Massachusetts REALTORS® Provide Key to Affordable Housing

By HOM Editor

The REALTOR® Association of Pioneer Valley was awarded the “Ambassador for Cities” award from the National Association of REALTORS® for helping prospective home buyers find affordable housing in Massachusetts.

The association is a leader in the public-private partnerships that provide affordable housing programs for Springfield and Holyoke, MA.

REALTORS® helped arm Massachusetts home buyers with information and contacts for the home-buying process by creating two local websites: and

The REALTOR® Association of Pioneer Valley also provides training and educational opportunities to its members, informing them about new affordable housing programs and solutions to common hurdles to homeownership.

These local REALTORS® then serve as knowledge guides to prospective home buyers, directing them to programs and supportive local vendors.

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