Tag: solar expert

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Phoenix Solar Homes Take Slight Pause in April

    Phoenix Solar Homes Take Slight Pause in April

    Phoenix Solar Home Sales April 2018 Phoenix area solar home sales slowed down a little in the Phoenix area according to recent data from the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) from April 1-30, 2018. Phoenix Solar Sales in General There were a total of 281 solar home sales in Maricopa County for the month […]

  • January Solar Sales Drop Slightly But Up Significantly Year over Year in Arizona

    January Solar Sales Drop Slightly But Up Significantly Year over Year in Arizona

    Phoenix Solar Home Sales January 2018 Phoenix area solar home sales dropped off of their normal pace in the Phoenix area according to recent data from the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) from January 1st through January 31st, 2018. Phoenix Solar Sales in General There were a total of 212 solar home sales in Maricopa […]

  • How NOT to market a solar home in Arizona

    How NOT to market a solar home in Arizona

    In 2017, there were a total of 2,597 solar homes sold in the Maricopa County area, including homes with monthly solar leases, homes with prepaid solar systems and homes where the solar system was owned outright. Out of the total solar sales in the Phoenix area, 62% of the homes involved solar leased systems while […]

  • Phoenix Solar Home Sales Hold in December 2017

    Phoenix Solar Home Sales Hold in December 2017

    Phoenix Solar Home Sales December 2017 Phoenix area solar home sales dropped off of their normal pace in the Phoenix area according to recent data from the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) from December 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017. Phoenix Solar Sales in General There were a total of 222 solar home sales in […]

  • Where Are the Solar Home Sales in Phoenix

    Where Are the Solar Home Sales in Phoenix

    As many know, I have been tracking and mapping solar sales throughout the Phoenix area.  Each  month I post a “heat map” showing where the concentration of solar home sales are located.  Each month, the activity does shift from and to different areas around the Phoenix metropolitan area. Putting my data hat on, I have […]

  • Phoenix solar home sales drop significantly in October 2015

    Phoenix solar home sales drop significantly in October 2015

    Phoenix area solar home sales dropped 38.5 percent month over month according to recent data from the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) from October 1, 2015 to October 31, 2015. There were a total of 65 verified solar home sales in Maricopa County for the month of October, down from the 90 confirmed sales in September.  Homes with […]