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Kelly Pessis, Real Estate Pro in 90265
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
Santiago Eli…, Real Estate Pro in Miami, FL
Santiago Eliaschev answered:
Recycled buildings would make it easier on the environment vs building green & leed certified? I would say it is 10 times better, any opinions?
Renovating isn't always the easiest solution. If often involves a lot more work, specially since you need to bring things up to today's code, and in many cases it would actually be most ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 19, 2013 Going Green in Miami
Gary and Kar…, Real Estate Pro in Boca Raton, FL
Gary and Karina Youngman answered:
Anybody knows when the next Green course for realtors in miami is?
Thanks I need that accreditation!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 4, 2013 Going Green in 33146
Abraham Bidh…, Real Estate Pro in Orlando, FL
Abraham Bidhendi answered:
Is there any sales on 1/4 Acre of land where a small Homestead can be kept?
Hi There:

Of course, there are 100s of them available. Depending on where you would like to be?

Below is the link 0.25+ Acre lands in Kissimmee & Orlando:

http://abidhendi.orl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 13, 2013 Going Green in Orlando
Capstone Hom…, Home Seller in Milton, DE
Capstone Homes answered:
looking for more affordable energy conscious builders foam spray insulat option, geothermal HVAC. Many claim energy star but without these options
I agree with Scott- Geothermal isn't always the best answer because it has a high cost. Capstone Homes is a medium sized builder at the Delaware Beaches, and we use Energy Star wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 12, 2011 Going Green in Jacksonville
Gerard J. Ca…, Real Estate Pro in Spring Hill, FL
Gerard J. Carney answered:
looking for a great mini farm must have pond with water in brooksville area need a real good deal, poultry and goats idea, lots of privacy wanted
Send me an email and I'll find you the perfect place, please make sure to put everything you are looking for in the description of the mini farm! I'm sure we can find it for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 6, 2011 Going Green in Brooksville
Boris Russan…, Real Estate Pro in Weston, FL
Boris Russanov Top agent answered:
I'm looking for a small house around 750 sq ft or less near or in Hollywood fl.
Hello Sandra,

there are about 80 houses around 750 sq ft or less in Hollywood.

What is other criteria? What is your price range?


Best Regards,
Boris Russanov
Realtor, FOR ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 4, 2011 Going Green in Hollywood
Robin Silver…, Real Estate Pro in Garden City, NY
Robin Silverberg answered:
Will it increase my property value if I update my windows and doors (enery efficient)?
Not a new question, but I am sure Home Sellers are interested. If a home has new window, there is an addition to the appraisal over those who don't have new window. A subtraction i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 1, 2011 Going Green in 33563
Murray Balkc…, Real Estate Pro in 32459
Murray Balkcom Luxury Broker answered:
Can anyone tell me what kind of savings adding a solar heater represents for a 2000 sq. foot home with a heated pool. Has anyone had any experience
Rereading your question, you are asking two different things. You are asking about a solar heater for home with a pool, and you are also asking about installing solar power. I'm n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 10, 2010 Going Green in Naples
Caryn Stephe…, Home Owner in Cedar Key, FL
Caryn Stephenson answered:
looking for a home rental in levy county under 700. mo.
There are plenty of these available. I have one for 600 per month, a 2/1 with W/D on 52nd st in Yankeetown. It has been completely redone, in almost brand new condition, freshly paint ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 25, 2010 Going Green in Levy County
Peter Decicco, Real Estate Pro in Short Hills, NJ
Peter Decicco answered:
I own a property in North Port that is my vacation home. I am looking for a reputable and reasonable guy to
Leela-
Definitely go around the neighborhood and see who other people are using, how they speak of them and if you feel that its not too harsh... maybe ask how much they are paying
An ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 10, 2010 Going Green in North Port
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
I am Interested in converting to solar energy
Hello Susan,
Safety Harbor is one of my favorite cities in this area. Just last weekend they had a chalk art festival which drew a good number of citizens and visitors to the quint do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 8, 2009 Going Green in 34695
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