When choosing a real estate agent, you are looking for a person who fits your personality as well as one who is qualified to handle the complicated transactions of a property sale. When you want to buy a green home, you have added another card to the game.
It helps immensely to find an agent who has a respect for energy-efficiency and the environment. The ideal agent would also be at least somewhat cognizant of what makes a home green.
See how each agent reacts to the following statements or questions:
What do you know aboutrenovating property to be green and energy-efficient?
Before I look at a property, Iwould like to see 12 months of utility bills for that home.
I would like to have all southand west windows shaded by trees or porches.
Do you have any homes offeringrain water harvesting?
I want to have the property topass an energy inspection before I close.