The rapid growth of residential PV systems is increasingly affecting real estate values and transactions, particularly in California. On November 15, 2016, experts in the field spoke about the impact that PV is having on home appraisals and sales, how different financing packages affect buyers and sellers, and what’s being done to capture the value that solar and energy efficiency bring to a home.
Bruce Mast from Build It Green spoke on "Bridging the Worlds of Rooftop Solar and Real Estate" — Focusing on the PV information that the real estate industry finds useful and how best to get it to them. Download his slides HERE.
Jonathan Kevles of Renew Financial spoke on “The Effect on Home Buyers and Sellers of PV Financing Products, Including PACE Funding.” Download his slides HERE.
Pete Shoemaker of PG&E's Pacific Energy Center also gave a presentation on Appraisal Tools. Download his slides HERE.