Greening the MLS: Creating Value for Green FeaturesCONTINUTING EDUCATION CREDITSReal Estate Agents and Brokers - 2 hrs and AIA - 1 hrs LU|HSW|SD Date/Time: Thursday May 10th, 9:30am - 11:30am Location: REI Community Room, 1789 28th St, Boulder RSVP: Required at http://www.coloradogreenbuildingguild.org/events/ Cost: $20 all Guild and MLS membersColorado is leading the nation in collecting green and sustainable information on residential real estate. Green data is currently being collected by 14 of the 16 MLS services in the State and that represents more than 90% of Colorado households. Learn how YOU CAN HELP generate value for your clients and yourself.What can you do to get value for your green listings?Building greener homes is only the first step. All of the stakeholders need to work together to insure that green built homes are properly valued by appraises and that builders and investors are fairly compensated. Marketing certified green features resulted in a 15% increase in value.When green features are third party verified they bring more value. Learn how green marketing helped real estate agents in the Seattle market achieve 15% more value for green homes over non-green homes. What is happening in the world of appraisers?Greening the MLS will highlight what is happening in the world of appraisers that can provide more value for green and energy efficient features. You will learn how you can be part of the solution for fair valuations. What you need to provide to an appraiser?Learn what you can do to help appraisers understand and value green properties properly. Creating value utilizing the MLSLearn how to complete the new Energy/Green Fields and the Green Features Addendum that are now part of the MLS. Before appraisers can value green features they need data on the sales of green homes and realtors and the building community are a key link to the data. You don’t need to be a “green expert” to help your clients achieve more value for their green homes. What are “green sustainable” loan products?Learn about mortgages and loans that are available for green/sustainable homes as well as for green/sustainable home improvements. There is money available at competitive rates for your clients. The TrainersElizabeth Million is a loan officer at Elevations Credit Union. Elizabeth grew up in Boulder and worked as a real estate appraiser owning and managing her own appraisal company Million & Associates Appraisal Service before starting her career as a mortgage loan branch manager. She brings an extensive appraisal background to the mortgage sales world. Prior to joining Bank of America as a home loan manager Elizabeth joined Washington Mutual as a regional appraisal manager and then eventually fell into mortgage sales and became a branch manager for Washington Mutual managing multiple mortgage loan offices throughout the state of Colorado. Elizabeth is a member of the State of Colorado Governors Energy Office - Working Retrofit Group sitting on both the Finance and Appraisal/Greening the MLS committees, a board member of CHFA State Lender Advisory Board and the Boulder Board of Realtors Government Affairs Board. David W. Scott, Colorado Landmark, David Scott is an EcoBroker® and a Green Realtor®, with Colorado Landmark Realty. Prior to joining Colorado Landmark, David worked internationally in multiple facets of the ski and sport industry both in the United States and in Europe. He was part of management at Head Ski, Koflach/Blizzard USA, Nevica USA and Snowell North America. As a consultant he was a key member of the planning, development and management team that brought the Tamarack Resort in Idaho from a dream to a reality. The Colorado Green Building Guild is a non-profit trade organization representing a wide range ofgreen building professionals. www.coloradogreenbuildingguild.org
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