Doral Bank Offers Free Education Workshop

Doral Bank has recently announced their participation in a free educational workshop in Puerto Rico to learn about home ownership. Entitled Ruta d Hogares, the program includes information about home ownership “refinancing, loss mitigation, financial education, as well as tools and programs to help with the purchase of a first home.”

Four municipalities and Puerto Rico’s Consumer Credit Counseling bureau will all be joining Doral in this initiative.

As Jesus F. Mendez, EVP for Doral Bank, Puerto Rico Operations said, “Doral is pleased to be working with municipalities throughout Puerto Rico to educate communities about home ownership. We have helped to design this initiative to enhance the understanding of people who are homeowners and those who are prospective purchasers about key aspects of homeownership. The program, among other things, will feature experts on options for buying or refinancing, savings products for first-time home buyers and important education for consumers when facing financial difficulties.”

The scheduled seminars include:

  • October 12, 2013 @9AM — Municipality of Dorado — Juan Boria Theater
  • October 19, 2013 @9AM — Municipality of Bayamón — Braulio Castillo Theater
  • October 26, 2013 @9AM — Municipality of Carolina — the Antonio González Caballero Theater at the School of Fine Arts (Escuela de Bellas Artes)

The mayor of Dorado, Carlos A. Lopez said, “Every family dreams of having a secure home, and Ruta d Hogares should be a helpful step in that direction. The workshops are designed to help the public receive important information and guidance from consumer banking professionals regarding various alternatives related to mortgage financing.



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