3 Reasons to Invest in Eco-Friendly Properties

by Allison Jaffe 09/22/2019

Eco-friendly properties are becoming increasingly popular. There are lots of people who are willing to invest in eco-friendly houses. Eco-friendly homes are a great option if you are purchasing a new home or you want to move into another piece of property.

Green properties have advantages that are far more than traditional homes. If you are unaware about the gains of investing in an eco-friendly estate, here are three good reasons to invest:

Eco-friendly properties last longer

Do you know that green homes last longer than the conventional home? The main reason for this is that eco-friendly building materials are more durable. For instance, green homes can withstand the impact of wind more than traditional houses. The steel beam is an eco-friendly material that gives the home a solid frame. You will be interested to hear that the steel beam is much stronger than wood. Also, a steel beam is better protected from termites or rot.

It is worth noting that the majority of the eco-friendly construction materials are treated to last long. Every element of the home must be used maximally to minimize waste. 

Eco-friendly properties are more valuable

Green living is most times associated with modern conveniences as well as luxury living. For example, you can harness the power of the sun and rain efficiently through the photovoltaic solar power and rainwater harvesting. There is no need to depend on the grip alone for electricity when we can quickly generate electricity through these eco-friendly processes. When you consider the benefits mentioned above, a green home is more advantageous than the traditional home. 

In addition to that, green homes are also temperature controlled all the year round, which increases the property value substantially.

Eco-friendly properties are cheaper to run

The costs of running an eco-friendly home are considerably less than that of a traditional house. Other merits of eco-friendly properties are their convenience and benefits to the environment. You save a substantial amount of money when you stay in an eco-friendly home. Some features that protect your money in a greenhouse includes Hydronics Radiant cooling and heating, LEDs, Photovoltaic solar electricity and many others.

Visit your closest home hardware store to learn more about eco-friendly features to save you money

About the Author
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Allison Jaffe

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Allison Jaffe, Licensed Real Estate Broker

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During more than 14 years as an independent broker, Allison has managed all manner of residential real estate sales – single and multi-family houses, condos, co-ops, and mixed-use -- from upper Manhattan, throughout the Bronx and Queens, across Westchester to Putnam and Rockland Counties. Allison specializes as a Sellers Agent, Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), Estate Properties Agent, and a Certified Buyer Representative (CBR). Please see our menu of Client Services to learn more about each of these focused areas of real estate expertise.

"I determined early in my real estate career to focus on the specific needs of my respective clients rather than a specific geographic area. My job isn’t to sell buyers on a town or school district – they know where they want to live – my job is to sell the one property in that location that my client has to sell. My buyer clients want options and having lived and worked in Westchester, Rockland, the Bronx, and Manhattan, I know where to find those options.”

Linda Mancini, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

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Linda joined Key Real Estate Services in 2017 to expand our client representation throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. Extending the firm’s core principal of market expertise, Linda specializes in HDFC (Housing Development Fund Corporation) apartments in NYC that keep affordable housing options open to financially qualified families.

"I’m happy to represent the firm’s client-centric, market expertise approach to real estate throughout NYC. After more than thirty years of experience with HDFC properties, I’m able to guide qualified clients through the particular challenges of buying into and selling out of this unique homeownership option.”

Lea Mae de Guzman, Client Care Coordinator

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Overseeing transaction activity, Lea works directly with Allison and Linda to keep every sale and purchase moving forward efficiently. With her finger on the pulse of each client’s transaction, Lea is at the firm’s administrative hub for scheduling, document processing, and coordinated communication.

"While I attend to the day-to-day clerical and communication needs for all of Key Real Estate Services’ clients, Allison and Linda are free to give their undivided attention to one client at a time in the field. I’m sort of the company's human tracking app that every client can access online, by text, or on the phone.”