MMU Spring Playdowns

Jericho, Vermont, Mt. Mansfield Union High School The main spring sports season is over for Mount Mansfield Union (MMU) and this past week we moved into the playdowns, to see which teams would make it to the semis finals and then onto the grand finale, the finals. It can be a very exciting time for [more]

Selling Property in Vermont

As I noted in my last blog post, Buying Property in Vermont, some states do not require or use an attorney, but Vermont does. That blog discussed why buyers should retain the advice of an attorney. This blog gives the sellers perspective on why an attorney is important. Sellers need an attorney to prepare the [more]

Buying Property in Vermont

The following are some facts you should know if you’re thinking about purchasing real estate in Vermont. Do you need an attorney when buying property in Vermont? As my father once said, “Why would you ever purchase or sell something as important as real estate without good legal advice?” Some states do not require or [more]

Spring Cleaning and Staging Your Home, 101

If you have ever watched HGTV, you’ve probably heard a lot about staging your home when you put it up for sale. You don’t need to hire a professional to do this. Here are a two suggestions I give my clients in Underhill and Jericho Vermont: 1.  Create open spaces. People need to see themselves [more]

Spring of 2011 — Lots of Rain and Wind!

With the relentless snowstorms that hammered us this past winter, we thought winters of long ago had returned, but this spring far exceeds anything I have seen in years! Here in Underhill Center, Vermont, we hold bragging rights for our high winds. Uniquely situated below Mt. Mansfield, we seem to be a magnet for huge [more]

Mud Season, the 5th Vermont Season

It is something that our small towns and rural areas in Vermont share and that is a 5th season. Underhill This season runs between winter and spring. We, who live out here and drive our country dirt roads experience more acutely than our urban Vermonters. Affectionately, we refer to this time of year as Mud Season. While we have [more]

Happy Holidays

Season’s Greetings to all! Such a magnificent time of year. Snow is falling and all seems to become very peaceful. Whenever a new season comes rolling in I always exclaim “I love this time of Year!” It is true for every change of season, each has its own special effect. December for me is a [more]

Tax Credit

The final days of the tax Credit are soon approaching. If you are near a decision it would be best to make it quickly as you have until April 30th of this year to put a property under deposit to qualify for the credit, be it a first time home or a move up sale. [more]

Jericho/Underhill Town Meeting Day

TOWN MEETING DAY: WHERE TO GET THE LATEST NEWS! Tuesday March 2nd we all gather at our local voting centers and have an open venue for discusiing such things as town and school budgets, local situations and anything in general that we need to prepare for our coming year.These topics are on the agenda every [more]