Tag: solar marketing

  • 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 […]

  • 10 Questions Your Real Estate Agent Should Ask You When Selling a Solar Home

    10 Questions Your Real Estate Agent Should Ask You When Selling a Solar Home

    When listing your solar home for sale in the Phoenix area, there are questions that a pro-active real estate agent will ask you regarding your solar lease. While basic and necessary in nature, the information that you provide will become the basis of some of the contract terms and marketing used in the sale of […]

  • 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 Sales Mirror Larger Real Estate Market in August 2015

    Phoenix Solar Sales Mirror Larger Real Estate Market in August 2015

    While the real estate market as a whole slowed down in August, the percentage of solar home sales in the Phoenix area increased to 1.94 percent (up from 1.82 percent in July),  according to recent data from the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS) from August 1, 2015 to August 31, 2015. There were a total of […]

  • Do Solar Panels Increase the Value of Your House

    Do Solar Panels Increase the Value of Your House

    New reports come out each month describing how much more solar panels add to the value of a home.  Reports from the Appraisal Institute, studies from Berkeley Labs and analysis of solar home sales from metropolitan areas throughout the country repeatedly show that solar panels add to the value of a home.  However in the Phoenix […]

  • Phoenix Solar Realtor – January 2015 Solar Home Sale Stats

    Phoenix Solar Realtor – January 2015 Solar Home Sale Stats

    Solar home sales in the Phoenix area held strong in January to start the new year despite a 26 percent decline in overall home sales in the area, according to data from the Arizona Regional Multiple Listing Service (ARMLS). In January 2015, there were a total of 78 solar home sales, 28 solar homes had a solar lease while […]