The best time to prepare your home for winter is before winter. Here are some tips for winterizing your Vermont home from the experienced professionals at Green Light Real [...]
As we leave the chaos and fun of summer, you may be ready to reorganize your home to prepare for our favorite cozy and spooky season! That's why we're giving you our best ten tips for organizing your home this fall.
Let’s take a minute and really drill down into what’s happening with homes for sale in Barre, Vermont.
Over just the past twelve months, the median sale price has increased by 14%, combining homes for sale in Barre City with homes for sale in Barre Town. I know, I know, here at Green Light Real Estate, we usually break those two markets apart, but we wanted to take a broader look at the Barre market here.
I’d put this in the same category as “You should wait 45 minutes after eating before going swimming.” I suppose it’s good advice, but it’s not a requirement.
In general, the bigger the down payment you’re making, the better terms the lender will give you. Recently, we’ve seen lenders waive the requirement of having an appraisal [...]
The sellers at 53 Warren Avenue in Northfield had a problem. They were selling their parents’ house, and even though they had offers, they hadn’t been able to see a buyer all the way to a [...]
The condominium associations in Montpelier range from very small (as few as two or three units in an association) to relatively large. Remembering, of course, that what passes as a large association in Montpelier might be different than a large condo association in Boston or [...]
While sometimes the terms are used interchangeably, they are two very different things.
Each town does their own assessment of every property in the town. The rules about when and how they do it are not only outside the scope of this post, but also pretty [...]
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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. On the lighter side...what exactly is a "smell through"?
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Impact of the Pandemic on the Housing Landscape in Vermont
Photo by Mika Baumeister
I was recently asked to be a presenter to Governor Scott’s Community Solutions and Local Recovery task force. A version of this detailed report was shared with many state and local leaders, including regional planning directors, leaders of [...]
How Does a Buyer's Agent Get Paid?
Photo by Jesus Kiteque
There are two main ways that I get paid for the
professional services and solutions that I provide.
Buyer Broker Fees Paid By Seller:
First, when you buy a house, I get a commission. The commission is usually a percentage of the sale price, and I get that at the closing at the [...]
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