Brokers with Green Certifications are Likely to Sell More Homes

83% of Homeowners and Buyers Willing to Pay More for Healthier Homes

By Jeff Sorg, OnlineEd Blog

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(July 13, 2016) – A recent SmartMarket Report by Dodge Data and Analytics in partner with the National Association of Home Builders reveals that 83% of home buyers and homeowners are willing to pay more for a healthier home.

In another report by McGraw-Hill  Construction, The Green Home Consumer, 82% of homeowners surveyed said that green home certification was an extremely or very effective incentive to buying a green home.

If you are an Oregon real estate broker without at least one green certification, we can help! Check out our Earth Advantage Broker Designation offering, with or without CE: http://onlineed.com/EarthAdvantageBroker

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About the Author

Jeff Sorg is a co-founder of OnlineEd®, a Web-based vocational school founded in 1997 where he also serves as Corporate Secretary, Chief Operating Officer, and School Director. Sorg holds vocational instructor licenses in Oregon, Washington, California, and Nevada and has authored numerous pre-licensing and continuing education courses. Sorg was awarded the International Distance Education Certification Center's CDEi Designation for distance education in 2008. OnlineEd® provides real estate, mortgage broker, insurance, and contractor pre-license, post-license, continuing education, career enhancement, and professional development and designation courses over the Internet.