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New modern homes for sale in the Reno Sparks area

Are you searching for for a new home in the Reno Sparks area? Ventana has a variety of new home features and customization floor plans to be tailored to your liking.

Finding a home that fits your lifestyle in a location you love has never been easier. Choose from six modern floor plans with contemporary color schemes, window locations, dramatic roof styles and sleek entry doors.

Ventana homes are located “above it all” in the foothills of east Sparks in an established community of distinctively styled homes.

Contact us for more information about our modern homes in Reno and Sparks.

Energy Efficient Homes For Sale in Reno/Sparks

Are you interested in energy efficient homes in Reno and Sparks? Ventana by Ryder Homes uses the HERS (Home Energy Rating System) index to measure its home energy consumption comparative to other communities and existing houses. This index, in use over 20 years, is a standard of both the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency. A new home in compliance with the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code (Ventana is built to the 2009 Code) should rate 100 on the HERS index scale. A home rating 80 is 20% more energy efficient.

With Ventana you’ll save energy and money and your home will be more comfortable and durable. Now is a good time to look into a renewable energy system that can provide electricity, water heating or space heating and cooling.

Contact Ventana at Miramonte for more information about building an energy efficient modern homes in Reno and Sparks.

FHFA May Help First Time Reno/Sparks Homeowners

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) introduced a 97 percent loan-to-value ratio for loans from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac last October. Fannie’s program launched in in December and Freddie’s is expected to come online this month which would be just in time for spring selling season.

There have been encouraging signs from the FHFA which controls Fannie and Freddie . People no long need to put 20 percent down to have a loan from Fannie and Freddie.

Home builders also have begun to construct lower-priced products to meet the needs of these buyers. This along with easier underwriting standards could be driving the lower priced home market.

Looking for information about purchasing a new home? Contact La Tierra Homes to find a home that fits your lifestyle.