green realtor in scottsdale: I Love What I Do! - 11/20/18 09:14 AM
Reading and writing blogs has become one of my passions.  I love to hear what others are doing, their successes and their learning opportunities.   Blogging and receiving feedback creates relationship opportunities that might not exist otherwise.  But it's also my voice for what I do.
 
I Love What I Do! Helping people solve problems is only the beginning of what I do. When people plan a move from point A to point B, they have a strategy. We work together with that strategy. But my strategy has an extra twist included for the buyer.
 
Understanding the total cost of ownership of a home is what … (16 comments)

green realtor in scottsdale: Landscaping in the Desert - 10/15/16 01:41 AM
It's fall in the desert and many are thinking of Landscaping in the Desert.  When temperatures cool down, it's a great time to plant and improve our yards.  When the temperatures aren't so hot it allows plants to take root.  But it's also equally as important to make sure that we manage our rainwater since we get so little of it.  
 
I just attended a Rainwater Harvesting class and also learned a little bit about Rainwater Catchment.  There were several methods featured as ways to keep rainwater in our yards longer, instead of allowing it to run into the streets.  Diverting … (11 comments)

green realtor in scottsdale: Green Innovate Built Projects: Energizing a 1979 Home - 05/25/16 02:58 PM
What are some of our citizens and building professionals doing to create better homes? What is possible considering budget and space constraints? Come see and hear about successes with projects that exemplify principles of resource conservation, comfort, healthy living and improved home value. 
Speaker: Jan Green, REALTOR®, GREEN®, SFR, EcoBroker®, RE/MAX Excalibur 
It's been a dream project to purchase a 1979 home with the 
intent to add energy efficient features. Building codes were different and homeowner needs were different when this home was built. Asbestos was commonly used in that era so eradicating those finishes became a priority, including mold, wood rot and termites. … (3 comments)

green realtor in scottsdale: 2 Day Solar Course for Appraisers in Phoenix - 06/24/15 12:31 AM
2 Day Solar Course for Appraisers in Phoenix - 
 
If you are an appraiser or similar field and want to learn about valuing solar panels, attend this 2 Day Solar Course for Appraisers in Phoenix.  
What - 2 Day Solar Course for Appraisers in Phoenix
 
When - August 27 - 28, 2015
 
Time - 8 - 5 pm both days
 
Where - First American Title, 20860 N Tatum Blvd., Suite 100, Phoenix, AZ 85050
 
Cost - $249 if registration is received by 7/31/15
 
           $299 on 8/1/15;  registration ends 8/15/15
15 CEU's will be offered.
 
The cost of this course includes all materials.  Our instructor … (3 comments)

green realtor in scottsdale: Porter Barn Wood - 06/06/15 07:53 AM
Porter Barn Wood - 
Visiting Porter Barn Wood today, it's easy to see how this could be such a great, sustainable business model.  Barn wood taken from barns back in Pennsylvania, Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and Iowa is re-sold to the public for use in a variety of ways. and it's becoming more popular with homeowners here in Scottsdale.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
They also create artistic, unique items and include blacksmithing, welding of reclaimed metal in their projects.
Walking among the stacks of barn wood, I spotted this large piece of wood that looks as if it could be a table top - awesome! 
 
Another great aspect … (23 comments)

green realtor in scottsdale: FAQ - What Impact Can a Green Realtor Have On A Community? - 06/09/12 05:11 AM
FAQ - What Impact Can A Green Realtor Have On A Community?It’s easy to think that one person can’t have any measurable impact on the lives of very many individuals.  It’s a psychologically proven fact that when we think of ourselves as “just one person” we don’t think we can accomplish as much.  But what if you could start a movement?What if you had an idea and it made sense and hadn’t been accomplished yet?  Such was the case for me as an EcoBroker.  In November, 2007, I attended the National Association of Realtor convention in Las Vegas.  While there, I … (4 comments)

green realtor in scottsdale: FAQ - Why Would I Want To Be A Green REALTOR - 06/09/12 04:29 AM
FAQ - Why Would I Want To Be A Green Realtor? This is a question asked frequently in my everyday life as a realtor.  There are several reasons:It’s a value added service to my clients.They appreciate that I take an interest in benefiting their health and the environment.Home buyers appreciate the industry information about product information as we view homes.Home sellers know that I understand and market their green home effectively to a large audience.It’s a small business niche, but a growing construction field. There are two courses a realtor can take to become a green realtor.  These are NAR Green and … (2 comments)

green realtor in scottsdale: FAQ - What Green Topics Interest Consumers? - 06/09/12 04:01 AM
FAQ - What Green Topics Interest Consumers? New products and services are introduced into the marketplace daily.  With these innovations, come questions by consumers.  Since they are interested in cutting their energy bills; living a healthier lifestyle; reducing waste, living sustainably and leaving less of a footprint on the earth; questions remain as to what products to use, how to find them, and do they work. Consumers want to know:Where can I find  products and services with the environment in mind?What about about greening public schools?                With high gas prices, which hybrid car should I buy?. With all the greenwashing today,  which … (0 comments)

 
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Scottsdale, AZ

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