Monthly Archives: October 2011

Green upgrades can help sell a house | Detroit Free Press | freep.com

The Earth Advantage Institute determined that existing homes with third-party environmental certifications sell for 30% more than comparable homes without such ratings. In another study, the National Bureau of Economic Research found a 97% return on investment for solar panels. … Continue reading

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New home construction in Western Pennsylvania increases 12 percent – Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

New housing construction in the Pittsburgh region increased 12 percent during the first nine months of the year, according to a report released Thursday. Total of new housing units in a six-county region rose to 2,155 compared with 1,923 last … Continue reading

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