Category Archives: Green Real Estate

Give It Away Now!

Whether you’re “de-cluttering” your home to get it ready to show or your packing for the big move to your new home, one thing is certain: you’ve got a lot of stuff that you just don’t need. An extra set … Continue reading

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It’s Not Easy Being Green!

When deciding which paint to use on the walls of your home (for sale), be careful. The terms “green” and “non-toxic” are NOT necessarily synonymous. Even “zero VOC” formulations can contain small amounts of toxins. And with “low VOC” or … Continue reading

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The Seen and Unseen Green Scene

Did you know that according to the EPA one of the top five leading health risks in the U.S. is indoor air quality? That’s right, it’s the air in our homes! In my previous blog about “green” flooring and carpeting … Continue reading

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Greening Your Home for Sale (Part 3): From Carpets to Cork

Over the past few years, conventional carpeting in homes (for sale) has gotten a bad rap and had an even worse reputation. There are three primary reasons for all of this carpet bashing: –  The materials and chemicals used in … Continue reading

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Greening Your Home For Sale (Part 2): Hardwood Floors Are An Easy Sell

According to a survey conducted by the National Wood Flooring Association with real estate agents in 2006, 82 percent agreed that homes with hardwood floors sell faster, 90 percent agreed that they sell for more money, and a whopping 99 … Continue reading

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Greening Your Home for Sale (Part 1)

“The Greening Of Southie” is a 2007 film about the construction of The Macallen Bulding, a $75 million luxury condominium tower rising 15 stories above the storied South Side of Boston, Massachusetts. It follows the varied experiences of those involved … Continue reading

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Home, Sweet Home (For Sale) For the “Green” Holidays

“Oh there’s no place like home for the holidays . . . For the holidays you can’t beat home, sweet home. ” You know the song, but did you know that this holiday season is the perfect time to show … Continue reading

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