Raleigh NC Green Certified Homes
3rd Quarter 2012 Closed Sales Report
Is a green or energy star certified home really worth more? YES! Karin Argeris at Quick Turn Appraisals studies Triangle MLS data every quarter, and shares the bottom line.
During the 3rd quarter of 2012, a total of 1112 new homes were sold in the Triangle, according to the Triangle MLS.
A total of 300 homes were Energy Star certified. Energy Star certified homes sold for $1.56 more per square foot, and sold 39 days quicker.
Green Certified Homes Sold for 27% More
A total of 71 homes were Green certified. Green certified homes showed a significant value increase over non-green homes, at $31.77 more per square foot.
Green certified homes also sold 45 days quicker than their non-certified counterparts.
Why Should I Build Green?
Reduced energy bills
Reduced reliance on natural resources
Lower greenhouse gas output
Healthier indoor air
ecoSelect Third Party Energy Certification –
The ecoSelect certification in your new home indicates that the construction is designed to provide higher levels of energy efficiency, per the national HERS index, with better indoor air quality and water efficiency than standard new homes. We're not afraid to have third party inspectors check our homes carefully, for your piece of mind and long term value. Learn more about new homes with lower energy costs, here.