The Alberta Real Estate Association is proud to partner with Rise to bring sustainable housing resources to its members. Rise is the leading resource for sustainable home improvement. A web-based platform, its mission is to inspire and educate homeowners to make better, more sustainable home choices, whether they’re building a new home or renovating an existing one. Rise connects homeowners to the most sustainable products for their home and a community of vetted professionals in their area, ready to help them make value-driven choices for their future. At its core, Rise is making sustainable home improvement accessible to all.
The relationship between a client and their REALTOR® is built on a foundation of trust, as clients rely on their agents to provide informed guidance. These new AREA courses empower REALTORS® with the knowledge needed to support their clients in making informed and conscientious decisions.
In the Rise Healthy Homes accredited online course, real estate professionals will learn how to recognize and understand healthy home elements. While this course is not an exhaustive list of every possible sustainable design element, it provides a starting point in the healthy house hunting journey.
In this 3-hour interactive online course, you’ll learn how to:
The Rise Fundamentals of Sustainable Homes accredited online course provides an in-depth understanding of sustainable housing in Canada and offers direction on how to use this knowledge to support your clients in their home buying, selling and upgrading decisions.
In this 3-hour interactive online course, you’ll learn:
In this special edition episode, we hear from Jennifer Gilbert, Associate Broker at Coldwell Banker City Side Realty, as she chats with Matt Daigle, CEO of Rise, a sustainable housing education organization for both consumers and real estate professionals. The duo discusses a variety of topics, including new trends in sustainable housing and the necessary role and responsibility that a real estate agent plays when it comes to supporting consumers in buying or selling sustainable homes.
The demand for more sustainable homes has never been higher, but only 39% of real estate pros are comfortable talking about these types of homes.