Blog :: 01-2012

Beautifully restored farmhouse on 11.47 Acres with breathtaking views of Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks. Original woodwork throughout and a

combination of Birch, Maple, Spruce and Pine floors all like new. Large Master bedroom with full bath, sitting/exercise room and huge walk in closet.

$2,450,000 1046 Ethan Allen Highway, Charlotte, VT  05445


House now sits on a new foundation after being moved and has been built to accommodate additional finished space in the walkout lower level. Full walk-up attic also allows for further development. The kitchen boasts granite counter tops and custom cabinetry along with the old Hoosier style cabinet and large walk in pantry. 15x25 Mahogany deck overlooks the pond and a backdrop of Lake and mountain views. The 40x120 foot barn has been substantially renovated and sits on a brand new foundation. CLA for details on uses and approvals. Barn siding on east & west sides will be replaced!

Are you thinking of a career change?

Vermont has made it easier to take the exam to become a licensed real estate salesperson .  On January 1, 2012, Vermont began using Applied Measurement Professionals, Inc. to administer real estate licensing exams.  Exams are now given daily at the H&R Block office on 570 Shelburne Road, Burlington.  For more information or to register online go to the AMP website.  At this site you can also obtain a licensing handbook and practice tests.  We are now hiring agents for several of our office locations.  If you're interested in learning more about an exciting, rewarding career in real estate call Cindi Burns at 802-658-5555 or email

Vermont Home Sales News

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 The December 2011 REAL Trends Housing Market report shows that the rate of housing sales increased substantially on an annualized basis from November 2011 and above a year ago.  Overall, December 2011 unit sales were up 3.7% from a year ago.  The average price of homes sold declined 7.9% from December 2010 to December 2011.  Average prices of homes sold in December 2011 decreased 7.9 percent from December 2010.  REAL Trends is a real estate consulting and communications company that is a leading source of real estate news, trends and analysis on the residential real estate market.


In Vermont, the number of homes reported sold through NNEREN in 2011 was 4,932 up .63% from 2010.  The average sales price for a single family home was $254,056 up 1.77% from 2010 while the average sales price of a residential condo was $220,577 up 3.28% over 2010.  While prices rose slightly the average time on the market also rose from 164 days to 177 days.  The Northern New England Real Estate Network (NNEREN®) is the multiple listing service (MLS) for New Hampshire and Vermont.