Southwestern Illinois Regional Listing Service Includes HERS Index Score in Listings

October 17th, 2013 - Posted by RESNET under RESNET News

Scott Dettmer of Dettmer Homes, a Shiloh, Illinois based homebuilder, has informed RESNET that the Southwestern Illinois Regional Multiple Listing Service (MLS) has included HERS Index Scores of homes in their listings.  The Southwestern Illinois Regional MLS currently serves over 214 communities.  It service area includes Saint Louis Metro Illinois area.

The Southwestern Illinois Regional MLS has joined MLS in the states of Colorado, Florida, Maine, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Vermont and Washington that allows for the inclusion of a HERS Index Score in its property listings.

Steve Baden, RESNET’s Executive Director commented that, “Including the HERS Index Score in the MLS is a significant push to the mainstreaming of the HERS Index Score in the housing market in Southwestern Illinois. REALTORS® rely on the MLS to guide potential homebuyers and appraisers use the service to locate comparable properties. Having this information will make it easier for builders to market their HERS Index Scores and appraisers to calculate the market value of rated homes.”

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