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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.

Move to Reno/Sparks Area

La Tierra has a variety of new home features and customizable floor plans to be tailored to your liking. Finding a home that fits your lifestyle in a location you love has never been easier.

Here is what you get at La Tierra:

  • New single story living homes
  • Four spacious floorplan options
  • Your choice of 3 or 4 bedrooms
  • Dens and flex spaces

And you get it all for an affordable price. No matter what you’re looking for in a new home, it’s safe to say that La Tierra at Miramonte new homes are the affordable option for you. Reno home prices are rising, so now really is the time to inquire if you are interested in La Tierra.

Are you a first-time buyer looking for a new home in the Reno Sparks area? Contact us for more information.