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  • More homeowners are tapping their equity to build accessory dwelling units

    Is this an answer to the housing market's growing affordability problem?
    America’s affordability problem continues to plague the housing market as wages aren’t keeping pace with rising home prices. The situation has given rise to an increase in multigenerational living, and according to homeownership investment company Unison, that has led some homeowners to tap into their equity in order to build accessory dwelling units for extended family members.
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  • Here's how long it will take to save for a down payment in major U.S. cities

    The nationwide average climbs to 14 years as affordability issues mount
    The nationwide average to save for a 20% down payment for a median-priced home on a median income is now 14 years, according to Unison’s Home Affordability Report. For average-earning Millennials, that means homeownership may not be attainable until they are well into their 40s.
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  • Homeownership investment company Unison sees explosive 370% YOY growth

    Is its debt-free, shared-investment model going to become the new way to access equity?
    Homeownership investment pioneer Unison closed out 2018 with an impressive 370% growth in revenue and $2.42 billion in co-invested real estate, the company reported. Could the company's stellar year be a sign that shared homeownership investment will be the new "it" way to access your equity?
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  • Alternative equity release products give homeowners another choice

    Homeownership investors and sale-leaseback companies offer debt-free equity access
    For most people looking to tap their equity, a home equity loan or line of credit is the traditional route. But now, a number of innovative products have come to market that help homeowners tap into their equity – without incurring any debt. Here's a rundown of some of the alternative equity release products on the market right now.
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  • Stanford: Boomers are entering retirement with less savings, greater mortgage debt

    Could home equity access be the solution?
    Americans are now living longer than ever before, and experts predict that a record number of Baby Boomers will soon enter retirement. But when compared to past generations, the Stanford Center on Longevity has discovered the landscape of homeownership and retirement in America is changing – for the worse.
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  • Homeownership investment company Unison expands reach

    New partnership makes 5% down program available to more homebuyers
    Unison Home Ownership Investors aims to give homeowners and buyers access to cash for the opportunity to share in their home appreciation. In business for more than a decade, the company has been a pioneer in the homeownership investment category. Now, it’s growing into new markets through a new partnership with Goldwater Bank.
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  • Need cash? Take an equity partner

    Homeownership investment companies offer debt-free access to equity
    As housing becomes less affordable, the definition of homeownership just might become more flexible. Homeownership investment companies are popping up around the country, offering cash to homeowners for the opportunity to share in the appreciation of their property.
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