Schmalz, Liss receive realtors’ association Green Designation

BEDFORD – Lisa Schmalz and Cheryl Liss, sales associates affiliated with the Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office in Bedford, have been awarded the National Association of Realtors Green Designation, the only green professional real estate designation recognized by NAR.

Schmalz and Liss achieved this prestigious designation after completing two days of course work and passing accompanying exams. The designation provides realtors with knowledge about green homes and buildings and issues of sustainability in relation to real estate.

As a part of the course, Schmalz and Liss were trained in understanding what makes a property green, helping clients evaluate the cost/benefit of green building features and practices, distinguishing between industry rating and classification systems, listing and marketing green homes and buildings, discussing the financial grants and incentives available to homeowners and helping consumers see a property’s green potential.

The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage office is at 166 Route 101. For information, visit www.