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June 2016

June 2016

Message from the Director

Momentum. That’s how I’d describe the vibe at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo. 

Environmental topics are permeating new parts of the real estate industry and green issues have become a subject of discussion in places where they weren’t just a few years ago.

May 2016

This Month's Tips: Buyers Prefer Green

Wondering where to put your renovation dollars? 

Here are three green features and the share of buyers who, in in a recent National Association of Home Builders home buyer preference survey, labeled them either essential or desirable. 

June solar

SKILLS: Shining the Light on Solar

Are you representing a client who is selling a home with solar panels on the roof? Is your buyer looking to make an offer on a house with solar panels? If so, here is what you need to know better prepare your client in advance.

Jan 16

Student Debt Delays Home Purchasing

The National Association of Home Builders’ home buyer preference survey uncovered the green features that buyers want and how much extra they’d pay for them. 

May 2016

May 2016

Road Show Makes Home Performance Diagnostics Tangible

We’re living in the Fitbit era. 

People track their steps and calories, doctors measure your heart rate and blood pressure, and businesses measure social media metrics. 

Yet, few have any idea about what’s going on with the home systems that affect their daily comfort, health, well-being, and finances.  

Corbett Lunsford of Building Performance Workshop is working to change all that.