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There is a lot of misinformation regarding the Do Not Call (DNC) rules and how they apply to real estate agents. This isn’t surprising considering there are two federal agencies, The Federate Trade Commission (FTC) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that regulate telemarketing compliance; certainly guidelines from two federal agencies can be confusing. Real estate agents are subject to both the FTC and the FCC regulations and must comply with all of the DNC rules.
The following post is based upon Arch’s understanding of the rules as they exist today and with respect to how agents can (21 comments)
Why The Sustainability Movement Will Be Driven By Real Estate Agents… - 02/12/10 02:55 PM
reen” means many different things; from living close to work so your commute is on foot, to passive solar design, rain water harvesting, geo-thermal HVAC and solar photovoltaic electricity. It is a movement, passionately pursued by many, that combines design, materials and the use of alternative energy sources to build homes that are healthier, more comfortable and cost less to run.
As this movement gains more and more traction, it is critical for agents to identify and communicate these values to their sellers. If you were in a listing presentation and asked the seller what the cistern out back (0 comments)
The aim of green architecture and construction is to help us be good stewards of the land. The ultimate goal is to be carbon neutral, meaning the home consumes as much carbon during its lifetime as the carbon released during its construction.
Green homes use less energy, water and natural resources. They create less waste and are healthier and more comfortable for the occupants than homes built otherwise. To accomplish this, architects and builders focus on two main elements: design and materials, with materials being divided into sustainable, recyclable and local. Design typically costs no more than a (2 comments)
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