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Santa Barbara Homeowners Listen Up: Upgrade your home with CaliforniaFIRST

Santa Barbara homeownersGet 100% upfront funding on efficiency and renewable energy upgrades

Many Santa Barbara homeowners want to improve their homes but are discouraged by the upfront costs of doing the job right. Enter CaliforniaFIRST, a government-supported, low-cost, PACE financing solution from Renew Financial. With CaliforniaFIRST, homeowners get 100% upfront funding that they repay on their property taxes for up to 30 years. Renew Financial’s affordable clean energy financing is now available to nearly 90% of Californians including those living right here in Santa Barbara.
With CaliforniaFIRST, Santa Barbara homeowners can get the financing they need to do important efficiency upgrades including:

  • Solar Panels
  • Heating and Cooling
  • Cool Roofs
  • Insulation and Air Sealing
  • Windows and Door

Thousands of California homeowners have upgraded their homes with CaliforniaFIRST. Here’s why:

  • Increased home comfort
  • No money down
  • Competitive interest rates
  • Government supported

Renew Financial estimates that its financing products have:

  • Created more than 15,000 jobs across 15 states
  • Conserved 877,176,637 gallons of water – enough water for 48 million showers
  • Realized over $1.5 billion in energy savings over the life of its projects
  • Cut total greenhouse gas emissions by 2.3 million metric tons – equivalent to the yearly emissions of 485,000 cars
  • And funded nearly 83,600 projects through the end of 2016

About Renew Financial
Renew Financial is one of the nation’s leading clean energy financing companies. Founded in 2008 by former White House appointee and U.S. Department of Energy official Cisco DeVries, who originated the concept of Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE), Renew Financial now provides multiple financing products across the country.
So now Santa Barbara homeowners have no excuse when it comes to completing important efficiency upgrades. If you’re looking to buy or sell in Montecito, Hope Ranch or any of Santa Barbara’s upscale communities, with or without these important updates, just call me at 805.886.9378 or email me at I can efficiently find you the perfect new home or sell your existing property, no upgrade needed!

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