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.

To register, or if you have any questions about the program, please send an email to Ellie O'Leary at or call 978-992-4106. Our mailing address is PO Box 453, Amesbury MA 01913.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Workshops through the first half of 2019

We have scheduled the workshops through the end of June 2019. The list is below and in the column on the right.

February 9 & 10 - Amesbury
February 23 & 24 - Newburyport
March 9 & 10 - Newburyport
March 23 & 24 - Newburyport
April 6 & 7 - Saugus
April 27 & 28 - Amesbury
May 18 & 19 - Newburyport
June 1 & 2 - Saugus
June 22 & 23 - Newburyport

Monday, November 12, 2018

Saugus workshop is full

Although the workshop in Saugus is full, we still have room in the one we are offering in Newburyport on December 1 & 2. (If you like you can register for the one in Saugus, but you would be on the waiting list. If you don't get in, you will have the choice of a refund or a later workshop.) To register please send an email to for the registration form.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Two more workshops available in 2018

We have two more workshops available in 2018 - on November 17 & 18 in Saugus and on December 1 & 2 in Newburyport. To register for either of these please send an email to Ellie O'Leary using this link. Please note: our October workshop in Saugus is full.

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Workshop in Amesbury October 13 & 14 - starting to fill

We are doing the workshop in downtown Amesbury, at the Newburyport Savings Bank, on Saturday and Sunday October 13 & 14, noon to 5 p.m. Registrations are coming in and this workshop is now just over half full. To register, email Ellie O'Leary at

Friday, September 7, 2018

Monday, August 27, 2018

September Workshops

We have three workshops coming up in September - all meeting in downtown Newburyport. They will be from noon to about 5 p.m. on September 15 & 16, September 22 & 23, and September 29 & 30. You may even be able to mix and match the dates, if necessary. to register for any one of them, please email Ellie O'Leary with this link.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Workshop on August 25 & 26 - in downtown Newburyport

We are receiving registrations now for our second August workshop meeting on Saturday and Sunday, August 25 & 26 from noon to 5 each day. There's room now, but please don't wait to register. These workshops often fill. Please email Ellie O'Leary to receive the information sheet and registration form.