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Church Street Marketplace Ready For The Holidays
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Beautiful Townhouse For Sale In Williston Vermont For 185500
Your own private sanctuary. This peaceful 2 bedroom townhouse is bright and inviting, with large windows, efficient heat, wood floors, brand new carpet, private deck and enclosed g...

Potash Brook
When you think of a brook you probably envision a babbling flow of water, perhaps with some fish darting about.  Unfortunately when it comes to the Potash Brook here in the ...

Moran Plant Historical
For years there has been an ongoing debate as to what should be done with the Moran plant at the due of Burlington's. Some would argue that this massive brick structure is worth ...

IBM Essex Becoming Global Foundaries
It was announced that IBM was getting out of the semiconductor business thanks to Global Foundries, a company owned by the United Arab Emirates.  Yes, their roots are in Abu...

2 Bedroom Townhouse At Grandview For Sale
Two bedroom Grandview townhouse. This home is conveniently located close to shopping, restaurants, schools, public transportation, the bike path and more!Listed by: Bill Desautels,...

Retro Night At The Drive In
With colder weather approaching, there are limited weekends left to enjoy our local drive-in. Right now, Sunset Drive-In in Colchester is hosting a fabulous retro weekend including...

Convenient 2 Bedroom Condo In South Burlington
2 Bedroom, 2 bath condo in the Kennedy Drive area, South Burlington. This home features one-level living, underground parking, elevator building, fitness center and is close to sho...

Stunning 2 Bedroom Executive Rental
Stunning executive rental in the heart of Burlington. This top floor two bedroom condo features 9 foot ceilings, hardwood floors, modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances, wa...

Beautiful 3 Bedroom Colonial For Sale
Great home in a lovely neighborhood. This home has a welcoming front porch that leads to a bright spacious interior that includes a gorgeous kitchen with Schrock cabinets, double o...

Downsizing Now I Get It
For 30 plus years now I have been working with buyers and sellers who are in the middle of the process known as “Downsizing”.  On the surface I know what the term means,...

Smoke Free Burlington
There are times when I am reminded just how progressive Vermont is, especially in Burlington.  Recently I marketed a 34 unit condo project in Burlington and we elected to ma...

Falling In Love With Burlington Again
Having grown up in the Old North End, I spent my entire childhood in Burlington.  Way back then, I loved exploring the hidden secrets of my neighborhood and beyond.  Th...

Vermont Is For Music Lovers
If you are a music lover then Burlington and the surrounding area is a real treasure trove. Music festivals are a regular part of the landscape here. From Jazz Fest where musicia...

Localvore
    The new noun locavore (also sometimes localvore), refers to a person who prefers to eat food which is grown or produced locally. By 'locally', a locavore ...

For Sale 55 Range Road Underhill
Priced to Sell! Well below assessed value. Beautiful contemporary home on 3.6 acres boasting fantastic mountain views. Perfect for entertaining, this home has an open floor plan an...

For Sale Beautiful Townhouse With Beach Access
{mls: 4370087}Great Appletree Point location with woodburning fireplace,vaulted ceilings, sweet courtyard along with pool and beach access. Close to bike path and parks. Windows ha...

One Level Living
One level living is becoming more popular. While I may not be ready to think about mobility issues for myself, the prospect of my parents needing it is on my mind. Having everythin...

Short Sale Vs Foreclosure
Many people ask what is the difference between a short sale and a foreclosure, here's the answer.In the case of a foreclosure, a bank has reclaimed a property because of non-paymen...

Wants Vs Needs
It's important when looking at properties with your Realtor that you prioritize your needs and your wants. Needs should come first, then tack on the extras that you'd love to have ...

Picnic On A Tight City Lot
Tonight I saw a scene while I was in downtown Burlington and heard some laughter nearby.  A few more steps and I came upon a man in his late 30's with his three little k...

Fantastic One Level Condo For Sale
{mls: 4376685}This spacious one-level condo at Farmington Hills is conveniently located with easy access to FAHC, UVM and the Greater Burlington area. Everything you need is right ...

For Sale 131 Main Street Unit 407 Burlington
{mls: 4375808}One bedroom Vermont House condo in Downtown Burlington with bamboo floors and butcher-block counter. Steps away from Church Street, the Flynn Theater, Lake Champlain ...

Vermont Theatre Who Knew
   If, like me, you are a transplant from the NY metro area you may find yourself missing the Great White Way a/k/a Broadway. I’m here to tell you there’s good n...

Updated Williston Townhouse
{mls: 4332518}Where: 322 Northview Court, WillistonPrice: $195,000Details: This two bedroom townhouse at Mountain View Estates has a beautifully updated kitchen with quartz counter...

Affordable Essex Condo
{mls: 4367695}Where: 78 Sandhill Road #21, EssexPrice: $119,000Details: 2 bedroom, first floor condo at Oak Park. This home features new kitchen cabinets and countertop, newer carp...

Rain Rain Go Away
Do you remember singing that song as a child? As an adult we realize rain is needed and some days it's nice to hear it gently hitting the window. As I look outside today at the sto...

Whats Left Of The Summer
With the summer winding down, only August left to go, many are wondering where the days went. It seems like just yesterday we were scraping snow off our cars and shoveling our walk...

How Much Is Your Home Worth In Todays Market Three Key Tips For Assessing Value
If you're thinking about putting the house on the market, or are simply curious about its value in the current economic atmosphere, it's essential to get an honest assessment of it...

Moving With Your Pet
We think about how our move will effect our lives, more space, closer to school/work, etc., but do we always think ahead about how the move will effect our pets? Here are a few tip...

Stratos Now Complete
It's been a busy year for the builders and contractors at Burlington's newest condominiums, Stratos, but things are now wrapping up. With the first closing on July 11th, and the ma...

For Sale 73 Cumberland Road Burlington VT
http://www.movevermont.com/property/85-4370087-73-Cumberland-Unit-19-Burlington-VT-05408 Just Listed - 3 bedroom townhouse in Burlington VT. Great Appletree Point location with woo...

Its Strawberry Season
Strawberry season is upon us in Vermont. Whether it’s pie, jam, fresh from the field or shortcake (warm with butter and whipped cream just like my Grandmother used to make it),...

Tips For Buying A Short Sale
The first question you may ask is, what is a short sale? A short sale occurs when a homeowner is facing some kind of hardship that is forcing them to sell their property and the ...

Vermont Quilt Festival
Last weekend was the Vermont Quilt Festival. Every year, people from around New England and parts of Canada gather to celebrate quilting and other fiber arts. I was lucky enough ...

78 Sandhill Road 21 Essex VT
New condo listing at Oak Park in Essex VT.This 2 bedroom, first floor condo at Oak Park features new kitchen cabinets and countertop, newer carpet, efficient heat and a convenient ...

Home On Deposit Time To Stop The Crazy Cleaning
So your home is now on deposit, now you don’t need to run around cleaning all the time.  Wait, don’t put away the Windex and sponges just yet.  While it’s nice th...

3 Reasons Its OK To Live Next To A Cemetery
I may be a bit biased in this reasoning but I think of cemeteries more as parks than places of the dead. In fact, Vermont has some of the most beautiful cemeteries in the country...

Burlingtons Italian Neighborhood
Before there was a mall, before there was a Macy's, before there was a Hilton, Burlington had Little Italy.  Granted the wood framed structures were largely dilapitated, and a...

Smoking Impacts Home Values As Well As Your Health
I don’t expect the US Surgeon General will ever force tobacco companies to post on cigarette packs that home values may be significantly impacted if you smoke, but someone s...


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