Now that we’re in December in St. Charles, we know we can expect consistent cold weather. That means higher heating bills. As prospective home buyers are searching for homes that are energy efficient and have environmentally friendly features.
According to the National Association of REALTORS® 2012 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers the overwhelming majority of recent home buyers consider this a major factor when considering a home for purchase. Infact, it is nearly 9 out of 10!
Home buyers are demanding greener homes and are looking for environmentally friendly feautes. It is beyind a trend, it is now a way of life.
Energy efficient homes help save money on monthly heating and cooling costs. Nearly 4 in 10 stated that the home’s hearting and cooling costs are vary important in considering a home. No surprise that buyers in the North and South (including Missouri) place a greater importance on this since they typically have higher heating and cooling costs.
Read more about this report at https://rismedia.com/2013-10-12/home-buyers-value-environmentally-friendly-features/
The busy Fall season is upon us & homes are selling faster than they have in years!! It is the time for sellers to put their homes on the market & for buyers to buy those homes before the Holidays! This has been the best market in 6 years. Both home prices & interest rates are on the rise though! Contact me for details today!