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Okemo Mountain VT Trivia - 02/29/08 04:29 AM
Whether you are an Okemo Mountain VT homeowner or a visitor to the area, you'll find these fun facts interesting:- There are 624 acres of skiable area and 117 runs on Okemo Mountain- Lift tickets were 20 cents in 1956, when operations first began- Okemo is Native American for "All Come Home"- The summit is 3,344 ft.- A "Beach House" used to be at the top of the mountain instead of the Summit Lodge that stands now- The trail Home Stretch used to be named UghTo learn more about Okemo Mountain VT or Ludlow VT real estate, please call me at (6 comments)
Vermont Investment Property - 02/24/08 06:06 AM
Chester, Vermont Seven Unit Apartment House The house is approx 120 years old, the two back apartments were added about 20 years ago they are 3 bedrooms each with their own furnace and hot water heater tenants pay their own heat and hot water. The main roof of the house is slate The roofs over the porches are asphalt. The foundation is stone - there are 2 basements, one for the front apartments with the main furnace and water heater and one for the back 2 apartments with their own water heaters and furnaces. Each basement has an outside entrance bilko (0 comments)
Ludlow VT Home Buyers – Why Get A Home Inspection - 02/22/08 01:20 PM
Buying your Ludlow VT home is one of the most significant decisions and biggest investments you will ever make. A professional home inspection will enable you to learn a great deal about a home, help give you peace of mind and answer some important questions. Whether you are buying or selling, you will have the benefit of knowing the ins and outs of a particular home.Homebuyer Benefits:You will gain an education of the home, top to bottom, so that you will know exactly what you are buying.. This information will help you to buy with confidence knowing that a true professional (3 comments)
Ludlow VT Real Estate Update - 02/14/08 12:55 PM
With the first month of 2008 complete, experts have begun to speculate on how the real estate market will fare for the rest of the year. A continuation of soft market conditions is forecast for existing-home sales in the months ahead, with improvement expected by the second half of this year if loan limits are increased, according to the latest forecast by the National Association of Realtors®.Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, said sales activity is expected to remain soft through the first half of the year despite a generational low in mortgage interest rates. "Existing home sales have moved narrowly since (2 comments)
Calling all Farmers and Horse Owners - New Listing - 02/10/08 01:00 PM
1800's authentic Vermont Farmhouse, on 227 acres in Topsham Vermont, just waiting to be restored (but can be lived in now)! There are mostly new windows and some new wiring - 5 bedrooms, plus extra rooms. There is a 165ft barn, with electric and water and 8 bays, hay storage for about 5000 bales. Some of the land fronts the Waits River, has about 100 acres of hay land, pastures, a pond, apple orchard, trees and views! Close to Snow mobile trails. Included is a newer (2000) 3 bedroom, 2 bath doublewide to live in, while enjoying the beauty, the wildlife and (5 comments)
In a Buyer’s Market, Seek Incentives! - 02/08/08 05:19 PM
A "buyer's market" occurs when there are a lot of homes for sale and they are staying on the market for a long time. During times like this, home buyers are in a great position to negotiate for lower prices and incentives.The guidelines for buyers' incentives vary among loan options, so make sure to get pre-qualified first so you can ask your loan officer about the allowable incentives for your loan program and down payment.So, what can you ask for? Here are some ideas:If you are putting ten percent or more down, you can ask for up to six percent of (2 comments)
More Interest Rate Cuts – What Does It All mean? - 02/01/08 06:25 AM
When the Fed lowers interest rates, as it continued to do this week, everyone gets excited and there is a lot of buzz about the real estate market. But - when it comes to you and me - what do these lower interest rates really mean? Here are some examples: Homeowners: If you already have an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM) on a home, you could save hundreds of dollars a month if your loan is pegged to Treasury rates, which have fallen considerably thanks to the Fed's recent cuts. The catch is that many buyers in more expensive areas resort to "jumbo (10 comments)
Looking To Buy or Sell? Discover the Best in South Central Vermont Real Estate ,Okemo Mountain Real Estate, Rutland and Killington Real Estate from Irene Gaffigan, Associate Broker, Lang McLaughry Spera Real Estate
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