Archive for October, 2009

First Annual Green Homes Summit!

You CANNOT miss this one!  The Cincinnati Chapter of the US Green Building Council is proud to announce its first annual Green Homes Summit on October 20th, 2009 from noon to 9 p.m.  Hosted at the Savannah Center in West Chester, the Residential Green Building Committee chose the site for its proximity to both Dayton and Cincinnati, in addition to Savannah’s commitment to sustainable building and low-waste event planning.

Please visit the AIA Cincinnati website to register for this momentous event, offering 9 seminars (CEU’s available) ranging from introductory topics on green building and energy efficiency to technical presentation of sustainable materials.  Following the seminars there will be a large panel discussion including representatives from Metropolitan Sewer District, Cincinnati and Montgomery Planning Departments, the Home Builder’s Association and AIA, addressing current restrictions to green building and plans underway to revise building code and city ordinances to promote sustainable initiatives.  The day will be rounded out with the AIA/COTE/CORA annual dinner with keynote speaker John Connell, Architect, Artist, Animator, Author.  For more information, contact Libby Hunter at lhunter@comey.com or 513-260-9632.  Seminar registration and seating at the dinner is limited; the green trade show is free and open to the public noon to 9 p.m.Green Homes Summit  Full image of flier here!  Register now – space is filling up fast!!!

October 10, 2009 at 2:33 am Leave a comment

Celebrate Another Northside Redevelopment Success!

Please join us in celebrating the Cincinnati Northside Community Urban Redevelopment Corporation’s latest two success stories, 1422 and 1425 Chase Ave.  We will be hosting a Grand Opening with both houses open to the community on Thursday, October 8, 2009 from 5-7 pm. 1425 Chase

CNCURC (“Cin-kurk” for you newbies) is making huge strides in their mission to eradicate blighted housing in this area of Northside, improving homeownership rates and raising property values.  Adding to their commitment to urban renewal, energy efficiency and affordability, CNCURC is now bringing accessibility to their repertoire.  Proudly presenting their first accessible home, 1425 Chase, CNCURC’s skilled team has masterfully brought this property back to life, preserving the original charm of the home while making modifications to provide accessibility1422 Chase for a disabled buyer.  1 bedroom, 1 bath, single-floor living, 1425 has original pine floors, IKEA kitchen, energy star appliances  and icynene insulation.  It will be listed on the MLS later this week.

Also complete and offered for sale, 1422 Chase is an artfully restored Italianate 3 bedroom, 2 bath beauty, situated close to CNCURC’s LEED homes, and easy walking distance to the Entertainment District.  Open space for entertaining, high ceilings, new oak flooring, third floor master bedroom, IKEA kitchen and modern fixtures throughout, this home also has off-street parking in back off Mad Anthony.  $167,000. 

We will be rolling out the green carpet for these two homes on the 8th, all are most welcome to come and tour the homes.  Drinks and refreshments will be served.  Please join us in applauding CNCURC in their success!  For more information, call Libby Hunter, 513-260-9632 or lhunter@comey.com.

See you there!

October 7, 2009 at 2:51 pm Leave a comment


Who Are We?

Libby Hunter and Jami Stutzman are local Cincinnati Realtors and members of the U.S. Green Building Council who have a passion for sustainable living. Environmental responsibility lies at the core of our business practice - let us show you how we can help with ecologically-minded real estate needs. Please browse our blog, visit our local green vendors' websites and if you are in the market to buy or sell a home, let us show you how green features can make all the difference in your experience!

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Jami Stutzman: 513-515-0689
jstutzman@comey.com
Libby Hunter: 513-260-9632
lhunter@comey.com

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