Dozens of REALTORS(R) Earning New Green Designation
"REALTORS(R) pursuing education in the area of sustainable or green properties are innovators who are finding more ways to provide their clients with cutting edge service," said GBAR President
Throughout the two-day course and elective, REALTORS(R) gain the knowledge to explain the significance of LEED, Energy Star and other energy rating systems to consumers, list and market green homes and buildings and explain to clients the cost benefits of green building features and practices.
"This course provides a wealth of knowledge. With the demand and resources available for energy efficiency, going green and reducing the impact to the environment, I believe this designation will become central to our business," said
The green trend can be seen in many areas of real estate. In fact, buyers who purchase green homes spent an average of
GBAR will also be offering three continuing education courses focusing on how "going green" is affecting the real estate market. The courses being offered on
A voluntary trade organization with more than 5,000 members, the Greater Boston Association of REALTORS(R) is the largest division of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board. The term REALTOR(R) is registered as the exclusive trademark of members of the National Association of REALTORS(R) who subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics.
SOURCE Greater Boston Association of REALTORS