Appraisers should be taking into account in their pricing of fair market homes whether the comps they are using are distressed ( ie bank owned, pre-foreclosure etc..) Unfortunately no matter how many adjustments are made numerous foreclosures in you direct market area, will negatively affect property values!! Good News, property values are rebounding and homes are taking less time to sell.. We are seeing market improvement! Hope this helps.
This will also help with seeing what other energy saving things may have an impact on you utility bill. Also yes you do have a seperate electric bill you have to run lights and a refrigerator in addition to other things.... more