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Valuing the Resource Efficient Home

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Course description:
This course will provide REALTORS® with an understanding of what constitutes a resource efficient property, how a resource efficient property is appraised, and how they can help facilitate the process to sell properties at a premium. This course is being offered to help REALTORS® demonstrate the value of green/energy efficient properties by giving them insight as to how appraisers work and give value to these features.



Live or LearnMyWay®:  To register for this course near you, or in an upcoming webinar, visit the C.A.R. Education Calendar

Certification:  This course serves as the mandatory class to earn Resource Efficient Home Specialist (REHS) Certification.



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How you will benefit from taking this course:

  • Recognize 'green' and resource efficient construction and features in a property

  • Demonstrate the added value of the resource efficient property to clients

  • Sell resource efficient properties at a premium and become the "source of the Source" in your market 

  • Understand the details of the PACE program and what it means to you

This course covers:

  • Become the 'go-to' REALTOR® in your area for green, and resource energy efficient properties.

  • Increase referrals and set yourself apart as a REALTOR® with advanced understanding of this up and coming segment of real estate

  • Increase commissions by learning how to demonstrate the increased value of an efficient home at a premium.

  • Properly explain and disclose the facts about the PACE program and its providers.

Who should attend:

All licensed real estate professionals.


Renewal Requirement:

Members who took Certification courses and received their certification in 2018 and prior years (i.e. 2017, 2016, etc.) are encouraged (but not required) to take the renewal course since information within the real estate industry is constantly being updated and changing. Members who take the Certification courses in 2019 and beyond (i.e. 2020, 2021, etc.) will be required by C.A.R. Education to take a renewal course every two years to maintain their certification.

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