RE Agents report – Buyers want green homes

  • More than half (56%) of real estate agents surveyed by the National Association of Realtors reported that buyers were interested in sustainability when it came to their properties, according to a February survey by the NAR.
  • Forty-three percent of real estate agents said their multiple listings service included green data fields, and 71% of agents reported that energy efficiency promotion in home listings was “very valuable” or “somewhat valuable.”
  • Real estate agents said clients were most interested in sustainable home features such as efficient lighting (50%), smart-home technology (40%) and shared amenities such as bike lanes and green space (37%), landscaping for water conservation (32%) and renewable-energy systems (23%).

read more at: http://www.constructiondive.com/news/more-buyers-want-green-homes-real-estate-agents-say/439944/

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