Align Credit Union to host free Khmer-spoken first-time homebuyer workshop

LOWELL, MA (June 3, 2019) — Align Credit Union will be holding a free first-time homebuyer workshop for the Khmer community at their branch at 87 Hale Street in Lowell on Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 6-7 PM. Bopha Peou, one of Align’s Mortgage Originators, will be joined by a local realtor and attorney. Together, they will explain the entire homebuying process from pre-approval through closing. Topics to be covered include:

+ Developing a budget and purchase plan
+ Understanding and improving your credit score
+ Searching for a home
+ The importance of getting pre-approved
+ Loan options and closing costs

Drinks and light food will be served and all attendees will receive a coupon for $1,000 off Align closing costs. Attendees should reserve their seat by emailing

“Buying your first home can be intimidating, especially if English is not your primary language,” said Bopha Peou, Align Mortgage Originator. “By offering a workshop in Khmer, we can better help our neighbors achieve the dream of homeownership.”

About Align Credit Union

Since 1922, Align Credit Union has provided customized banking solutions to individuals and families throughout Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire. Align offers a full suite of products and services including Personal and Business Banking, Mortgages, Financial Planning and Insurance. Founded as the Northern Massachusetts Telephone Workers Credit Union (NMTW), the Credit Union changed its name to Align in 2013. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works or attends school in many communities throughout Massachusetts and New Hampshire. For additional information, stop by one of seven branches in Amesbury, Danvers, Framingham, Haverhill, Lowell, Methuen and Wilmington or visit


Lauren Robinson
Vice President, Marketing
p: (978) 323-0663 | c: (781) 367-4804

Lauren Robinson
Align Credit Union
Phone: 978-323-0663

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