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Online First-time Homebuyer Course

9:00 am
$75.00

Buying a home is a big deal, whether you’re doing it for the first time or getting back into the ever-changing market. When you educate yourself for smart homeownership with Framework, you’ll navigate every step of the process with confidence. The Framework course is affordable too: just $75.

In order to receive your certificate of completion (required for many lender or other homebuyer incentives) you are required to fulfill a one-on-one counseling session with Way Finders in addition to completing the Framework online course. Please contact Way Finders for details on that requirement, including additional fees (if applicable) and scheduling details.

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August 22, 2020

Massachusetts Landlord Workshop

Webinar
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
$119.95

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 at the end of the session; 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 (Valued at 29.95). 

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September 9, 2020

2020 First-time Homebuyers Fair

440 Tiffany Street, Springfield, MA
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Free

The First-time Homebuyers Fair is an annual FREE, public event in Springfield, MA. Homebuyers throughout Western Massachusetts have the opportunity to meet local mortgage lenders and learn about their various products to find the one that is right for them. In addition the First-time Homebuyers Fair will have an array of other resources so that attendees can build their team in one convenient location. From Realtors to Inspectors, this fair covers all the bases. 

Last year we saw over 40 vendors and exhibitors who could help you get into the home of your dreams. 

Attend this fair and discover:

  • Local Mortgage Lenders and their products
  • Realtors who can help you find your dream home
  • Down Payment and closing cost assistance providers
  • Closing Attorneys
  • Insurance Agents
  • Home Inspectors 

Refreshments and snacks will be served. Food trucks will be on-site. 

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September 15, 2020

Credit Success Workshop

Webinar
5:30 pm
$10 to Reserve a Seat (Refunded upon completion)

Tuesday, September 15, 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Tuesday, September 22, 5:30pm to 9:00pm

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.

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.

To attend you must create an account and register. 

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October 20, 2020

Credit Success Workshop

Webinar
5:30 pm
$10 to Reserve a Seat (Refunded upon completion)

Tuesday, October 20, 5:30pm to 9:00pm
Tuesday, October 27, 5:30pm to 9:00pm

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.

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.

To attend you must create an account and register. 

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