Green Philadelphia

Real Estate Agent - Smart Green Realty
Getting to Green. By making older homes and buildings more energy efficient, you make a smart investment. Buildings that save energy sell faster and for more money. They cost less to run--cutting your utility bills. They are healthier and more comfortable to live in--with less mold and fewer allergens...preventing drafts and hot and cold rooms.
I got rid of cable so I have never seen their show. I did read about them in the NY Times.  I hate them because they give my clients crazy expectations. Buyers walk in every house and they want to knock down walls and redo everything--just like The Property Brothers. I'm going crazy! I would love...
7724-26 Devon Street $505,000. 3 bedroom/2 1/2 bath single in walk everywhere Chestnut Hill. Welcome Home to the pleasures of new construction: lots of light and windows, gleaming hardwood floors, modern floor plan, 1st floor powder room. Enjoy coffee on the deck with treetop view. Lower level fa...
Imagine showing buyers a home, and, along with the Seller Disclosure, there is a easy to understand "energy thermometer" rating the house for energy savings on a scale of 1 to 10. The United States Department of Energy (DOE) introduced the Home Energy Score three years ago. It is like a vehicle m...
My seller is meticulous and fastidious. She has things "just so" for each showing. I just got a call that the buyers for today's showing got stuck in traffic coming from another city. Their agent just sent me a text to say that they'd be an hour and a half late. NO PROBLEM. But THANKS SO VERY MUC...
Thank goodness the dark days of predatory lenders and risky financing seem have receded. My seller was shocked when HSBC turned up with two loans instead of one from back in 2000. Since then, the Justice Dept. has been working to straighten out companies that used to be known as Household and Ben...
09/13/2014 Take the video tour of 7724 Devon, Philadelphia, PA 19118. Let me know what you think of this charming, low maintenance, 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home.
The video company that I use recently started offering drone photos and video. I think it is terrific! Like new, single home in walk-everywhere Chestnut Hill. ($554,900.) How lucky is that for low maintenance + energy savings? This charming, 1...
09/08/2014 List price: $549,900. The video company I love HomeJab ....just got a Drone. I love it! Take a look. This home is in a secluded part of the highly sought-after neighborhood of Chestnut Hill in NW Philadelphia, PA 19118. Everyone wants to live here bec...
Lots of sellers don't have $2,000 to $20,000 to get their homes market ready. Like it or not, in our post HGTV world, only foolish sellers say "AS IS" and do nothng. It doesn't cost anything to tackle the basics. This is the least a seller should do: #1.Be ruthless about getting rid of 1/3 to 1/2...
08/31/2014  Thanks San Francisco.          

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Philadelphia real estate agent who helps buyers and sellers enjoy the benefits of better building performance. Energy efficient buildings sell for more money. They are more comfortable and healthy to live in. They save you money on your energy bills every month.