Have you ever noticed clothing sales that advertise â€œsecondsâ€ at greatly reduced prices? The â€œsecondâ€ quality merchandise may exhibit flaws like uneven seams and pulled stitches, and capitalizes on the slightly lower quality in exchange for a lower price. Continue Reading
Archives for June 2008
Jump-Start Your Home's Heart!
As a seller in the current real estate climate (or any market, for that matter), you know that your home's features must stand out against those of the competition. First you need to understand what buyers are looking for, and then you must decide how much money and elbow Continue Reading
VHFA Honors Top Mortgage Loan Originators, Lending Institutions for 2008
BURLINGTONâ€”Vermont Housing Finance Agency is pleased to announce its top mortgage loan originators for fiscal year 2008: Julie Heffernan, National Bank of Middlebury, Addison County, Middlebury; Debbie Corey, Chittenden Bank, Bennington County, Bennington; Susan Continue Reading
A Lot to Consider!
Buy or build? If you're considering new construction, the first item on your To Do list is to find a suitable lot. The experience of builders and architects points to a few key features you should investigate in your search for the perfect spot. Continue Reading
State of the Art Home Built
Southwest Vermont Career Development Center Students Build State-of-the-Art Home I sit on the Board of Directors of the Building Trades Department of the Career Development Center which teaches high school students building trades through the actual building of a house. Continue Reading
Survey reveals downsizing trend for homes
Survey reveals downsizing trend for homes, Census data, though, shows home sizes growing By Inman News, Wednesday, June 11, 2008. Â Let the home-size debate begin. According to a survey of home-design trends, the era of super-sized homes is giving way to downsizing -- the Continue Reading
Looking Beyond the Price!
What pops in your mind when you think of a real estate contract? The price, right? It's the critical term, but far from the only important factor to be considered by buyers or sellers. There are costs, finances, conveyances, and consequences to consider. Continue Reading
Pownal, Vermont Residents to Benefit from Verizon Wireless Network Expansion
Investing to Stay Ahead of Growing Demand for Wireless Voice, MultimediaÂ and Internet Access Â Â Â POWNAL, Vt., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In a continuing effort to provide the best wireless service for local residents in Bennington County, Verizon Wireless has activated a Continue Reading
Opportunity In Any Market!
Whether the market is up or down (and particularly if it's down), buying a "fixer-upper" and updating it can prove to be a profitable venture. As with any real estate investment, however, it's wise to enter with eyes wide open. Knowledge and caution will help you avoid Continue Reading