Majestic Mountain Paradise

Majestic Mountain Paradise

Tucked away on 54 acres, this 4,500-square-foot post-and-beam home is the essence of a majestic mountain paradise, new to the market and priced to sell at $1,080,000. This jewel-in-the-mountains has a 5-star energy rating, with geothermal radiant heat and a solar array to power it through. The impressively stunning great room has cathedral ceilings. The [more]

equestrian property for sale, Underhill, Vermont

Equestrian Property for Sale, Underhill, Vermont

A river runs through this equestrian property for sale, Underhill, Vermont. Over 7.5 acres, with 4 acres of fenced paddock area and a large barn with 3 stalls, make this a quintessential Vermont horse property. The Vermont aesthetic continues with the restored farmhouse, built in 1865. Upon entering the house from the covered front porch, [more]

The Change

The Change

The change seemed to happen early. Suddenly, in August, I was experiencing cold, then hot, then cold, then warmish. It really varied, and it wasn’t like you could count on a pattern. Yes, autumn arrived early this year (did you think I was talking about something else?), and it was barely summer at all! The [more]

other side of the hill

Other Side of the Hill

A Friday night in Stowe, Vt., might feature the annual antique car show with a parade of lovingly restored cars and trucks driving through town, or a concert and fireworks at Spruce Peak, or a group mountain bike ride, or a bowling competition at Stowe Bowl. There is always some kind of activity going on [more]

real estate don't do list

Real Estate Don’t Do List

This blog is about a real estate don’t do list. Most real estate articles tell you what to do when preparing to sell your house. In this blog I share my thoughts on what NOT to do, based on my personal experience of nearly 30 years as a real estate agent. I might sound negative, [more]

Underhill Real Estate

Underhill Real Estate

Two years ago I closed my real estate office in Underhill Center and moved my license to Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty in Stowe. While I still spend a great deal of time with Underhill real estate on the western side of Mount Mansfield, my license hangs on the eastern side in Stowe, and that [more]

Mud season in Vermont

Mud Season in Vermont

If you don’t want to sell your house, April is the time to list it. Sound confusing? Hear me out. Mud season and selling homes do not go hand in hand, and April is mud season in Vermont. Mud season has one thing in common with ski season: picking your line. How are you going [more]

selling a smart home

Selling a smart home

Selling a smart home with smart home technology—lighting and heat control, security technologies, window treatment automation—is the wave of the future. All you need is a smartphone or laptop and you can control all your devices from a distant location. But according to a survey by the National Association of Realtors, only about 15 percent [more]

Stowe breweries and craft beers

Stowe Breweries and Craft Beers

Craft brewmasters are hopping on the ski town brewery bandwagon, and why not? Beer and skiing go together like kids and ice cream. Stowe breweries have added a new dimension to the ski town. Within a 25-mile radius are 8 craft breweries, each with its own style and taste objectives. Visiting them in person to [more]

House for sale in Underhill, Vermont

House for sale in Underhill, Vermont

This unique house for sale in Underhill, Vermont, was the vision of a woman who wanted modern architecture and a sense of artistic, practical use of space, while allowing for easy management and care. She found the perfect 11.8-acre lot in Underhill, Vermont, with 180-degree views from Mount Mansfield to Camel’s Hump. Built in 2014 [more]