The Road Home is an online first time homebuyer program accepted throughout Massachusetts for first time homebuyer education. The certificate earned upon successful completion of the online program and individual counseling session can be used to satisfy the education requirements for Masshousing mortgages, One Mortgage, affordable homeownership lotteries, downpayment/closing cost assistance, and bank first time homebuyer products.
The steps to completing the program are:
1. Register for the program and pay the $100 class fee for individuals and $150 for couples. Couples taking the class together will receive one certificate. Access to the program is granted on your confirmation ticket.
2. Complete the online class, completing the chapter quizzes and final assessment. Save the final assessment to email for the counseling appointment.
3. Make an online counseling appointment by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please attach your certificate to the email. Couples receiveing one certificate must take the session together.
4 .Meet with a counselor online and receive your signed certificate to distribute to the appropriate organizations.
Our counseling sessions are held online using Go To Meeting online meeting software. You can access your session by computer, smartphone or tablet.
Registration fees are non-refundable.