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MAAR Goes Green

Green tips for members

For the first time ever, MAAR created a Green Committee in January 2012 that is focused on making the Association and our members more eco-conscious. One of the committee's goals is to educate fellow members on ways to green your own business. We published the following tips in The Weekly REALTOR, made available for you to reference at any time on this page. If you have great green tips to share, please send them to us at

Tax Incentives for Green Home Improvements

Tax season is the perfect time to reconnect with past clients and to show them your green side. Let your clients know that the Federal Government continues to provide incentives to homeowners for energy-efficient improvements made in 2011. Taxpayers can receive a credit up to $500 for energy efficient items like doors, windows, insulation, water heaters and central air conditioners. read more