National Real Estate Trends

Oct. 12, 2018

Selling Your Home | Home Staging

There are some things that every home seller should make sure to cross off their list as they approach putting their home on the market. Some smaller tasks to keep in mind are:

Cleaning: Give everything a quick shine, from counters to frequently trafficked rugs. You don’t want your home ...

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Nov. 10, 2016

9 Tips for Creating a Family Friendly Home

Vermont is a great place to raise a family with most towns having tight-knit, supportive communities. Most areas offer lots of activities for creative fun for all ages. Check out the local schools and businesses in your area to see what they offer. The rural lifestyle of Vermont is great for ...

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June 29, 2016

Elegant Landscape Designs Can Greatly Enhance Property Value

This article by Lee Flynn highlights the importance of landscaping to enhance curb appeal. This can be tricky when living in Vermont, where the weather is so unpredictable. It's important to know that it's worth the effort to make your home more inviting. 

Elegantly designed exterior landscapes ...

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June 14, 2016

Welcome Home: 3 Entry Door Options

We found this article by Joseph Truini that addresses the importance of having the right front door for your home. Vermont, as we all know, has very intense seasons and it’s important to have a door that not only looks good but will last through extended exposure, especially through the ...

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May 27, 2016

6 Essential Things to Look for in a New Home

There are some basic things to look at when looking for a new home. Waterbury and Stowe offer a variety of housing needs with homes coming into the market frequently. Never settle for less than what you want in a home. We found an article by Kara Masterson about some ...

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May 18, 2016

Curb Appeal - A Home's Smile and Handshake

Sellers think once their home is listed online there's little left to do but wait for offers to pour in. Wrong! We found this article by PJ Wade with 5 great tips to working on your home's curb appeal.

Especially if you're selling your home in the ...

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May 4, 2016

Being Credit Wise

Your credit score is one of the most valuable things you own and it can quickly turn into a nightmare for you. A low credit score will directly affect your ability to borrow money and may get you turned down for that mortgage loan you have applied for. Or, you ...
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March 16, 2016

Closing the Deal

Article by Cindy Lyons, Owner and Principal Broker at NELM

You spend months marketing your property, cleaning the house for showings and then you get an offer and work through all details (negotiating, inspection, appraisal, financing, other contingencies), looking forward to closing. Or, you spend months looking at multiple properties ...

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Feb. 24, 2016

6 Steps to Year-Round Curb Appeal

We all want to come home to a house we’re proud to live in. But sometimes, especially when the wintery greys of Vermont are all around us, curb appeal takes a back seat. Never fear, we found this Realty Times article by Andrea Davis with easy steps for year-round curb ...

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Feb. 10, 2016

Show Your Home Some Love This Month

We all love (or at some point loved… hopefully) our homes, but how often have we shown it? It is the roof that keeps the snow out after all! So this month we urge you to give back. Why? Because no matter if you’re selling, just moved in, renting, or ...

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