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Available Classes & Workshops

Interested in taking additional classes? Below is a full listing of all our classes currently scheduled - feel free to browse through our selection of informative offerings and sign up for the ones you feel can help you on your journey towards homeownership!

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    • DEC

      5

      Landlord Workshop -December 2020 Virtual Zoom
       - 12/5/2020 9:00 AM
      This workshop includes an overview of basic residential rental property management in Massachusetts that provides an introduction to the Massachusetts laws that govern the rental relationship. Important for all owners of rental properties, including owners of 2-4 family homes. Topics covered include: • proper tenant screening • relations with tenants • lead paint laws • types of tenancies • State Sanitary Code • fair housing laws • the eviction process • how to deal with drug problems Trainer: H. John Fisher When: December 5, 2020, 9:00am until 2:00pm Where: Zoom Certificates of completion are awarded after intake materials are processed and attendance is verified; this workshop satisfies the course requirement for first-time buyers of multi-family homes. Registration fee is $119.95 Non-Refundable & includes Way Finders' Property Management Manual (Mailed to your verified address after attendance is verified). Please call 413-233-1621 with questions prior to registering.
    • DEC

      5

      Homeownership 201 - Dec 2020
       - 12/5/2020 9:00 AM
      If you've already purchased your home, join our Homeowner 201 workshop for a fun filled day of interactive learning and home care demonstrations from our partnering presenters. Our workshop also includes information on: Construction rehabilitation loans, Seasonal home maintenance and home repair, Being green in and around your home, Weatherization, And so much more….! Discounts on insurance and other benefits are available to those who complete a Homeowner 201 workshop. Meets MHP Post-Purchase workshop requirement. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Due to the COVID-19 Virus, our workshop is going virtual! The workshop will be conducted via Zoom. The email invitation will be sent 1 or 2 days prior to the workshop date. Simply click the check-in link prior to 9:00 AM on Saturday, December 5th to access the workshop. You will have the option to turn off your camera so feel free to relax and wear your comfy clothes!
    • JAN

      5

      Credit Success - 2021 January Virtual Zoom
       - 1/5/2021 5:30 PM
      Whether you want to buy a house or a car, pay off your student loan debt, or understand how to build your credit, Way Finders is here to help. Our Credit Success Workshop will provide the tools you need to reach your financial goals. You will learn directly from a Way Finders' certified counselor through interactive and engaging activities. After you complete your workshop you will have the opportunity to meet with a HUD-certified housing counselor to discuss your individual goals. You will also have the option to receive a free tri-merge soft-pull credit report valued at $39.99 (through online vendors). ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- This course is a two-day workshop, to be held on Tuesday evenings, January 5th and January 12th via Zoom Meeting. You will receive your access link 2 days before the start of the workshop. The workshop will begin promptly at 5:30 PM and last until 9:00 PM on both Tuesday dates. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- There is a $10 fee to reserve your seat for the workshop. This fee will be refunded upon workshop completion. Way Finders is dedicated to assisting low-to-moderate income clients achieve financial stability and success. You will not be turned away for inability to pay. To request a one-time time waiver please contact our support department at homeownership@wayfinders.org or 413-233-1621.
    • JAN

      16

      First Time Homebuyer - January 2021 Virtual Zoom
       - 1/16/2021 9:00 AM
      This course is a two-day workshop, to be held on Saturdays, January 16th, and January 23rd, via Zoom webinar. The workshop will begin promptly at 9:00 am and last until 2:30 pm on both Saturday dates. Seating for this workshop will be limited. You will receive your access link to the workshop approximately 1 week before the workshop date. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ** There is a $50.00 non-refundable registration fee for this workshop. ** If you are a couple purchasing a home together, you will only need to purchase one ticket for your household. Households will be verified, and following completion of a joint certificate request form, one certificate will be issued displaying both individuals' names. Contact us before you register if you have any questions.