Category: Unison

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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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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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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What Are the Rules for a Cash-Out Refinance?

What Are the Rules for a Cash-Out Refinance

A cash-out refinance is a popular choice for homeowners who want to unlock their home equity. For some, it provides a relatively quick way to borrow a large chunk of cash at an attractive rate to pay for expenses such as medical bills, home repairs, or even college tuition. So how does a cash-out refinance […]

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Unison’s program covered by The New York Times

Unison coverage in NYT

Thus far, 2018 has been an exciting year at Unison. We have expanded into new states, shared success stories featuring Unison HomeOwner customers and Unison HomeBuyer customers, announced our annual Home Affordability Report, released the results of a nationwide survey of home buyers, and attended conferences across the country. Now, we have another exciting milestone […]

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Would You Be More Likely to Marry Someone Who Owns a Home? (Survey Says “Yes”)

Survey More Likely to Date or Marry Who Owns Home

If you’ve ever been on a date, you’ve probably wondered what qualities or characteristics go into making you attractive to a potential mate. However, you might not have guessed that owning a home could be one of those characteristics. According to a survey by Atomik Research commissioned by Unison Home Ownership Investors, almost 6 in […]

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