MassHousing, in partnership with the Massachusetts Association of Realtors and a number of other partners, will offer home buyer fairs geared toward making it easier for first time home buyers to purchase a home.
There will be 10 "Opportunity Knocks" fairs in locations across the state in early May. The fairs will be held on Saturday May 2 or Saturday May 9, depending on location. For all the details, visit www.masshomefair.com
People who attend the fairs will be able to talk to lenders, home buyer counselors, Realtors and staff from affordable housing agencies. Best of all, you can visit open houses that weekend for affordable homes, which are priced to be eligible for financing from MassHousing (to learn more about masshousing loans click here) or the Mass. Housing Partnership (another public agency that provides affordable mortgage loans. Listings of affordable homes will be available on www.masshomefair.com prior to the fairs.
Still not sure if now is a good time to buy a home? Check out this article in today's Boston Globe.