ecobroker scottsdale: My niche in Real Estate - 01/15/16 02:00 AM
My niche in real estate started back in 2007.  
Buying a condo in 2004 to remodel and re-sell in 2005, I realized the housing market was starting to change.  The housing market was hinting at a slow down as my condo took longer to sell.  What was supposed to be in investment for me turned out to be  a signal for change in my career.
Because condos are the first to feel the slow down in the market, it's wise to watch this segment of the market.  As the condo took longer to sell, I started to pay attention to the rest … (18 comments)

ecobroker scottsdale: Energy Efficiency is the #1 Concern for Today's Home Buyers - 04/17/15 10:15 AM
Energy Efficiency is the #1 Concern for Today's Home Buyers - 
What does energy efficiency mean to John Q Public?  Why is it important? Energy Efficiency means different things to different people, except that one answer is constant - lower utility bills.  Energy Efficiency is the #1 Concern for Today's Home Buyers! 
Today's home buyers are concerned more than ever about utility bills.  Energy Efficiency is the #1 Concern for Today's Home Buyers as per this article by Alexis Petru, Triple Pundit People Planet & Profit.   The article points out the results of a Demand Institute survey of what folks don't have, but want … (5 comments)

ecobroker scottsdale: UPDATE to FHA & Insuring Homes with Leased Solar Panels - 09/02/14 08:55 AM
UPDATE to FHA & Insuring Homes with Leased Solar Panels  -
Recently I wrote a blog stemming from FHA not Insuring Homes with Leased Solar Panels.  Having great connections really pays off as our office was probably first in the city to be notified.  The initial blog stated that FHA would not Insure any home with Leased Solar Panels. 
I'm certain there was a lot of noise on this subject as homes with leased solar panels have become very popular, especially in Arizona.  The large up front cost to install panels by buying them can be thousands vs. leased solar panels that are … (25 comments)

ecobroker scottsdale: Selling Homes with Energy Efficient Features - 02/06/13 07:23 AM
When it comes to selling homes with more energy efficient homes, sellers expect to get some kind of value for these features.  That's why it's critically important to interview agents as to their education and expertise with these types of homes.  Ask an agent if they've EVER sold a home with whatever feature your home has.  And if they say no, ask them what their is experience with these features.  After all, not everyone has the same features, but that agent should at least be able to explain and understand the feature.   
I'm known in the area for understanding these types … (8 comments)

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