Tag: solar lease

  • 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 […]

  • Do Solar Leased Panels Add Value To My Home

    While there is anecdotal evidence to support the claim that solar leased panels will add value to a home, most real estate appraisers in Phoenix will look at the attached solar panels as personal property and not as a fixture to the Phoenix home.  However to say that solar leased panels do not add value […]

  • 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 […]

  • What Happens to your Solar Payments After a Foreclosure?

    What Happens to your Solar Payments After a Foreclosure?

    The topic of conversations surrounding real estate have taken a dramatic turn as the talk shifted from a booming real estate market into conversations about short sales, foreclosures and a drop in market activity. In the last 3 weeks alone, real estate inventory has spiked almost 40% while sales in the Phoenix area have started […]

  • 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 Solar Home Statistics – February 2019

    Phoenix Solar Home Statistics – February 2019

    Phoenix Solar Home Sales February 2019 Phoenix area solar home sales continue decreasing in volume in the Phoenix area according to recent data from the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) from January 1st to January 31st 2019. Phoenix Solar Sales in General There were a total of 194 solar home sales in Maricopa County […]

  • Phoenix Solar Home Statistics – January 2019

    Phoenix Solar Home Statistics – January 2019

    Phoenix Solar Home Sales January 2019 Phoenix area solar home sales continue decreasing in volume in the Phoenix area according to recent data from the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) from December 1st to December 31st 2018. Phoenix Solar Sales in General There were a total of 206 solar home sales in Maricopa County […]

  • 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 Home Statistics – September 2018

    Phoenix Solar Home Statistics – September 2018

    Phoenix Solar Home Sales September 2018 Phoenix area solar home sales continue decreasing in volume in the Phoenix area according to recent data from the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) from September 1-31, 2018. Phoenix Solar Sales in General There were a total of 255 solar home sales in Maricopa County for the month […]