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: https://www.onlineed.com/EarthAdvantageBroker

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About Jeff Sorg

Jeff Sorg holds vocational and post-secondary school instructor licenses in several states and has authored numerous real estate continuing education and pre-licensing courses. Sorg is awarded the International Distance Education Certification Center's CDEi Designation for distance education. Memberships include ARELLO (Association of Real Estate License Law Officials), REEA (Real Estate Educators Association) the National Association of REALTORS®, Oregon Association of REALTORS®, and Portland Metro Association of REALTORS®. Awards and service include REALTOR® Emeritus; Life Member award; 2020, 2021, 2022 Chairperson of the Oregon Real Estate Forms Committee; Oregon REALTORS State Director. More on request.