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Going Green in Montgomery County : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Mar 5, 2009
Laura Stukel answered:
This might be higher on the expense side. You could offer a gift certificate or closing credit to discount an energy audit. I am finding that first-timer buyers are especially interested in the extra savings. In our area audits are about $400. I worked out a discount on my base price with the guy I use most often. it is such a great place to start on improvements! Chances are your client would get back thru savings on whatever they have to kick in to do the audit. I am getting some bounce on this even from people who don't earn the credits (ie, they are consumers, not clients) because it is so novel. Good luck! See my blogs about energy audits for more info. ... more
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