I LOVE Real Estate! I LOVE helping people find the perfect home for their needs! I LOVE creating homes that help owners’ safe money and reduce their carbon footprint.
Get to know Mary Love
Mary is the Director of the Green Division at United Real Estate, Asheville, NC. She is leading a program that educates and encourages all homeowners to follow sustainable practices. Mary started her Real Estate career in 2004. She realized that Realtors were often the main resource for homeowners,so she combined her sustainability consultation skills with market knowledge and quickly becomae the go-to Realtor in the Asheville, NC market. In November of 2008 Mary became one of the first Realtors to receive the National Association of Realtors GREEN Designation. She is now an instructor for this course. Mary is the current president of Asheville Board of Realtors, ECO agent program, which she helped to create. She is also the president of the Western North Carolina Green Building Council. She has been instrumental in helping the local Multiple Listing Service (MLS) add green features into the search criteria so that house hunters can narrow their searches. She works with buyers, sellers, buildrs, investors, businesses, and non-profit agencies to spread the word about the value of living and working in green sustainable buildings.
Mary has been teaching about the environment for over 25 years. She has worked with government and nonprofit agencies in TN, CA, and NC. She worked as a project manager with the WNC, and was instrumental in establishing the NC healthy Built Homes Program. She has helped Advance Energy, NC Solar Center, and AB Tech create classes pertaining to Real Estate and various "Green" programs.
Mary has a B.A. in Secondary Education (Special Education Specialist), an M.A. in Administration and Supervision, and an M.S. in Environmental Science.
Asheville Board of Realtors, Environmental Consultant (ECO) designation
Home Energy Star Rater (HERS)
North Carolina Healthy Built Home Rater
System Visions Rater
Building Professional Institution Rater (BPI)
Certified Instructor for Advance Energy