• Marquette Bank Celebrates National Homeownership Month
    Marquette Bank hosts a free two-part event to educate first-time buyers on home ownership 

    Orland Park, IL (May 27, 2013) – Marquette Bank, a locally-owned neighborhood bank, is celebrating National Homeownership Month in June by hosting an event to promote home ownership. The bank will host a free two-part homebuyer education class to help individuals understand the home buying process. During these sessions, customers will have an opportunity to speak with a mortgage specialist about their home financing questions.

    “Springtime is usually when we see increased activity in the real estate market,” Mike Mangin, Executive Vice President of Retail Lending, said. "Since the market has recently picked up and mortgage rates are at an all-time low, we, want to help educate our neighbors on the possibilities of owning a home and inform them of the best financing options available to them.”

    Being a homeowner is a symbol of financial security and stability earned by hard work and saving.Owning your own home gives you a sense of accomplishment and is a rewarding experience. At the same time, the home buying process can also be frustrating and confusing. Marquette Bank is available as a resource to make this process less daunting.

    The following event is open to the public and free of charge:

    • Free Homebuyer Education Class – Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marquette Bank located at 6316 S Western Ave., Chicago IL 60636


    • Free Homebuyer Education Class – Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marquette Bank located at 6316 S Western Ave., Chicago IL 60636

    Marquette Bank is one of Chicagoland’s largest home lenders among neighborhood banks. Personal appointments are available for home buyers who want to understand exactly how much they can afford to spend on a home. For more information on mortgages or to make an appointment, visit www.emarquettebank.com or call 1-888-254-9500.




    About Marquette Bank:    

    Marquette National Corporation is a $1.6 billion diversified financial holding company for Marquette Bank. Marquette Bank has been a locally owned and operated bank providing personalized banking service since 1945. Marquette Bank is a full-service, customer-focused neighborhood bank that serves the financial needs of Chicagoland communities, offering an extensive line of financial products including retail banking, home financing, trust services and business banking. Marquette Bank has a lending portfolio of almost $1 billion in Chicagoland and offers home mortgages, multifamily lending, commercial mortgages, lines of credit, commercial real estate loans and small business lending. Marquette Bank regularly offers free financial literacy and education seminars, workshops and classes to customers, schools, senior groups, community organizations and local residents including personal financial and home buyer education classes. Marquette Bank has 23 retail branches located in Chicago, Aurora, Bolingbrook, Bridgeview, Evergreen Park, Hickory Hills, Lemont, New Lenox, Oak Lawn, Oak Forest, Orland Park, Romeoville and Summit, Illinois. Marquette Bank provides customers mobile banking, online banking and telephone banking options and free access to over 55,000 Allpoint and Starsf ATMs worldwide.

    Marquette Bank is an Equal Opportunity Lender, Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC. Follow Marquette Bank on Twitter or like the Bank on Facebook for special offers and news. For more information visit: http://www.emarquettebank.com or call 1-888-254-9500.