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News and Insights

September 2016

August 2016

Consumers Think It’s a Good Time to Buy

When you’re selling a property, it’s good to know how prospective buyers are feeling about home buying and the challenges they’re facing. 

january 2016

EverGreen: The Eye-Rolling Ends ​​​​​​​

You remember the 1960s-style early adopters of environmental causes? They were considered a little unconventional and their views sometimes elicited skepticism and ahems.

Jan Shomaker was one of them. 

August 2016

July 2016

This Month's Tips: Greener Fido offers some simple ways to reduce your pup’s environmental impact. 

August 2016

Road to Proper Green Valuation

We all know that energy efficiency features frequently get overlooked during the listing or appraisal processes. Sometimes it’s due to a lack of data about green features. Sometimes it’s real estate practitioners’ lack of knowledge. And once those unique features are ignored or mischaracterized in the listing, appraisers either don’t value or undervalue them. 

Jan 16

Walkability Commands Price Premium

Yes, homes in walkable areas command a price premium, according to Redfin’s “How Much is a Point of Walk Score Worth?” 

It, looked at how much walkability increases a home’s value and found that one Walk Score point can boost a home’s price by an average of $3,250.