a second generation Realtor® with a deep love of homes and a Master’s Degree in
Environmental Science, Rebecca McIntosh is working to bridge the gap between
real estate and eco-friendly living.
recognizes homeowners are increasingly attracted to a lifestyle that
incorporates environmental sustainability. Many however, are finding it a
challenge to get started amongst the abundance of green trends and
offering her clients customized advice, paired with effective and affordable
options, Rebecca will create a practical plan tailored to each individual buyer
and seller. Rebecca emphasizes that environmental preservation as it relates to
the housing industry is not simply defined by purchasing energy efficient
products for your home. Factors such as choosing a dwelling close to work to
allow for biking or walking, embracing an older well loved home and planning
for environmentally friendly renovations over time, or selecting higher density
housing such as an apartment condo to reduce your footprint are all important
steps in the quest for change.
clients will benefit from her previous experience as a hazardous materials
specialist, particularly with her understanding of residential concerns such as
asbestos, insulation, drainage, mould and radon. She is also very
familiar with local development laws and permitting from years working in Water
Services for the Region of Waterloo.
is excited to share her passion and knowledge. She encourages anyone interested
in learning more about the future of green real estate to contact her. Whether
you are considering buying, selling or just discussing this expanding concept,
she is happy to hear from you.