Not All ‘Green’ Created Equal

The popularity of green building continues to rise, as more property owners opt for green features. However, green features can often be difficult to classify, and can be even harder to value. [Read more…]

Consumer Interest in Solar on the Rise: Appraisers Must Keep Up

Recent signs show the popularity of green home features is growing, and solar power is no exception. 2012 saw the demand for solar panels more than double, with the U.S. poised to become one of the biggest markets. Along with reduced costs for consumers and better environmental implications, this rapid growth in popularity also ushers in a whole new set of terminology and valuation issues for appraisers evaluating solar features. [Read more…]