Real estate data say the West is best for credit unions seeking loan growth.
A lack of local population growth and economic prosperity, as well as underwater properties, depress home sales.
The California Association of Realtors says 88.4% of home sellers turned a profit in April.
Philadelphia credit union opens franchise of Better Homes Realty.
CU Realty CEO Mike Corn said the improving housing market and growing name recognition have helped the CUSO grow its business.
White paper from CU Realty Services seeks to reassure credit unions about working with Realtors to build purchase money loan business.
National Association of Realtors said limited inventory is now holding back the market in many areas.
Credit union's real estate arm opens new office in Columbia, Md.
Texas credit union says mortgage loans tripled from 2011 to 2012.
Turner makes move from Eli Lilly FCU in Indianapolis.