Triple decker (3D) homeowners and homebuyers may be interested in these classes and workshops:
How To Hire A Contractor
Having trouble getting started with your home repair project? Home repairs and improvements are a big investment and every homeowner wants to be sure they are getting quality work at a fair price. This free class covers the do’s and don’ts of hiring a home repair contractor. You will learn the basic necessary steps to find and hire a contractor.
Julio Fuentes is a graduate of the Preservation Carpentry Program at North Bennet Street School. In addition to leading home improvement workshops for North Bennet Street School in conjunction with Boston’s Department of Neighborhood Development, Julio teaches woodworking for the Eliot School’s School Partnership Program at Philbrick Elementary, Boston Collegiate Academy Charter, Conley Elementary School and other Boston Public Schools. For 14 years, he worked as a Construction Supervisor at The Classic Group (Burlington, MA), a design-build firm focusing on high-end construction and remodeling. Julio is currently the owner/operator of Construction Consulting Services.
Register Online for the How to Hire a Contractor Workshop.
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Financial Assistance Workshop
If you are interested in buying a home in Boston and you are looking for help with the financing, then take advantage of the Boston Home Center's Financial Assistance Workshop. This class is a great opportunity to find out about the resources and services available to help you purchase a home.
Sign up for session at the upcoming Boston Home Center's Housing Expo
March 23, 2013 10-11am or 12-1pm
BCYF Perkins Community Center, 155 Talbot Ave., Dorchester
Register online for the Financial Assistance Workshop
Are you a first-time homebuyer thinking about buying a triple decker? The Boston Home Center offers a range of classes open to all first-time homebuyers, including triple decker buyers, that can help you successfully navigate your way through the homebuying process. Check the Free Programs and Classes for Homebuyers page of the Boston Home Center’s website for class descriptions, schedules, locations, and sign-up procedures.
Tips for New Homeowners Class
Are you a new homeowner of a triple decker? If so, the Mass Affordable Housing Alliance (MAHA) offers classes on homeownership for all new homeowners, including triple decker owners. These classes can help you avoid costly mistakes and be a more successful homeowner. You can find out more at MAHA’s Homeownership Classes website, including class descriptions, schedules, locations, and sign up procedures.
Foreclosure Prevention Services
Worried about keeping up with your mortgage? In foreclosure? Having trouble with a loan modification? The sooner you act, the better your chances for success. The Boston Home Center has experienced counselors and network of community-based counselors who have helped save more than 1,500 homeowners from foreclosure in the last three years. Call the Boston Home Center at 617-635-HOME (4663) for immediate help.
Home Repair Clinics at the South Bay Home Depot
The Home Depot at South Bay offers clinics for the do-it-yourselfer that can be very helpful for 3D Homeowners.
For more information, see this listing of Home Depot Workshops.