Green Mortgages Fairport 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 Fairport.

Local Companies

Chase Bank
(585) 242-0354
260 Crittenden Blvd
Rochester, NY
Fairport Savings Bank Mortgage Line
(585)223-7043
45 South Main Street
Fairport, NY
First Rochester Mortgage Corp
(585) 427-9200
2024 W Henrietta Rd Bldg. 2A
Rochester, NY
Ontario National Bank
(315)462-9593
1 Clifton Springs Plaza
CLIFTON SPRINGS, NY
Nothnagle Home Securities Corp
(585) 461-4110
217 W Main St Ste 200
Rochester, NY
HSBC Bank
1.800.975.HSBC (4722)
Between Wilkins & Bernard 762 Joseph Ave
Rochester, NY
Citizens Bank - Penfield Road/Tops
585-383-1580
1601 Penfield Rd
Rochester, NY
Mr. Gregory Lee Schaffer (RFC®), CFP
585-621-3300
3205 Mount Read Blvd.
Rochester, NY
Pittsford Federal Credit Union - Branch Locations- Pittsford Branch
(585)624-7474
20 Tobey Village Office Suite 1
PITTSFORD, NY
Nvr Mortgage Finance Inc
(585) 248-0080
1175 Pittsford Victor Rd Ste 1
Pittsford, 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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