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GreenEarthEquities also offers a variety of Free and G.E.A.R. Membership PDF slides for use in energy wise residential renovation and investment presentations. Lacking the audio and video of a Webinar, this format is perfect for use in your own presentations. Feel free to adapt the information in whatever way necessary to communicate the importance of energy efficiency to audiences of any size.
ACI 2013 Denver Post Conference Review Greetings PlanetSavers, Back from the Affordable Comfort Institute's 2013 Denver Conference I wanted to apologize for the live broadcast technical problems two weeks ago. In the past we've had success with similar on the spot interviews but the logistics this last time proved difficult. Even so, the conference was worth discussing so I hope any fellow attendees or those interested in the latest developments or future attendance will join me tonight at 6PM PDT. Click here to watch a streaming version of this webinar. (Recommended because of large file size) To download this Webex presentation click here. To watch this...Continue Reading!
Buy and Hold Running the Numbers Tonight I'll be reviewing the process of locating and assessing 2 different and affordable properties each with some perks. We'll run the numbers from walk through repair estimates for a Phase 1 Buy and Hold remodel to likely return on investment (ROI). 4877 East McKenzie Ave Fresno, CA 93727 List $125,000, 4 days on market, built 1977 5 bedroom 2 bath, 1,684 sqft, lot 8,580 sqft 2 car garage, large pool RentoMeter.com rent estimate: $1,400 plus 4944 East Illinois Ave Fresno CA 93727 4944 East Illinois Ave Fresno CA 93727 List $128,500, 15 days on market, built 1956 3 bedroom 1.5 bath, 1,700 sqft, lot...Continue Reading!
1060 C St. Orange Cove Tightening or Slashing Remodel Budgets A constantly reoccurring question in Green Renovation is how to get the most out of a remodel budget. Some considerations include: What can I afford to cut? What can't I afford to cut? What flipping costs are recoverable? What buy and hold costs are recoverable? How much of an Energy Package can I afford to include? What's the best loading order for a Phase 1 and Phase 2 energy wise retrofit? We'll be addressing these and other questions as we take another look at the budget for 1060 C. Street Orange Cove CA recently purchased by Larry Weingarten via...Continue Reading!
Pacific Palisades CA Energy Decisions and Contractor Conversations This Tuesday we'll be checking in on a property in Valencia CA featured in past webinars. Working on a 1,000 sqft energy efficient addition, the owner's working with a tight budget and an experienced General Contractor without special training in green building. After shopping some options HVAC, insulation and plumbing decisions must be made that won't brake the budget while providing maximum comfort, health and energy savings. With tens of thousands of homeowners facing similar situations we'll be addressing the following questions in particular: What's the biggest bang for the buck in energy efficiency? How best to communicate...Continue Reading!
Tax Deed Auction Orange Cove DEAL OR LEMON As some may recall we recently featured a Bid4Assets.com Fresno County Tax Deed Auction on several webinars. While we were significantly outbid on the properties we identified, Larry Weingarten our resident auction expert had the winning bid for 2 "outside the box" kind of properties. Tuesday night we'll get a look inside one, a 3 bedroom 1 bath about an hour southeast of Fresno. We'll review photos from our inspection and estimate what it's going to take to get this house rent or retail flip ready with at least a Phase 1 Energy Package. Zillow says...Continue Reading!
Budget Loading Order DOE Test House Rent Remodel As many of you know in 2011 we partnered with the Department of Energy through IBACOS on a dry and hot climate test house located at 440 N. Homsy Fresno, CA. Click here for project overview After 18 months of testing IBACOS recently did a results webinar and having removed their equipment they've turned the keys back to us to finish the remodel and get the property ready for rent or sale. The owner-investor has obtained and placed multiple homes with us to manage all aspects of each project. He's in the process of refinancing a...Continue Reading!
Online Tax Deeds Fresno County CA Auction Results Two weeks ago we reviewed Bid4Assets.com with an in depth look at Fresno County CA's Online Tax Deed Auction. Larry Weingarten, our resident tax deed expert, joined us fresh from participating in several other similar county sales. Tonight we'll be discussing the particulars of the bidding process, with screen shots of each step along the way, from viewing the properties in question to placing and tracking bids. Tune in at 6PM Pacific as we share our interesting experience with this kind of property acquisition. We'll talk about our bidding strategy and how we did, as well...Continue Reading!
EnergyPro Modeling BPI Trainer Remodels Home This week I'll be interviewing Aaron Husak, our resident Certified HERS Rater and BPI Trainer regarding his plans for an energy wise remodel of his newly purchased home in the Fig Garden area of Fresno CA. Built in 1951, his 2 Bedroom 1 Bath 900 sqft home recently closed escrow. Aaron's already started his before and after calculations using EnergyPro modeling but is anxious to hear what we think about the project. Join us Tuesday 6PM PT as Aaron walks us through his green remodeling strategy and EnergyPro reports. As always your questions and comments are appreciated. FYI: Just...Continue Reading!
Online Tax Liens Sales Bid4Assets Auction Fresno County estate, on site and online tax lien sales are one way shrewd investors are picking up properties to flip or hold as long term investments. With this in mind this week I'll be interviewing Larry Weingarten, our resident online tax sales expert. We'll be discussing his history with this type of acquisition including price, location and what kind of surprises to look out for along the way. We'll be taking an in depth look at properties available at Bid4Assets.com and how best to participate in local county on-line auctions. Click here to review properties available in...Continue Reading!
Investment Evaluation Investment Property Opportunities Dave's on a Disney Cruise with his grand-kids this week. He will be back for an interview next Tuesday with Larry Weingarten, our resident on-line tax sales expert, looking at properties available at Bid4Assets.com. Tonight we'll be looking at and evaluating a few Fresno CA properties for investment and ROI potential. Click a link below to view pictures: 3404 N. Miami Fresno CA 93727 1652 Norwich Clovis CA 93611 3455-3457 E Terrace Fresno CA 93703 As you know the real estate market's never been better for generating long term cash flow through a buy and hold strategy. Tune in tonight at 6PM...Continue Reading!