Affinity Plus Joins CU Realty Services’ Million Dollar Club Reaching Over $2m In Member Rebates

  • Press Release
July 13, 2020
Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union is pleased to announce it has earned a spot in CU Realty Services’ Million Dollar Club, having saved its members more than $2 million on real estate transactions through the HomeAdvantage® program. Affinity Plus has helped more than 1771 members buy or sell their homes through the program.

“As a member-owned cooperative, reaching the milestone of returning $2 million in Cash Rewards to members is proof of our focus on giving back,” said John Simonsen, Director of Real Estate, Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union. “Through our partnership with HomeAdvantage, we are able to deliver an easy and efficient home-buying experience while helping our members save money during one of the biggest financial decisions in their life. For years we’ve connected our members with this trusted platform offering home search tools, a network of agents, and the financial benefits of Cash Rewards, and we couldn’t be more proud to announce this milestone.”

The Million Dollar Club, which launched in 2017, recognizes credit unions that have saved their home-buying and home-selling members money. It recognizes those who have delivered $1 million or more in Cash Rewards back to their members. Cash Rewards are earned when a member completes a home purchase or sale using a real estate agent in the HomeAdvantage network.

HomeAdvantage is a real estate marketing platform from CU Realty Services. It empowers credit unions with the tools necessary to attract and engage home-buying members in all stages of their home-buying journey. Features include online property listings, property valuation tools, connections to local real estate agents, and cash back at closing in the form of HomeAdvantage Cash Rewards.

Based in St. Paul, Minn., Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union is a not-for-profit, financial cooperative that puts people first above profits. Members of Affinity Plus receive maximum value through competitive rates, minimal fees, and unique, member-centric products and programs. Established in 1930, Affinity Plus has 30 branches located throughout Minnesota and is owned by more than 250,000 members. Affinity Plus has more than $4 billion in assets. Additional information is available at or by calling (800) 322-7228.