household.

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