REALTORS® and Sustainability

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Residential Highlights:

  • Forty-one percent of respondents reported their MLS has green data fields, and respondents typically used the green data fields to promote green features and energy information.
  • Sixty-nine percent said energy efficiency promotion in listings was very or somewhat valuable.
  • Fifty-nine percent of respondents found clients were at least somewhat interested in sustainability.

Commercial Highlights:

  • Sixteen percent of respondents reported that their Commercial Information Exchange (CIE) had green data fields, and the CIE green data fields were used to promote energy information and green features.
  • A majority of agents and brokers (70 percent) said that energy efficiency promotion in listings was very or somewhat valuable.
  • Thirty-four percent of brokerage firms had experience working with commercial building repurposing, such as converting empty malls into technical schools.

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