Green Real Estate

Friday, October 6th 2017 6:36 pm
When 'going green' you have to start somewhere and in many cases, it begins with financing.Energy efficient improvements can cost a bit more and sometimes financing is necessary. Make sure to do your research and find the best solutions for you. Some finance options come with high interest rates and [Read More]
Friday, April 28th 2017 6:11 pm
It may seem overwhelming when first trying to "Green" your home but making a few small Eco-friendly changes to your home can make a huge difference.1. Making some insulation changes to save energy. If re-insulating your entire home isn't in your budget. Start off small and purchase thermal shades fo [Read More]
Friday, July 22nd 2016 11:57 am
Although "Saving the Planet" is a noble concept, and rightfully so, many people choose the "green" real estate option because of the other "green": Money.According to a report released by Morgan Stanley's Institute for Sustainable Investing, sustainable technology can shave off 3% to 30% of a typica [Read More]
Tuesday, May 3rd 2016 4:28 pm
Friday, April 29th 2016 6:59 am
After playing professional football for five years, Syd Kitson, now real estate developer, dreamed of developing the first solar-powered town in the United States. After nearly a decade, his dreams are coming true. Babcock Ranch, soon to be the first Eco-friendly city, is located on 91,000 acres in [Read More]
Friday, April 22nd 2016 1:04 pm
In celebration of this amazing planet that we call home, let's take at least the next 24 hours and practice the art of recycling what we can, reusing what can and reducing waste where we can.In addition to the "reduce, reuse and recycle" mantra, practice the art of keeping it local. As real estate a [Read More]
Friday, March 18th 2016 5:52 am
'Going Green' seems to be all the rave. But why? Why is it so important to 'Go Green'? The number one reason consumers are looking into green alternatives is health. And why not? Our health should be of the utmost importance. Exercise, organic foods and low emission vehicles are some of the more com [Read More]
Friday, November 13th 2015 2:40 pm
"Going Green" is one of the most used phrases in the English language of today. People are "Going Green" when making building choices, "Going Green" in their already built home, "Going Green" when making food decisions and "Going Green" in their everyday life decisions. But why? Why is "Going Green" [Read More]
Friday, September 25th 2015 8:46 am
Since that may not be an option, here a few tips to building the greenest home you can build.Location, Location, LocationWhile looking for a place to build your home consider the neighborhood. How easy would it be to walk or bike into town? What are the recycling programs like in the neighborhood? A [Read More]
Friday, June 5th 2015 11:09 am
LEED is an acronym for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. Developed by the United States Green BuildingCouncil (USGBC), it is a completely voluntary program set up to certify the construction and operation ofbuildings in both residential and commercial areas to be environmentally friendl [Read More]