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Going Green in Santa Clara County : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Sep 3, 2014
Cory Trevor answered:
I think that privacy hedging is a fantastic guys. I was actually searching for information on fences, but you idea is much better. My yard could also use some landscaping features. Hedges would solve both of these problems.
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Thu Jul 23, 2009
Christa Ross answered:
Here is an interesting quote for you...Come sale time, a green property typically appraises for 10% to 15% higher than comparable conventional homes according to Jim Amorin, vice president for the Appraisal Institute, a professional trade organization. (Smart Money, January 2008) So, obviously some appraisers do feel that there is an increased value for a green home like the one you have built but it many not have been considered by the appraiser that reviewed your home.

Take a look at this link... and see if it can give you any guidance or at least help you decide if you should get another opinion.
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