Norm Frates

Norm Frates
NMLS ID#: 126323 (802)-457-1177 2588 East Woodstock Road Woodstock, VT 05091

Recent Posts

Trading Places

So the snow came early this year, and it just keeps coming. No doubt a fair number of you are now daydreaming about vacations in Florida or New Mexico, maybe checking out rentals on Airbnb or Trivago.

Posted by Norm Frates on Jan 8, 2019
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Tips for Owning a Second Home in the Upper Valley

There’s no time of year that visitors to the Upper Valley don’t fall in love with the area and consider the possibility of owning a second home here.

Posted by Norm Frates on Sep 25, 2018
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Dreaming About Your Place in the Sun?

It’s coming. As sure as the sun rises in the east, Old Man Winter is going to rear his hoary head.

Posted by Norm Frates on Aug 30, 2018
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Try These Easy Walks for Busy Lives

We all know we should walk more. It’s good for your health, both physical and mental. But squeezing even a short walk into your day can be a challenge.

Posted by Norm Frates on Jul 17, 2018
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Find Your Festival in Quechee and Woodstock

Summer in the Upper Valley brings myriad opportunities for outdoor entertainment. Farmers markets come back into full swing. Concerts are performed on town greens and gazebos. Craft shows pop up. County fairs and community carnivals come and go.

Posted by Norm Frates on May 15, 2018
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Warning: Trees Too Close to the House!

Trees abound in the northeast. Their beauty is one of the natural features that draws people to the area and makes them want to put down roots of their own.

Posted by Norm Frates on Jun 8, 2017
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Chickens in the Backyard

Ever look out at your backyard and think it would feel more complete with a few chickens? If so, you are not alone. The movement toward micro-scale animal husbandry has been growing for more than 10 years, and small flocks of hens have defined the trend.


Posted by Norm Frates on Jun 1, 2017
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