Category: Press

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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5 Underappreciated Midwest Housing Markets

The Chicago Tribune recently wrote about the 2018 Unison Home Affordability Report. Read an excerpt of the coverage below:  5 Underappreciated Midwest Housing Markets Often ignored or disparaged by those who only have eyes for coastal cities, the Midwest has some incredible cities with great job opportunities, thriving neighborhoods and affordable housing markets. Here are […]

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Valley National Bank and Unison launch 5% down program

Unison Home Ownership Investors, a provider of home ownership investments, and Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp, announced the launch of their 5% down payment program. The 5% down program will be given in conjunction with an 80% loan-to-value mortgage. The companies announced this will provide buyers with short and long-term savings. The […]

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Valley National Bank and Unison’s New Five Percent Down Payment Program Help Home Buyers Reap the Benefits of an 80 Percent LTV Mortgage

Innovative, Low Down Payment Funding Solution Increases Purchasing Power for Prospective Home Buyers in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania SAN FRANCISCO and WAYNE, N.J., Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Unison Home Ownership Investors, the leading provider of home ownership investments, and Valley National Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Valley National Bancorp (NYSE: VLY) , today announced the launch of the residential […]

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Unison Speaks to Growing Home Ownership Investment Category at Benzinga Fintech Summit, Alongside Game Changers and Innovators

Unison Participates as Panelist on the Future of Real Estate and Demos Unison HomeOwner Program SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Unison Home Ownership Investors, the leading provider of home ownership investments, today announced its participation on a panel and demo showcase at the Benzinga Fintech Summit: Game Changers and Innovators at Broadway Studios in San Francisco, Sept. 28. Benzinga is […]

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Unison National Survey on Barriers to Home Ownership

A national survey, commissioned by Unison Home Ownership Investors and conducted by Atomik Research, highlights the biggest barriers to home ownership. The survey dives into the home purchasing decision-making process to understand barriers of entry, impact on monthly financials and accessibility to additional funds. The findings reveal that there are significant generational and regional differentiators […]

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Unison Presents Home Ownership Investment Programs at FinovateFall 2017

Unison to Participate on Digital Lending Panel and Showcase Unison HomeBuyer and Unison HomeOwner Programs in Fintech Demo Showcase SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Unison Home Ownership Investors, the leading provider of home ownership investments, today announced its demo showcase and panel participation at FinovateFall 2017 at the New York Hilton Midtown, Sept. 11-14. In a Unison […]

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Unison Home Affordability Report Shows Startling Gap Between Major US Cities and Neighborhoods

First-Time Homebuyers Dramatically Increase Affordability with a 20 Percent Down Payment SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Unison Home Ownership Investors, the leading provider of home ownership investments, today announced findings from the “Unison Home Affordability Report 2017,” showcasing the percentage of homes accessible to the median household in major U.S. cities. With a 10 percent […]

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Unison Receives Three Benzinga Global Fintech Awards Including First Place in ‘Best of Show’

Recognition Reinforces Leadership in Home Ownership Investments Category SAN FRANCISCO, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Unison Home Ownership Investors, the leading provider of home ownership investments, came away with two top finishes and a ‘Best of Show’ from the Benzinga Global Fintech Awards in New York City last week. There were 21 categories at Benzinga, spanning across every industry in […]

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Unison Home Affordability Report 2017

Unison Affordability Report 2017 US Map Large

[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ style=”margin: 0px;padding: 0px 0px 45px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text] The Unison Home Affordability Report (below) answers the following question: can the typical family or individual afford to buy a home in major U.S. cities? For this report, we focused […]

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