green homes 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

Do Green Homes Sell Faster?

By Melissa Dittmann Tracey, REALTOR® Magazine Some recent studies suggest that green homes sell faster and for higher dollar than their non-energy saving counterparts. For example, in Seattle, new homes certified green (such as from the government’s Energy Star...
November 29, 2010

Making Sense of Green Home Certifications

By Erik Fowler, Green trends expert This is the fourth article in a series designed to help you make sense of the green landscape as a real estate professional. REALTOR® Magazine’s Styled, Staged & Sold blog and I are...
September 11, 2009

Who are “Green” Buyers and Sellers?

By Erik Fowler This is the third article in a series designed to help you make sense of the green landscape as a real estate professional. REALTOR® Magazine’s Styled, Staged & Sold blog and I are excited to be...
June 26, 2009