Jul 192013
 

Zero Energy, LEED Certified Homes For Sale, on a Nature Reserve,
in Palm Harbor Florida.

A selection of pre construction homes, that include the latest greenPalm Harbor, Zero Energy, LEED Certified Home image - Florida Green Home Brokers
building technologies, are now available for buyers who want to live in the beautiful Palm Harbor area of Florida.  These homes also offer the below optional certifications:

  • Energy Star,  
  • Florida Green Building CoalitionPlatinum level, 
  • LEED for HOMES – Platinum Level,  
  • Home Energy Rating (HERS) – Zero
  • National Green Building Standard  (NGBS) – Emerald,
  • Indoor Air Plus,  
  • Florida Water Star,  
  • Florida Friendly Landscaping – Gold.
    See certification descriptions.

These super luxury homes all include a pool and screened lanai, 3 Car Garages,  surrounded by Florida friendly landscaping, on over sized lots that back up to an 8700 acre nature reserve.

SEE OUR MODEL FOR AVAILABLE FEATURES Palm Harbor, Zero Energy, LEED Certified Home image - Florida Green Home Brokers

There are only 30 of these unique lots available and a number of reservations have already been received. Final pricing, home and lot sizes and model allocations will only be ready mid August 2013. However, to give an ide of what can be expected and the range of options, the below table has been provided for information purposes only. If this is the kind of home and lifestyle that interests you, then we urge you not to delay but to come and see us to discuss your needs as soon as possible, as we expect to be sold out by the end of August,

Palm Harbor Green Homes For sale



Price Range
Location
Square Foot Range
Best Green FeaturesBest Location
Features
Ref #
$775,000 *
East Lake corridor
2,800- 3,000
4 Bed
Zero Energy
LEED certified
On nature reserve.
Secluded green community
4903
$952,000 *
East Lake corridor
3,900 - 4,200
5 Bed
Florida Green Building certified.On nature reserve.
Secluded green community
4905
$ 1,145,000 *
East Lake corridor
5,000 - 5,500
6 Bed
Energy Star Certified
Water Sense Certified
On nature reserve.
Secluded green community
4907
* For info only
Details will change

 

OUR SERVICES ARE FREE AND WE CONTRIBUTE $500 TOWARDS YOUR CLOSING COSTS if you buy a Green Home through us.

We also contribute $250 per transaction to our Switch to green, Switch it Forward fund to help fight low income family poverty and climate change, one solar panel at a time.

People who like to live in a green city enjoy Palm Harbor for the following reasons:

 Transportation: The city is serviced by the public transportation system of Pinellas County that has several buses running through and around Palm Harbor.  There is also a Jolley Trolley, which connects the city to the downtown areas of Clearwater, Dunedin, and Tarpon Springs.  There also many bike lanes and paths allowing for easy and safe travel by bicycle.

Parks:  The public has access to about 10 beautiful parks, many showing off Florida’s lovely native vegetation. More…

Green Organizations: A green culture is evidenced by strong public support for many green organizations such as:  -Keep Pinellas Beautiful More…  – Green Towns More…

159668496Green Clubs: There are many opportunities for residents to become involved with these clubs as well:  -Suncoast Cycling Club More…  -Palm Harbor Garden Club More…

Green Markets and Stores: A wide variety of fresh, locally produced food is available from these markets and stores:  -Cross Roads Farmers Market More…  -Old Palm Harbor Community Farmers Market More…  -Earth Origins Market More…

City and County Government Green Policies and Plans for the Future: The city has proven its commitment to a sustainable future touching on all aspects of environmental concern with many green policies:  -The county is dedicated to sustainability and the health of the environment with several policies and educational programs highlighting energy/water efficiency and conservation, environmental health, conservation of resources, and waste reduction More…  -The county also has many incentives encouraging green development More…  -Water restrictions to help with conservation efforts More…

Green Communities:  This historic city has been committed to preservation in order to maintain its natural beauty.  Open spaces and greenways have been maintained, such as a parkway in the Crystal Beach community, so that all residents can enjoy the natural environment.

City Recycling and Educational Opportunities: The city is also committed to waste reduction through its recycling programs, as well as provide many opportunities for residents to learn about living green: – Weekly recycling curbside pickup service available More…  -Several drop off recycling centers as well, in addition to free mulch sites More…  -Office paper recycling program More…

Florida Green Building Coalition City Ranking:  Part of a county that has been recognized by the state for its work in sustainability and energy efficiency.
-Pinellas County has been given a gold level certification More…

Other: Further green aspects of the city as well as future plans include:  -County is part of the Green Star program More…  -A couple of its marinas have been classified as a Clean Marina by the state More…

Our services are always FREE to Buyers, and we contribute $500 towards closing costs if you buy through us, as well as $250 toward our Switch to Green, Switch it Forward Fund, to help fight poverty and climate change.

Let us show you how we can be Your Green Dream Team to help you to Live in a High Performance Green Home, that will Save You Money and help you to Pay Your Mortgage Off Years Earlier, while at the same time, live in a home that is Healthier, More Comfortable, Safer and Kinder To The Earth.

For more information, please register below. We look forward to making Green Home living your reality.

Marius J Smook – Licensed Real Estate Eco-Broker, LEED AP for HOMES, Home Energy Rater.

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     July 19, 2013
    Jul 132013
     

    Green Odessa Homes For Sale

    At Florida Green Home Brokers, we look forward to introducing you to
    green Odessa homes for sale, including Zero Energy and LEED Certified New Homes.

    Odessa Green Homes image - Florida Green Home Brokers

    Odessa community typical home. Most building lots are 2.5 acres or larger.

    We are real estate professionals, knowledgeable in all types of Green Home technologies, Green Home listings, and Green Home lending opportunities. At Florida Green Home Brokers, you will find a Green Team of Certified Eco-Brokers, LEED AP for HOMES Consultants, as well as Home Energy Raters and more, ready to make Zero Energy Green Home living your reality.

    Below, please find a list of green home opportunities including Zero Energy, LEED Certified Homes that are currently available, as well as information about what makes Odessa a great location for a quality green living lifestyle.

    Odessa Green Homes For sale

    Price Range
    Location
    Square Foot Range
    Best Green FeaturesBest Location
    Features
    Ref #
    $493,000 starting3,300 and upEnvironments for Living Gold and Energy Star certifiedNatural reserve and water. County feel. Very accessible4602
    $664,000 starting3971 and upEnvironments for Living Gold and Energy Star certifiedNatural reserve and water. County feel. Very accessible4603
    $775,000 *
    3 optional communities
    2,800- 3,000
    4 Bed
    Zero Energy
    LEED certified
    2.5 + acre lots.
    Open green spaces. Lakes. Horses.
    4903
    $952,000 *
    3 optional communities
    3,900 - 4,200
    5 Bed
    Florida Green Building certified.2.5 + acre lots.
    Open green spaces. Lakes. Horses.
    4905
    $ 1,145,000 *
    3 optional communities
    5,000 - 5,500
    6 Bed
    Energy Star Certified
    Water Sense Certified
    2.5 + acre lots.
    Open green spaces. Lakes. Horses.
    4907
    * For info only
    Details differ

    All of the above homes have multiple green features. To request a detailed, property specific list of features, including photos, floor plans, addresses and maps, PLEASE REGISTER.

    Odessa Green Homes image - Florida Green Home BrokersSee our Zero Energy, LEED Certified Odessa homes for sale model

    No Zero Energy Green Homes on the list where you want to live? Take a look at our Green Home Makeover Opportunities, that makes it possible for you to buy a Zero Energy Green Home wherever you want to live.

    Coming soon: Our environments For Living Gold Certified Model Home.

    Our services are always FREE to Buyers, and we contribute $500 towards closing costs if you buy through us, as well as $250 toward our Switch to Green, Switch it Forward Fund, to help fight poverty and climate change.

    Let us show you how we can be Your Green Dream Team to help you to Live in a Zero Energy Green Home, that will Save You Money and help you to Pay Your Mortgage Off Years Earlier, while at the same time, live in a home that is Healthier, More Comfortable, Safer and Kinder To The Earth.

    What makes Odessa a great location for a quality green living lifestyle?

     Transportation:  Odessa is serviced by the transportation services of two counties, Hillsborough and Pasco, both of which run buses, connecting the area with neighboring towns.  Its open areas also allow for easy commutes by bicycle.

    Parks:  The city is known for its outdoor areas and lakes, which includes several parks.  Some of the bigger ones are Keystone Park, Lake Rodgers Park, and Odessa Community Park, all of which showing off Florida’s lovely native vegetation.  More… 

    Odessa Green Homes image - Florida Green Home Brokers

    Odessa Community Entrance

    Green Organizations: A green culture is evidenced by strong public support for many green organizations such as:  Keep Pasco Beautiful More…, Keep Hillsborough County Beautiful, Inc. More… 

    Green Clubs: There are many opportunities for residents to become involved with these clubs as well: -Green Towns More…, Friends of the County Parks More…

    Green Markets and Stores: A wide variety of fresh, locally produced food is available from these markets and stores: Odessa Organic Market More…,

    City and County Government Green Policies and Plans for the Future
    : The city has proven its commitment to a sustainable future touching on all aspects of environmental concern with these green policies: Tax credits and rebates for energy conservation and efficiency More…, The county has acquired environmentally sensitive lands in order to protect them More…, Several initiatives on managing its valuable wetlands More….

    Green Communities:  The city is full of open spaces with many trees dotting the streets and neighborhoods.  It is also known for its open areas, including the Citrus Green community, which offers acres of pastureland and woods.  Montreux is another subdivision that offers acres of green land.

    City Recycling and Educational Opportunities: The city is also committed to waste reduction through its recycling programs, as well as provide many opportunities for residents to learn about living green.  Curbside pickup available for residents More…A recycling drop-off center located in the Hillsborough county side More….

    Other: Further green aspects of the city as well as future plans include: The county is an Energy Star partner More…, Comprehensive plan for future sustainability and energy needs More…Mini grants offered to beautify the area by planting trees and low volume irrigation systems More…, Known for its open spaces, much suited for ranching and owning horses.

    Odessa Green Homes image - Florida Green Home Brokers

    Odessa community typical home. Most building lots are 2.5 acres or larger.

    Our services are always FREE to Buyers, and we contribute $500 towards closing costs if you buy through us, as well as $250 toward our Switch to Green, Switch it Forward Fund, to help fight poverty and climate change.

    Let us show you how we can be Your Green Dream Team to help you to Live in a High Performance Green Home, that will Save You Money and help you to Pay Your Mortgage Off Years Earlier, while at the same time, live in a home that is Healthier, More Comfortable, Safer and Kinder To The Earth.

    For more information, please register below. We look forward to making Green Home living your reality.

    Marius J Smook – Licensed Real Estate Eco-Broker, LEED AP for HOMES, Home Energy Rater.

  •  

     July 13, 2013
    Jul 102013
     

    Jacksonville Green Homes - Florida Green Home BrokersAt Florida Green Home Brokers, we look forward to introducing you to high performance green homes for sale in Jacksonville FL.

    We are real estate professionals, knowledgeable in all types of Green Home technologies, Green Home listings, and Green Home lending opportunities. At Florida Green Home Brokers, you will find a Green Team of Certified Eco-Brokers, LEED AP for HOMES Consultants, as well as Home Energy Raters and more, ready to make Jacksonville Green Home living your reality.

    Below, please find a list of Green Homes that are currently available, as well as information about what makes Jacksonville a great city for a quality green living lifestyle.

    Jacksonville Green Homes For sale



    Price Range
    Location
    Square Foot Range Best Green FeaturesBest Location
    Features
    Ref #
    $258,900 - $318,242
    Rivertown
    2,303 - 3,100
    3-5 Bed
    Environments for Living Gold level certified.4,000 river acres, tree-lined streets, beaches, 50 acres natural areas & views, fishing pier, trail system, competition & fun pool, tennis, & play fields.1601
    $341,900 - $449,400
    Near St Augustine
    2,500 - 3,084
    3-4 Bed
    Environments for Living Gold level certified.Nature views & trails, wooded home sites, golf, tennis, baseball, soccer, basketball, playground, picnic pavilion, 8 miles of paths & boardwalks, 4 pools, fitness facility.1602
    $181,900 - $285,715
    North Oceanway
    1,544 - 3,409
    3-4 Bed
    Environments for Living Gold level certified.Fitness center, covered veranda with outdoor fireplace & Resort-style pool, tennis, playground, volleyball, soccer, baseball, basketball, dog park, minutes from pristine beaches.1701
    $341,900 - $558,900
    Jacsonville
    2061 - 4000
    3 - 5 Bed
    Skyetech energy & air quality certified.Fairy tale setting featuring English and Scottish architectural & landscaping. Swimming pool, tot lot, putting green & meditation park. Public transport to beaches and city.1804
    $260,990 - $303,990
    Jacksonville
    2552 - 3555
    3 - 5 Bed
    Well beyond Energy Star qualified. Energy management via mobile. Easy access to Interstates. Over sized home sites. Julington Creek boat ramp access. Minutes from Flynn Park.1102

    All of the above homes have multiple green features. To request a detailed, property specific list of features, including photos, floor plans, addresses and maps, PLEASE REGISTER.Jacksonville Green Homes - Florida Green Home Brokers

    No Green Homes on the list where you want to live? Take a look at our Green Home Makeover Opportunities, that makes it possible for you to buy a Green Home wherever you want to live.

    Our services are always FREE to Buyers, and we contribute $500 towards closing costs if you buy through us, as well as $250 toward our Switch to Green, Switch it Forward Fund, to help fight poverty and climate change.

    Let us show you how we can be Your Green Dream Team to help you to Live in a High Performance Green Home, that will Save You Money and help you to Pay Your Mortgage Off Years Earlier, while at the same time, live in a home that is Healthier, More Comfortable, Safer and Kinder To The Earth.

    What makes Jacksonville a great city for a quality green living lifestyle?

    Transportation:  The city has an efficient public transportation network with regular and express bus services, as well as downtown trolleys and shuttles.  There is also a people mover within the central business district.  In addition, there are several greenways and trails allowing for easy transportation on bikes.

    Parks:  The public has access to one of the largest urban park systems in the US, with over 80,000 acres of beautiful parks, many showing off Florida’s lovely native vegetation. More…

    Green Organizations: A green culture is evidenced by strong public support for many green organizations such as:  The Girls Gone Green More…  – Jacksonville Arboretum and Gardens More…  – St. Johns Riverkeeper Foundation More…  -Keep Jacksonville Beautiful More…

    Green Clubs: There are many opportunities for residents to become involved with these clubs as well:  -Garden Club of Jacksonville More…   -Sustainable Jacksonville More…  -Clean Marina Program More…

    Jacksonville Green Homes - Florida Green Home BrokersGreen Markets and Stores: A wide variety of fresh, locally produced food is available from these markets and stores:     – Jacksonville Farmers Market More…

    -King Street Farmers Market More…  -Whole Foods More…  -The Fresh Market More…

    City and County Government Green Policies and Plans for the Future: The city has proven its commitment to a sustainable future, touching on all aspects of environmental concern with these green policies:  -Grant program to act as incentive for sustainable building certification More…  -Grants for energy efficiency and conservation More…  -Office of Sustainability to tackle the issues of water conservation, energy efficiency, sustainable materials, and maintenance practices More…  -Sustainable building program to encourage environmentally friendly building practices More…  -Ordinances dealing with irrigation and fertilizer use More…  -Urban Gardening Program to assist in the development of community gardens More…

    Green Communities:  The city is committed to maintaining its open spaces operating the largest urban park system in the country.  There are a number of community gardens throughout the city, including in the Argyle area community and the Eastside community. More…

    City Recycling and Educational Opportunities: The city is also committed to waste reduction through its recycling programs, as well as provide many opportunities for residents to learn about living green.  -Single-stream curbside pickup for residents More…  -Curbside pickup available for scrap tires More…

    -Drop off locations for hazardous and electronic waste More…  -Curbside pick up for used appliances More…  -Tree Hill Nature Center More…

    Florida Green Building Coalition City Ranking:  The city has also been recognized for its commitment to green building and energy efficiency.

    -Received the highest ranking with a gold-level certification More…

    Other: Further green aspects of the city as well as future plans include:  -Clean It Up, Green It Up campaign to beautify the city More…  -Project New Ground, a long-term plan to clean the city by removing the pollution caused by burning solid waste More…  -Environmental Protection Board to regulate and enforce the city’s environmental laws, as yearly environmental symposiums to discuss the issues More…  -Better Jacksonville Plan to focus on the sustainable growth of the city More…

    Our services are always FREE to Buyers, and we contribute $500 towards closing costs if you buy through us, as well as $250 toward our Switch to Green, Switch it Forward Fund, to help fight poverty and climate change.

    Let us show you how we can be Your Green Dream Team to help you to Live in a High Performance Green Home, that will Save You Money and help you to Pay Your Mortgage Off Years Earlier, while at the same time, live in a home that is Healthier, More Comfortable, Safer and Kinder To The Earth.

    For more information about green homes for sale in Jacksonville FL, please register below.
    We look forward to making Green Home living your reality.

    Marius J Smook – Licensed Real Estate Eco-Broker, LEED AP for HOMES, Home Energy Rater.

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     July 10, 2013
    Jul 072013
     

    Orlando Green Homes image - Florida Green Home BrokersAt Florida Green Home Brokers, we look forward to introducing you to high performance green homes for sale in Orlando FL

    We are real estate professionals, knowledgeable in all types of Green Home technologies, Green Home listings, and Green Home lending opportunities. At Florida Green Home Brokers, you will find a Green Team of Certified Eco-Brokers, LEED AP for HOMES Consultants, as well as Home Energy Raters and more, ready to make Green Home living your reality.

    Below, please find a list of Green Homes that are currently available, as well as information about what makes Orlando a great city for a quality green living lifestyle.

    Green Homes for sale in Orlando FL



    Price Range
    Location
    Square Foot
    Range
    Best Green FeaturesBest Location
    Features
    Ref #
    $278,000 - $382,000
    Winter Garden
    2,400 - 4,700
    3 - 6 Bed
    Closed foam insulated attic, Solar PV, Fresh air + MERV 8 filter, NetZero ready22 Mile West Orange trail, 48 square mile Boating lake, 200 Acre nature park3209
    $252,000 - $455,000
    Windermere
    1,700 - 4,300
    3 - 6 Bed
    Closed foam insulated attic, Solar PV, Fresh air + MERV 8 filter, NetZero readyMultiple lakes and outdoor activities3207
    $477,000 - $603,000
    Dr Phillips
    2,700 - 5,200Closed foam insulated attic, Solar PV, Fresh air + MERV 8 filter, NetZero readyPublic transport to theme parks, hub access to all interstates3205

    All of the above homes have multiple green features. To request a detailed, property specific list of features, including photos, floor plans, addresses andOrlando Green Homes image - Florida Green Home Brokers maps, PLEASE REGISTER.

    No Green Homes on the list where you want to live? Take a look at our Green Home Makeover Opportunities, that makes it possible for you to buy a Green Home wherever you want to live.

    Our services are always FREE to Buyers, and we contribute $500 towards closing costs if you buy through us, as well as $250 toward our Switch it Green, Switch it Forward Fund, to help fight poverty and climate change.

    Let us show you how we can be Your Green Dream Team to help you to Live in a High Performance Green Home, that will Save You Money and help you to Pay Your Mortgage Off Years Earlier, while at the same time, live in a home that is Healthier, More Comfortable, Safer and Kinder To The Earth.

    What makes Orlando a great city for a quality green living lifestyle?

    Transportation:  A new commuter rail system is under construction called SunRail, which will not only service Orlando, but surrounding cities as well.  There is a bus rapid transit system proving quick access to commuters and many of those vehicles can run on E85.  Several electric vehicles in its fleet, with many charging stations throughout the city.  For bikers, there are over 294 miles of trails and lanes.  The city is also exploring possible bike and car sharing schemes to reduce GHG from vehicles.
    Parks:  The public has access to 100 beautiful parks, many showing off Florida’s lovely native vegetation. More…

    Green Organizations: A green culture is evidenced by strong public support for many green organizations such as:          -Keep Orlando Beautiful More…   -Green Up Orlando More…   -Central Florida Energy Efficiency Alliance More…

    Green Clubs: There are many opportunities for residents to become involved with these clubs as well:  -Orlando Garden Club More…

    Green Markets and Stores: A wide variety of fresh, locally produced food is available from these markets and stores:     -Whole Foods Market More…-Orlando Farmer’s Market More…  -Audubon Park Community Market More…   -College Park Farmer’s Market More…  -Several other farmer’s markets in the area More…  -The Fresh Market More…

    Orlando Green Homes image - Florida Green Home BrokersCity and County Government Green Policies and Plans for the Future: The city has proven its commitment to a sustainable future touching on all aspects of environmental concern with these green policies: -Municipal buildings constructed to LEED standards and landscaping code revisions to maximize water efficiency More…  -10,000 Tree Initiative with goal of having 40% canopy coverage in the city More…  -Sustainability Plan to reduce GHG emissions and energy use, conserve natural resources such as water and trees, improve natural ecosystems such as water bodies, run public fleet entirely on renewable energy, develop transit oriented development to reduce the need of vehicles, and only engage in environmental preferable purchasing More…  -Rebates for energy efficient designs and use of renewable sources of energy More…

    Green Communities:  The city is dedicated to preserving its green spaces in addition to planting trees throughout the city.  Named a Tree City USA, Orlando is committed to covering the city with trees.  In addition, there are many community gardens such as in Parramore and Festival Park.

    City Recycling and Educational Opportunities:  The city is also committed to waste reduction through its recycling programs, as well as provide many opportunities for residents to learn about living green. -Single cart recycling for curbside pickup More…  -Several recycling drop off stations throughout the city as well as free compost for gardening More…  -Sustainable Materials Facility to effectively manage waste water as well as many other facilities to produce energy from waste More…  -Think Blue Program to educate businesses about water quality protection More…  -Outreach programs to inform about managing stormwater sustainably More…  -Green business workshop programs to teach about waste reduction and environmentally friendly products More…  -Orlando Science Center More…

    Florida Green Building Coalition City Ranking:  The city has also been recognized for its work with green building and energy efficiency. -The city has received the highest certification with a gold ranking More…

    Other: Further green aspects of the city as well as future plans include: -Comprehensive sustainability plan outlining the goals of the future More…  -Green Neighborhood Program and POWER Program and awarded a Department of Energy Solar America Cities grant to increase use of solar energy More…   -Strong supporter of adopting Florida Friendly Landscape techniques More…  -Lynx transportation system uses biodiesel More…  -Green Up Orlando encourages residents to beautify their houses and neighborhoods More…  -City sponsored Bike to Work Day

    For more information about homes for sale in Orlando FL, please register below.
    We look forward to making Green Home living your reality.

    Our services are always FREE to Buyers, and we contribute $500 towards closing costs if you buy through us, as well as $250 toward our Switch it Green, Switch it Forward Fund, to help fight poverty and climate change.

    Marius J Smook – Licensed Real Estate Eco-Broker, LEED AP for HOMES, Home Energy Rater.

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     July 7, 2013
    Jun 062013
     

    FGBC Certified Homes For Sale in Stuart Florida.

    A selection of move-in-ready and pre construction homes, that include the latest Insulated Concrete Form building (ICF) technologies, are now available for buyers who want to live in the beautiful “Sailfish Capital of the World,”

    These homes also offer the below optional certifications:

    • Energy Star
    • Florida Green Building Coalition
    • Home Energy Rating (HERS)
    • Florida Friendly Landscaping
    • EPA WaterStar
    • FPL BuildSmart
      See certification descriptions.

    These Stuart Green Homes, independently certified energy efficient by the EPA’s Energy Star Program, Water Star Program, and Florida Power and Light, have also been awarded The Florida Green Building Coalition  gold certification, thereby meeting the highest economical, ecological and environmentally friendly standards. They are not only super energy efficient, healthy and able to withstand hurricane winds, but they are also luxurious in every detail.

    See our model for available features.

    Stuart Green Homes image - Florida Green Home Brokers

    Stuart green community typical home.

     

    Stuart Green Homes For sale

    Price Range
    Location
    Square Foot Range
    Best Green FeaturesBest Location
    Features
    Ref #
    $450,000
    Built
    2,587/4,144
    3 Bed
    60X140 lot
    Florida Green Building Coalition, Energy Star, WaterSense, EPL Build Smart cert. ICF construction.Small green home community.
    5 Minutes from ocean.
    9151
    150,000 - 290,000 *
    On your lot.
    1,288 -
    2,725
    3-4 Bed
    Florida Green Building Coalition cert., Insulated Concrete Form construction.On your lot.9152
    * Excl. lot* Dependent on options selected

    For more information, PLEASE REGISTER. OUR SERVICES ARE FREE AND WE CONTRIBUTE $500 TOWARDS YOUR CLOSING COSTS if you buy one of the green homes for sale in Stuart Florida through us. We also contribute $250 per transaction to our Switch it Green, Switch it Forward fund to help fight low income family poverty and climate change, one solar panel at a time.

    People who like to live in a green city enjoy Stuart for the following reasons:

    Transportation:  This small city does not have a form of public transportation throughout the city, however there are shuttles running from the city center to airports and other major cities in Florida.  There are also several bike paths, especially along the beach, allowing for easy access to most points of interest.

    Parks: The public has access to over 30 beautiful parks, many showing off Florida’s lovely native vegetation. More …

    Stuart Green Homes image - Florida Green Home Brokers Green Organizations: A green culture is evidenced by strong public support for many green organizations such as:          Wild Dolphin Project More…  Keep Martin Beautiful More…  Rivers Coalition More…

    Green Clubs: There are many opportunities for residents to become involved with these clubs as well:  -Garden Club of Stuart More…  Clean Marina Program More…

    Green Markets and Stores: A wide variety of fresh, locally produced food is available from these markets and stores:     -Stuart Green Market More…  The Fresh Market More…

    City and County Government Green Policies and Plans for the Future: The city has proven its commitment to a sustainable future touching on all aspects of environmental concern with these green policies:  Comprehensive watershed protection and conservation programs, as well as a strategy to effectively manage storm water More…  Ordinance for construction of energy efficient buildings More…  Ordinance to increase urban agriculture More…  Adopted a long term water conservation initiative More…

    Green Communities:  Its vegetation cover and landscapes has made it one of the most beautiful cities in America.  There is a community garden in East Stuart and the city is committed to increasing its urban agriculture.

    City Recycling and Educational Opportunities: The city is also committed to waste reduction through its recycling programs, as well as provide many opportunities for residents to learn about living green.  -Commercial business and school recycling program More…  Single-stream recycling for curbside pickup More…  -Hazardous waste drop off program More…  Focus on recycling education in schools More…  -Environmental Studies Center More…

    Florida Green Building Coalition City Ranking: The city has also been recognized for its work with green building and energy efficiency.  The city is part of Martin County, which has been given a gold ranking for its energy efficient regulations and policies More…Stuart Green Homes image - Florida Green Homes Brokers

    Other: Further green aspects of the city as well as future plans include:  Awarded “Most Beautiful City” in 2008 for its population group by America in Bloom due to its community involvement, awareness, and green appearance. It was also an honorable mention for the “Environmental Awareness” category More…

    Numerous awards for wastewater facility plant More… Comprehensive plan to protect its natural resources and allow for sustainable development More…

    The county has been designated a green local government due to its policies towards green cleaning and maintenance, as well as due to its part in the Environmentally Preferred Purchasing program.

    Our services are always FREE to Buyers, and we contribute $500 towards closing costs if you buy through us, as well as $250 toward our Switch it Green, Switch it Forward, to help fight poverty and climate change.

    Let us show you how we can be Your Green Dream Team to help you to Live in a High Performance Green Home, that will Save You Money and help you to Pay Your Mortgage Off Years Earlier, while at the same time, live in a home that is Healthier, More Comfortable, Safer and Kinder To The Earth.

    For more information about green homes for sale in Stuart Florida,  please register below.
    We look forward to making Green Home living your reality.

    Marius J Smook – Licensed Real Estate Eco-Broker, LEED AP for HOMES, Home Energy Rater.

  •  June 6, 2013
    Jun 012013
     

    FGBC Certified Green homes for sale in Palm Coast FL.

    A selection of move-in-ready and pre construction green homes for sale in Palm Coast FL, that include the latest Insulated Concrete Form building (ICF) technologies, are now available for buyers who want to live on the beautiful North East Coast of Florida.These homes also offer the below optional certifications:

    See our model for homes for sale in Palm Coast FL

    Palm Coast Green Homes image - Florida Green Home Brokers

    There are only a limited number of lots available. Final pricing, home customization, lot sizes and model allocations are optional. If this is the kind of home and lifestyle that interests you, then we urge you not to delay but to come and see us to discuss your needs as soon as possible, as the market is currently very active.

    Palm Coast Green Homes For sale

    Price Square Foot
    Best Green FeaturesCommunity featuresRef #
    $384,000
    + lot
    2,717
    3 Bed+Den/4 bath
    FGBC green cert. FL friendly yard. Energy Star, FPL BuildSmart, ICF construction.Hammock Dunes water front community6202
    $456,000
    + lot
    3,228
    4 Bed/5 bath
    FGBC green cert. FL friendly yard. Energy Star, FPL BuildSmart, ICF construction.Hammock Dunes water front community6203
    $653,000
    + lot
    4,625
    5 Bed/6 bath
    FGBC green cert. FL friendly yard. Energy Star, FPL BuildSmart, ICF construction..Hammock Dunes water front community6204
    $220,000
    Built.
    1,850
    3 Bed/2bath
    FGBC green cert. FL friendly yard. Energy Star, FPL BuildSmart, ICF construction.Nice neighborhood6701

    Palm Coast Green Homes image - Florida Green Home Brokers

    OUR SERVICES ARE FREE AND WE CONTRIBUTE $500 TOWARDS YOUR CLOSING COSTS if you buy a Green Home through us.  We also contribute $250 per transaction to our Switch it Green, Switch it Forward fund to help fight low income family poverty and climate change, one solar panel at a time.

    People who like to live in a green city enjoy the Greater Palm Coast area of Northeast Florida Green for the following reasons:

     Transportation:  Buses are used to travel within the city as well as Amtrak stations for further travel.  There is also an intricate pedestrian and bike network that allows residents to get around without needing to get in a vehicle.

     Parks:  The public has access to 21 beautiful parks, many showing off Florida’s lovely native vegetation. More…

    Green Organizations: A green culture is evidenced by strong public support for many green organizations such as: Sea Turtle Patrol More…  Trust for Public Land More…  KidStar Radio Network More…

    Green Clubs: There are many opportunities for residents to become involved with these clubs as well:  Palm Coast Garden Club More…  Children Helping in Resource Protection More…

    Palm Coast Green Homes image - Florida Green Home BrokersGreen Markets and Stores: A wide variety of fresh, locally produced food is available from these markets and stores:  Flagler Beach Farmer’s Market/ Palm Coast Flea and Farmer’s Market More…  Diane’s Natural Foods More…

    City and County Government Green Policies and Plans for the Future: The area has proven its commitment to a sustainable future touching on all aspects of environmental concern with these green policies:  Comprehensive plan for land use aimed at preventing urban sprawl, establishing an efficient transportation system, and preserving open areas More…  Policies for coastal management protection, preserving links between natural ecosystems, reducing GHG emissions, reducing groundwater pollution, and conserving water supplies and natural vegetation. More… Incentives to residents and businesses for green building and development. More…

    Green Communities:  The city is dedicated to preserving its green spaces, providing greenways to link them as well.  The city has been named a Tree City

    Palm Coast Green Homes image - Florida Green Home Brokers

    Hammock Dunes Community

    USA and received the Tree City Growth Award.  In addition, there are many community gardens, such as the one at the Palm Coast Community Center, and a green community can be found at the Town Center called the Brookhaven Green Community. The area is also blessed with beautiful planned communities such as Hammock Dunes. 

    City Recycling and Educational Opportunities: The city is also committed to waste reduction through its recycling programs, as well as provide many opportunities for residents to learn about living green.  -Curbside pick up weekly as well as free recycling bins More… Hazardous waste pick up upon call, as well as other large appliances More…  -Several school programs teaching children the importance of green living More… Revenue from recycling funds special recycling programs as well

    Florida Green Building Coalition City Ranking: The city has also been recognized for its work with green building and energy efficiency. Given the highest ranking with a gold rating for its efforts on sustainability More…

    Other: Further green aspects of the area as well as future plans include: The city gives out Beautification Awards to residents, businesses, and non-profit organization to reward and encourage the maintenance of a positive landscape.  More… Requires green certification for all future government buildings Received Plant Operations Excellence Award by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection

    Our services are always FREE to Buyers, and we contribute $500 towards closing costs if you buy through us, as well as $250 toward our Switch it Green, Switch it Forward Fund, to help fight poverty and climate change.

    Let us show you how we can be Your Green Dream Team to help you to Live in a High Performance Green Home, that will Save You Money and help you to Pay Your Mortgage Off Years Earlier, while at the same time,  live in a home that is Healthier, More Comfortable, Safer and Kinder To The Earth.

    For more information, please register below. We look forward to making Green Home living your reality.

    Marius J Smook – Licensed Real Estate Eco-Broker, LEED AP for HOMES, Home Energy Rater.

  •  June 1, 2013
    Nov 012012
     


    St. Petersburg Green Homes imageGreen homes for sale in St Petersburg FL

    We are real estate professionals, knowledgeable in all types of Green Home technologies, Green Home listings, and Green Home lending opportunities. At Florida Green Home Brokers, you will find a Green Team of Certified Eco-Brokers, LEED AP for HOMES Consultants, as well as Home Energy Raters and more, ready to make Green Home living your reality.

    Below, please find a list of green homes for sale in St Petersburg FL, as well as information about what makes St. Petersburg a great city for a quality green living lifestyle.

    St Petersburg Green Homes For sale



    Price Range
    Location
    Square Foot
    Range
    Best Green FeaturesBest Location
    Features
    Ref #
    $300,000 - $400,000
    Saint Petersburg
    2,294 - 3,29
    3 - 4 Bed
    Well beyond Energy Star qualified. Energy management via mobile.Unlimited water sports and recreation at local beaches. Public transport to endless amenities.2105
    TBD
    Pinellas park
    Town homes
    3 - 4 Bed
    Beyond Energy Energy Star certifiedWalk to amenities. minutes to Gulf via public transport2403

    All of the above homes have multiple green features. To request a detailed, property specific list of features, including photos, floor plans, addresses and maps, PLEASE REGISTER.

    No Green Homes on the list where you want to live? Take a look at our Green Home Makeover Opportunities, that makes it possible for you to buy a Green Home wherever you want to live.

    Our services are always FREE to Buyers, and we contribute $500 towards closing costs if you buy through us, as well as $250 toward our Switch to Green, Switch it Forward Fund, to help fight poverty and climate change.

    Let us show you how we can be Your Green Dream Team to help you to one of the green homes for sale in St Petersburg FL, that will Save You Money and help you to Pay Your Mortgage Off Years Earlier, while at the same time, live in a home that is Healthier, More Comfortable, Safer and Kinder To The Earth.

    St. Petersburg Green Homes image

    What makes St. Petersburg a great city for a quality green living lifestyle?

    Transportation: Buses accommodates local services, as well as tourists along the beach.  A trolley also circulates the downtown area.  There is also a pedestrian and bicycle program that has established lanes in all roadways as well trails that provide safe links to many facilities such as parks, schools, and restaurants.

    Parks:  The public has access to 137 beautiful parks, many showing off Florida’s lovely native vegetation. More…

    Green Organizations:  A green culture is evidenced by strong public support for many green organizations such as:  -Green Florida More…  -Clean Beaches Coalition More…  -Defenders of Wildlife More…

    Green Clubs:  There are many opportunities for residents to become involved with these clubs as well:  -Garden Club More…

    Green Markets and Stores:  A wide variety of fresh, locally produced food is available from these markets and stores:  -Saturday Morning Market More…  -The Fresh Market More…  -Earth Origin’s Market More…  -Lin Farmer’s Market

    St. Petersburg Green Homes imageCity and County Government Green Policies and Plans for the Future:  The city has proven its commitment to a sustainable future touching on all aspects of environmental concern with these green policies:  -Executive order to improve energy assessments and efficiency, adopt greener building codes, increase use of renewable energy, and improve fuel efficiency More… More…  -Land development regulations to reduce need for new roads More…  -Water rebate programs and reclamation More…

    Green Communities:  There are many green spaces throughout the city.  In fact, it has been named a Tree City USA, and there are several community gardens such as in Bartlett Park, Faith Covenant, and Oakdale.

    City Recycling and Educational Opportunities:  The city is also committed to waste reduction through its recycling programs, as well as provide many opportunities for residents to learn about living green.  -Sign up for curbside pickup or drop off at 22 public facilities or over 130 private ones, free pick up for large appliances, many drop off facilities for electronics, as well as buy back programs More…  -Boyd Hill Environmental Center More…

    Florida Green Building Coalition City Ranking: The city has also been recognized for its work with green building and energy efficiency.  -Certified as the first Green City in Florida and given a Silver rating More…

    Other:  Further green aspects of the city as well as future plans include: 11 certified LEED buildings and 5 certified green lodging.  Award winning conservation programs and recognized for having one of largest reclaimed water systems, bike networks, and preservation of open spaces.  Internal programs also recognized such as their environmental preferred purchasing program.

    Please see our homes for sale in Tampa, Jacksonville, Odessa, Orlando, Palm Coast, Palm Harbor, Sarasota, St Petersburg, and Stuart.

    Our services are always FREE to Buyers, and we contribute $500 towards closing costs if you buy through us, as well as $250 toward our Switch to Green, Switch it Forward Fund, to help fight poverty and climate change.

    Let us show you how we can be Your Green Dream Team to help you to Live in a High Performance Green Home, that will Save You Money and help you to Pay Your Mortgage Off Years Earlier, while at the same time, live in a home that is Healthier, More Comfortable, Safer and Kinder To The Earth.

    For more information about green homes for sale in St Petersburg FL, please register below.
    We look forward to making Green Home living your reality.

    Marius J Smook – Licensed Real Estate Eco-Broker, LEED AP for HOMES, Home Energy Rater.

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     November 1, 2012
    Oct 082012
     

    Tampa green homes image

    At Florida Green Home Brokers, we look forward to introducing you to
    High Performance Green Home opportunities in Tampa, Florida.

    We are real estate professionals, knowledgeable in all types of Green Home technologies, Green Home listings, and Green Home lending opportunities. At Florida Green Home Brokers, you will find a Green Team of Certified Eco-Brokers, LEED AP for HOMES Consultants, as well as Home Energy Raters and more, ready to make Green Home living your reality.

    See our Zero Energy LEED certified model.

    Below, please find a list of Green Homes that are currently available, as well as information about what makes Tampa a great city for a quality green living lifestyle.

    Tampa Green Homes For sale



    Price Range
    Location
    Square Foot
    Range
    Best Green FeaturesBest Location
    Features
    Ref #
    $499,000 - $875,000
    South Tampa
    3000 - 5000
    on your lot
    optional plans
    Zero Energy
    LEED Certified
    FGBC certified
    Public transport
    Water activities
    Short commute to all
    4901
    $216,000 - $263,000
    Land O' Lakes
    2056 - 3197
    3-5 Bed + bonus room
    Well beyond Energy Star certification.Resort style pool, club house, tennis, soccer, lakes, basketball, hiking, country setting.4460
    $222,990 - $233,990
    Lutz
    1,791-2,315
    3 Bed
    Environments for Living, Energy Star, certified, Water Sense labeled plumbing.Green Town Homes4565
    $198,000 - $299,000
    Ruskin
    1,800 - 4,500
    3- 8 Bed
    Well beyond Energy Star certification.Country living lifestyle4401
    $259,990 - $317,490
    Lithia
    2,283-2,972
    3 - 4 Bed
    Environments for Living, Energy Star, certified, Water Sense labeled plumbing.Certified Green community with endless outdoor activities.4566
    $468,000 - $548,000
    Citrus Park
    3,234 - 5175
    4-6 Bed
    Energy Star qualifiedEstate-sized home sites close to walking, biking trails & boating.
    4300
    $401,990 - $475,990
    3,202 - 5,016Closed foam insulated attic, Solar PV, Fresh air + MERV 8 filter, NetZero readyWalking and biking Beach Park4201
    $219,990 - $283,990
    New Tampa
    1,981-2,972
    3-4 Bed
    Environments for Living, Energy Star, certified, Water Sense labeled plumbing.Aquatic center, tennis and basketball courts, park areas, and lakes.4567
    $365,990 - $452,990
    Carroll wood
    3,098 - 5,107
    3-7 Bed
    Closed foam insulated attic, Solar PV, Fresh air + MERV 8 filter, NetZero readyShort commute to everything.4202
    $520,000 - $650,000
    Central
    2613 - 3408
    3-5 Bed
    Cert. Environments For Living Gold Level Program with Energy Saver guaranteed savings.Trendy living. Public commute to everywhere.4601
    $229,990 - $369,990
    Apollo Beach
    1,924-3,650
    3-4 Bed
    Environments for Living, Energy Star, certified, Water Sense labeled plumbing.Waterfront community, resort style amenities, boating access to Bay.4568
    $308,000 - $490,000
    Land O' Lakes, custom
    2250 - 4553
    3-6 Bed
    Florida Green Building Coalition cert., Energy Star qualified, Eco Crafted.Huge aquatic, fitness and recreation center. Easy access to major interstates.4301
    $164,990 - $218,990
    Gibsonton
    1,618-3,139
    3-4 Bed
    Environments for Living, Energy Star, certified, Water Sense labeled plumbing.Easy commute to MacDill AFB as well as both Tampa and Brandon.4569
    $244,990 - $339,990
    South Tampa
    1,556-2,730
    3 - 4 Bed
    Environments for Living, Energy Star,
    certified, Water Sense labeled plumbing.
    Walk to MacDill AFB
    Public transport, beach, boating, historic
    4570

    All of the above homes have some or all of these High Performance Green features. To request a detailed, property specific list of features, including photos, floor plans, addresses andTampa green homes image maps, PLEASE REGISTER.

    No Green Homes on the list where you want to live? Take a look at our Green Home Makeover Opportunities, that makes it possible for you to buy a Green Home wherever you want to live.

    Our services are always FREE to Buyers, and we contribute $500 towards closing costs if you buy through us, as well as $250 toward our Switch to Green, Switch it Forward Fund, to help fight poverty and climate change.

    Let us show you how we can be Your Green Dream Team to help you to Live in a High Performance Green Home, that will Save You Money and help you to Pay Your Mortgage Off Years Earlier, while at the same time, live in a home that is Healthier, More Comfortable, Safer and Kinder To The Earth.

    What makes Tampa a great city for a quality green living lifestyle?

    Transportation:  The city has over 200 buses travelling in the city as well as a trolley service that provides easy access to the downtown area.  The TECO Line Streetcar System utilizes electric streetcars to connect people to popular destination sites as well.  There is also an extensive greenway and trail system for cyclists and pedestrians that will stretch throughout the city and many of the neighborhoods.

    Parks:  The public has access to 158 beautiful parks, many showing off Florida’s lovely native vegetation. More…  

    Green Organizations: A green culture is evidenced by strong public support for many green organizations such as: -Going Green Tampa. More…  -Sierra Club. More…  -Student Environmental Association. More…  -Tampa Bay Association of Environmental Professionals. More…    Green Clubs: There are many opportunities for residents to become involved with these clubs as well: -Tampa Garden Club. More… -Code Green Community. More…  -Suncoast Native Plant Society. More…  

    Florida green homes imageGreen Markets and Stores: A wide variety of fresh, locally produced food is available from these markets and stores: -Whole Foods Market. More…  -Sanwa Farmer’s Market. More…
    -Hyde Park Village Fresh Market. More ….  -Tampa Bay Farmer’s Market.  More …  -Bayshore Market. More …  

    City and County Government Green Policies and Plans for the Future: The city has proven its commitment to a sustainable future touching on all aspects of environmental concern with these green policies: -City-funded buildings must comply with LEED silver standards and incentives to the private sector for green developments. More …  -Citywide energy audits to increase energy efficiency
    -Free water audits available and strict water restrictions to promote conservation. More …  

    Green Communities:  The city is dedicated to promoting green spaces and communities as well.  Named a Tree City USA, the city is lined with trees and open areas are preserved and linked by many greenways.  Fish Hawk Ranch community has been recognized as a green community and there are many local gardens such as in Seminole Heights, Sulphur Springs, and Ybor Heights,

    City Recycling and Educational Opportunities:  The city is also committed to waste reduction through its recycling programs, as well as provide many opportunities for residents to learn about living green. -McKay Bay Refuse-to-Energy facility. More …  -Expanded curbside recycling pickup. More …  -Solar-powered recycling compactors throughout the downtown area. More … 

    -Solid Waste Enhanced Environment Program provides curbside pickup as well as neighborhood cleanups. More …  -Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful educates the public about environmental stewardship. More …  -Nature’s Academy provide hands on programs to learn about conservation. More …  -Information on water efficiency and conservation. More …

    Florida Green Building Coalition City Ranking:  The city has also been recognized for its work with green building and energy efficiency. – Given the highest level of certification with a gold rating. More …

    Other: Further green aspects of the city as well as future plans include: -Top 25 U.S cities with most ENERGY STAR buildings. More …  -Electric vehicle charging stations throughout the city
    -Green Business Designation Program to promote sustainability and partnerships with local businesses. More …  -Fast track review for green projects. More …  -Florida Friendly Yards Program strongly encouraged. More …

    Please see our homes for sale in Tampa, Jacksonville, Odessa, Orlando, Palm Coast, Palm Harbor, Sarasota, St Petersburg, and Stuart.

    Our services are always FREE to Buyers, and we contribute $500 towards closing costs if you buy through us, as well as $250 toward our Switch to Green, Switch it Forward Fund, to help fight poverty and climate change.

    Let us show you how we can be Your Green Dream Team to help you to Live in a High Performance Green Home, that will Save You Money and help you to Pay Your Mortgage Off Years Earlier, while at the same time, live in a home that is Healthier, More Comfortable, Safer and Kinder To The Earth.

    For more information, please register below. We look forward to making Green Home living your reality.

    Marius J Smook – Licensed Real Estate Eco-Broker, LEED AP for HOMES, Home Energy Rater.

  • At Florida Green Home Brokers LLC, we are now promoting Tampa Green Homes in the zip codes:  FL 33601, 33602, 33603, 33604, 33605, 33606, 33607, 33608, 33609, 33610, 33611, 33612, 33613, 33614, 33615, 33616, 33617, 33618, 33619, 33620, 33621, 33622, 33623, 33624, 33625, 33626, 33629, 33630, 33631, 33633, 33634, 33635, 33637, 33647, 33650, 33651, 33655, 33660, 33661, 33662, 33663, 33664, 33672, 33673, 33674, 33675, 33677, 33679, 33680, 33681, 33682, 33684, 33685, 33686, 33687, 33688, 33689, 33690, 33694 and 33697.

     

     October 8, 2012