Investigate the impact on your property when it’s time to sell Photo Source: Metro ServiceAre rooftop solar panel systems cost-effective? ■ By Matt McPherson / Columnist Homeowners should consider many factors before “going solar,” especially when choosing between the three major options: Paying for a system entirely up front, financing the system through a lender, or getting a developer to partner up using a power purchase agreement (PPA), more commonly referred to as leasing. Most homeowners purchase rooftop solar because they think it will help save on energy costs, make them green, or a combination of both. Many experts claim the rooftop solar trend squanders billions of dollars every year that

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