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Real Estate Market Update for Q3 of 2020

Real Estate Market Update for Q3 of 2020

Based on third-quarter numbers, continued buyer activity, and low inventory it does not appear that we will be seeing a change in the real estate market, i.e. slow down, anytime soon. According to NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun, "strong existing-home sales and...

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Is the COVID Response Reshaping Vermont Real Estate?

Is the COVID Response Reshaping Vermont Real Estate?

Is the COVID Response Reshaping Vermont Real Estate? We are seeing a trend that is positively affecting the Vermont real estate market, but more importantly Vermont in general. Individuals and families alike are looking to Vermont as a safe environment and a return to...

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Can I Buy A Home In Vermont During the Pandemic?

Can I Buy A Home In Vermont During the Pandemic?

The process of finding and buying a home has changed in the past few months, leaving many potential buyers wondering, Can I buy a home, condo, land, etc. in Vermont during the pandemic? The short answer is: yes! And now, here’s the long answer.   Considerations...

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Real Estate Changes in Spring 2020

Real Estate Changes in Spring 2020

Generally, Spring is the time of year we are busy scheduling our client’s properties for a photoshoot, giving staging advice, suggesting pricing strategies...better known as ‘listing season’! In the COVID-19 era, however, Sellers are more reticent, wondering if they...

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Housing Market Update for March 2020

Housing Market Update for March 2020

“The temporary softening of the Real Estate market will likely be followed by a strong rebound once the economic ‘quarantine’ is lifted, and it’s critical that supply is sufficient to meet pent-up demand,” says NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun. In our region, low...

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COVID-19 Health Message Update

COVID-19 Health Message Update

To our clients, colleagues, and friends: We are currently working on safe-conduct protocols to protect our clients, customers, staff, and colleagues from the effects of COVID-19. We are keeping face-to-face meetings at a minimum, utilizing remote work opportunities...

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Year-End Real Estate Market Report for 2019

Year-End Real Estate Market Report for 2019

2019 was an exciting year in our local real estate market.  The real estate market report shows that lack of inventory created a significant dynamic across all property types, especially in the Stowe market – where the number of sales are down in all categories:...

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HGTV turns ‘25’

HGTV turns ‘25’

Whether you are a real estate professional, a homeowner, or a potential home buyer… pretty much every facet of real estate is impacted by the HGTV media, with a following commonly referred to as ‘HGTV junkies’, and I am indeed one of them!! My personal favorites are...

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Good News for First-time Homebuyers

Good News for First-time Homebuyers

Good news for 1st-time homebuyers! According to Federal regulations, down payments and other home purchasing expenses, can be paid with funds from IRAs and/or company plans while avoiding the potential 10% penalty for withdrawing before age 59 1/2 Do you qualify based...

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