Green Home Buyer Tips

Real Estate Agent with Irongate Inc. REALTORS SAL.2006006317

Green Home Buyer Tips

  • Ask the sellers how environmentally-aware they are, or if they've made any investments in their home to save energy or promote conservation.
  • Ask about energy bills when looking to buy.
  • Keep an eye out for any appliances that may stay in the home, and see if they carry the Energy Star label.
  • Check to see if there are any air leaks through windows or doors around the house.
  • Inquire about flooring, cabinetry or countertop materials. Are they eco-friendly?
  • Are the toilets, faucets and showerheads low-flow?
  • Ask when the heating and cooling system (HVAC) was last checked and cleaned.
  • Ensure the pipes are well-insulated, and ask whether a tankless water heater is used.
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    Blog article provided by Christina Cavins, a Nationally recognized Realtor with Irongate Inc. Realtors. Christina can be reached via email at or by cell phone or text message at 1-937-205-4741. For Ohio real estate and homes see Ohio Real Estate.


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    Jody Lautenbach
    Century 21 Premier Associates - Pella, IA

    We can always be a bit greener by just the little things that we do. Great information.

    Jul 12, 2010 10:56 AM #1
    Akil Walker
    TriStar Realty - Bowie, MD

    thanks for information. It always help when you can be green, and keep more of the green in your pocket. 

    Jul 12, 2010 11:02 AM #2
    Christina Cavins
    Irongate Inc. REALTORS - Centerville, OH Search Ohio Homes For Sale

    Thanks for the comments, Jody and Akil! I agree! Good point Akil, being green and saving green - double benefits!

    Jul 12, 2010 11:11 AM #3
    Danish Aijaz

    the business of real estate is on its high>High property value and hih prices has made its the hottest business.

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