Category: California

Schools Financial CU Celebrates Three Years of Mortgage Growth with CU Realty Services

In just 36 months, HomeAdvantage raised purchase mortgage volume to become 45% of their core mortgage business and saved members $100K at closing. Jason Stiles, VP Real Estate Lending, shares how Schools evolved from a basic mortgage lender to robust real estate solution provider, and reveals the CU’s future marketing secrets In 2015, Sacramento-based Schools...

Mission Federal Credit Union Becomes the 21st Credit Union in California to Implement CU Realty’s HomeAdvantage Program

In the most expensive real estate market in the U.S., HomeAdvantage is helping CU members reduce the cost of buying a home. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 12, 2018— HomeAdvantage®, the turnkey real estate program from CU Realty Services (CURS), continues its record-breaking expansion into California, where home prices are more than double those of the rest...

CU Realty Services Continues California Expansion with Three New Credit Union Partners

Christian Community Credit Union, Sacramento Credit Union and Technology Credit Union are boosting their purchase mortgage volumes with HomeAdvantage. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., November 16, 2017—In the Golden State—where real estate prices and closing fees prevent many from buying a home—three credit unions are using HomeAdvantage® to boost mortgage volumes and make homeownership more affordable. HomeAdvantage is...

Four Credit Unions Partner with CU Realty Services to Boost Purchase Mortgage Volume

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 4, 2017—As the housing market continues to gain momentum and the need for home loans grows, more and more credit unions are seizing the opportunity to boost their purchase mortgage business. HomeAdvantage®, a turnkey real estate program from CU Realty Services—the largest real estate CUSO in the U.S.—is making that happen for...

CU Realty Services Continues to Penetrate California Market; Adds Five New Credit Union Partners this Year

CU Realty Services Continues to Penetrate California Market; Adds Five New Credit Union Partners this Year HomeAdvantage program will help CUs in Northern and Southern California exploit the hottest markets in the U.S. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., September 14, 2016—Credit unions in California are sitting in the middle of a red-hot real estate market. In fact, half of the...

Kinecta Federal Credit Union Partners with HomeAdvantage to Help Members Find the Home of Their Dreams

Home Buying Program from CU Realty Services Assists Members from Start to Finish SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., September 6, 2016—California-based Kinecta Federal Credit Union wanted to provide its approximately 286,000 members with a complete home buying experience; one that would take them all the way from their initial home search to their new set of house keys....

Schools Financial Credit Union Chooses CU Realty Services to Grow Mortgage Business

First closing happens within 60 days of launching HomeAdvantage real estate program Scottsdale, Ariz., March 31, 2016—Sacramento-based Schools Financial Credit Union realized a need to increase their purchase mortgage volume after rising interest rates hampered the refinancing side of their business. The $1.6 billion credit union found the solution in HomeAdvantage™, a turn-key real estate...

Five More Credit Unions Opt for CU Realty’s HomeAdvantage™

Engaging home buyers before they look for a mortgage pays off for credit unions Scottsdale, Ariz. Nov. 25, 2015 – CU Realty Services has swelled its client rolls by five credit unions this year through mid-October, adding: Space Coast Credit Union ($3.5 billion, Melbourne, Fla.); Star One Credit Union ($7.8 billion, Sunnyvale, Calif.); USE Credit Union ($816 million, San Diego, Calif.;) University of...

Star One Credit Union Focuses on Member Advocacy, Chooses CU Realty Services’ HomeAdvantage™ to Help

CU Realty program helps connect with home buyers and grow purchase mortgages Scottsdale, Ariz. Nov. 2, 2015 – Star One Credit Union in Sunnyvale, Calif., is partnering with CU Realty Services for its HomeAdvantage program. The $7.7 billion Credit Union says it is focused on providing members with long-term financial solutions, and that includes the resources...