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Real Estate Agent with GAFF'S REFERRAL'S INC.

going greenGreen wise homes are becoming more popular

Not only are they going to make Cents (dollars and cents, that is) but as energy bills keep escalatng, these homes will increase in demand and, therefiore in value as well.

I personally, would love to have one not only for the energy savings but the less cancer causing materials used in the home.  When I went to the home fair some of it was just beautiful because it was more pure.  There wasn't alot of gingerbread--there was a sleekness to the materials and some a little more rustic.

We have a development nearby our office that offers green homes and the banks are able to give a 500 tax credit.  We all love our tax credits.

We also have a home here with a grass roof.  Sometimes they leak due to the weight of the water on the grass so make sure you get a good warranty and that the company has been in business for some time.

Jon Zolsky, Daytona Beach, FL
Daytona Condo Realty, 386-405-4408 - Daytona Beach, FL
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Like with organic food, green homes are many thhings. There are many definitions, and what is  considered green by some, is not cutting it for others.

but we are going geener, even when we do not notice it.

Jul 19, 2009 04:12 PM
Terry Chenier
Homelife Glenayre Realty - Mission, BC


This seems to be the flavour of the month right now; there doing this with commercial buildings also.

Jul 19, 2009 05:35 PM
Kevin Cavanaugh
Keller Williams Hudson Valley Realty - Tappan, NY
Lic. Associate Broker, ABR, GREEN

Monika, I think it is very wise to "Green", even if you can only do it to a certain degree.  Every little bit helps.  It's great to save money over the utility companies, unfortunately I was watching the news the other day and the electric company on Long Island, NY was seeking a rate increase due to lack of demand for electric because of our cool weather this summer.  Go figure, they screw you coming and going!

Jul 19, 2009 10:04 PM
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH@properties - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Hmmm.  I'm having a new roof put on my house today.  If I'd only thought to buy some dirt and grass seed!

Jul 20, 2009 01:24 AM
Carrie Higgs

I remember my parents going green back in the late 70's early 80's with skylights and building an earthberm home. Funny how people are more aware all of a sudden, a lot of these ideas have been around a long time. Green homes are the way to go, if they were just more affordable! I like your 45 comments on the side bar, I should read this everyday!! Thanks, Carrie   

Nov 11, 2009 02:08 PM