Does a solar panel add value to a property?

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I have not personally found that solar panels are perceived as added value by a buyer. I have sold two houses with solar panels and I was not able raise the price of the house in relation to what the solar panels cost. 

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No. Sometimes they don’t subtract from value, sometimes they do. (Like if it requires the buyer to take over a lease or loan on them.)

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Originally posted by @Isham Zabala :

Does a solar panel add value to a property? Or does it depend on certain things? Thank you!

 No. 20 year payback. You need a new roof to start.  Do it for your home to enjoy doing something good for hge planet.

@Isham Zabala

No, the average renter in an average isn't seeking solar panels as a selling point for a home of interest.

I don't even know of the average buyer is at that point yet either to be honest.

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