Category: Solar Owned

  • Pitfalls to Selling a Solar Home in Phoenix

    Pitfalls to Selling a Solar Home in Phoenix

    In the Phoenix real estate market, real estate agents continue to turn buyers away from homes with solar panels. Agents are not the sole source of angst for Phoenix solar home owners for there are five areas that a solar home seller needs to address in order to successfully sell a solar home and the […]

  • Solar Home Sales Increase 14% Year over Year in Phoenix

    Solar Home Sales Increase 14% Year over Year in Phoenix

    Phoenix solar home sales statistics for 2020. Solar homes in the Phoenix area increased over 14% year over year in Maricopa County according to data from the Arizona Regional MLS. There was a total of 4,870 solar homes sold in Phoenix, including homes with both leased and owned solar on the rooftop.   Solar homes […]

  • Selling a Phoenix Home During COVID-19

    Selling a Phoenix Home During COVID-19

    How the Coronavirus Affects Solar Home Sales in Phoenix While real estate activity has dropped during the stay at home orders, real estate happened and continues to happen even while the coronavirus continues to dominate the news headlines. Given the global pandemic, the reality is that people still need to buy homes and people still […]

  • Phoenix Solar Homes – The Pros and Cons Of Selling Solar

    In the discussion of the pros and cons of having solar, I find there definitely more PROs to having a solar owned system on a home when selling it than there are CONs.  As an experienced real estate broker that has worked both the buying and selling side for solar homes, I can attest to […]

  • Selling a Home With Solar Leased Panels in Phoenix

    Selling a Home With Solar Leased Panels in Phoenix

    Solar leases can help enhance the marketability of a home over similar homes without solar. With the right marketing and promotion of a home for sale with a solar lease, a seller can sell their home quicker, with little to no hassle, and potentially sell for more than other typical homes without solar in the […]

  • Selling a solar home with a solar owned PV system in Phoenix

    Selling a solar home with a solar owned PV system in Phoenix

    Many home owners and home buyers in the Phoenix area look at a solar owned system as the gold standard for solar homes in Phoenix.  A solar owned system is a solar photovoltaic system that the home owner purchased and bore the cost of installation without the limitations of a monthly lease payment or 20 […]

  • Phoenix solar homes – does solar add value to my home?

    Phoenix solar homes – does solar add value to my home?

    Yes, with the right Realtor and qualified real estate appraiser, solar owned systems will add value to your home. In order to get the most value for your solar, the real estate appraiser needs to know the details and benefits of your solar system on your Phoenix roof.  As an experienced solar Realtor, I put […]

  • 10 Questions You Should Ask a Realtor Before Listing Your Home For Sale

    10 Questions You Should Ask a Realtor Before Listing Your Home For Sale

    While there is not a shortage of “10 Questions to Ask an Agent” lists out there in cyberspace, solar home owners should ask these additional ten above and beyond the normal, “Are you qualified” questions to any prospective real estate agent they are considering to help them sell their solar home. Have you sold a […]

  • Do You Have A Lien Against Your Home From Solar?

    Do You Have A Lien Against Your Home From Solar?

    Whether you own your solar or you lease it from a third party, chances are you may have a lien filed against your home from your solar company. When a home buyer finances the purchases or leases the use of a solar system on their home, the solar company has a vested financial interest in […]

  • Phoenix Pearl Certification – A New Way To Market Solar Homes

    Phoenix Pearl Certification – A New Way To Market Solar Homes

    I think it is safe to say that anyone selling a solar home has an added twist to the typical sales process.  Solar, whether it is owned or leased, is often misunderstood, poorly marketed, and its potential as a sales tool is never fully realized. Most real estate agents do not have solar themselves let […]