News : Meet a Green Alliance Business: Hillary Gaynor is a 'green' Realtor

Dec 23, 2014

Published in Portsmouth Herald and Seacoast Online.

Who: Hillary Gaynor – EcoBroker; Realtor Green

What: Hillary Gaynor, a Realtor with Bean Group, was the New Hampshire Seacoast's first Realtor to receive Realtor Green certification, a designation she earned through the National Association of Realtors.

At the time of her ground-breaking certification, Gaynor was one of only 230 Green Realtors nationwide.

Gaynor is also a certified LEED AP and EcoBroker. Impressive credentials aside, it's the knowledge of green building, energy-efficient upgrades, tax incentives and specializing in green properties that sets Gaynor apart from traditional Realtors. Gaynor stays up-to-date on the latest trends and innovations in green home building. When meeting with potential buyers, Gaynor educates them on different technologies and improvements would-be homeowners can make to a property so that it is economically and environmentally friendly. This includes informing buyers about the benefits of energy audits and the cost savings of green upgrades. She also uses electronic signatures on closing documents.

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