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CCU Hosts Free Seminar: "Selling Your Home in Today's Market"

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John Coxon

Waukegan, IL, July 8th, 2014: Working through the process of selling a home can be challenging, especially for those doing so for the first time. With the variety of codes, regulations and other requirements, selling your home often requires professional assistance. That's why Consumers Credit Union (CCU, $620 Million, Waukegan, IL) is proud to offer a NO-COST workshop, "Selling Your Home In Today's Market." This FREE seminar is open to the public on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014, at Keylime Cove Resort in Gurnee, offering vital information on the steps needed to assure sellers get a fair price for their homes.

"Proper preparation can make a big difference when selling a home in today's market," said Sean M. Rathjen, CCU President/CEO. "That process can prove to be daunting, to say the least -- and fortunately, help is available! Those attending our workshop will receive helpful tips for preparing their home for sale, as well as insights into the importance of representation throughout the selling process. The seminar will also provide information about home inspections and how one can ensure their home meets or exceeds the numerous regulations, codes and other requirements in their community. Our goal is simple: to help make it easier for anyone selling their home."

The panelists for our workshop include Michael Lescher, a realtor at ReMax Showcase; Adam Diamond, an Attorney at Diamond & Lesueur, P.C.; and, Home Inspector Yale Wolk of Erison Property Inspection. They'll discuss best practices for selling a home and provide answers to questions from those in attendance. The seminar also features Gil Chavez and Lucas Frantz from CCU's Mortgage Department; Gil and Luke will discuss financing options and provide other information important to the home selling process.

"Selling Your Home In Today's Market" is open to the public as well as credit union Members at no charge starting at 6:00pm on Wednesday July 23, 2014, at Keylime Cove Resort in Gurnee, IL. The seminar is produced in cooperation with Consumers Cooperative Association, the credit union's sponsor.

Here are the details . . .

• Date: Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

• Time: Doors open at 5:30 pm: seminar starts at 6:00 pm

• Location: Keylime Cove Resort, 1700 Nations Drive Gurnee, IL. 60031

• RSVP: Cedric Ivy: or (847) 265-5541

Seating is limited, so please contact Cedric Ivy today either by eMail or phone to reserve your seat and/or for additional information about "Selling Your Home In Today's Market." Consumers Credit Union is Member-owned, with offices in Waukegan, Mundelein, Round Lake Beach, Gurnee, North Waukegan and Volo and online at