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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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    • JUN

      20

      Clases para Compradores de Casa por Primera Vez de Way Finders - Junio 2020
      Virtual- "Zoom" - 6/20/2020 9:00 AM
      Esta es una clase completa dividida en dos días, Sábado 20 de Junio y 27 de Junio. Horas: 9:00 a.m. a 2:00 p.m. Zoom Webinar. Asientos para este taller será limitado. Tenga en cuenta que todos los protocolos de distanciamiento social sugeridos por el gobernador Baker estarán vigentes en el momento del taller y, como tal, este taller puede transferirse a un formato virtual más cercano a la fecha del taller. --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- La clase cubre todos los aspectos de la compra de una casa. Específicamente diseñado para compradores de casa por primera vez, la clase está certificada por CHAPA, HUD y MassHousing. Se requiere la finalización de la clase para calificar para ciertos productos de asistencias financieras de las diferentes ciudades y algunos préstamos hipotecarios.
    • JUN

      27

      Landlord Workshop -June 2020
      Virtual- "Zoom" - 6/27/2020 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 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.
    • JUL

      14

      Credit Success - 2020 July Virtual Zoom
      Virtual- "Zoom" - 7/14/2020 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. Need help with your credit? 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, July 14th, and July 21st 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. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The cost of the workshop is $10. You may contact us at homeownership@wayfindersma.org to request a one-time fee waiver. If you miss the workshop no future fees will be waived.
    • JUL

      18

      First Time Homebuyer - July 2020
      Virtual- "Zoom" - 7/18/2020 9:00 AM
      This course is a two-day workshop, to be held on Saturday, July 18, and Saturday, July 25, at via Zoom webinar. The workshop will begin promptly at 9:00 am and last until 2:00 pm on both Saturday dates. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ** 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.