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Are you familiar with “green” home builders? They are contractors who construct homes from sustainable or renewable products. These green home builders use durable materials in building all kinds of homes ranging from individual bungalows to expansive, real estate developments. Just like traditional builders, they handle diverse types of construction but build in a way that minimizes waste.


Green homes have gained recent popularity due to their energy efficiency, water efficiency and minimal impact on the environment. Apart from their environmental impact, green homes are known to boost the quality of living for the occupants. Moreover, a green home can enhance their overall well-being.


While searching for a suitable, green home builder, you must examine aspects of their past work like their building strategies, experience, quality of work and expertise. A green home builder must be actively involved in all phases of your home construction; they should be a part of the process from the time of design inception to the completion of the home.


Here are things to consider before employing the services of a green home builder:


License


Just like other businesses, it is essential for real estate builders to have a license that permits them to construct green homes. These licenses are issued by the state, federally, or via local city council. It is proof that a particular contractor has a permit to build a sustainable house. Therefore, you must ensure that a green home builder has a license before employing his/her services.


Experience/ Expertise


Experience is a quality that a green home builder must have. In addition to a license, builders may seek the designation "Certified Green Professional" (CGP), which is an industry determination requiring them to pass specific coursework to obtain and maintain. In addition to certification, to choose a reliable and experienced green home builder, you should endeavor to ask your prospective green home builders to show some similar projects that they have done in the past.


Green builders who believe in the quality of their work may refer you to their past customers. When meeting these customers, ask questions that will give you an idea of the builder’s level of expertise, and how living in a green home enhances their lives.


Knowledge is power, so don't be afraid to ask the tough and necessary questions to ensure you're getting the most value and efficiency for your money. To find a green home in your area, seek the advice of your real estate professional today.


This Condo in Somerville, MA recently sold for $908,000. This 2/3 Family style home was sold by Susan Fung - OWN YOUR OWN Real Estate LLC.


57 Albion Street, Somerville, MA 02143

Spring Hill

Condo

$888,000
Price
$908,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Enjoy roof-deck sunset views in this amazing VA approved condo with 2 floors in a prized community between Davis, Porter, Union & Magoun Sq. filled with updates and conveniences for ease of modern urban living. The main rms. are laid out in a free-flowing open floor plan beginning with the LR and DR with bay windows to the gourmet KIT with cherry cab. and granite countertops with decks on either end adding to the functionality. The sleeping quarters of the 1st floor comprise dual BR's and a full bath. The primary BR encompasses the 2nd level of the unit including an en suite bath, vaulted ceilings, hidden storage, walk-in closet, and a rooftop terrace with views of the surrounding cityscape and hills beyond. Common storage in the finished basement and 1 deeded pkg. space add to the ease of use. Updates include on-demand HW system, roof deck, and washer/dryer. Steps to 6 parks, the Community Bike Path and GLX station under construction. Offers due 11/19 @ 5:00pm.

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611 Route 28 , Harwich, MA 02646

Harwichport

Single-Family

$1,490,000
Price

4
Beds
12
Total Rooms
3/1
Full/Half Baths
This meticulously renovated Greek Revival has space for the entire family, just steps from two pristine beaches, picturesque Wychmere Harbor and the vibrant shops and restaurants of Harwich Port. Enjoy the charm of a historic home without compromising modern amenities. The bright, spacious kitchen features high-end Italian appliances, a 5-seat island and honed quartz counters. Custom built-ins are found in the living room, mudroom and laundry. Master suites on the 1st and 2nd floors each offer full bathrooms and walk-in closets; while 2 additional bedrooms accommodate children or guests. A 3rd-floor bonus room provides a birds-eye view over Harwich Port, and the detached 2-car garage offers potential for more finished space above. Outside, enjoy the wraparound porch, 2 stone patios, fire pit, outdoor shower and professional landscaping. All new electric, central heat/AC, on-demand water heater, irrigation & septic. Fantastic rental potential. Option to purchase furnished.
Open House
Sunday
October 04 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 611 Route 28 , Harwich, MA 02646    Get Directions

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611 Route 28, Harwich, MA 02646

Single-Family

$1,490,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
This meticulously renovated Greek Revival has space for the entire family, just steps from two pristine beaches, picturesque Wychmere Harbor & the vibrant shops & restaurants of Harwich Port. Enjoy the charm of a historic home without compromising modern amenities. The bright, spacious kitchen features high-end Italian appliances, a 5-seat island & honed quartz counters. Custom built-ins are found in the living room, mudroom & laundry. Master suites on the 1st and 2nd floors each offer full bathrooms & walk-in closets; while 2 additional bedrooms accommodate children or guests. A 3rd-floor bonus room provides a birds-eye view over Harwich Port, & the detached 2-car garage offers potential for more finished space above. Outside, enjoy the wraparound porch, 2 stone patios, fire pit, outdoor shower & professional landscaping. All new electric, central heat/AC, on-demand water heater, irrigation & septic. Fantastic rental potential. Option to purchase furnished.
Open House
Sunday
October 04 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 611 Route 28, Harwich, MA 02646    Get Directions

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611 Route 28, Harwich, MA 02646

Single-Family

$1,490,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
This meticulously renovated Greek Revival has space for the entire family, just steps from two pristine beaches, picturesque Wychmere Harbor & the vibrant shops & restaurants of Harwich Port. Enjoy the charm of a historic home without compromising modern amenities. The bright, spacious kitchen features high-end Italian appliances, a 5-seat island & honed quartz counters. Custom built-ins are found in the living room, mudroom & laundry. Master suites on the 1st and 2nd floors each offer full bathrooms & walk-in closets; while 2 additional bedrooms accommodate children or guests. A 3rd-floor bonus room provides a birds-eye view over Harwich Port, & the detached 2-car garage offers potential for more finished space above. Outside, enjoy the wraparound porch, 2 stone patios, fire pit, outdoor shower & professional landscaping. All new electric, central heat/AC, on-demand water heater, irrigation & septic. Fantastic rental potential. Option to purchase furnished.
Open House
Sunday
October 04 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 611 Route 28, Harwich, MA 02646    Get Directions

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