Property, Rentals, Transactions

Property, Rentals, Transactions

Vermont Contractor Builds Radon Protection Into Every Home

WAITSFIELD, VT - January 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Ward Smyth made it his business 30 years ago to be aware of – and understand how to – protect homeowners from exposure to radon gas. Every home Smyth has built or renovated has underground pipes vented through the roof, and a tough vinyl sheet under the concrete foundation to prevent the odorless radioactive gas from seeping through the basement and into the living quarters.

$47 Million Waiting for Vermonters to Claim

November 9, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- How familiar are you with Vermont’s unclaimed property program? The state has had an unclaimed property law on the books for more than 40 years and has for decades worked to alert Vermonters to check for their name. However, despite ongoing outreach efforts, phone calls and comments about unclaimed property made to the State Treasurer’s Office staff suggest some are still unclear about what the program is. Consider these examples

Community Effort to Protect 591-acre Forest a Success Town of Marlboro acquires Hogback Mountain

Montpelier, VT - March 31, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- A large tract of forestland on Hogback Mountain was acquired by the town of Marlboro on Wednesday, the Vermont Land Trust announced today.

STUDY SHOWS RECESSION MAKES VERMONT’S HOUSING PROBLEMS HARDER TO SOLVE

MONTPELIER, VT - April 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The recession hasn’t made finding affordable housing for average Vermonters any easier, according to a new report released today.

MacArthur Foundation Awards $2.6 Million to Vermont Housing Initiatives for Energy Efficiency and Rental...

Thousand of Vermonters who live in affordable rental housing will be able to keep that housing, thanks to a $2.6 million investment by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Governor Highlights Consequence of Legislative Inaction on Property Tax Rates

Montpelier, Vt. – June 26, 2008 - Governor Jim Douglas today released a Tax Department analysis of escalating property tax rates, and took the...

Vermont awarded more than $1.3 million to create 40 affordable rental units

BOSTON — The Federal Home Loan Bank of Boston (the Bank) awarded nearly $2.2 million as a grant, loan, and rate subsidy to fund...

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STUDY SHOWS RECESSION MAKES VERMONT’S HOUSING PROBLEMS HARDER TO SOLVE

MONTPELIER, VT - April 28, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — The recession hasn’t made finding affordable housing for average Vermonters any easier, according to a new report released today.

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Vermont Mayors, Housing Leaders Support Governor’s $35 Million Housing Revenue Bond

The Vermont Mayors Coalition today announced strong support for Governor Phil Scott’s $35 million Housing Revenue Bond, which is currently under consideration by the legislature