651 Orchard St
New Bedford, MA 02744
First Time Homebuyer Seminar
City of New Bedford Mayor Jonathan F. Mitchell
Department of Planning, Housing & Community Development Patrick J. Sullivan, Director
If you are considering buying your first home, here’s a great chance to find out what you need to know. This home buyer seminar has been designed especially for you!
THIS IS A 2 DAY SESSION. You must attend both days to receive First Time Homebuyer Counseling Certificate.
SESSION 1 – Tuesday, June 6
SESSION 2 – Thursday, June 8
- The Housing Search Process
- Lead Paint Issues
- Home Inspections
- Obtaining a Mortgage
- City & State First Time Homebuyer Programs
- Successful Homeownership
Cost…The two evening seminar is only $30 per person, or $35 per couple when reserved together. Fee includes a box lunch on both evenings and all your materials. Limited seating is available on a first-come/first-serve basis: please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a registration form; you can then reserve your space by sending the completed registration form and non-refundable check or money order made payable to the DPHCD. We cannot accept cash! We are located at 608 Pleasant Street, New Bedford 02740. Please note that your attendance is not guaranteed until we have received your registration form and payment. Certificates of Award for completing the two-day seminar will be given to those who attend both sessions; this allows you to participate in specialized first time homebuyer programs. A Lender will be available to answer questions before the start of the seminar and during breaks. Questions? Please call the Department of Planning, Housing and Community Development (508) 979-1500. TTY (508) 979-1661.