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Leap EDU is proud to offer the


NAR's Green Designation is designed for agents looking to learn about issues of energy efficiency and sustainability in real estate.

to be delivered in four x 3.75-hour modules on our proprietary virtual education platform, ePresenter.

Module ONE: Monday, June 22 9am - 1pm
Module TWO: Wednesday, June 24 9am - 1pm
Module THREE: Monday, June 29 9am - 1pm - RE Pros ONLY
Module FOUR: Wednesday, July 1 9am - 1pm - RE Pros ONLY

ALL FOUR MODULES MUST BE COMPLETED IN ORDER TO GET THE NAR DESIGNATION AND CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS **Modules one and two are also available for anyone interested in learning about energy efficiency and systems in our homes that can help us use less energy, saving the planet and lots of money!


Christina Mathieson

Licensed Real Estate Salesperson, Keller Williams Points North, Woodbury, NY

Licensed Real Estate Instructor, Hofstra Continuing Education powered by Leap EDU Keller Williams Quantum Leap Instructor

[email protected] |

Topics Covered

Module ONE and TWO for Realtors and Everybody Else

  • Home Energy Surveys
  • Taking Action To Improve Resource Efficiency
  • Home Appliances
  • Lighting and Light Bulbs
  • Smart Home Technologies
  • Retrofitting and Replacing Systems (HVAC:  Furnace, Air Conditioning, Ventilation, Water Heaters
  • Windows and Doors
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • The “Perfect” Home Improvement Project
  • Kitchen Remodeling
  • Insulation
  • Solar Panel Installation
  • New Construction:  The Green Design Team
  • Building Envelope
  • Certifications for a Green Home

Module THREE and FOUR:  For Real Estate Professionals Only:

  • The Green Curve
  • What Do Trends Mean For Real Estate
  • Benefits, not Buzz Words
  • Walkability
  • Transportation
  • Placemaking
  • Why Does This Matter?
  • Smart Growth Resources from NAR
  • Greening the MLS
  • Resource-Efficient Homes Price Premium
  • Challenges:  Competence and Communication
  • First Contact:  “Do  You Sell Green Homes?”
  • Scripting Exercise?  What  Do You Need To Know?
  • Prelisting Info Packet
  • Your Listing Presentation
  • Prepare the Documentation
  • Checklist of Resource Efficient Features
  • Marketing A Resource Efficient Home
  • Marketing The Benefit
  • Green Staging
  • Buyer Statistics
  • Buyer Consultation
  • A-A-A Buyer Consultation Session
  • Finding The Right Home
  • Disclosures and Representations Inspections
  • Financing The Resource Efficient Home

What Realtors Gain

  • Access to members-only marketing tools to help you build your business and gain a competitive edge
  • Comprehensive understanding of how homes with green features should be marketed differently than traditional homes
  • Market research about communicating with clients interested in different facets of green
  • Improved visibility as a trusted advisor and source of information on green homes
  • Listing in the online Green directory
  • Exclusive industry webinars
  • Pre-written green content for your social media channels
  • The Green REsource Council’s monthly newsletter
  • Promotional tools including:
    • Customizable Green client handouts on a variety of green topics
    • Social media headers and images
    • Professionally designed banner ads for designee use
    • Logos for print media and member Web sites
    • Customizable postcard options
    • Marketing brochures for consumers and builders
    • Personalized press releases
    • Access to the GRC Facebook group
  • Toolkits, guides, and other resources available through the members-only section of the Green REsource Council web site.