vt: Had a long day... Went to the Town Tavern WON a Hammerhead Pro Sled!
- 03/22/14 01:20 PM
Sounds weird however after 9 hours with out of state buyer clients showing condos for a second home in Burlington, Vermont I was ready for dinner. When I got home I asked my wife if she would like to go to the Tavern for dinner. Well SURE! We went down the road to the "Town Tavern" , a nice local place owned by a REALTOR® friend who recently opened in Shelburne, Vermont. We had just ordered and I could hear the waitress telling the couple next to us that they were going to be announcing the winner of the Hammerhead Pro sled. The entry was by guessing the (9 comments)
vt: Will the sound of hammering bother your clients?
- 01/10/13 11:52 PM
If you have a buyer who has considered a new build (in the Burlington, VT area) as well as an established city home there are things to remind them of as a buyer's agent. Do they mind the sound of hammering and sawing (7:00 am to 4:00 pm) 6 days a week? Do they mind the dirt and debris blowing around? Do they mind the smell of diesel fuel and sound of heavy equipment? It could be three to five years before the build out is far enough along to not be troublesome. Some think it is worth it. (I do) (7 comments)
vt: Are you on the fence...
- 01/09/13 12:04 PM
Is now a good time? It feels safe up there... but... "get off the fence" If there has ever been a truly good time to sell in Chittenden County, VT it is now. "Why list now?"you ask. Lawrence Yun, Chief Economist for NAR explains 2012 market gains <video 5 minutes>
Let me explain: 1.) There are more buyers than houses available for them in Chittenden County Vermont. (low inventory in price ranges from 0 to the mid fives) 2.) Buyers are very motivated as the VT interest rates are still 3.37% for a 30 year loan. (10 comments)
vt: Home Owner Tips by Dana-- keeping water out of your basement
- 09/12/12 04:12 AM
This Home owner blog tip: Working for a dry basement. There are many ways water/moisture can get into your basement. This is a blog with helpful tips and is not meant to be a blueprint to having a perfectly dry basement. (There are some successful local companies that take care of existing or new wet basement problems) (disclaimer) 1.) Keep you gutters cleaned out. If you don’t have them it is a good investment 2.) Surface water must be directed away from the basement walls. 3.) Most builders have the soil next to the house higher than the surrounding land and direct (35 comments)