Big Ideas with Unison CEO Thomas Sponholtz

“While owning a home is a fundamental dream that plenty of consumers share, so is the value of flexibility and being able to have control of how that happens. Unison enables that by providing a solution to help potential homebuyers unlock the security of homeownership without compromise.” 15 years ago, Unison CEO Thomas Sponholtz came […]

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3 Best Ways to Buy A Home With Millennial Money

The 3 best ways to buy a home in 2019 – from Grant Sabatier, founder of Millennial Money. Grant says that Unison is a great alternative for those who cannot afford a 20% down payment and don’t want PMI. “If you want to best set yourself up for success here are the 3 best ways […]

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What Would You Give Up To Own A Home? (Millennials Say A Whole Lot)

Imagine a world where millennials didn’t have their beloved iPhones, Instagram or Chipotle… Despite popular opinion that millennials can’t live without technology, about 29% would be willing to give up their iPhone forever, nearly half would swear off Instagram forever… nearly half would even give up Chipotle forever…. all if it meant they could own […]

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Housing Finance Fintech Sees Soaring Growth As It Helps Americans Buy Homes

  “Unison’s 2018 growth numbers point to a clear break from the debt-only status quo in residential real estate,” Thomas Sponholtz, Unison’s founder and CEO, said in a statement. San Francisco-based Unison said it achieved triple-digit growth in revenue and doubled its employees in 2018 as the fintech gained traction in the marketplace. Unison is among […]

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2018: Unison’s Year In Review

Unison Announces Triple Digit Growth in Revenue; Customer Transactions in 2018, Reaching 2.42 Billion In Total Value Of Co-Invested Residential Real Estate Company Disrupts Traditional, Debt-based Home Financing and Extends Leadership in Home Ownership Co-Investing with 370% Growth in Revenue and 308% Growth in Customer Transactions SAN FRANCISCO –February 12, 2019 – Unison, the nation’s […]

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Top 7 Interior Design Trends You Need to Know

Interior Design Trends Home Owners 2018

HGTV and other home makeover shows have gained popularity because people like to see what new designs and styles are trending. But it can be hard to keep track of the most current styles and differentiate what is sustainable versus what is simply a fad. Not to worry! In this post, we will describe 7 […]

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Is a Cash-Out Refinance a Good Idea?


If you are a homeowner who’s lived in your home for more than a year or two, you might have built up some equity that you could tap into. It’s not always a good idea to use your home equity, but if you do need to use it, a cash-out refinance will be one possible […]

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Unison Raises $40 Million in Series B Funding Round


Today, the Unison team is thrilled to announce that we have raised a $40 million Series B round of funding. This investment results from the hard work by everyone on the team to bring home ownership investments to our customers across the United States. More importantly, it gives us the opportunity to continue growing the […]

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How Much Can I Borrow on a Reverse Mortgage?

How Much Can You Borrow on a Reverse Mortgage

For homeowners in need of extra cash, a reverse mortgage can sometimes be a good fit. It allows you to unlock equity from your home and use the money for almost any purpose. However, it can be a complicated process and is not right for everyone. Homeowners who are considering a reverse mortgage may want […]

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