Not since the 1950’s when fixed rate mortgages became available we are now seeing comparable rates. There are not too many things that can be bought at 1950’s prices! With a new record low on mortgage rates now is the perfect time to buy an energy-efficient home, but why?

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As this week’s mortgage rates hit a new record low of 3.53%, buyers are being presented with more reasons to purchase a home.  According to Freddie Mac  these are the lowest rates since fixed rates were introduced in the 1950’s!  Click here to read the full article…

Parlaying this incredibly low mortgage rate incentive, buyers should seriously consider purchasing a more energy-efficient house or adding green remodeling costs into a mortgage while rates are low.  Consider this – when you buy a home with a higher HERS Index rating (like MPG stickers on cars) you can expect to live in a “leakier” home and have higher utility bills.  So what?

Well most everyone likes to enjoy more benefits from their money other than spending lots of cash every month to remain cool or have lots of hot water available 24/7.  I can’t think of any other benefits for the…

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