Better lets Amazon workers put up stock as mortgage collateral
Through Better's Equity Unlocker program, borrowers pay a higher interest rate and Better can seize pledged shares if owners default or try to sell their stock before paying off their mortgages
by Matt Carter Feb 28
Better CEO Vishal Garg back at post after viral layoffs debacle
Founder has been taking a break to 'reflect on his leadership, reconnect with the values that make Better great and work closely with an executive coach'
by Ben Verde Jan 19
Better lays off 900 employees, revamps terms of SPAC merger
Company says it's positioned for growth as lenders shift their focus from refinancing mortgages to providing purchase loans
by Matt Carter Dec 2
Better enabling homebuyers to make cash offers in 12 states
Program launches as Better moves to finalize its bid to become a public company
by Matt Carter Oct 5
Better eyes real estate brokerage as next step in end-to-end platform
Better's real estate brokerage subsidiary has largely flown under the radar, but that's about to change as it seeks to become licensed in all 50 states
by Matt Carter Jul 21
Better is the latest mortgage company to go public
With $778M in IPO funding, the company also aims to grow its real estate brokerage and title insurance businesses
by Matt Carter May 11