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A power point presentation that describes the newest all-green townhome development property for sale in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

A power point presentation that describes the newest all-green townhome development property for sale in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

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  • 1. • A sustainable 28 townhome development that balances green practices without sacrificing design aesthetics • Tri-level residences • 1,663 sq. ft. 3 bedroom/3.5 bath starting at $495,000 • 2,214 sq. ft. 4 bedroom/3.5 bath starting at $595,000
  • 2. • 28 residences in 7 duplex 4-plex and 6-plex buildings • Community Playground • Clustered buildings with Pedestrian-friendly Connections • 5 minutes to Mt. Werner and Downtown • On bus system • Mountain, Sleeping Giant & Howelsen views • Direct access to Steamboat’s core trail system • Backs up to Rita Valentine Park
  • 3. Interior ECOfinishes • Slab Granite Kitchen • Ceiling Fans Countertops • Heated 2-car garage • 9 foot ceilings • Hand-Troweled Wall Finishes • GE Energy Star Stainless • Oil-Rubbed Bronze Hardware Kitchen Appliances • Master Suite Walk-in Closets • Tharp Knotty Alder Custom • Tile Bathroom Counters & Cabinetry Flooring • Spacious Walk-in Pantry • Solid Knotty Alder Arched • Engineered Hand-Scraped Panel Doors Walnut Flooring • Tile Entries • Solid Douglas Fir Staircase & • Laundry Rooms & Linen Railing Storage • Natural Energy Efficient Gas • Radiant Infloor heat Fireplace
  • 4. Exterior ECOfinishes • Beetle Kill Blue-Stain • Eco-Friendly Pine Soffit Landscaping • Concrete & Recycled • Cedar & Stone Siding Material Patios & • Down lighting at all Decks entrances • Pre-Plumbing for • Post and beam Outdoor Natural Gas accent timbers Grill
  • 5. Optional ECOfeatures • Knotty Alder Built-in Murphy • Custom Built Entry Shelving & Beds Cubbies • Natural Stone, Slate & • Laundry room Cabinets & Tumbled Stone Entries & Shelving Accents • Garage Floor Custom Epoxy • Mudroom Ski Closets, Coating Benches, & Understair Drawer • Concrete Countertops Storage • Bamboo Flooring • Travertine Slab Bathroom • Recycled Italian Glass tile Counters accents • Expansive Kitchen Islands • Backsplash tumbled stone • Glass Pantry Doors • Masonry Fireplaces • Custom Closets
  • 6. Homeowner’s Assn. • Internet • Water and sewer • Common area lighting, snow plowing, landscaping • 2 ½ acre grounds with Play area & Park • Reserves, Insurance • Trash and Recycling
  • 7. Why did the builders and developer decide to set out and build green, at a challenging time in our economy?
  • 8. EcoMarketing by Design • study released by US Green Building Council on Wednesday, Nov. 11, at Greenbuild 2009 predicts green building will support or create 7.9 million jobs between 2009-2013 and will contribute $554 billion to the U.S. gross domestic product.
  • 9. Marketing by Necessity • • U.S. homebuyers are • Green buildings typically willing to pay 11-25% have 30% lower utility more for green homes expenses and are equipped with products • Demand for green homes that last longer and is expected to rise 900% perform better over the next 5 years – an industry rise from $2 billion to over $200 billion • 40% of current home remodels are constructed with green products
  • 10. What are Solar Panels? • Solar Panels (or “collectors”) are flat panels that absorb sunlight and are used in heating water for the use of domestic hot water and heat to warm the home.
  • 11. Solar Collector System • Designed for EcoCorral’s End Residences • Solar Hot Water • Heats from solar collectors • Boiler is a back up for solar hot water • 3 days storage capacity
  • 12. Why use Solar Collectors? • Designed by Bob Kingston, Sits on the Governor’s Board of Energy – leading expert • Approximate cost for heat and hot water - $50/month • Energy efficient for the long run
  • 13. What makes EcoCorral Green? • Green Seal-Certified Anderson 400 series seamless frame windows • Dual-flush pro flow toilets • Low-flow shower fixtures • Energy Star rated Therma-tru entry & Anderson Patio Doors • Energy-Efficient “Cool Roof” Asphalt Shingles • Eco-Friendly, Low-toxic Wood Stains & Finishes
  • 14. What makes EcoCorral Green? • Energy Star-Rated Appliances • Insulated Concrete Form (ICF’s) construction • Structural Insulated Panel (SIP’s) Construction • Ceiling Fans throughout the home • Solar Hot Collectors, solar heating & hot water system
  • 15. Why is the Energy Star Qualified Homes Status Important? ENERGY STAR qualified homes built in 2009 are the equivalent of: • Eliminating emissions from 51,645 vehicles • Saving 312,399,672 lbs of coal • Planting 85,372 acres of trees • Saving the environment 612,678,574 pounds of CO2
  • 16. What is Built Green Colorado? • Establishes a minimum of 75 points to qualify for program certification; EcoCorral has garnered 242 in its first phase • This total exceeds any other development on the market today in Routt County
  • 17. What about GREEN tax credits, incentives and Mortgages?
  • 18. Tax Credit and how it works • Federal tax credit form • Expires Dec. 31, 2016 • 30% of price of solar heat/water system • No maximum cap • Principal residence or vacation home
  • 19. More info/questions on Tax Credits • IRS Form 5695 and on the 2009 form 1040 its claimed on line 52 • •
  • 20. What other green tax incentives and mortgages are available? Energy Efficient Mortgages Energy Star Tax Credit Conventional Energy Efficient Mortgages FHA & VA Energy Efficient Mortgages Energy Star Mortgages
  • 21. Mortgage Loan Benefits • Bank of Colorado & Colorado Energy office started a pilot program, one of only two states • Underwriting a total of one discount point to access a lower interest rate • www.nocoenergystarhom tml
  • 22. Energy Efficient Mortgages • An Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) is a mortgage that credits a home’s energy efficiency in the mortgage itself. • EEMs give borrowers the opportunity to finance cost- effective, energy-saving measures as part of a single mortgage and stretch debt-to-income qualifying ratios on loans thereby allowing borrowers to qualify for a larger loan amount and a better, more energy-efficient home. • Sponsored by federally insured mortgage programs (FHA and VA) and the conventional secondary mortgage market (Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac)
  • 23. First Time Homebuyers • Can be combined with the $8000 maximum first time homebuyers tax credit • Under agreement by April 30; close by June 1st
  • 24. Marketing to your Clients • CD’s and videos available Generic branding • Open for green gatherings • Showings upon short notice
  • 25. EcoCorral Model Open!