energy-efficient Archive

The ‘Prius Effect’ on Home Sales?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR Magazine More studies are showing the power of green on boosting sales prices. In the most recent study, University of California researchers found that green-certified, single-family homes sold for $34,800 more — or 9...
October 8, 2012

Make Those Green Features Count: Appraisers Add ‘Green’ Form

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Green or energy-efficient features in a home often don’t get factored into appraisals. But they can be an important selling point in a home, and many home owners say “green” should count when...
October 24, 2011