QUESTIONS FOR A REALTOR WHO SPECIALIZES IN GREEN HOMES

BUYERS AND SELLERS

  • Do you have any special training in Green Homes?
  • Do you have any certifications? Are they up to date?
  • How long have you been specializing in Green Homes?
  • How many Green Homes have you sold or helped buyers with in the past year?
  • Do you have a list of preferred Green Builders?
  • What organizations are you a member of that relate to Green Building?
  • What types of Green Home Certification are available in this area?
  • How do you know if a house is certified?
  • Do you know any Raters?
  • What Green Communities are in the area?
  • Are all homes that have solar Green?
  • What does Energy Star certified mean?

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PLANNED ECO VILLAGES

These types of communities are referred to by several different names. They may be Pocket Communities, Front Porch Communities, Cottage Communities, or ECO Villages. Regardless of the name they all have a common goal. The intent is to create a community of houses which a shared space and a common intend. These planned villages differ from typical subdivisions centering around a golf course or swimming pool, They are designed to promote friendly interaction and shared responsibilities.
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