Category: Success Stories

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...

Northwest Federal CU Is the First CU to Reach $5 Million Milestone with HomeAdvantage Program

Virginia-based CU members earn $5 million in Cash Rewards through the HomeAdvantage network of CU-centric real estate agents SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., September 26, 2018—When Northwest Federal Credit Union implemented CU Realty Services’ HomeAdvantage® program in 2004, the credit union wanted the ability to connect their members with trusted, reliable real estate agents who could assist them...

BCU Reaches $2 Million Status in CU Realty’s Million Dollar Club

HomeAdvantage from CU Realty Services Helps Illinois-based CU Make Homeownership More Affordable by Saving Members $2 Million with Cash Rewards SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., November 29, 2017—Using HomeAdvantage®, the turnkey real estate program from CU Realty Services (CURS), BCU has hit another impressive milestone—providing over $2 million in Cash Rewards to their members! In 2016—in recognition of...

Merrimack Valley’s New Real Estate Program Is Building a Pipeline of Mortgage Leads

Becoming more dynamic and competitive in a tight market started with HomeAdvantage, a turnkey real estate program from CU Realty Services. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., October 13, 2017—Local market factors, including a low inventory of homes in a high-demand area, presented significant hurdles for the mortgage department at Merrimack Valley Credit Union. Because of the limited pool...

How the Mortgage Department at Indiana’s ProFed Federal Credit Union Built the Real Estate Agent Network of Its Dreams

When a five-year, in-house effort to develop a real estate agent network failed to meet expectations, ProFed found a better solution with HomeAdvantage—a turnkey real estate program from CU Realty Services—that is paying off big. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., October 6, 2017—ProFed Federal Credit Union, based in Fort Wayne, Indiana, spent five years working to build their...

SPIRE Credit Union Makes Real Estate Services a Top Priority and Fills Purchase Mortgage Pipeline

HomeAdvantage from CU Realty Services is the foundational component of SPIRE Credit Union’s new comprehensive real estate program SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 11, 2017—Twin Cities’, Minnesota-based SPIRE Credit Union set a goal in 2017 to expand their existing mortgage program into a full-service real estate solution. The $907 million credit union saw an opportunity to fully...

Eight CUs Inducted into CU Realty Services’ Inaugural “Million Dollar Club”

The HomeAdvantage real estate program helped these CUs save members more than $17 million on real estate SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., February 21, 2017—In recognition of their work to make homeownership more affordable, CU Realty Services (CURS) has inducted eight credit union clients into its newly formed “Million Dollar Club.” Using the HomeAdvantage® program from CURS—the largest...

Educational Systems Federal Credit Union Grows Mortgage Pipeline by 25 Percent with HomeAdvantage Real Estate Program

Virginia-based CU hits million dollar milestone with the HomeAdvantage network of CU-centric real estate agents SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., February 7, 2017—Maryland-based Educational Systems Federal Credit Union had a goal to provide a complete home buying experience for their members and streamline the process to close more mortgages. To make that happen, the $886 million credit union...

Apple FCU Joins CU Realty Services’ Million Dollar Club After Saving Members $1.3 Million

Virginia-based CU hits million dollar milestone with the HomeAdvantage network of CU-centric real estate agents SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., December 15, 2016—When Apple Federal Credit Union implemented CU Realty Services’ HomeAdvantage® program in 2004, they wanted the ability to connect their members with trusted, reliable real estate agents who could assist them with buying or selling a...