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

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.”

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