Realtors are going “Green”
“Green”-savvy agents are in demand, according to a consumer survey conducted by Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate. Based on responses from 2,300 consumers, found that 51 percent of survey respondents “believe in the importance of working with a green-certified real estate agent”.
Most respondents reported that they themselves engaged in some type of “green” acts in the past six months.
How to go green?
NAR’s Green Resource Council offers a new Green Designation program. The green program, offered by adds to a growing field of environmentally focused training programs, are available for real estate agents and brokers.
The National Association of Home Builders in January launched a Certified Green Professional designation, and announced that so far about 800 builders, remodelers and other industry professionals has received the designation.
By Inman News, Thursday, November 6, 2008.