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Best Real Estate Opportunities in Indore

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 Lora Davis (August 23, 2016)  Indore is a perfect location to consider when it comes to real estate investments. There are numerous interesting real estates available there. You will be surprised to discover the great variety of excellent residential properties that will attract your attention immediately. The wide variety of available offers for great prices make real estate Indore a flourishing market to consider .. (Green Real Estate)

Paphos long term rental,onlinecyprus

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 Sachin Saroj (October 10, 2012)  Are you bored with your daily routined life and looking for a place that takes you to a world that in unseen and unexplored? Then we at Online Cyprus have the place just for you-Paphos, a small town in Cyprus is the place for you. Paphos is known for it scenic beauty, peaceful, serene and calm sea. The quite and composed beaches are amazing, and will take you to a world where you want .. (Green Real Estate)

Buying Lake Property in Minnesota

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 Brandyn Garske (March 13, 2012)  There is an exciting variety of lake property for sale in Minnesota. While some lake property for sale in Minnesota may seem like a good deal, it's important to perform due diligence and research before any real estate purchase. The following guide provides simple tips when buying new lake-front real estate. It's important to get a home inspection before buying any real lake property. .. (Green Real Estate)

Could You Be A tree Farmer

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 George P White (June 06, 2011)  Tree Farming What is a tree farm, ever heard of such a thing? Well you can stop thinking Christmas scenes, and snow-men because I am not talking about Christmas trees. Although a tree farm may indeed have Christmas trees, in fact it can have any type of forestry - including all those evergreens that are used around Christmas-time. The main principal behind a tree farm is the .. (Green Real Estate)

Ocean View Real Estate Guanacaste Costa Rica

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 Niel Johnson (July 26, 2010)  Ocean view real estate in Guanacaste Costa Rica is one of the best investment choices a real estate developer can make. Anyone looking for a good place for a vacation home or a retiree looking for a second home can find great real estate properties in the province of Guanacaste. Guanacaste is Costa Rica’s most northwestern province and it is bordered to the east by large mountains . (Green Real Estate)

Energy Saving Tips in Your Apartment Home

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 Memphis Raines (April 24, 2010)  Saving money on electricity and water should be a goal of all apartment renters today. Not only are you reducing your total costs, your also reducing the amount of natural resources you are consuming on a daily basis. And if you also recycle and reuse other products in your daily life you’re on your way to turning your new apartment home green. However, as easy as some of these .. (Green Real Estate)

Infinity Rises With Roatan: Infinity Bay opens as largest, greenest and most upscale resort on Is ...

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 Jamie Gripich (December 07, 2009)  Roatan Island, Honduras – Roatan, emerging as the Caribbean's newest vacation hotspot, is now home to its largest and most bio-sensitive and upscale resort. Located in the heart of West Bay Beach, Infinity Bay, the island's greenest resort has been designed to protect the coral reef system that curls around Roatan's shores. The barrier reef, second in size only to Australia's, is . (Green Real Estate)

Use These Methods To Save Energy Consumption Today

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 Memphis Raines (December 02, 2009)  Go Green in Your Apartment Today. The phrase going green has continued to gain momentum in our world today. For those you are not familiar with the term, it can be defined as anyone who plays a role in reducing their energy consumption by any means possible. Whether you improve energy solutions for your home or you buy organic produce. The methods and means are far reaching and widely .. (Green Real Estate)

How To Clean Your Houses or Apartments The "Green Way"

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 Memphis Raines (October 21, 2009)  Much of what we hear about today is a term called “going green". In a short these means using alternatives that don’t consume our natural resources and don’t impact our environment negatively. One place we can all start implementing these techniques begins in our apartment homes. When it comes down to cleaning our apartments, there are many cleaning supplies that .. (Green Real Estate)

What? No Cars?

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 Justin D Lee (November 06, 2008)  Bicyclecity promotes an unusual community - unusual by the standards of people born in our society in the last 100 years, at least. No cars. No trucks. Nothing with an internal combustion engine will be permitted past this proposed city limits. The premise is something that seems strange to people who have lived by the car, but is starting to get more attention, especially now, when gas . (Green Real Estate)

Financing Unusual, Eco-Friendly and Just Plain Weird Homes

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 Rozi Dover (October 22, 2008)  There's a lot of attention being given to eco-friendly homes, ‘alternative’ homes and other dwellings that are not your average single-family home. You can find lots of information on the Internet, in books and magazines. However, one thing you might have a fair amount of trouble finding is an institution that will finance your alternative home venture, especially in today's . (Green Real Estate)

What is Environmentally Friendly Real Estate?

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 Curtis Reddehase (October 03, 2008)  We are hearing this expression a lot more these days “Green". The federal government does not have a specific definition for “environmentally- friendly", so we have to rely on organizations that will set standards to qualify a product or usage of a product to meet minimum requirements to be labeled for energy efficiency or environmental safety. In this time of high oil .. (Green Real Estate)

Conservation Suggestions to Destination Clubs From the Veras Group

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 Levi Moe (September 30, 2008)  "Greening" businesses have been a popular topic for many years, and a recent conversation on the DestinationClubForums led us to compile some of those suggestions into an article on destination clubs and the environment. Visit The Veras Group website and you see two short words at the bottom of every page: “Wind Powered. " Much like many of our destination club partners, The .. (Green Real Estate)

3 Major Solar Panel Mistakes - Plan Your Solar Panel Array Properly

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 Kiko Beach (September 24, 2008)  Almost every homeowner who is interested in installing solar panels in their home goes through their planning stage looking at their house, how much power they consume, what kind of panels are out there and what is the final cost. What follows are the tree most common mistakes that homeowners make when researching solar panels. They have nothing to do with average sunlight, solar cell .. (Green Real Estate)

Go Green in the City Part 1 - Eco-Friendly Remodeling For Residential and Commercial Real Estate

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 Elaine VonCannon (September 18, 2008)  As gas prices increase more homebuyers are moving closer to the city, their jobs and hubs of activity to decrease travel costs for themselves and the whole family. As more people embrace urban environments green building and eco-friendly renovations that work for existing houses, town homes, condos and apartments are in higher demand. Whether you have a large budget or almost no budget, . (Green Real Estate)

Go Green in the City Part 2 - Eco-Friendly Remodeling For Residential and Commercial Real Estate

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 Elaine VonCannon (September 18, 2008)  As gas prices increase more homebuyers are moving closer to the city, their jobs and hubs of activity to decrease travel costs for themselves and the whole family. In the article “Green in the City Part 1" we discussed compact fluorescent light bulbs, tankless water heaters, low flow toilets and how to use power strips and surge protectors to conserve energy. In rural and urban .. (Green Real Estate)

Thriving in Today's Building Industry

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 Mark Willinger (September 17, 2008)  For nearly 20 years Sony ruled the portable music industry with its popular brand Walkman. Through cassettes to CDs Sony Walkman was an industry leader in portable music players, yet in 2001 this seemingly unstoppable force fell from the top down to just another name in crowd of generic alternatives. In October of 2001 Apple launched the iPod and completely overtook the market. Apple .. (Green Real Estate)

Can Your Carbon Footprint Be Reduced? What Steps Can You Take to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint?

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 Karen Bellas (September 12, 2008)  Help Reduce Your Home's Thirst for Energy Becoming more environmentally astute and reducing our reliance on dwindling fossil fuels is the responsibility of all of us, young and old. In almost every aspect of daily life, our carbon footprint can be reduced to help maintain our limited resources and the best place to start is in the home. Basically, our carbon footprint measure the impact . (Green Real Estate)

How to Take Advantage of Eco-Friendly Real Estate Opportunities

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 Eric Jilson (September 05, 2008)  There are many terms that are often used to describe real estate with environmentally friendly architecture. “Green, " “eco-friendly, " and “sustainable" buildings reduce energy and water use and may improve the quality of life for those who live or work inside it. Architects design green buildings using various design techniques, including natural ventilation, .. (Green Real Estate)

Adventures in Home Composting

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 Anita Koppens (September 05, 2008)  Kitchen leavings such as banana peels, cantaloupe rinds and eggshells do not need to go into the trashcan. They can be recycled in compost bins to provide wonderful nutrients for succeeding generations of vegetation. With more people becoming devoted to the environment, composting is a simple procedure that can be implemented at home to reduce the negative impact on the eco-system. .. (Green Real Estate)

Recycled Metal Along With the Rollforming Process - Going Green With Building Materials

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 Alice Lane (August 16, 2008)  Going green with regards to building materials may take on new meanings depending on where you are building. However, a definition that is fairly universal for a green building states that a green building is erected using methods that increase efficiency within the building and that focuses on conservation of the materials used in both the construction of and maintenance of the .. (Green Real Estate)

Green Real Estate Features

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 Anita Koppens (August 15, 2008)  As the health of our environment and our own personal wellness become issues of greater importance, the demand for eco-friendly homes continues to rise. Home builders and developers have responded to this rising demand, and are building “green" properties in greater numbers. According to McGraw-Hill Construction, a home must contain at least 3 of the following 5 elements to be .. (Green Real Estate)

Green Real Estate Upgrades and Renovations - How to Save Money on Heating and Cooling

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 Elaine VonCannon (August 13, 2008)  The following interview was conducted with Marlayna Phenechka, a building subcontractor based in Asheville, North Carolina who practices green building and sustainable thinking. Phenechka has worked on both residential and commercial real estate projects in North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. She outlines some basic upgrades to facilitate more efficient and less expensive heating .. (Green Real Estate)

"Green" Housing Takes an Unlikely Turn

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 Carol P Freyer (August 13, 2008)  The pursuit of ‘green’ buildings that will preserve the environment may possibly veer off in an unpredictable direction that will change the face of America's housing. Contradictory though it may sound, concrete is raising its ugly head as an attractive and ‘green’ alternative for residential housing. Although concrete has been used in European homes for over .. (Green Real Estate)

Sustainable, Ecological Or Energy Efficient Homes - What Are They All About?

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 Andreas Batakis (August 12, 2008)  We are currently going through a period of change in many levels. There is a change in the world climate with intense phenomena which were not expected to happen so soon. Our homes are wasting so much energy that they make the problem worse. At the same time there is a change in the world economy increasing the cost of buying and maintaining a property. Sustainable homes may benefit .. (Green Real Estate)

The Green Home - And Yard

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 Carol P Freyer (August 12, 2008)  So surely a garden is always green - it does not need to be made environmentally friendly? Well, yes and no; while we read much information about how to create green housing, less is written about the yards. Some yards are green, but some are not. Many of us still add to the pollution by spraying pesticides on our fruit trees and vegetable patches. Apart from avoiding this harmful .. (Green Real Estate)

Housing Estates Go Green

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 Sandy Cosser (August 11, 2008)  According to the US Energy Information Administration, residential buildings are responsible for 21% of energy consumption in America, while the construction and operation of buildings is responsible for 50% of the greenhouse gases generated by the country. And according to Edward Mazria, an architect from Santa Fe, New Mexico, architects have a lot to answer for. Mazria gave up a .. (Green Real Estate)

Energy Off the Grid

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 Mark Hostetler (August 08, 2008)  Well, there is a rush to go green, to be green and yet we all get stopped at the starting post trying to find ‘green’ contractors! While different states and the different levels of government are coming up with green grant incentives, we are still hunting around for information on how to choose a solar contractor. With solar power being such a new idea, many states have .. (Green Real Estate)

Green Canopy Enticing Buyers in Mumbai

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 George Gonigal (July 30, 2008)  Weakening property demands have resulted in Mumbai real estate builders being weighed down with large stocks. But the developers are using their creative skills to sustain themselves in the business. They are coming up with innovative ideas to not let the Mumbai property market scrub down. While green buildings have already marked their entry in the Mumbai real estate market, the .. (Green Real Estate)

Building Your Dream Home Green

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 Alice Lane (July 30, 2008)  In this day and age, there is a big push for everything around you to be built green. That means that it is better for the environment in many different ways. There are many different components of each individual home that when combined, make for an earth friendly space to live in. Building your own home and building it green requires quite a bit of knowledge in the ways of what is .. (Green Real Estate)

Remodel Or Build Your Home Green and Save Money!

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 Clifford Diamond (July 29, 2008)  In these days many people are struggling just to keep their homes and fewer people are buying and selling. If you are in a position of deciding to keep your home and remodel and/or enlarge or sell and move-up or even downsize, then here are some options to consider. Let me just say first, hate to admit it but I am not an environmentalist, I don't drive a hybrid and I'm not even good at . (Green Real Estate)

Eco Friendly Renovation Financing

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 Jonathan Blackwell (July 27, 2008)  In short Eco-Friendly lending helps helps you discover new ways to reduce your energy consumption and how to finance the transition to a greener lifestyle. With energy prices forever rising and the planet starting to feel years of neglect, it has become ever more important to look for new ways of doing things. What better place to start than your biggest asset, your home? You should .. (Green Real Estate)

What is an Energy Efficient Mortgage?

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 Jonathan Blackwell (July 27, 2008)  An Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) is a mortgage that credits a home's energy efficiency in the mortgage itself. EEMs give borrowers the opportunity to finance cost-effective, energy-saving measures as part of a single mortgage and stretch debt-to-income qualifying ratios on loans thereby allowing borrowers to qualify for a larger loan amount and a better, more energy-efficient home. .. (Green Real Estate)

Tips For a Green Renovation Part One

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 Jonathan Blackwell (July 27, 2008)  The benefits to renovating green are obvious; not only do you do your part to help the environment, but you create a more marketable home that has lower monthly energy costs than your neighbors. The first article in my upcoming series on green renovation focus on a few of the simpler things you can do to ease your way into living green at home. 1. ) Go Local! - Why should you use .. (Green Real Estate)

So Many Benefits in Building a Green House

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 Al Zan (July 23, 2008)  Energy and cost efficiency are two perks of building using green architecture and design. At first the cost of building green may seem steep compared to a standard home, but the savings on utility bills can compensate handsomely. In green house design, electricity is used more efficiently. Alternative energy sources can be used to actually save money. Using wind turbines can be one way . (Green Real Estate)

Green Home Movement Gains Momentum in Pune

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 George Gonigal (July 18, 2008)  Property segment in Pune is always abuzz with activity. Pune's real estate is known to evolve trends in the housing segment in Western India. Residential real estate thrives because of the student population, while the commercial real estate is abuzz because of the IT firms. Private Pune property developers along with the Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) have contributed significantly .. (Green Real Estate)

Build Solar Panels on Your Home Solar Panels, Savings You Can Count

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 Kiko Beach (July 16, 2008)  There has been a lot of people wanting to know how to build solar panels recently. As we've all seen in the past couple of years, the price of energy is skyrocketing, especially with oil prices reaching record levels almost every week. This economic pressure has begun to show itself as interest in building solar panels has also increased. To tell you the truth, learning how to build .. (Green Real Estate)

Why You Stand to Gain by Building Green

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 Al Zan (July 14, 2008)  Constructing Green houses is not easy, and certainly not low priced. A green house typically costs 0.5 % to 6.5% higher than a standard dwelling. Thus, from a pure pragmatic point of view, it perhaps feels foolish to incur additional costs. Such a view is misleading, as most people do not take into account the likely potential of building a Green house. Governments across the world are .. (Green Real Estate)

Advancements in Green Home Buildings Lessons From Europe

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 Al Zan (July 14, 2008)  The Green Movement, popular with the Hippies in the early 60s was the precursor for the present interest in building Green homes. The movement caught on in Europe and the United States with some variations along the way. The political authority of the green movement gained significantly with the institution of the German Green Party in 1970s. Many more Green political parties came into .. (Green Real Estate)

In Bellevue the Sidewalks Are Paved With Rubber?

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 Joseph Richardson (July 14, 2008)  The city of Bellevue has undertaken a project designed to give their streets a little more bounce. Taking cues from cities like Seattle, Olympia and Tacoma, Bellevue city hall launched a pilot project this year that will test the viability of rubber sidewalks in the downtown core. Starting with a small stretch of sidewalk on NE 10th, just west of 102nd Ave NE, the experimental footpath . (Green Real Estate)

The Benefits of Building Green

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 Caroline Kelm (July 14, 2008)  There are many benefits to building green and it seems the real estate industry is catching on. Not only does building green provide a healthy place to live along with protecting the planet, but it also saves you money. One program that offers green building certification is the LEED for Homes rating system. LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and is a .. (Green Real Estate)

3 Little Pigs Which One Are You?

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 Edward Winslow (July 11, 2008)  The original fairy tale about the 3 Little Pigs is a bit harsher than the later versions. In the original the first two pigs get eaten by the big bad wolf because they were lazy, thoughtless home builders. The third pig used his brain and built a quality house out of brick. In the original tale, the wolf after huffing and puffing to no avail, then trying to trick the pig out of the .. (Green Real Estate)

World Variations in Green Home Building

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 Al Zan (July 10, 2008)  Every day, it seems like citizens and governments all over the world are becoming increasingly aware of the need to conserve. And while America is focusing more on the environment than it used to (with its newly popular green home building initiatives in particular), the U. S. is still behind the times when it comes to conservation. Europe in particular has been leading the way in green . (Green Real Estate)

Europe Knows Green Home Building

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 Al Zan (July 09, 2008)  Green home building is very popular in the United States today, but many people do not know that Europeans have been building green homes for decades. We now have many technologies here in the United States that we consider to be new or innovative, but they really are not. Green home building is usually discussed in such a way that people marvel about these new technologies, but they .. (Green Real Estate)

Long Commute = Low Home Value?

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 Joshua Stearns (July 05, 2008)  NPR had an interesting story earlier this week about the connection between commute time and home values. Not surprisingly, the story featured examples from the Washington, DC metro area (I guess their reporters tend to stay close to home. . . ). It seems that while home prices for the entire DC Metro area declined some 11% last year, there was a distinctive pattern to the local .. (Green Real Estate)

Tips For Green Home Construction

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 Al Zan (July 03, 2008)  A well-designed green home construction requires consideration of several factors, which must be incorporated in the initial structuring stages. Using eco-friendly raw materials is an important management measure in the construction of green homes. This could include using high fly ash content cement instead of normal cement. Wood salvaged from old buildings and reengineered wood can be . (Green Real Estate)

Bangalore Real Estate Goes Green

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 George Gonigal (July 03, 2008)  Bangalore real estate activities are witnessing a stagnation period. There is identified stock of unoccupied properties in the Whitefield area. The reason gauged is all the IT and IT enabled service companies are heading towards green buildings. Green buildings are the peg of the year as the world is adapting green arena to counter various environmental issues. All builders and .. (Green Real Estate)

Ecological Costa Rica Real Estate Market

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 Daniel P Messner (July 02, 2008)  So here are a few examples of the ‘truth’ that affects Costa Rica real estate of the 9th May 2008: 1. Costa Rica remains a safe and peaceful haven for many real estate investors and entrepreneurs from other countries in Central and Latin America. 2. With the Central American free trade agreement a ‘done deal', real estate investors, business people and entrepreneurs .. (Green Real Estate)

Eco Friendly Property in Spain

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 Kirk Towers (July 01, 2008)  "Go Green" - “ECO friendly" - “save the planet" - “Global Warming". All words we are very familiar with unless you have lived on the moon for the past 5 years or so. Now everyone is jumping on the bandwagon and offering green products and services. But how green are they and is it just a token gesture to be popular? We have been researching the possibilities of .. (Green Real Estate)

Cut Your Energy Bills in Half by Building an Energy Efficient Home!

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 Tyron Mcdaniel (July 01, 2008)  Energy! This 6 letter word has easily become one of the most popular words in the world as oil prices, gas prices and energy prices have sky-rocketed! As I write this, oil is over $140 a barrel, gas prices where I live are hovering at $4.00 a gallon and electricity rates are roughly $.19 kwh. Now more than ever people are looking for ways to cut or slash their energy costs! Back in late . (Green Real Estate)




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