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Green Real Estate

Green Real Estate

The Power of Your Network in Real Estate

by Michael Blank August 11, 2014
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I was chatting with Chris Winterhalter (BP profile), a successful apartment building investor and active participant in the Bigger Pockets forums. He talked about some of the advances he made in his investing career, and many of them were tied to people he met. In fact, he met his current business partner at a real […]

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Green Brand Development – The Dos and Don’ts of Eco-Friendly Real Estate Flipping

by Glenn Espinosa February 16, 2013
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If you’ve been following me at all, you may have read from my blog or forum posts about my company’s recent decision to go ‘green’. As I type this, we are currently my local market’s first eco-friendly home redevelopment firm focusing on existing home rehabs. Prior to this, my company had been successfully flipping homes […]

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Green flooring – Cork

by Jim Simcoe June 25, 2010
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[I typically write about green real estate trends and haven't written about specific green products.  Since I've been asked, I'm going to occasionally write about products or materials I think are worth your consideration.  This is the first installment with that in mind]. In the quest to go green, flooring has become an increasing interest […]

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What Green and High-Performance Real Estate Have in Common (and why you should care)

by Jim Simcoe March 12, 2010
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Creating green investment properties makes sense for numerous reasons including: higher returns, higher sales prices, subsidized repairs, etc.  Another reason not frequently mentioned is that green properties are high-performance properties.  To truly be green, a property must: Be less expensive to operate. Be less harmful (compared to comparable homes) to the environment. Create a healthier […]

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Why Smart Investors are Going Green

by Jim Simcoe March 5, 2010
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I am a tree-hugging capitalist. If you’re a real estate investor, you should be as well.  Going green is the single greatest advantage for any real estate investor in any real estate market.  Why? Four main reasons: Bigger Pockets- Put simply, green properties sell (or rent) faster and for more money.  Green properties cost less […]

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