Category: News

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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Unison Featured on the Popular MoneyLife Podcast

Unison’s Director of Communications, Michael Micheletti, recently appeared on the MoneyLife podcast with host Chuck Jaffe. Chuck is a senior columnist for MarketWatch and his weekly columns are syndicated nationally. His “Your Funds” column is the most widely read feature on mutual fund investing in America. The MoneyLife podcast is intended to inform and educate readers […]

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Real Estate Fintech Firm Unison Announces 2018 Expansion Plans

On Monday, home ownership investment platform Unison announced 2018 expansion plans. As previously reported, Unison has created a new option for homeownership beyond the traditional mortgage route. By becoming a co-investor in the house, Unison is shouldering the risk side-by-side with the owner. They are betting that housing will continue to outpace inflation representing a solid return for big investors […]

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Unison Experiences Monumental Growth and Announces 2018 Expansion Plans

Unison Home Ownership Investors, the leading provider of home ownership investments, today announced multiple promotions and additions to its management team and substantial 2018 expansion plans in response to extraordinary growth in transaction volume and other successes during the first ten months of 2017. In 2017, Unison expanded into five additional states including Illinois, New York, Arizona, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, […]

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10 startups to watch in 2018

How to Maintain a Good Debt to Income Ratio

A startup is a unique type of company, designed to disrupt, grow and ultimately achieve industry dominance via their unique ability to solve a specific problem. Startups generally receive funding in several rounds from angel investors, venture capitalists and, in many cases, an initial public offering or IPO. In contrast with traditional lending institutions, which expect to […]

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5 Uncommon Tips For Buying Your Dream Home

How to Decode Your Credit Report

Your dream home is out there, but how will you get it when you find it? There are many secrets and tricks-of-the-trade that can help you lock down the home of your dreams, like writing the owners a love letter or offering to pay in cash. In a crowded buyers’ market, however, you may need […]

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Unison Homebuyer: Investments Helping Homebuyers Helping Investors

Unison was founded in 2004 to provide homebuyers access to downpayment capital and institutional investors access to long-term real estate equity. The company made its first homeownership investment three years later and has since gained access to real estate markets in 12 states and Washington D.C. Unlike home loans, Unison treats the funds it provides both […]

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FinovateFall 2017 / Unison Home Ownership Investors

How they describe themselves: Unison provides long-term investment capital to home buyers and homeowners which they can use for up to 30 years with no interest or monthly payments.  Unison’s investors earn a return by sharing in the change in value of the home, up or down, when the homeowner decides to sell.  As partners, if […]

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Shared Equity: Starter Homes for the Next Generation

Home Buying Guides

The following is an excerpt from an article that first appeared in the August 2017 Housing News Report, an award-winning monthly newsletter published by ATTOM Data Solutions. It might seem like a strange idea but buried in an old piece of legislation designed to help coal miners is a magical key which can potentially open the ownership door […]

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