Buying a Home in Massachusetts

Welcome to the Resource Center for the State of Massachusetts. Whether you’re a native, or new to Massachusetts, we have resources to help you get educated about buying or financing a home.


City Websites in Massachusetts

You’ll find countless helpful resources and contact information for your questions at the local level.

City Websites in Massachusetts


Massachusetts School Ratings & Info

Massachusetts Dept of Education
for information on schools and school “report cards.”
Massachusetts School Report Cards

GreatSchools.org
School performance info at

GreatSchools.org for Massachusetts


Massachusetts Assoc. of Realtors Consumer Resources

Legal issues, contracts, home inspections & more
Massachusetts Assoc. of Realtors Consumer Resources


Home Loan & Down Payment Assistance in Massachusetts

US Dept of Housing & Urban Development: Massachusetts Homeowner Assistance
HUD: Massachusetts Home Buyer Assistance

Massachusetts MassResources.org: Down payment and closing cost assistance
MassResources.org for Homebuyers


Good Neighbor Next Door Program

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Program that offers Police Officers, Fire Fighters, Emergency Medical Technicians, and Pre-K thru 12th Grade Teachers a 50% discount off the list prices of homes.

HUD Good Neighbor Next Door Program


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