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Millennials and Smart Homes Are Changing Real Estate

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Millennials (born between the mid-1980s to early 2000s) are now the largest generation, and 2015 will be the year that they become the majority in the U.S. workforce. Recent data shows that nearly 50% of Millennials support green building, nearly twice what was reported by Baby Boomers.

What are the top priorities of this consumer segment and how will the real estate market need to adapt to meet these demands? This 1.5-hour course will answer these questions by providing real estate brokers with the most recent data on Millennials, their buying preferences, their approach to “green” and high performance, and their impact on the real estate market.

Learning Objectives
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  • Understand the demographics of the Millennial Generation
  • Learn about their buying preferences and how that relates to green, energy efficient homes
  • Learn about smart home devices (such as thermostats, lighting, smoke detectors, security cameras, water heaters, door locks, and more) and the current/future potential of connected devices
  • Review current and historic market trends
  • Identify take-away strategies for connecting with Millennials
  • Provide advice to Millennial clients about upgrading existing homes for smart technology, energy efficiency and sustainability

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This course has primarily been designed for Real Estate Professionals, but will also provide valuable information for Appraisers, and Builders/Contractors.

CEs & Cost
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Continuing Education 
OR Real Estate Agency: 1.5 CEs  
Earth Advantage Broker Renewal: 1.5 CEs 
Accredited Green Appraiser Renewal: 1.5 CEs  
CCB: 1.5 CEs  

Course Fee 
$19 | General Admission

Questions? Contact Heather Kendall at or (503) 968-7160 x20