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Lately I have been considering getting E-Pro Certified and I would love any feedback on the program from those of you real estate professionals who have completed the coursework.  With online tutorials on just about everything these days, I feel like I have learned a lot about internet marketing ...
As a green Realtor and builder, I often get asked the question if its possible to buy an affordable green home.  The prevailing assumption is that building green is much more expensive to build than a conventionally built home.  My answer to that is yes, and no.  It really all depends on how many...
With over 80% of home buyers using the internet to search for their next real estate purchase, Earth Origins Realty has created one of the most user-friendly and detailed MLS search tools available to consumers today. is designed for home buyers and anyone e...
Earth Origins Realty is excited about our new website,  This website has been designed to to offer the most user-friendly property search options available through the web.  This website is about serving the consumer, as compared to promoting our real estate...
"What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on?"  -Henry David Thoreau In the spirit of this question, this blog will post green living tips every few days.  How we live our lives is deeply interrelated to the continuous, ever-moving creation, imagining, re-imagini...
The US Congress passed new legislation to stimulate the housing market and economy.  The basics of this legistation include a maximum $8,000 First-Time Home Buyer Tax Credit for those who purchase a home between November 7, 2009 and April 30, 2010.   To qualify as a First-Time Home Buyer, the buy...
I am very excited to announce that Earth Origins Construction is gearing up to showcase our current green project, "Our Eco-Inspired Home", in the Green Built Tour New Mexico set to occur May 16th-17th 2009.  Our Eco-Inspired Home was designed to respect and honor the beauty and health of the ear...
Now that we are in fall season, with some days feeling like winter, I am amazed at how much color still exists on in my mostly drought tolerant landscaped yard.  This was the first year that I spent a lot of time planting, seeding, and gardening my yard and the aesthetic payoff has lasted months ...
I just completed an oline class about mold.  (And unlike an earlier online course which took me 6 hours to complete, this one only took about 3 hours....both of which granted me 4 credit hours).  Some of the more interesting things I took away from the course are: Mold is everywhere.  Mold is lik...
Next time you are in the market for furnishing your home, consider healthy, non-toxic options. If you want to clean up the air inside your home, you have to make greener, more healthy consumer choices when dressing up your house. Most people don't realize that the majority of furniture sold today...

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