Green-Focused Events

Once again, the NAR Green REsource Council has a great set of Green-focused events embedded into this year’s conference schedule.

If your colleagues have been meaning to get their NAR Green designation, opportunity knocks. They can get their first taste of Green education from a top-notch instructor, John Shipman, who is a past EverGreen Award Winner.

Thursday, November 3

Green Day 1: The Resource-Efficient Home – Retrofits, Remodels, Renovations, and New Home Construction
8:30am – 5:00pm
Instructor: John Shipman, Green
Location: Rosen Plaza Hotel – Salon 11-12

Learn the real estate concepts, principles, practices, and benefits related to resource-efficient homes. Information for this designation is provided from the ground up in a way that makes sense to you and your clients. Stand out with the only designation on this topic for real estate agents conferred by the National Association of REALTORS®. Registration Fee: $75.00 through October 14. $95.00 after October 14.

Friday, November 4

Valuing Solar Installations for Real Estate Resale
1:30pm – 3:00pm
Location: Orange County Convention Center West – Room W309A

Enhance your knowledge of solar installations, including the questions to ask clients and estimating the market value of a home with solar photovoltaic. The session also includes a review of how to auto-populate the MLS to be certain this Green feature gets the attention it deserves.

Saturday, November 5

Why You Need to Know About Walkable Communities
9:00am – 10:30am
Location: Orange County Convention Center West – Room W307A

Demand for walkable communities is on the rise. Get up to date on the trend that is driving economic growth, enhancing communities, and affecting real estate transactions. Topics include what makes a community walkable, Walk Scores, MLS listings and an example of one community’s quest to become more walkable.

Marketing High Performance Features That Impact Appraisal Value
11:00am – 12:30pm
Location: Orange County Convention Center West – Room W307A

Explore ways to prepare Green listings for an appraisal, learn strategies for classifying features that bring sales price premiums, and understand the tools that help with marketing and valuing environmental features.

ABR, Green, and SRES Networking and Awards Reception
6:15pm – 8:15pm
Location: The Rosen Plaza Hotel – Grand Ballroom C

This year’s reception, once again, offers expanded networking opportunities since the GRC is teaming up with ABR and SRES and its members for the event.

Come to meet and cheer on this year’s EverGreen winners: Mary Love, James Welch Mitchell, and Jan Shomaker, and take a break and enjoy a little down time with your friends and colleagues.

Sunday, November 6

High Performance Hangout
1:00pm – 5:00pm
Location: Orange County Convention Center West – Green Pavilion Booth #549

Network, check out the Green exhibitor booths, and relax with a cappuccino. Artist Michael Breach, who creates complex, amazing art in the foam of cappuccino, will be on hand to wow you
with his unique, personalized creations.

Monday, November 7

Green Real Estate: A Niche for Now
11:00am – 12:30pm
Location: Orange County Convention Center West – Room W31A

Understand how to incorporate home efficiency into transactions so you can add value in any market and increase sales. Discover simple techniques for transactions and ways to differentiate yourself and implement personalized strategies.

See you all there!!! Be back again soon, REALTORS®!

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2-Time Featured Attendee

Christopher Tenggren is one of the Fox Valley’s (Illinois) premier real estate professionals. As a successful veteran with years of experience helping clients achieve the dream of home ownership, he has been recognized at the local, state, and national level for his industry expertise, knowledge, and leadership.

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