Laura Reedy Stukel's Blog Posts Tagged 'resale' (3)

Are there green premium "Hot Spots"?

There is much talk and some progress towards an elusive premium for green homes.UCLA economics professor Matthew Kahn breaks it down. He uses three criteria to predict areas more likely to have a green premium:

  • High electricity prices.
  • More environmentally-minded citizens.
  • MPG-type labels that certify energy…
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Added by Laura Reedy Stukel on September 3, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Wash Post reports on Green is Good for Resale!

Hopefully you caught this article over the weekend. It has been picked up and repeated like crazy!  

 

Kenneth Harney of the Washington Post wrote a column entitled Is green good for home resale?  The article highlights studies from Seattle, Portland and California.  It offers nice perspective on why these…

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Added by Laura Reedy Stukel on August 29, 2011 at 9:01pm — No Comments

Energy Efficiency Climbs into the “Must Have” List for Homeowners

Slow and steady wins the race. And over the past few months, energy efficiency has quietly been grabbing the media coverage from it’s sexy cousins the Renewables, like solar, wind and geothermal.

Early this month I reported that green as in wallet (saving money) was hot.  Now the July issue of Realtor Magazine is reporting that saving money is …

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Added by Laura Reedy Stukel on July 16, 2011 at 12:44pm — 1 Comment

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