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Challenges

There's no doubt that the homebuying process is complex, so you may hit some challenges along the way. Some can be overcome with time and attention, while others feel more complicated.

We have a number of resources to help you overcome these obstacles. More importantly, know that you are not alone. MassHousing has helped many people facing similar challenges achieve the dream of homeownership!

Homebuyer Profile: The Rosario Family

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"There were three or four times I said it's no longer possible to be able to buy this home but my real estate agent kept saying to stick with it. MassHousing really worked through several issues that finally allowed me to complete the purchase." Continue reading...

Homebuyer Video Series

Find insight, information and advice on the homebuying process in our homebuyer video series.

Step-by-Step Guidance

Understanding the process from start to finish can help you avoid obstacles, or answer questions you encounter along the way. Our eight-step How to Buy a Home Guide will help you address any problems that arise—if not avoid them altogether!

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Overcoming Challenges

See questions from other homebuyers and get practical advice on how to address the issues they encountered. Read more...

Homebuyer Counseling

A homebuyer education class with a qualified provider will help you understand the ins and outs of the homebuying process and prepare yourself for owning a home. Find a homebuyer counseling class near you.

Loans for Home Buyers

All MassHousing Mortgages feature affordable interest rates, require low downpayments and have no hidden fees or other surprises. Learn more about your options.

Helpful Resources

Still Have Questions?

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Do you have questions about the homebuying process or about our products and programs for homebuyers? Ask Rich, MassHousing's resident mortgage and homebuying expert!

TEL: 888.843.6432 | Email

Online Homebuyer Counseling

Learn about MassHousing's online homebuyer education course, The Road Home.