Resource Efficient Mortgages

Overview

The green movement is here to stay, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the housing market.

References

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Information from NAR

REALTORS® and Sustainablity Research Report (National Association of REALTORS®, Apr. 2019)

Make That Home Greener: Energy-Efficient Mortgages (National Association of REALTORS®, May 29, 2017)

Energy-Efficient Mortgages Gain Popularity (REALTOR® Magazine, Feb. 27, 2014)

Green Mortgages

Buying an Energy-Efficient Home is a Financially Bright Idea (USA Today, May 1, 2019)

Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative: The Engagement of the Mortgage Industry to Deliver Sustainable Finance for the Housing Sector (Housing Finance International, 2019) E

Freddie Mac Launches New, “Green” Mortgage (HousingWire, Nov. 16, 2018)

Green Mortgage: Energy Efficient Mortgages (Green Communities Blog, Apr. 20, 2018)

What Are Green Mortgages & How Will They Revolutionise Home Energy Efficiency? (World Green Building Council, Sep. 4, 2017)

Green Mortgages: Financing to Make Your Home Energy-Efficient (MoneyGeek Blog, Jul. 28, 2017)

Improve Your Property With an Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) (The Mortgage Reports Blog, Jul. 14, 2017)

Energy Efficient Mortgages: What You Should Know (Energy Sage, Apr. 14, 2017)

Energy Efficient Mortgages: Energy Efficient New Homes (Energy Star)

Resources, Studies, Websites

Energy Efficient Mortgage Program (United States Department of Housing and Urban Development)

Green Financing Loans (Fannie Mae)

eBooks & Other Resources

Books, Videos, Research Reports & More

The resources below are available for loan through Member Support. Up to three books, tapes, CDs and/or DVDs can be borrowed for 30 days from the Library for a nominal fee of $10. Call Member Support at 800-874-6500 for assistance.

Residential Green Valuation Tools (Appraisal Institute, 2014) HD 1387 A36

Energy-efficient Mortgages and Home Energy Rating Systems: a Report on the Nation’s Progress (National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 1993) QC 73.8 N21ee


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