As more homes with solar photovoltaic (PV) panels come onto the market, buyers and sellers will look for real estate professionals who are familiar with this new technology and know how to properly value it in the real estate transaction. This video from the George Washington University Solar Institute provides an overview of industry trends and insight into Realtors' experiences.
After you've watched it, please visit http://learninglibrary.com/Elevate/A/HOME for an online course, "Selling the Sun: Establishing Value for Solar Homes" for more information. The course will benefit contractors and installers, too! It includes a review of the core components of the solar system and an explanation of how they work together to create electricity; tips for listing homes that showcase the benefits of solar installations; and, current financing options available to help homeowners fund a solar installation.