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Zee Hassan, Other/Just Looking in San Antonio, TX
Zee Hassan asked:
How to make your own real estate Team, Build your own team (For Brokers)? How to make your own real estate Team, Build your own team (For Brokers)
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 21, 2016 Going Green in San Antonio
Jame.griffin, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Jame.griffin answered:
Solar Panels/Systems
There are two main types of residential solar installations.
The first and most common system connects your solar panel installation with the main electricity grid. This Grid Connect ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 14, 2015 Going Green in 91745
Jame.griffin, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Jame.griffin answered:
Do you think solar panels add value to your home?
One thing that people don’t tend to take into account is the effect of solar PV on the value of their property.Solar PV is still a very attractive option for many homeowners. Despite ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 14, 2015 Going Green in Riverhead
Surrburton, Home Owner in Charlottesville, VA
Surrburton asked:
I am the owner of 1220 Hazel Street; Charlottesville, VA. The picture on your website is of 1222 Hazel Street, on the corner of Hazel and Gillespie That house is owned by the Bearden family. Will you please remove the picture from that listing? I am not currently interested in selling 1220 Hazel.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 19, 2015 Going Green in 22902
Kiyakcan, Home Buyer in Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Kiyakcan answered:
Manufactured Homes (And Manufactured Home Parks) And Solar Arrays
in calif, are there any mobile homes that have solar energy? I live in a mobile home park.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 14, 2015 Going Green in Windham County
Albiecardew, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Albiecardew answered:
looking for more affordable energy conscious builders foam spray insulat option, geothermal HVAC. Many claim energy star but without these options
I agree that spending a bit more money to get a better quality is worth it if you can spare it. Your home is an investment, and that can cost money. However, it's worth it to make sure ... more
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John Reeves, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
John Reeves answered:
Looking for Green Homes in San Diego
You can also check this link:
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 9, 2015 Going Green in San Diego
Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in Hauppauge, NY
Debra Peters answered:
are solar panels permitted in greenwood village?
If you are considering adding anything onto your home, I would contact the Office Manager. The Offfice number is 631-878-4200.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 26, 2015 Going Green in Manorville
Rick Isaacs, Home Buyer in Alvin, TX
Rick Isaacs asked:
Looking for home plans for approx. 1000' ft self sustainable Green cottage, Off Grid also need buy land Galveston, Brazoria county. On owner finance
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 30, 2015 Going Green in 77373
Ereka Jones, Real Estate Pro in Richardson, TX
Ereka Jones answered:
Any chance of finding 1 acre near DFW without crazy deed restrictions so we can build a small home?
Unfortunately many of the "nicer" areas with 1 acre lots will have build restrictions.

I would recommend one of the cities in Ellis or Johnson counties.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 27, 2015 Going Green in Cedar Hill
Kelsey Compa…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Kelsey Compars answered:
Is there a reason to replace a working water heater with a new tankless water heater?
There could be a number of different reasons for a replacement like that. Even if it is working it may be time for an update. I know my parents just had their really old water heater re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 14, 2015 Going Green in San Francisco
Ron Krauch, Real Estate Pro in Crestwood, IL
Ron Krauch answered:
Would you consider adding solar panels to your home?
Ten years ago, I would say no. However, technology has evolved to be more attractive and productive. With that said, I would still look at solar panel installation from an economic po ... more
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dave7698, Home Owner in Cibolo, TX
dave7698 answered:
Does anyone have an opinion on lumber liquidator's morning star STRAND (harder) bamboo? what about lumber liquidator's installation?
Buyer BEWARE! We purchased and installed two rooms of the Morning Star Bamboo flooring this past fall. It was touted as being the hardest flooring available and care free...Ours is cu ... more
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Caleb Hart, Renter in Orem, UT
Caleb Hart answered:
I need a good, inexpensive landscaping service with expertise in trimming since I've got a lot of trees and shrubs. Suggestions?
There's a couple of ways to find a good landscaping service. My favorite way to do it is by word of mouth. It's great to ask your friends and family what kind of services they have gott ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 24, 2015 Going Green in El Dorado Hills
Kelly Pessis, Real Estate Pro in Malibu, CA
Kelly Pessis answered:
I like the notion of 'buying green' but how do I get around the inflated price tag attached to homes that are touted as being eco-friendly?
If you try and retrofit after, you are likely to pay more. A good example is solar panels for the electrical service or water heater - it is not just the cost of putting in the panels ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 23, 2015 Going Green in 33139
Caleb Hart, Renter in Orem, UT
Caleb Hart answered:
Who's working with the new solar cell shingles (Dow) need estimate for reroofing. Want to price out solar roof with Dow shingles, who knows?
It's interesting that there are solar cell shingles out there. I feel like that would really help you conserve electricity. How many cells do you need in order to collect enough energy? ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 5, 2015 Going Green in Humboldt Park
Mark Leach, Home Buyer in Pine Bluff, AR
Mark Leach answered:
I am looking for landscaping services.
I want to redo the the landscaping on my home. I know that it will increase the curb appeal of my home, and increase the value. I would like to add a pool as well.
Mark Leach | http:// ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 6, 2015 Going Green
garypuntman, Other/Just Looking in Los Angeles, CA
garypuntman answered:
Does an upgrade to a ducted heat pump/furnace system increase the value of a condo equal to the install price?
I think that it can increase the price. I would love to look into this as well. I want to get a new heating system in my home. It would be great to know if this can add value. http:/ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 19, 2014 Going Green in Boulder
Rob Madden, Real Estate Pro in Carefree, AZ
Rob Madden answered:
Will leasing solar panels from solar city increase the value of our house? and how difficult will the house be to sell with the cost of the solar?
The simple answer is no. Since solar leases only allow you to lease the panels, they are not considered a fixture of the property. However, Phoenix area statistics for solar resale ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 12, 2014 Going Green in 85024
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