Stowe Ski Trail

Second Annual Stowe Changes Report

In an efforts to keep you informed on what it’s like to live in Stowe, Vt., here’s our Second Annual Stowe Changes Report. Stowebee Bakery Located across the street from People’s United Bank, this bistro-bakery-sandwich shop has it going on. Coffee however you want it, sweets for all, local and organic ingredients, seasonal lunch fare, [more]

power through

Power Through in Vermont

The winds of Pleasant Valley in Underhill, Vt., are well known if you live there and legendary if you do not. Over a week ago, October 29-30, we experienced the wind power through our valley, hollering and screaming like the wicked witch of the East, but unbeknownst to us, the winds shared their gusty bellows [more]

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]

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]