North Shore Bank

Home Buying Seminar Series

Attend a North Shore Bank homebuying seminarLoan to value ratios . . . points . . . escrow . . . PMI . . . to those new to the housing market, these terms can sometimes sound like a foreign language. Well fear not. At North Shore Bank we have you covered. We’ve recently partnered with Coastal Homebuyer Education, Inc., to offer an ongoing series of education programs that are designed to demystify the home buying process.  Typically offered on a monthly basis, these programs feature topics like:

  • Obtaining a mortgage
  • Learning how to work with realtors
  • The importance of homebuyer inspections
  • The role of attorneys
  • How to purchase insurance
  • Special issues for condominiums and multi-family homes

With guest speakers from fields as varied as banking, law, insurance, budgeting/credit and real estate, the sessions are fast-paced, provide ample opportunity for questions and are appropriate for borrowers of all income levels. These workshops are also certified by Citizens’ Housing and Planning Association (CHAPA), the Massachusetts Housing Partnership (MHP) and MassHousing . This is a particularly important distinction as completion of a first time home buying education program is often required by lenders as a precondition for obtaining a mortgage. There is a fee of $75 per household to attend.

Join NSB at our Upcoming Saugus Seminar

North Shore Bank  |  412 Lynn Fells Parkway, Saugus, MA 01906
November 17th & 18th  |  12:00 Noon to 5PM

For more information, call Joanne Donovan at (781) 426-2168 or to reserve your space today email

For a listing of additional sessions — CLICK HERE 

North Shore Bank will also provide a closing cost credit of $250 to those who attend a seminar and then obtain a first-time homebuyer mortgage through the bank. Please note this offer can also be combined with our existing First-Time Homebuyer credit — bringing your savings to $750.*

*Subject to credit approval

For more information about Homebuyer Seminars offered through Coastal Homebuyer Education, call Executive Director Ellie O'Leary at (978) 992-4106 or email

Coastal Homebuyer Education, Inc.
P.O. Box 661
Newburyport, MA  01950

Coastal Homebuyer Education, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) non-profit corporation, serving homebuyers in eastern Massachusetts.