Unison Raises $40 Million in Series B Funding Round

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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 company so we can serve …

How Much Can I Borrow on a Reverse Mortgage?

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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 to know how much they …

The Truth About Reverse Mortgages

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Truth About Reverse Mortgages

Have you ever considered getting a reverse mortgage? If so, you’re not alone. Many of today’s retirees and older homeowners have thought about this type of mortgage. While it is a convenient way to tap into the value of your home, it also comes with certain complications and drawbacks that consumers need to be aware of before signing on the dotted …

What Are the Rules for a Cash-Out Refinance?

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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 work and is it smart? …

What These 7 Cities Are Doing to Promote Homeownership

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The home ownership rate in the U.S. was roughly 64.2% in the first quarter of 2018, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Although this rate is slowly but surely climbing (up from a low of 62.9% in the second quarter of 2016), it’s still far below the peak homeownership rate. Many things are to blame for this low rate of …

Unison’s program covered by The New York Times

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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 to share. This past week, …

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

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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 10 respondents (58%) said they …