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March 16, 2019

First-time Homebuyer Class

Way Finders, 322 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01105
9:00 am
$50.00

Depending on your goals and readiness, we may recommend a First Time Homebuyer Class, offered online and at various locations throughout the region. 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.

Saturday, March 16, 9:00am to 2:00pm
Saturday, March 23, 9:00am to 2:00pm

Sign up and create your Free Way Finders' Homebuyer Profile today!

Step 1: All you have to do is sign up for an online account. An email will be sent to you to validate your account.

Step 2: Click on the validation link and create a secure password.

Step 3: Build your homebuyer profile by answering all the questions on the survey.

When you are done building your profile, you will receive an email from us, moving you on your journey.

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March 23, 2019

Homeowner 201

EcoBuilding Bargains, 83 Warwick St., Springfield, MA 01104
9:15 am to 3:15 pm
$10.00

Join our FREE Homeowner 201 workshop for a fun filled day of interactive learning and home care demonstrations from our partnering presenters:

Meet our presenters:

  • Bernie Bernard, Jericho Builders -Providing information regarding home maintanence, repair, and construction.
  • Donna Cabana, Way Finders - Providing insurance and discount information.
  • Brian Grout, Citizens Bank - Providing home equity and refinance options.
  • Mark Nejame and Julie Kling, Attorneys - Providing information about estate planning.
  • Jonathan Ruiz, EcoBuilding Bargains - Take a tour of the facility, learn about energy savings, and participate in hands on home maintanance demonstrations.

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. 

Lunch will be served! Raffles will be held throughout the workshop!

The fee for the workshop is $10 plus processing. The fee will be waived for all MHP One Loan homebuyers. Please call 413-233-1621 if you require a fee waiver.

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March 24, 2019

Financial Education Series (Sundays)

Butternut Farm, 12 Longmeadow Drive, Amherst
9:30 am
Free

Need time to increase your savings, improve your credit, or maintain a workable budget? The Financial Education Workshop will provide the tools you need to reach your financial goals.

Classes are held on Sunday March 24 & 31 from 9:30am to 12:30pm in the Buttenut Farm Community Room. 

Topics include:

  • Money Management
  • Build-A-Budget
  • Credit Awareness
  • And much more!

Sign up and ​create your Free Way Finders' Homebuyer Profile today!

Step 1: All you have to do is sign up for an online account. An email will be sent to you to validate your account.

Step 2: Click on the validation link and create a secure password.

Step 3: Build your homebuyer profile by answering all the questions on the survey.

When you are done building your profile, you will receive an email from us, moving you on your journey.

register >>

April 4, 2019

Healthy Hill Community Advocates Meeting

Brookings Elementary School, 433 Walnut St, Springfield, MA
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

We would like to invite everyone who is interested in participating in our Community Advocate Meetings on the first Thursday of each month at 5:30pm at Brookings Elementary School. The meeting will be held in the library on the third floor. All Springfield residents are encouraged to participate as we prepare to advocate for street light repairs, Complete Streets implementation, and other infrastructure improvements in our community.

April 20, 2019

Massachusetts Landlord Workshop

Way Finders, 322 Main Street, Springfield, MA 01105
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
129.95 + Processing Fees

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 $129.95 + processing fees (Non-Refundable & includes Way Finders' Property Management Manual). 

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