We often get asked if there is a financial benefit to owning a sustainable home. The benefits to creating a better world and a cleaner community are obvious, but the financial benefits may not be as easily recognizable. People often get confused about the financial benefits of a sustainable home when they see the price tags that are attached to some of these homes.
Trust us, we understand the financial implications of buying a home. But if you had the choice of paying more up front for a home that will save you thousands of dollars in operating costs for the years to come, wouldn’t you consider that a smart investment? Some of the ways that sustainable homes save money are readily obvious, and some are a bit more difficult to see. We want to make sure that you have all of the information you need to become excited about sustainable housing, which is why we offer this short list of the financial benefits of green homes.