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4 Emotional Mistakes Sellers Make
Posted by: Brooks Barron On Nov 4 2013 At: 5:04 PM
Tags: emotional mistakes, selling
Categories:Real Estate - Selling

Don't let emotions get in the way of your sale. Check out 4 emotional mistakes sellers make by Tara-Nicolle Nelson to learn about the top 4 mistakes and how to avoid them. "Have you ever said something in the heat of the moment, then wished for weeks later you could reel those words back in? The truth is, all of us commit emotion-driven mistakes in some areas of our lives. But when it comes to selling their homes (read: cashing out their most valuable assets) the stakes are simply too, too high to allow your sellers and their transactions to fall Read more

5 Things Homebuyers Should Know, but Don't
Posted by: Brooks Barron On Oct 18 2013 At: 1:12 PM
Categories:Real Estate - Buying

by John Maxfield, The Motley Fool Source: Wikimedia Commons A house is the biggest asset that the majority of Americans will ever own. But while most of us delude ourselves into thinking that we actually know something about real estate, the truth is that few of us have any idea what we're talking about. It's for this reason that I solicited the advice of several highly respected real estate professionals to help our readers navigate the process of both buying and selling their homes. What follows, in turn, are five things that most homebuyers should know, but don't. 1. When you buy a home, you're Read more

Energy Efficiency on a Budget
Posted by: Susan Barron On Sep 13 2013 At: 1:38 PM
Tags: Energy Efficiency, Improving Your Home, Going Green
Categories:Home Preparation

What is the BEST way to make your home more energy efficient? There is no single answer or solution! Further complicating matters is how to pay for some of the improvements. Some of the most effective improvements don't actually cost that much money or take much time. This article written by Tara-Nicholle Nelson is a fantastic piece about what you can accomplish!The concept of greening up your home means different things to different people.  To some, it’s all about boosting their property’s energy efficiency (and slashing those monthly utility bills), others might be more concerned about creating a healthful home Read more

Summer Real Estate Trends in VT
Posted by: Susan Barron On Aug 15 2013 At: 2:18 PM
Tags: vermont real estate, Vermont Homes, real estate trends
Categories:Real Estate - Buying

Late Summer Real Estate Trends in Vermont The summer in Vermont is always beautiful and the weather this year has been no exception. To add to the warm weather, we see the real estate market warming up in the state as well. Potential home sellers who waited until the national housing market and the economy improved are now listing their homes again. In March, there were 777 new single-family homes on the market compared to the 352 homes back in November of 2012. Thankfully, the Vermont economy and housing market did not fall as dramatically as other parts of the country. Read more

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