SEE WHAT OTHERS
ARE SAYING ABOUT
THE GREEN MLS TOOL KIT
"I congratulate the National Association of REALTORS® for this essential toolkit that takes the next important step: translating green construction into demonstrable value for brokers and their customers all over the country."
Robert R. Jones
National Association of Home Builders
"The new Green MLS Tool Kit will make it even easier for the real estate industry to connect potential homebuyers to healthy, high-performing homes."
Vice President, Residential Development
U.S. Green Building Council
"National Association of REALTORS® and its partners in releasing the Green MLS Tool Kit will help all homebuyers make more informed choices about the cost of their housing and where up-front payment may lead to long-term saving."
"The Appraisal Institute is pleased to participate in this important effort to enhance the data found in the MLS."
Leslie Sellers, MAI, SRA
Welcome to the Green MLS Tool Kit
Welcome to the Green MLS Tool kit, a green real estate industry collaborative project. Home buyers, sellers and appraisers depend on a Green MLS for the same goal: ensuring fair value for good, green homes.
Green MLS is one solution for three different problems. Green MLS:
- Helps buyers quickly find green homes
- Makes it easy to fully promote the special features of a green home
- Supports apples-to-apples comparison when it is time to appraise a green home
Good Green MLS is designed to support the flow of green home information/performance between the players in the marketplace. Value for green homes follows this information flow:
This toolkit addresses the recommended steps from industry experts and early Green MLS adopters to support efficient flow of green home information and value:
Step 1 - Cross Industry Goals & Team
Step 2 - Design for Data Integrity
Step 3 - Design for Ongoing Quality
Step 4 - Create the Green MLS Platform
Step 5 - Educate, Communicate
Step 6 - Track & Publish Market Trends
If you are just new to Green MLS please visit our Getting Started page. If you are already a part of the Green MLS movement please visit the Continuous Improvement page to learn the lessons so far about Green MLS and get suggestions to make your program even stronger.