Highlands NC Real Estate, Going Green Not Always Fruitful

Going green is not always fruitful when it comes to Highlands NC real estate.  Many builders and owners of homes undergoing a remodel choose environmentally friendly features and systems as a way of reducing their carbon footprint and simply being kind to the community.  In short, many people believe strongly in living a greener existence.  The choice to go green should be carefully considered when selling the Highlands property is on the horizon however.

Green options do not always pay off.  Certainly there are systems that pay for themselves over time, from geothermal technology to solar panels, time being the operative word.  If you will not be spending the time in your home simply having an environmentally friendly system in place may not add value, although it may add appeal.  Choosing your improvements wisely and making educated decisions is of the essence.

Contact the team at Meadows Mountain Realty today to learn more about current home trends in our area.  We welcome the opportunity to recommend reputable local lenders with experience in environmentally friendly construction.  If being green is important to you it will undoubtedly be important for your home.  Let our knowledge and experience serve as your guide to Highlands real estate.

Click here to read “When ‘Eco’ Isn’t Economic” from The Wall Street Journal.

About the Author
BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES MEADOWS MOUNTAIN REALTY has been serving the Highlands NC and Cashiers NC areas offering exclusive mountain real estate and country club properties since 2003.

We recognize that there are many important aspects to consider in making a real estate choice. With that in mind, we listen closely to the needs and desires of each individual customer and work diligently to find the ideal mountain property or to sell your property as efficiently and effectively as possible. However, our job does not stop there.

Once you have made your real estate decisions, we are here to help you in any way that we can. It will be our pleasure to familiarize you with all aspects of the Highlands and Cashiers communities, including home, professional and personal services as well as activities, restaurants, health care and shopping. We will go the extra mile to ensure that your experience in the mountains exceeds your expectations.

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