Items Tagged with 'HOMEOWNERSHIP INVESTMENT'

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  • This homeownership investment startup wants to help teachers buy homes

    Landed helps teachers afford down payments so they can live near their work
    The homeownership investment category has been picking up steam lately thanks to solid home price appreciation nationwide. Now, one startup is taking the concept further – creating an investment program designed specifically to help educators afford homes in the communities in which they work. It's called Landed, and it has some major backers.
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  • Homeownership investment company Point raises $122 million

    Plans to work with investors to tackle housing affordability issues
    Homeownership investment company Point just landed a major cash infusion that will fund its plans to help more Americans access their home equity, raising $100 million in platform capital and securing $22 million in a Series B funding round. "We are witnessing the emergence of a whole new class of financial solution that is aligned with homeowners, and investors are taking notice," said Point Co-Founder and CEO Eddie Lim.
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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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  • NestEgg helps senior homeowners access their equity

    Customers can sell their house but still live there
    Many older Americans haven't put enough cash aside to support themselves in retirement, and that's why homeownership investment companies are popping up around the country, offering homeowners ways to access their home equity to make ends meet. New York-based NestEgg seeks to do just that with its "sell to stay" program, which hooks homeowners up with an investor, who will buy the house but let them stay there.
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  • Patch Homes wants to invest in your house

    Company exchanges cash for a share in future home price appreciation
    American homeowners are sitting on a record amount of home equity, but many are not accessing what might be their greatest source of wealth. The situation has given rise to a fairly new concept called homeownership investment, which may transform the way consumers cash in on their home equity. Patch Homes is one such company looking to grow in this burgeoning space.
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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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