Avoid Beginner Mistakes when Building Your New Home

Building a new home is more than just an exciting undertaking. It’s the culmination of dreams. To keep those dreams from becoming nightmares, you need to take some proactive measures as you work at designing your home.


Posted by Flossy Courtemanche on Jun 15, 2017
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Buying a House? Here’s What to Look For

When daffodils and “For Sale” signs appear in front yards in equal numbers, it’s officially house-buying season in the northeast. It’s an exciting time!

Posted by Jim Giller on May 18, 2017
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Tips for a Healthy Septic System!

There are many things you want to experience at your home in rural Vermont or New Hampshire—privacy and beauty come to mind! And one thing you don’t ever want to experience: septic system problems!

Posted by Sherry Noyes on May 9, 2017
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Four Tips for Searching Online for a New Home

What do you do when you're considering buying something? Many of us look online, and real estate is no different.

Posted by Jim Giller on Nov 8, 2016
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Buying a House in the Winter: Big deal or Big Mistake?

Spring is historically the most popular time to buy a house. It's a time of new beginnings and fresh starts, and houses look terrific surrounded by blooming forsythia bushes. But what about winter?

Posted by Jim Giller on Oct 20, 2016
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The Secret to a Great Relationship with Your Realtor

You're going to be spending a lot of time with your Realtor. How do you ensure you're getting what you need?

Posted by Sarah Powell on Oct 13, 2016
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How Preapproval Can Set You Up for Success

You might think the first step to buying a house is perusing the real estate ads in your local paper or browsing online listings, but you might be more successful in your house hunting if you first apply for preapproval.

Posted by Sarah Powell on Oct 11, 2016
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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a House

Your home is likely to be the most expensive thing you ever purchase. With a little foresight, you can avoid some of the mistakes other people have made in the past.

Posted by Sarah Powell on Sep 22, 2016
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5 Tips for Packing Your House to Move—What to Leave Behind

Buying a house can be one of life's most exciting events. There's the thrill of the chase, the deciphering of the different types of loans, and the final meeting with bankers and lawyers. And then, there's the moving.

Posted by Jim Giller on Sep 20, 2016
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10 Mortgage Terms to Know When Meeting With Lenders

Are you a first-time home buyer? Here are 10 glossary terms that will help you speak the language of banking!

Posted by Sarah Powell on Sep 13, 2016
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