Coastal Homebuyer Education is no longer offering first-time homebuyer workshops. We are being absorbed by Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership. In order to take a workshop, virtual or in-person, please contact them at All of our files are moving to MVHP. You can also contact Coastal at

Thursday, January 19, 2023

Email. Do Not Call

 Our previous phone number (978-992-4106) is no longer in service. For new business contact Merrimack Valley Housing. Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership (

The email will be in service at least through the end of February 2023. 

Wednesday, December 14, 2022

Coastal Email Back Up and Running

 Coastal is once again able to use the email All's well. 

Monday, December 12, 2022

Email problems

 My regular email is not receiving messages. If you email, but do not hear from me, I probably did not get your message. Try using 

Sunday, December 11, 2022

Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership

Coastal Homebuyer Education is not planning any in-person workshops. We recommend you contact Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership at Merrimack Valley Housing Partnership (

Friday, December 9, 2022

December workshop is full

 Our December workshop, meeting this weekend, is full. If you need a certificate, you can do Framework, the online option. Here is the link: Framework Homeownership | Home

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Mass Dreams is Still Available - Through MHP - Massachusetts Housing Partnership


With the recent announcement that MassHousing will be suspending its MassDREAMS grant program as of November 30th, we want to make clear that MassDREAMS is still available through MHP when paired with a ONE Mortgage. 

MassHousing and MHP have taken two very different approaches to the MassDREAMS program.  MHP realizes that MassDREAMS is a truly valuable and unprecedented resource and has always intended to operate a program that provides assistance to households in need.  We’ve created an infrastructure to ensure that prospective and eligible first-time homebuyers have a fair and equal opportunity to access the program.  Therefore, we anticipate MHP’s MassDREAMS program lasting well into 2023.

MHP’s website contains information about the program including a list of participating lenders -


Friday, November 18, 2022

Our next workshop is December 10 & 11, 2022

Registration for our November workshop is now closed. We are not registering for our next workshop, meeting in Newburyport on December 10 & 11, 2022. To register send an email to for the registration form and additional information including the address.