What You Can Do When Your New Home Needs to Be Accessible

What You Can Do When Your New Home Needs to Be Accessible

Every buyer starts their home search with a list of features they want most. While you may be willing to compromise in certain areas, if you need to find a home that’s accessible, this need takes top priority. Finding the perfect home that’s also accessible often...
Staging Your Home

Staging Your Home

We cannot emphasize enough the importance of staging your home. With many people watching HGTV, the bar has been raised on what buyers expect. Start first by de-cluttering. If it means renting a storage facility, do it. In the winter, pack away your summer clothes and...
Fall is a Great Time to Sell

Fall is a Great Time to Sell

I have often wondered why sellers want to take their homes off the market in the fall. Don’t they realize that there are still buyers out there looking to buy, and in some cases, having to buy? The less inventory available, the greater your odds are of selling. So,...
Fall is a Good Time to Buy

Fall is a Good Time to Buy

I am always amazed by the vast number of people who get the urge to move in the spring. It just means that more buyers are competing for the same property and there may be a bidding war. Great for the seller, but not so good for you: the buyer. Why not shop in the...

Gardening and landscaping

Spring comes quickly in Vermont. Last week we had snow and this week have grass growing and daffodils blooming in some areas. If you are thinking of putting your house on the market, now is the time to rake the stones back into your driveway. Get a load of crushed pea...

Over-priced Homes

In this market, with supply low and demand high, we are not seeing many over-priced homes at all. So if you do see a house sitting on the market for more than 30 days in our area (Northwest Vermont), chances are it’s over-priced. I always tell my sellers that real...