Staging owner occupied houses

Staging Owner Occupied Houses

How you live in your house and how you sell your house are two different things, and that’s why staging owner occupied houses deserves some thought. Prospective buyers want to be able to envision how they would live in your home, and your personal belongings are a distraction to their ability to visualize. Most of [more]

staging empty rooms

Who’s Winning the Race in Virtual Staging?

The real estate company that I work for has come out with a new app: Curate by Sotheby’s International Realty. It’s an augmented realty app for staging empty rooms. Augmented reality (AR) is one of the biggest technology trends right now, and it’s only going to get bigger. It lets you see the real-life environment [more]

Blog by Lea Van Winkle, Realtor/Broker, Single-Level Home Designs in Underhill, Vermont.

Single-Level Home Designs In Underhill, Vermont

Single-level home designs are one of the most popular house designs in America, and today’s plans are a far cry from your grandmother’s ranch-style house. Today’s single-level home designs are surprisingly elegant and crisp. They allow for easy movement from room to room, as well as to outdoor living spaces, including garages, patios, and porches. [more]

Inside Stowe Bowl

Inside Stowe, Vermont

What lies beyond the doors of Stowe? Many people come to Stowe to experience skiing, hiking, mountain biking and other outdoor activities, but there’s a lot to do inside Stowe as well. Let’s take a peak at what you can find inside Stowe. Bowling Inside Stowe Strike it big at Stowe Bowl, Stowe’s one and [more]

ice skating at Spruce Peak

Winter in Stowe is Not Just Skiing

Most people who come to Stowe in the winter usually come for the skiing at Stowe Mountain Resort or the Nordic skiing at Trapp Family Lodge. But winter in Stowe is not just skiing. There are many outdoor sports you can do on snow and ice. Did you ever notice that most winter sports start [more]

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]