Quick Takeaways

  • To achieve Green certification, homes must meet certain criteria for water, energy, site design, quality of indoor environment, and overall home operation and maintenance
  • NAR designed a Green Designation, and those who attain it have access to marketing tools and market research, have an understanding of green homes and how to market them, and are included in the online Green directory, providing visibility as a green real estate advisor.
  • Any green housing features can be marketed to potential buyers interested in sustainable living.
  • Energy-efficient homes save money.

Source: Eight Facts Agents Should Know About the Green Housing Market (Be Better Blog)

The green movement is here to stay, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the housing market. Green homes are designed to provide a safe and healthy environment. They include energy-efficient features and sustainable materials. These features increase the value of homes.

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