Cottage Home LEED for Homes Lakefront
Cottage Home Sets New Standard for Sustainable Lakefront Living
September 6, 2012, Comments Off

Using his home building expertise, Brian Bosgraaf started Cottage Home in 2000 specializing in building custom homes alo ...

Green Homes Price Premium
Green Labels add Value to Homes
July 23, 2012, 1 Comment

More Evidence of Green Value A recent analysis of homes done by UCLA Berkley researchers found that a green labeled home ...

Determining Value of Solar Just Got Easier
February 2, 2012, 1 Comment

The additional property value of solar has always been an issue in the industry. Homeowners and professionals both recog ...

New Appraisal Form details Green and Solar Features
October 11, 2011, 1 Comment

The Appraisal Institute, the nation’s largest professional association of real estate appraisers, has made it easier t ...

Certified Green Homes Have Price Premium
June 13, 2011, 1 Comment

In 2007, the Portland Regional Multiple Listing Service (“RMLS”) began tracking sales of homes with a green certific ...

New analysis: Green Homes Outsell the Market
February 25, 2010, Comments Off

In a real estate market such as this, any edge helps. What if your home sold for 9.1% percent more than the competition? ...