Blog :: 2011

OUR REAL ESTATE MARKET

The real estate market in the DeerfieldValley and the resort area of MountSnow has definitely been a challenge over the last twelve months. Although both selling prices and mortgage interest rates are the lowest in many years, the pace of closings for single-family homes, condominiums/townhouses, and raw land are certainly down from the [...]

Vermont is open for business!

The flooding from Irene was significant, but our communities, government and road crews have come together to put the state back in working order in an astoundingly short time period. Almost all roads are back open. If you are wondering how you can help, please come visit for foliage season - we need your business. If you are [...]

More Lawmakers Fight 20% Down Payment

A proposed 20 percent down payment rule for qualified residential mortgages is too high, argues a growing group of lawmakers in the House of Representatives. Late last week, about 240 lawmakers in the House sent a second letter to federal regulators urging them to lower the down payment rule on QRMs. Last month, about 150 lawmakers had [...]

VA HOME LOANS

The VA Home Loan Program: Benefiting Vermont Veterans Home to famous skiing resort, Mount Snow, the Deerfield Valley Region has been attracting outdoors enthusiasts for years. Because of Vermonts close proximity to many of New Englands military bases, the state is also a popular place of residence for veterans and active duty service [...]

Posted on 2011-04-26 15:17:16

SPRING IS FINALLY HERE!! Snow has melted, flowers have begun to bloom and warmer weather is herea true sign of spring. Mark your calendars: May 7-8 - TOUGH MUDDER is coming to Mount Snow and is probably the toughest event on the planet. The event is expecting 12,000+ participants. Sat May [...]

LAND GAINS TAX INFO

LAND GAINS TAX Summary and Purpose of the Tax: The purpose of the tax is to regulate short term speculation in land sales and exchanges in the state through supplemental taxation of the profits derived.? The law also seeks to encourage primary home ownership.? The land gains tax is supplemental to any federal, state, or local [...]