January 17, 2019

How Important is HERS to Appraised Value?

Every buyer wants an energy-efficient home, but there are so many factors to consider that many buyers become overwhelmed. Did you know that the energy performance of any home can be expressed in one simple-to-understand number? Here it is.

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May 15, 2018

Valuation Techniques for High Performance Buildings

Property sellers and buyers tend to agree that energy efficient buildings are worth more. Getting that value in the market has been another story. Green appraisal consultant, James Finlay, offers a primer for property owners of high-performance real estate to prepare for them for accurate appraisals.

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October 24, 2016

Value You Can Take to the Bank

There are four reasons that energy-efficient commercial buildings are worth more. Working with appraisers to accurately document this value will help ensure the financial success and appropriate sales price for high-performance buildings. While this post refers to commercial buildings, the idea applies to homes, too.

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