The changes made to the Addendum will enhance the reporting of the green and energy features. It is written for homeowners, builders, appraisers, and sales agents to use. If you have not reviewed…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Guy DuBois Mar 12, 2013.
I just read an interesting article written by Kenneth Harvey on energy audits and their value to selling a home more quickly and for a higher price. He quotes Steve Baden, executive director of…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Dennis Cheslik May 24, 2012.
The Residential Green and Energy Efficient Addendum is a form used to standardize the reporting of high performance house features from green certifications to incentives offered. The Addendum can be downloaded in a PDF format from the Appraisal Institute’s Website. It is seems there is much confusion on who should be completing the Addendum, why they should complete it and what they…Continue
Posted on June 16, 2013 at 6:18pm — 3 Comments
I attended a meeting yesterday in Wash. DC sponsored by DOE and titled, Transaction Process Summit, - intended as a first attempt to develop a strategic road map to help the residential transaction process recognize the value of high performance homes. Sam Rashkin of DOE led the lively discussion on the issues that surround the residential high performance home transactions. Champions in the room included representatives from government agencies, MLS, NAR, NAHB, Mortgage…Continue
Posted on January 30, 2013 at 2:46pm — 3 Comments