Agents say green home features help to sell

Real estate agents are becoming increasingly aware of the advantage of energy efficient features within a home, with 69% saying that promoting these aspects was “very” or “somewhat” valuable, according to the National Association of Realtor’s newly released Realtors & Sustainability report. The NAR survey of around 6,000 real estate professionals demonstrates that agents should

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Green homes command a premium, but it’s the agent that matters

Most homeowners believe that if they make energy-efficient upgrades to their home they’ll be able to sell the property at a premium.

Wellness features becoming a key factor for home buyers

Developers are increasingly viewing wellness features as a big selling point for buyers. Wellness was first incorporated into commercial real estate in order

These are the features you need to sell an entry-level home above price

Homebuyers, especially first-time buyers shopping for entry-level homes, can expect to pay a significant premium for houses with listings that tout popular farmhouse or craftsman-inspired features

How smart home features add value to your property

Homeowners can boost the value of their properties by up to five percent by adding smart home features. For a $300,000 home, that can add around $15,000 to its value – no small change.

Trulia home buying survey highlights importance of living in an idyllic neighborhood

With the real estate industry entering peak buying season, potential house shoppers are beginning to make lists of essential features a home must have.

NAR says most realtors interested in sustainable homes

Real estate agents would do well to talk up the green features in their home listings, letting clients know how much they can reduce energy usage inside the home. According to the National Association of REALTOR’s latest Realtors and Sustainability report, more than half of agents say consumers are showing a greater interest in such

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High security is an essential feature for luxury homeowners

A select group of homeowners are taking security to the next level, with high-resolution video cameras, concrete walls and even special safe rooms all becoming must-have features in a luxury home.

Ideas to Take a Boring Yard to the Next Level

Naturally, your indoor home improvements are often higher on the priority list than outdoor improvements and the yard often gets neglected.

Home improvement: How to add value to your home?

Pretty much any home has room for improvement, but where’s the best place to start if you’re looking to add value or boost its appeal?

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