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Chris Hurd is your local Burlington VT area real estate expert. Discover Vermont properties at ChrisHurdVT.com.

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2007 

Forbes Magazine, in an article dated June 2007, swooned over corporate giant AIG's ongoing $400 million dollar project to turn Stowe into the "Vail of the East" as some are calling it. With it's outstanding 18 hole "wilderness golf course" designed by Bob Cupp, "Beast of the East" skiing on it's ...
11/29/2007
I just checked the foreign currency rates and discovered the US and Canadian dollar is even. It's been no secret that the US dollar has been falling like a stone from the sky recently but it has been a very long while since the two currencies have been at par with one another. Now, they are!Canad...
11/28/2007
In the winter of 2006, a conference was convened by Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour. The intense brainstorming session was an effort, eager to seize the opportunity left in Katrina's terrible wake, a fleeting chance to correct past development wrongs.  The design conference was organized by th...
11/27/2007
The Christmas lights are all lit up and down Church Street now. The Christmas tree at the north end in front of the Unitarian Church is up too. This is one of my favorite times of the year. Dinner at Leunig's or Trattoria Delia (my faves!) with snow falling. An after dinner stroll to the top of C...
11/27/2007
As I contemplate the next few days as Thanksgiving approaches, I am reminded how much I love this holiday. As I was hiking this afternoon, I was thinking of my health which thankfully is good as I was enjoying the crispness in the air and the clear, distant views of the High Peaks in the Adironda...
11/20/2007
This is a follow up to the article I recently posted on my home page with Vermont earning the healthiest state in the USA in which to live honors. (see http://www.unitedhealthfoundation.org/ahr2007/states/pdfs/Vermont.pdf.)An editorial in today's Burlington Free Press written by Sharon Moffatt, V...
11/20/2007
Hey Burlington, Shelburne, Charlotte, South Burlington, Williston and all the rest. Here's a shout out on helpful low-tech ways to save on energy bills for the coming winter.1. Check your insulation. Filling in gaps and cracks, especially in the attic, will keep your house warmer this winter.2. D...
11/20/2007
At last, we're getting it...I attended several seminars back in September. The two topics were Green Home Contruction and Smart Developments. I found several things interesting. First, the enormous convention room at the Sheraton in South Burlington VT was packed with interested Realtors from all...
11/20/2007
Remember that great line "Just the facts Ma'am," by Jack Friday?Here is further evidence that our local real estate market is holding bucking trends in other parts of the US:Based upon information provided by the Northwestern Vermont Board of Realtors (NVBR) for the month of October 2007, there w...
11/20/2007
A 334-unit residential project on 220 acres SE of the Allen Road and Spear Street intersection in now underway. Touted as "innovative" plans call for parks, bike paths, walking trails, and a skating pond surrounded by natural areas and a 35 acre working farm. 75% of the site will remain open for ...
11/20/2007
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