Massachusetts Landlord Workshop

9:00 am to 2:30 pm

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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June 8th and June 9th Affordable Mortgage and Down Payment Assistance Program Information Sessions

5:00 pm

Curious about the availability of affordable mortgage and down payment assistance programs in our region? Find out as Way Finders’ Homeownership Team presents two virtual (Zoom) info sessions this June. The sessions (5-7:30 pm) are free and open to the public, with Spanish translation available. Register for one or both!

June 8 to cover: Fair Housing; MassHousing; Amherst; Northampton; Pelham; Holyoke

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June 9 to cover: Fair Housing; MHP; Belchertown; Chicopee; West Springfield

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(Not to be confused with our first-time homebuyer classes, which help people find, finance, and purchase a home. Learn more here: )

Credit Success Workshop

9:00 am to 2:00 pm
$10 (refunded after completion)

Saturday, June 11, 9:00a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

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 receive your access link 2 days before the start of the workshop. Please check your spam and junk folder. 

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 or 413-233-1621.

To attend you must create an account and register. 

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First-time Homebuyer Workshop

5:30 pm
$50.00 (non-refundable)

Become a certified first-time homebuyer with Way Finders! Learn from local real estate professionals about the homebuying process.

The course covers finding, financing, purchasing and maintaining a home. Participants receive a certificate of completion that is necessary to access several down payment assistance programs and special mortgage products. This is a three-part workshop:

Wednesday, June 15, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Wednesday, June 22, 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Wednesday, June 29, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

You must create a Way Finders account at before being able to register.

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Taller para compradores de vivienda por primera vez

5:30 pm

¡Conviértase en un comprador de vivienda certificado por primera vez con Way Finders! Aprenda de los profesionales inmobiliarios locales sobre el proceso de compra de una vivienda.

El curso cubre la búsqueda, financiación, compra y mantenimiento de una vivienda. Los participantes reciben un certificado de finalización que es necesario para acceder a varios programas de asistencia para el pago inicial y productos hipotecarios especiales. Este curso y los materiales se presentarán en español. Este es un taller de tres partes:

miércoles 15 de junio 5:30p-8:30p
miércoles 22 de junio 5:30p-8:30p
miércoles 29 de junio 5:30-8:30p

Debe crear una cuenta de Way Finders en antes de poder registrarse.

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