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Tonja Ward, Real Estate Pro in Milford, OH
Tonja Ward answered:
How do I look up previous utility bills for properties I'm interested in buying?
In my area we can call the energy company servicing the home and they will give even billing information. They will not get into specific amounts per month, but you can get a very good ... more
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Long Island…,  in New York
Long Island Real Estate answered:
Are there any green buildings, ideally passive solar homes or homes with solar panels in the area around Yale?
Passive solar homes in the north east is beginning to be studied in research and development by some residential engineers and builders. These homes require a high R factor to walls, ro ... more
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Dallas Texas, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TN
Dallas Texas answered:
I am interested in buying a home that has electrical heat. I have no experience with this type of heating.
Google search hope this assists with any answer your searching for

http://www.energyguide.com/library/EnergyLibraryTopic.asp?bid=austin&prd=10&TID=17212&SubjectID=8372
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Jerry Flynn, Real Estate Pro in Clayton, CA
Jerry Flynn answered:
Pinn Bros in Brentwood
Myriam,

I haven't sold any of the Pinn Brothers Homes. What do you want to know about the Pinn Brothers Homes? I have been in the Real Estate Business over 30 years, and I can help ... more
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The Jonathan…, Real Estate Pro in Scarsdale, NY
The Jonathan Lerner Five Corners Team answered:
I need to replace an oil storage tank. and septic system. What should I know.?
Hello Ann, Depending on the state you live in, there will be differences in removal requirements... If you wish to contact our local Engel & Voelkers in Southampton Long Island NY. An ... more
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Long Island…,  in New York
Long Island Real Estate answered:
Im trying to convert a propane wall heater to hyrodgen.Ill need a reg with app 1/3 volume of the orrignial
Reed,

Do you know of any websites that discuss hydrogen home heating technology and processes changing water to hydrogen at the home; and if so, would you post them?

regards,

... more
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Kelly Gidzin…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Kelly Gidzinski answered:
Why is Pennsylvania so far behind other states when it comes to Rebates for Energy Star & Green Building ?
Excellent question. Because we haven't pushed hard enough and loud enough for it yet. Here's an idea...
http://my.socialactions.com/profiles/blogs/facebook-ning-for-social
http://my ... more
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Long Island…,  in New York
Long Island Real Estate answered:
Do You Think a Green Property or a Property that has the Potential to Go Green is More Valuable?
More and more local MLS marketing services across America are introducing and incorporating a Green section to the listings of residential and commercial properties. These MLS agencies ... more
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Kendra,  in Jefferson County, CO
Kendra answered:
If I rent my home can I qualify it as commercial property? The reason I want to do this is that I have been
I would say that it depends on who you rent it too...if you rent it and it is run as a commercial property then I would think so, but I would recommend you speak to a real estate attorn ... more
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Robert A. Ma…,  in Northeast Philadelphia...
Robert A. Martini answered:
Anybody knows when the next Green course for realtors in miami is?
Dear Carlos
The next green course or "eco agent" core course is being held at the, Realtor Association of Greater Miami and the Beaches on April 22nd. The phone number is 305-468-7044 ... more
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Page Latham, Real Estate Pro in Columbia, SC
Page Latham answered:
Are there any state or federal subsidies available for green home improvement projects in South Carolina?
James,

You may qualify for a tax deduction for home improvements that increase energy efficiency, etc. The amount of the deduction has gone up over the past few years. Check with a ... more
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Dallas Texas, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TN
Dallas Texas answered:
how can i reach property owners?
If you need to locate a property owner refer to county tax website, it will provide owner name and mailing address.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 27, 2008 Going Green in Barnegat
David Moody,  in Dayton, OH
David Moody answered:
I live in an apartment and would like to go green . What can I do to cut energy and help the planet?
I'm assuming your use of the word apartment states you are renting.

You can start with the obvious: take steps towards the efficiency of your utilities at hand. Since you do not own ... more
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fredeckert, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
fredeckert answered:
Any tips on how I can get my office to move towards going green? We just started recycling paper. :)
Leilani,
The first thing I suggested for my company was to put "Please Recycle" on our marketing pieces. We also have recycle bins all over the office. You might try having a contest ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 2, 2008 Going Green in San Diego
Maria Morton, Real Estate Pro in Kansas City, MO
Maria Morton answered:
Looking for Green Homes in San Diego
This site has Green homes across the US listed:

Listed Green: http://www.listedgreen.com/
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Bruce Lynn, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Bruce Lynn answered:
Are the benefits of a green built home clear to you, as a buyer or selling agent?
Unfortunately there is no clear definition of a "green built home" yet. Energy Star for example is a marketing idea, not necessarily a green idea.
Standards for green homes might inc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 23, 2008 Going Green in Austin
Ethel Quarte…, Other/Just Looking in Vineland, NJ
Ethel Quarterman asked:
About how much will it take to redo this house?. I like it but seems to need a lot of work. --This question is about this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/1068482385-170-W-8th-St-Oswego-NY-13126
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kimberly-hod…,  in Nashville, TN
kimberly-hodges answered:
I am looking for ten or more acres for sale by owner on the West side of Nashville outside the perimeter.
Hi Tedi...there are some 5 acre tracts and one 7 acre tract off of River Road for $75,000....right off Charlotte Pike...if you want to get me your email address, I'd be happy to send yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 11, 2008 Going Green in Nashville
Alan May, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Alan May answered:
Are Realtors starting to give home owners going green tips?
There is a new trend in agency, for "green" agents. they can courses, in how to assist buyers and sellers in sales that involve "green" properties. I don't remember, off the top of my ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 23, 2009 Going Green
Kurt Thomas,  in 81501
Kurt Thomas answered:
Does an upgrade to a ducted heat pump/furnace system increase the value of a condo equal to the install price?
In my humble opinion the answer is no. It will most likley help the place sell faster and perhaps for a little more money but not for $17,000 more.

For comparison, if you spent $20K ... more
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