Green Mortgages Saint James 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 Saint James.

Local Companies

TD Bank
631-752-9170
90 Broad Hollow Road
Farmingdale, NY
Jeffrey Lewis, CFP, ChFC
7 White Deer Court
Huntington, NY
Mr. Michael H. Fliegelman (RFC®), CHFC, CLU
631 806 3568
5 Harborfields Ct
Greenlawn, NY
Mr. Richard A. Fallica (RFC®), CEP
631 979 6161
P.O. Box 728
Smithtown, NY
Nassau Suffolk Alternative Solutions
(631)716-1721
8 Swezey Ln
MIDDLE ISLAND, NY
Capital One
631-473-7001
532 Old Town Rd
Port Jeff Sta, NY
Scavin Agency Inc
(631)728-1121
5 Cotswold Drive
Greenlawn, NY
JOSEPH CONBOY
P. O. BOX 449
SHOREHAM, NY
Mr. Albert F. Coletti (RFC®), CHFC, CLU
631 979 6161 x102
P.O. Box 728
Smithtown, NY
Northstar Financial Group Inc
(203)366-0033
1375 Kings Highway Suite 340
Fairfield, CT
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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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