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Homebuying Overview

This one-hour workshop provides a broad overview of the homebuying process and explores the pluses and minuses of owning a home.  

This class will teach participants how to calculate how much they can realistically spend on a home, understand how a lender looks at prospective borrowers and determines how much they might lend and at what rate.  Participants will also learn about the types of loans currently available in the marketplace.

This is a Citizens Bank YourPlace Banking® Workshop.

This class does not fulfill the requirements of the City of Boston Homebuyer Certificate program.

Who is eligible?

  • Recommended to prospective homebuyers

How do I register and what happens next?

  1. Sign up online
    Follow the link from the online class schedule to fill out the registration form. Please be advised that space in each course is limited.

  2. Confirm your registration
    After you register online, you will receive a confirmation email from the Boston Home Center. If you do not receive confirmation, please call us at 617.635.HOME.

Have questions?

For more information about the Homebuying Overview, call:

The Boston Home Center
Department of Neighborhood Development
Phone: 617.635.HOME (4663)

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