Bill Gillette, Realtor®

Bill Gillette, Realtor®, PB, Eco-Broker, NAR GREEN Designation

Bill Gillette, Principal Broker of one of Kauai Green Designated Brokerages, has earned the EcoBroker Certified® designation. Together with Sterling Chisholm, his broker in charge and associates of his EcoBrokerage, they are dedicated to keeping our Island beautiful with growth and maintenance focused on sustainability. Bill achieved this prestigious designation after completing course work designed specifically for REALTORS®. The course was created in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team of industry experts from across the country, ensuring designees gain comprehensive knowledge of green homes and building and issues of sustainability related to real estate. It is often assumed that, going green is spending a lot of time and money. However, there are a vast array of cost-effective ways to implement green home features and sustainable life style practices. And as an added bonus can actually SAVE your money.

More specifically, Bill was trained in:

  • Understanding what makes a property green.
  • Helping clients evaluate the cost/benefits of green building practices.
  • Distinguishing between industry rating and classification system.
  • Listing and marketing green homes and buildings
  • Discussing the financial grants and incentives available to home owners
  • Helping consumer to see a property’s green potential

The designation helps consumers who care about energy efficiency and sustainable practices identify REALTORS® who can help them realize their green real estate and lifestyle goals.

Bill came to live in Hawaii in 1982 while he was the Hawaiian/Pacific Rim District Manager for Lucent Technologies. His main customer at the time was Hawaiian Tel which was updating their state wide communication switching infrastructure to digital. He bid contracts and manages multi – million dollar fibre optic and digital projects in Taiwan, Palau, Trust Territory of Guam and the Federated state of Micronesia.

As a long term resident of Hawaii, he had the opportunity to live on Oahu, the Big Island, the Maui and choose to settle on Kauai’s beautiful North Shore in 1982. Practicing real estate since 1986, Bill Gillette has built a reputation as one of the most experienced and pioneering Realtors on Kauai. He opened Kauai Tropical Properties in 1998 in the heart of Hanalei specializing in Agricultural CPR properties on the North Shore and helping many local first time buyers achieve their dreams. Bill’s vast experience within the community and his satisfied client, most of whom remained good friends providing repeat business and referrals has led this boutique agency to be consistently to the top 20 brokerages on Kauai.

Kauai Tropical Properties is a business built on strong relationships, integrity, and a solid reputation which assures clients of dependable, professional services.

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