April 15, 2019

Shared equity mortgages are becoming big business. Are they a good idea?

As home co-investing becomes more familiar with consumers, the idea is making its way up North. Canada based lowestrates.ca dives deeper around Unison, the co-investment landsca...

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March 13, 2019

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 i...

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March 12, 2019

Lack of down payment keeps homeowner hopefuls renting

You do this, right? Scroll through Zillow, find your dream home and then try to figure out how in the world you can afford it.


It’s not always the monthly payment that’s the problem. Sometimes, it’s simply what you need to fork over up ...

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March 12, 2019

Silicon Valley Explores a New Investment: Your Home

Startups backed by deep-pocketed investors are looking at a new way to profit from rising home prices


Some well-funded startups have an unusual pitch for homeowners strapped for cash: Let’s own this house together.


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March 12, 2019

This company will help with a down payment, but it wants a stake in your new home

When Ricardo and Catherine Soto were looking to buy a home in Chula Vista, they knew that even after selling their old house in El Cajon they would be able to afford a down payment of only about 10%.


But when buying a home, 20% is the m...

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March 12, 2019

This company will double your down payment. What’s the catch?

If you have to a super-expensive housing market and you don’t have the accumulated down payment, shared appreciation mortgages offer an alternative.


Lindsay and Trevor O’Keefe are early-30s parents to a growing family. In fact, just hou...

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March 12, 2019

The Rise Of A New Asset Class: A Home Ownership Investment

Ricardo Soto and his wife had saved up for a down payment and were ready to buy a new home in the San Diego area. They could afford the monthly payments, but they also had some other important considerations. They wanted to maintain their financial f...

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March 12, 2019

Unison’s program covered by The New York Times

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 t...

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