Green Mortgages Buffalo NY

Financing has often been the missing piece in green home sales. Nationally, Fannie Mae offers an energy-efficient mortgage, which allows a lender to use the estimated monthly utility savings to increase an applicant's buying power and qualify them for a higher-priced home in Buffalo.

Local Companies

HSBC Bank
1.800.975.HSBC (4722)
Near Nia Co. Comm College 2952 Saunders Settlement
Sanborn, NY
Citizens Bank - Grand Island / Tops
716-775-3344
2140 Blvd
Grand Island, NY
Bank of America - Elma
800.432.1000
2341 Bowen Rd
Elma, NY
Allstate Insurance Annette K. Winder
(716)649-0325
5555 Camp Rd
Hamburg, NY
Mainstream Funding Network Inc.
(716)565-1500
5586 Main Street
BUFFALO, NY
HSBC Bank
1.800.975.HSBC (4722)
Court & Washington 14 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY
Bank of America - Elmwood
716.881.2915
495 Elmwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY
Bank of America - Hamburg
800.432.1000
43 Main St
Hamburg, NY
Allstate Insurance Thomas Finn
(716)873-5600
3493 Delaware Avenue
Buffalo, NY
Allstate Insurance Bryan J Ripellino
(716)565-0100
442 Evans Rd
Williamsville, NY

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Comfort Zone: Creating a Middle Ground for Green Building and Great Profits


By Alison Rice


Financing has often been the missing piece in green home sales. But attitudes are changing, especially at Fannie Mae. "We want to encourage lenders and builders to be more resource efficient and give the consumer benefits based on the fact that they're spending less on utilities," says Jim Taylor, director of product development in Fannie Mae's housing impact division. "They're a better credit risk to us because they're not spending that money on utilities."


Nationally, Fannie Mae offers an energy-efficient mortgage, which allows a lender to use the estimated monthly utility savings to increase an applicant's buying power and qualify them for a higher-priced home.


Taylor estimates that the lender did quite well in its first mortgage energy business. He expects the specific numbers to jump higher as Fannie Mae conducts more marketing and product development.


Some buyers may have a second option: Fannie Mae's home performance power product, which boosts an applicant's monthly income by the home's monthly energy savings. Lower utility cost is just one requirement of this mortgage, which is available only in specific markets. In Albuquerque, N.M., for example, a home must demonstrate energy efficiency and be located within 5 miles of downtown.

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