5 Underappreciated Midwest Housing Markets

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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 a few cities that millennials …

Valley National Bank and Unison launch 5% down program

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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 program works by allowing homebuyers …

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

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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 real estate industry’s first five percent …

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

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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 hosting its inaugural Fintech Summit, …

Unison National Survey on Barriers to Home Ownership

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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 when it comes to housing, …

Unison Presents Home Ownership Investment Programs at FinovateFall 2017

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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 survey of 2,018 Americans (full …

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

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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 down payment, home affordability varies …

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

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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 the fintech space including real …

Unison Home Affordability Report 2017

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Unison Affordability Report 2017 US Map Large

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 on 25-44 year olds, who make up the majority of first-time homebuyers. It is important to focus on first-time homebuyers because this is the group that is trying to get into the …

Unison Named Benzinga Global Fintech Awards Finalist in ‘Leveling the Playing Field’ Category

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Unison will compete alongside more than 200 global fintech companies; Co-CEO Jim Riccitelli will join panel to discuss scaling innovation to solve consumer issues SAN FRANCISCO, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Unison Home Ownership Investors, the leading provider of home ownership investments, today announced its participation in the 2017 Benzinga Global Fintech Awards in New York on May 11. A finalist in the “Leveling the Playing …