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Kim Mulligan, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Kim Mulligan answered:
What is the most energy-efficient way to heat your home?
Much of this depends on your home and where it is located. I am currently ditching my old oil burning furnace and going through the Community Powerworks Program. I get rebates and low c ... more
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
are solar panels permitted in greenwood village?
Check with management, and or the local town....
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Jerrcoa392, Renter in Grand Rapids, MI
Jerrcoa392 answered:
Studio Strobes vs. Small Off-Camera Flashes
Powerful than off camera flashes like the SB-800, 900 or Canon 580 EX II).
Have softboxes attached,
With continuous modeling-lights built-in.
Fire off lots of consecutive shots (grea ... more
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Mark LeMenag…, Real Estate Pro in Lake Nona, Orlando, FL
Mark LeMenager answered:
Is there any sales on 1/4 Acre of land where a small Homestead can be kept?
Sure, there are 143 lots of 1/4 to 1/2 acre listed on the MLS in Orange and Osceola Counties.
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Mitchell Hall, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Mitchell Hall answered:
Beyond the documentable savings on utilities bills, does going green add to the resale value of a home?
Many Manhattan Condo buyers are going green and are willing to pay more for green luxury living. LEED certified homes combine systems that together create a holistically green building ... more
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Mitchell Hall, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Mitchell Hall answered:
When you install photovoltaic solar panels on your roof, how much do you get back in resale terms, beyond monthly energy savings?
many buyers today will pay a premium for a "green home"

In 2008 the NY state legislature approved City tax credits for installing solar panels on homes and businesses - encouraging p ... more
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Claudia McSh…, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Claudia McShane answered:
Looking for building lot, 1/4 to 1/2 acre in a nice neighborhood is San Antonio. Like to build an eco friendly home.
Dear Steve,

E-mail me all your criteria and I will send you search that will match what you are looking for.

Claudia McShane
Joyce Klein Realtors
(210) 744-4502
The_Realtor4U@y ... more
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Ann Ryan, Real Estate Pro in 33178
Ann Ryan 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?
Buy any condo in an inner city. Most high-rise developments are actually pretty environmentally friendly without any adjustment - there are simply efficiencies that happen when large n ... more
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Jennifer Ell…, Real Estate Pro in 22546
Jennifer Elliott answered:
i am in need to have my home rehab
As in you would like to make your home more "green", or energy efficient?? I see you are in Baltimore MD. Visit http://www.baltimoregreenconstruction.com to find assistance. If I can as ... more
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FHA 203k Mor…, Real Estate Pro in California
FHA 203k Mortgage Lender answered:
Are there any "Green Loans" available at any banks or credit unions in Stanislaus County?
Yes, there are EEM (Energy Efficient Mortgages) and FHA 203k loans that can used for green improvements with some lenders offering both options.

You can contact one of the lenders ... more
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Robert Hinely…, Real Estate Pro in Newnan, GA
Robert Hinely III answered:
Are there any "green" or sustainable housing developments/subdivisions in Coweta County?
There's Serenbe (http://www.serenbecommunity.com/home.html). Highlight Homes http://www.highlighthomesga.com) builds 'green'. Let me know if I can help further.
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Goodrich.dar…, Home Buyer in Stilwell, KS
Goodrich.darla asked:
Is it permitted to have a personal windcharger within your lot within city limits? Is it also permitted to have solar panels on the roof of your home within city limits?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 18, 2012 Going Green in Stilwell
Chris Carroll, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Chris Carroll answered:
Is there a kaiser hospital nearby?
Kaiser Permanente has many clinics here, some including specialists. However, they contract with other hospitals rather than building their own in Georgia. There is a large KP network ... more
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Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
I will be a retired school teacher k-college instructor June 30th 2013. Are there any schools in the area where I could substitute teach?
Hi there-

Take a look at our school maps, lots of schools in the area!

http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Milford-Ohio/schools/

Happy retirement :)

Ali, Community manager
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Brooke Rhodes, Real Estate Pro in Mechanicsburg, PA
Brooke Rhodes answered:
My wife and I are considering a home with PV (photovoltaic) panels. What are some questions we should ask and considerations to make as we decide?
Is it in the credits program? Is it rented or paid for? Guarantee when installed?
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Steffan Blas…, Real Estate Pro in Oroville, CA
Steffan Blaser answered:
Looking for comps. Solar powered homes with land in Butte County.
They are pretty rare indeed. There was 1 that sold on Potters Ravine that was off the grid many months ago. There is an REO off the grid for sale now up towards Forbestown but has not s ... more
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Andrea Brooks, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Andrea Brooks answered:
What’s the average Utility bill for a 3500 sqft and 4500 sqft single home house in Plano, Frisco, TX area?
It will depend on many factors such as the number of stories, age of the hvac system, does it have a swimming pool, type of insulation, etc. There simply isn't an average that can take ... more
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Gita, Home Buyer in 44903
Gita answered:
looking for land
looking for lot, in Mansfield oh 44903
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 9, 2013 Going Green in 44903
Eric H Wong, Real Estate Pro in Berkeley, CA
Eric H Wong answered:
Is there a reason to replace a working water heater with a new tankless water heater?
Tankless is not always the best and most efficient choice. If you want to be more green, but you also want to save some money, you might look into the newest generation of super-insulat ... more
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Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
Do you think a Green (with the plants, maintenance free) roof is a solid investment and why?
Maintenance free? You may want to verify that!
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 5, 2012 Going Green in 63119
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