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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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July 2019 Central Vermont Real Estate Market Report

July 2019 Central Vermont Real Estate Market Report

With the second quarter complete, we can confidently say that sales are up 9% year-over-year for residential homes in Lamoille County for 2019. There has been a slight decline in both land and condominium sales. The condo inventory in Central Vermont has been low, and...

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Multiple Offer Situations – Should Buyers Compete?

Multiple Offer Situations – Should Buyers Compete?

Outside of an urban market, multiple-offer situations are not a frequent occurrence… yet as inventory lessens and Sellers are dictating terms, even in our rural Vermont market we are seeing multiple offer scenarios more frequently - especially in the price range below...

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The Housing Market Will “Spring Forward” This Year!

The Housing Market Will “Spring Forward” This Year!

Just like our clocks this weekend, in the majority of the country, the housing market will soon “spring forward!” Similar to tension in a spring, the lack of inventory available for sale has been holding back the market. Many potential sellers believe that waiting...

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