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Elizabeth Bo…, Real Estate Pro in Cambridge, MA
Elizabeth Bolton answered:
Do you think solar panels add value to your home?
I don't get the feeling at this point that houses with solar panels are selling at a premium. If you're considering solar I would only do so if I planned to be in the house for the lon ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jan 9, 2015 Going Green in Riverhead
leachmark707, Home Buyer in Pine Bluff, AR
leachmark707 answered:
I am looking for landscaping services.
I want to redo the the landscaping on my home. I know that it will increase the curb appeal of my home, and increase the value. I would like to add a pool as well.
Mark Leach | http:// ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 6, 2015 Going Green
garypuntman, Other/Just Looking in Los Angeles, CA
garypuntman answered:
Does an upgrade to a ducted heat pump/furnace system increase the value of a condo equal to the install price?
I think that it can increase the price. I would love to look into this as well. I want to get a new heating system in my home. It would be great to know if this can add value. http:/ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 19, 2014 Going Green in Boulder
Rob Madden, Real Estate Pro in Phoenix, AZ
Rob Madden answered:
Will leasing solar panels from solar city increase the value of our house? and how difficult will the house be to sell with the cost of the solar?
The simple answer is no. Since solar leases only allow you to lease the panels, they are not considered a fixture of the property. However, Phoenix area statistics for solar resale ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 12, 2014 Going Green in 85024
mattdalek47, Other/Just Looking in Columbus, OH
mattdalek47 answered:
Is there a reason to replace a working water heater with a new tankless water heater?
That is something best discussed with a professional in this area. A tankless heater can be a nice switch that can last longer and possibly fill your needs better. But only you can deci ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 7, 2014 Going Green in San Francisco
Ross Neag, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Ross Neag answered:
Who's working with the new solar cell shingles (Dow) need estimate for reroofing. Want to price out solar roof with Dow shingles, who knows?
Send me a message through PM here or our site. A very good friend is tight with the guys at DOW and I just spent a few days with him in California as solar shingles are on my middle bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 17, 2014 Going Green in Humboldt Park
steve, Other/Just Looking in Mount Pleasant, SC
steve asked:
Architect needs help with green custom home square footage costs in greater Palm Beach area I am talking to a potential home design client through a realtor friend in the area. They are looking for a green eco oriented 1500 SF design (2 bed, 2 full baths). They ask me what general…
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 16, 2014 Going Green in 05602
Rick Yost, Real Estate Pro in Maine
Rick Yost answered:
Tankless water heaters: What do you think?
I am not an expert, but I installed one in my home. My experience has been 100 % positive.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 28, 2014 Going Green in Windham
Kelly Pessis…, Real Estate Pro in 90265
Kelly Pessis-Breese answered:
Solar Panels/Systems
Great question. I have only sold homes that have "owned" systems. I have to be honest with you:(and I am in the land of nature loving tree hugger) a solar system is nice, but in a high ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 25, 2014 Going Green in 91745
Tara Skinner, Real Estate Pro in Jackson, TN
Tara Skinner answered:
I want to install a fireplace insert wood burning in my new house in franklin has anyone done this ? does it really effectively heat the house?
Usually wood burning fireplaces only heat up the immediate area and not the entire house. A lot depends on the size of the house and the size and location of the fireplace.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 18, 2014 Going Green in 02038
Carol Saaved…, Real Estate Pro in Wake Forest, NC
Carol Saavedra answered:
My question: I am considering living in a Tiny Home on a plot of land. Will anyone send me information about such a property?
Look at this site as well
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 8, 2014 Going Green in Wake Forest
Cory Trevor, Home Buyer in Aberdeen, OH
Cory Trevor answered:
Is there restriction on the height of privacy trees/hedge in California?
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. Hedg ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 3, 2014 Going Green in San Jose
Nathan Doxsey, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Nathan Doxsey answered:
Where is a good place in Austin to BUY a natural rain collecting barrel?
There is a good list of products and suppliers in the Austin area located at and you can find out about rainwater harvesting rebates available through the City of A ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 3, 2014 Going Green in Austin
James Mccart…, Real Estate Pro in Chalfont, PA
James Mccarthy answered:
Are there Green Model Homes in Bucks County, PA?
The film “Ecological Design: Inventing the Future” which was produced by the owner, Christopher W Zelov.

Recycled and organic materials throughout the property, solar fou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2014 Going Green in Bucks County
Steamed_ice, Home Buyer in 78372
Steamed_ice asked:
What areas in south texas are dome home friendly.? I am working to building a dome home. I have been searching for a piece of property not far from Corpus Christi. However, many subdivisions feel dome homes are too futuristic. Which…
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 13, 2014 Going Green
Sharon Felton, Real Estate Pro in Nashville, TN
Sharon Felton answered:
Can I use a composting toilet or incinerator toilet instead of getting a septic put in?
Your local Codes Department will be able to tell you. However, if you'll research the topic a bit more, you may be happier in the long run with a septic tank. Think about when you go ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 5, 2014 Going Green in Hawley
karanvyas400, Home Buyer in New York, NY
karanvyas400 answered:
Jumbo jet is what vice city person needs ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 5, 2014 Going Green
Eugene Dean, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Eugene Dean answered:
oil vs propane
I have propane hooked up to my house, and I have no complaints. It is cheap where I live, and my propane service never lets me run out. I don't really have experience with oil or natura ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 31, 2014 Going Green in Armonk
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