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

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

New Board Member

We would like to welcome our newest Board Member: Trisha McCarthy of Keller Williams Realty in Newburyport MA. Trisha is the 2011 President-Elect for Massachusetts Association of Realtors®, serves on the National Association of Realtors® Committee for Land Use, Public Policy, Environmental Issues and Risk Management, and is also a member of the New Hampshire Association of Realtors. Trisha has volunteered as a guest speaker in our First Time Homebuyer Workshops a number of times in recent years and will be our guest speaker this Saturday March 5.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Be Prepared for Credit Checks

In the workshops, I always tell people while they are going through the puchase of a home, do not make any major changes. No new credit, new cars, or even furniture - this includes washers and dryers. Click here for an article on exactly this topic.

Monday, January 31, 2011

March Workshop

We are now taking registrations for our March workshop, meeting in Newburyport on two Saturdays - March 5 & 12 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

To get the registration form send an email to or call 978-992-4106.