Will Going Green Help Sell Your Home?
Over the last few years there’s been a lot of talk about “going green”. It certainly sounds good when marketing you house, and can certainly help you sell your
But what exactly does it mean to be Green?
Here are a few tips from the Canada Green Building Council:
A green home uses less energy, water and natural resources.
A green home creates less waste
A green home is healthier and more comfortable to live in.
Best of all, the net cost of owning a Green Home is about the same as owning a conventional home. You may pay a bit more up front for a certified green home, but you’ll make up the difference with energy cost savings in the long run.
The Canada Green Building Council is a not-for-profit, national organization that has been working since 2002 to advance green building and sustainable community development practices in Canada.
Over the past 10 yeas the CaGBC has worked with all levels of government and private development to help retrofit and help newly constructed houses and buildings to meet green building standards.
Going green will definitely help you sell your home, and you’ll also have the satisfaction of knowing that with a green home you’re helping make Canada more environmentally responsible and a healthier place to live!