Julie Jacobson, real estate agent at Redfin, offers advice for installing solar panels on homes as the cost of solar panels decreases and demand for renewable energy surges. 

Solar panel prices now range anywhere from $15,000 to $40,000, making them more affordable to homeowners who are looking to significantly slash their utility bills. What's more, solar panels increase the value of the home, so the return on investment will be high for those who install green features. 

But before installing solar panels, homes should already be as efficient as possible, with LED light bulbs, energy efficient appliances, and proper insulation and window sealants. 

Continue reading to see some more tips on how you can help buyers decide if solar panels are the right option.