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Saving Home Energy and
Money Just Got Simpler


No banks. No money down. No credit score required.

CaliforniaFIRST financing doesn’t rely on your credit rating. And you don’t need to put any money down. Through an innovative partnership with your county government, CaliforniaFIRST offers affordable long-term financing you can repay on your property taxes.

Applying is easy. Approval is fast.

The application is quick and easy – and you can be approved for financing in minutes. Apply online to determine if your home is eligible or call (844) 589-7953 to speak to one of our customer service representatives.

No credit score required

There is no credit score required, no debt-to-income ratio required and no income verification. CaliforniaFIRST offers financing at competitive rates and your customers can select flexible repayment terms that work for their budget.

Lower Interest Rates – We have reduced the interest rates which means more money in your customer’s pocket.
No Pre-Payment Penalties – Customers can now pay-off their PACE assessment, at any time, with no penalty.
Extended Repayment Terms – Solar PV projects can now be repaid over a 25 year term.
Cash-Back Rebates up to $1,000 – Contractors can now offer their customers up to a $1,000 cash-back rebate when they finance their project with CaliforniaFIRST.
Improved Online Account Management – We’ve made our site easier for participating contractors to manage their projects. Contractors can now manage user accounts for access to the Pipeline and other tools.