Classes

Triple decker (3D) homeowners and homebuyers may be interested in the following classes and workshops.

For Homebuyers or Homeowners

3D Initiative

This seminar will highlight all the City’s funding assistance programs available to Triple Decker Properties.

  • 3D Advantage for Home Buyers

  • 3D Member Card Benefits

  • 3D HELP for Home Owners

  • Renew Boston’s energy-efficiency incentives for Triple-Deckers

  • Lead Safe funding for properties with young children

Register for the 3D Initiative Seminar


For Homebuyers

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.

Register online for the Financial Assistance Workshop

Homebuyer Classes

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. 


For Homeowners

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. 

Register Online  for the How to Hire a Contractor Workshop.

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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.  


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.


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.