Why Green?

Save Money and the Planet

Given present day realities, including but not limited to the economic and environmental challenges we all face, perhaps more to the point would be the question, “Why Not Go Green?”  Thankfully, with changes in the housing market and the rise of affordable energy wise building practices and technologies, today’s the perfect time to raise up an army of Green Building Residential House Flippers.

The mission of GreenEarthEquities is to help make the decision easy, by providing training and resources enabling Renovators, Investors and Buyers the knowledge and the tools needed to Go Green while making some Green $…


Secret to Investing in Energy Wise Residential Remodeling  

Nice Remodeling (The Wow! Package) combines with attention to all details (The Done Package) and the Energy Package to present a compelling final product to the HomeBuyer.

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.  The famous words of Charles Dickens were never more true than now for the real estate professional who is willing to think outside the box.   After 33 years in Real Estate and Construction which included stints as a Real Estate Agent, a Broker, but mainly a General Contractor,  my wife and I “retired” last year and looked around for new careers to land in.

We both found areas that were a passion for us, that Common Wisdom (and our friends) said, “Oh that’s not a good choice in this Economy.”   She has become a top selling Travel Agency and I have become an Energy-Wise House Flipper.  And we’re both having more fun than ever before.

About a year ago I realized the “Perfect Storm” of Opportunity for me to jump back into real estate investing.   Foreclosures were at an all time high,  Interest rates are down, Rents are staying up, Banks are desperate to get rid of REO inventory.   It seemed a great time to buy foreclosures and install all the energy saving items and the remodeling that  I had sold as a contractor for 3 decades.

My Realtor and Contractor friends said, “But Dave, you wont be able to sell your houses if you put that much into them.”     Well, now that the first 5 are sold at a profit, I am convinced  that whether it is the best of times or worst of times has little to do with the times and all to do with how we play the cards that life deals us.

Those first 5 Flips helped develop and clarify the “Three Package System” of Renovation that is working well in today’s economy. I realized that I was having so much fun and this was such a great opportunity that I wanted to share what was working for me in the hopes of helping someone who needed a new career or just a boost in what they were already doing.  So I started teaching classes on Energy-Wise House Flipping every Tuesday  on free conference calls as well as classes for  our Utility Company and Trade Association.  (PG&E & CBPCA)

Each week I send out a series of Power Point pdf’s by email to all who are interested.   Then during the conference call, each  person can self navigate through the slides and at the end of the call, keep the slides for reference.   Here is a sample of the training on Energy-Wise House Flipping ( Click Here).  Every Tuesday at 6 PM Pacific I host a free conference call on Energy Wise House Flipping.   The Call-In number is  605 475 4800.  The Access Code is 795323#   If any of this about a new career or an addition to what you are doing, makes sense to you, you are welcome to join us.  I hope to see you on the call.   Email me first and I will send you the slides ahead of time.  (DJR5650@MAC.com)

I am amazed at the people who jump on board this train in these best of times and worst of times.   And who doesn’t jump on.  One of my best students is a boat canvass seamstress!  And many building scientists and real estate professionals haven’t seen their way out of the status quo to grasp this golden opportunity.

We call it PlanetSavers Universtiy because we really are “Saving The Planet, One (foreclosed) House At A Time.”   Our teaching at PlanetSavers is unique.  It is more than just House Flipping, more than just Wow! Remodeling & more than just smart buying and selling of real estate.


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