Davie, FL (PressExposure) December 07, 2009 -- South Florida Green Realty RealtorÂ® Achieves National Association of RealtorsÂ® Green Designation
Patty DaSilva Broker/Owner of Green Realty has been awarded the National Association of REALTORSÂ®â Green Designation, the only green real estate professional designation recognized by the National Association of REALTORSÂ®.
Patty DaSilva achieved this prestigious designation after completing 24 hours of course work designed specifically for REALTORSÂ®. The courses were created in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of industry experts from across the country; ensuring designees gain comprehensive knowledge of green homes and buildings and issues of sustainability in relation to real estate.
More specifically, DaSilva was trained in understanding what makes a property green, helping clients evaluate the cost/benefits of green building features and practices, distinguishing between industry rating and classification systems, listing and marketing green homes and buildings, discussing the financial grants and incentives available to homeowners, and helping consumers see a propertyâs green potential.
âEnergy costs are rising and we must find innovative ways to save and live more responsively. Itâs our pleasure to serve the people of South Florida with our value added âGreenâ services, we have launched our websites at http://www.GreenRealty.net and our web forum at http://www.GreenRealty.cc so that we can closely understand the needs and wants of our customers and to educate our South Florida communities on how to help our environment by truly going âGreenâ,â said DaSilva, Green Realty's Broker/Owner.
The National Association of REALTORSÂ®â Green Designation was developed in response to growing consumer awareness of the benefits of resource-efficient homes and buildings. The designation helps consumers who care about energy efficiency and sustainable building practices identify REALTORSÂ® who can help them realize their green real estate and lifestyle goals.
As a National Association of REALTORSÂ®â Green Designee, Patty DaSilva has gained the knowledge and the tools necessary to become a trusted green resource for South Florida's tri-county area of Broward County, Miami-Dade County and Palm Beach County. Patty DaSilva has also launched South Florida's first âgreen websiteâ offering special products and advice on listing and purchasing an energy efficient home. For more information about Patty Dasilva and Green Realty visit http://www.GreenRealty.net, http://www.GreenRealty.cc and http://www.GreenRealtyGreenStore.com.