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Ideal CU Holds Home Education Seminar Series in 2018

(Woodbury, MN – March 22, 2018) Whether you’re a first-time buyer, or looking to sell your home, Ideal Credit Union’s no-cost 2018 Home Education Seminar series offers expert advice from Ideal CU’s Mortgage Loan advisors and local realtors, home staging and insurance professionals ready to help.

The seminars provide information and steps that make the most of buying or selling a home. Below are the dates and locations for sessions scheduled through October of 2018. The seminars will be held from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend but pre-registration is required as seating is limited. Reservations can be made online at www.idealcu.com.

Home Buyers Seminars
Thursday, April 19, 2018

Inver Grove Heights Community Center
8055 Barbara Avenue (Arena door E)
Inver Grove Heights MN 55077

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Holiday Inn & Suites
8511 Hudson Blvd N
Lake Elmo MN 55042

Thursday, August 23, 2018
Country Inn and Suites
3505 Vadnais Center Drive
Vadnais Heights MN 55127

Home Selling Seminar
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Country Inn and Suites
3505 Vadnais Center Drive
Vadnais Heights MN 55127

“Every day we are dedicated to helping our members and the communities we serve achieve their financial goals, including the dream of home ownership, which is why we are proud to offer these educational seminars to our members and the public at no cost or obligation,” said Brian Sherrick, Ideal CU President/CEO.

Ideal Credit Union offers a full range of mortgage solutions to fit the needs of borrowers, including Zero Down, fixed rate, FHA/VA, adjustable rate, refinancing options and more. Ideal CU also offers the HomeAdvantage® program, an exclusive, free service that can help users search, buy, sell and save on their next home. HomeAdvantage provides the tools and expertise needed to find and finance a home, and offers an attractive a rebate program that enables home buyers to earn cash back at closing. Since its inception, the HomeAdvantage program has paid out over $180,000 in rebates to hundreds of Ideal CU members. The average rebate per transaction is $1,140.

Members who have a mortgage loan with Ideal also can earn VIP+ status if they meet other qualifying criteria. Since 2013, Ideal Credit Union has paid out over $3.1 million in earnings to VIP+ members to thank them for their business and loyalty. Information on the VIP+ program can be found at www.idealcu.com.

Founded in 1926, Ideal Credit Union is a member owned financial institution that specializes in providing excellent member service, great rates and convenience to over 52,000 members. Ideal CU offers a complete range of services, including a full suite of electronic banking products, savings, checking, loans, mortgage products, exclusive VIP member payback, business services, investment services and more. Offices are located in Eagan, Hugo, Inver Grove Heights, North St. Paul, Stillwater and Woodbury. Visit idealcu.com for details and directions. Equal Housing Lender.

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New Year's Day
Monday, January 1st
All locations closed.


Martin Luther King Jr Day
Monday, January 15th
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Memorial Day
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Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Christmas Eve
Monday, December 24th
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Drive-thru - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 25th
All locations closed.


New Year's Eve
Monday, December 31
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New Years Day
Tuesday, January 1st
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