Phaidra velarde of John R. Wood has just received the prestigious Ecobroker designation. She is Certified to Address and encourage the Benefits of energy efficiency, green, comfort, and health-related features of homes and buildings.
Having successfully completed a unique and informative training program on the energy and environmental issues that affect real estate transactions, Phaidra Velarde joins the movement of professionals pushing the real estate market toward energy-efficient, sustainable, and healthier design/features in homes and buildings. The performance home movement is getting a boost thanks to this type of high quality real estate professional earning the EcoBroker designation. EcoBrokers®, like Phaidra Velarde, throughout the country are forging this market and creating competitive advantages for their customers. With national surveys indicating that 80% of consumers consider themselves green-minded, real estate professionals with the EcoBroker designation are in a better position to serve the real estate consumer. I m always looking for the best ways to offer my clients the best value. My EcoBroker training helps me ensure customer satisfaction, my number one priority, Phaidra Velarde explains. From windows to moisture control to energy savings, I now have more resources at my disposal to help my buyers and sellers make better real estate decisions. The EcoBroker designation doesn t make me an energy and environmental expert, but it allows me to better understand the issues and to convey this understanding to my buyers and sellers.
EcoBroker International s education and designation program is designed exclusively for real estate professionals who care about the environment and want to help their clients benefit from the energy-efficiency, green, and healthier features of homes and buildings. EcoBroker provides a complete curriculum of energy and environmental training to licensed real estate agents. Real estate professionals must complete the extensive EcoBroker curriculum and training and fulfill additional program requirements to become Certified EcoBrokers®. Phaidra Velarde, is an example of the quality real estate professional the EcoBroker designation continues to attract, explains EcoBroker International s CEO, Dr. John Beldock. These real estate professionals are not only distinguishing themselves in a competitive market place, but they are really giving back to the community in very constructive and meaningful ways.