Ray Mikus

Eight Real Estate Myths Debunked

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Have you ever noticed that the more times people say something, the more times it gets repeated, and then eventually it’s just assumed to be true? From a sociology standpoint, I’m sure that’s [...]

Green Light Real Estate Quarterly Report - Q3

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Get the facts about the number of home sales, median sale prices, and more for Barre, Montpelier, U32, Waterbury, Northfield, and Williamstown.

See how multi family real estate is performing, and what buyers are doing to get offers accepted in this competitive market.

Valuable for buyers, sellers, and people who are just interested in following the market. Get your free download.


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Probably Not Haunted

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As Realtors, we see a lot of houses and we hear a lot of stories. Vermont, with so many older houses, is fertile ground for spooky stories. Here’s one for you to enjoy.

Years ago, a Realtor had a property listed for sale. The owners didn’t live in the house, but it was still furnished. This particular house was, you can imagine, an older [...]

Vermont Home Energy Profile Requirements

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Effective July 1, 2022, any residential property listed for sale in Montpelier is required to have on file a Home Energy Profile. This blog post does two things. First, it gives the details and links to info with the City (boring). Second, we break it down into frequently asked questions (way less [...]

3 Things To Do Before Closing On Your Home In Vermont

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Closing On Your Home In Vermont? Do Not Wait Until The Last week To Do These Three Things

Once your home goes under contract, it's essential that you start to prepare for closing; there are several tasks you should undertake, and some you don't want to wait until the week before closing to do. Things like submitting a change of address [...]

Short-Term Rentals

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If you’re an out of town owner of property in Vermont, or if you’re thinking of becoming one, let’s talk about the elephant in the room: short term rentals.

We’re talking AirBnB, Vrbo, and countless others.

When these work out, they can be pretty profitable. Setting them up, and getting them off the ground can be some work. If you’re [...]

Fact Check: Cash Buyers

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People are saying that cash buyers are winning all of the contracts, and no buyers can compete with cash buyers.

Whenever we hear “people are saying” we get curious and suspicious at the same time. People can say whatever, and good stories travel fast. 

So, we decided to fact check this.

We looked through all of MLS data for single family [...]

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