Empowering buyers and sellers throughout the Upper Valley to understand home energy costs and invest in energy efficiency.
- Real Estate Brokers
- Home Inspectors
- Home Energy Professionals
- Other Real Estate Professionals
- Working groups
- Shared learning
Coordinated by Vital Communities, the Upper Valley Green Real Estate Network is open to all real estate and clean energy professionals seeking to
- differentiate themselves.
- better serve energy-conscious clients,
- and work with peers to test and improve strategies for helping buyers and sellers benefit from energy efficiency.
Buyer and Seller Guides – Vital Communities developed the Green Homebuyer Guide and Green Seller Guide for network members to use and share with clients. To request printed guides or training in how to use the guides with clients, contact Sarah.
Homebuyer Workshops – Sarah frequently attends homebuyer workshops throughout the Upper Valley. To request a presentation about Green Real Estate at an upcoming workshop, contact Sarah.
Network Gatherings – At least once per year, Vital Communities hosts a breakfast for the entire Green Real Estate Network to share what’s new across all of our projects and working groups. To learn more, contact Sarah.
Continuing Education – Vital Communities is offering the Green Real Estate Crash Course to real estate agents across the Upper Valley. This three-credit, dual state CE course is focused on what you NEED to know to assist your clients and will be helpful to any Realtor, regardless of prior experience in green real estate. For upcoming course dates, visit vitalcommunities.org/greenrealestate.
Green Home Inspectors Work Group – This engaged group of Upper Valley home inspectors meets periodically to share learning around common home energy issues, recognizing that clients are increasingly concerned about energy costs. To learn more and join the work group, contact Sarah.
Green Lenders Work Group – Vital Communities convenes Upper Valley lenders about once per year to discuss current green loan products and aspirations for growing our region’s green lending portfolio. To learn more and request information about upcoming meetings, contact Sarah.
Green Real Estate Network Advisory Group – small, dynamic, cross-sector group meeting 2-3 times per year to discuss high level direction and strategy for the network as a whole. To learn more or volunteer, contact Sarah.