Sandra Adomatis

Podcasts

Building Performance - What green is really worth. (Recorded in Chicago)

 

Media Links

AI's Residential Green and Energy Efficient Addendum: What Appraisers Need to Know

Why 'Green' Valuation Should Matter to Appraisers

 

  

Additional Links

http://www.nahb.org/

     • National Association of Home Builders offers up-to-date information on a variety of issues that affect the construction of residential and commercial buildings.

http://www.energystar.gov/index.cfm?c=new_homes.hm_index&s=mega

     • Information about ENERGY STAR® Homes and the HERS Index

http://resnet.us/

     • The Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) is working on a database of ENERGY STAR® Homes. This database will be invaluable to appraisers in searching for comparable sales.

http://greenthemls.org/

     • The National Association of Realtors (NAR) has a downloadable file for greening the MLS. This site has resources to assist the MLS in implementing data fields for energy-efficient and green homes. If the local MLS does not have a searchable field for these features, download this file and share it with your MLS. This MLS improvement alone will make a major difference in the research and analysis of this new building technology.

http://grajnyconsulting.com/Improvement_Analysis.pdf

     • Information on the Fannie Mae Energy Report

http://www.pathnet.org/sp.asp?id=20978

     • A list by state of programs certifying green or ENERGY STAR® Homes

http;://www.imt.org/save-act

     • Proposed bill considering energy costs in debt ratios for qualifying buyers

http://apps1.eere.energy.gov/buildings/publications/pdfs/building_america/marine_40_guide.pdf

     • Builders Challenge Guide to Whole House Savings

Recommendations Concerning Real Property Appraisals of Manufactured Homes