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Building Green - Certified Eco Broker 

Joe Houghton, Twin Cities Metro Area Realtor, has earned the EcoBroker Certified® designation. Joe has a renewed focus on building green. And using all of his accumulated knowledge to help like-minded buyers purchase Eco-Friendly New Construction and have completed a unique and informative training program on the energy and environmental issues that affect real estate transactions. Joe Houghton joins the movement of professionals pushing the real estate market toward energy-efficient, sustainable, and healthier design/features in homes and buildings.

The Performance Home

The "performance home" movement is getting a boost thanks to this type of high-quality real estate professional earning the EcoBroker designation. EcoBrokers®, like Joe, throughout the country are forging this market and creating competitive advantages for their customers. With national surveys indicating that 80% of consumers consider themselves "green-minded," real estate professionals with the EcoBroker designation are in a better position to serve the real estate consuWmer.

What is an EcoBroker?

"I'm always looking for the best ways to offer my clients the best value. My EcoBroker training helps me ensure customer satisfaction, my number one priority," Houghton explains. "From windows to moisture control to energy savings, I now have more resources at my disposal to help my buyers and sellers make better real estate decisions. The EcoBroker designation doesn't make me energy and environmental expert, but it allows me to better understand the issues and to convey this understanding to my buyers and sellers."