State Agriculture Officials Urge Homeowners to Monitor Roofs and Clear Off Snow

WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 28, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- As the region braces for a potential storm, state officials are urging property owners to pay close attention to their roofs. Experts say snow that has accumulated over the duration of the winter in some areas of Vermont may become even heavier due to the wet, icy conditions predicted for our region

Rebecca Sanford Real Estate simplifies website with addition of IDX Broker software to its...

EUGENE, OR - February 11, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- IDX, Inc. has developed a customized IDX solution specifically for Ludlow, Vermont real estate Broker Rebecca Sanford to display on her website. Between the WordPress Plugin, which allows her to create her own blog, and the myAgentIDX application for iPhone, Sanford has been given the tools and abilities to truly supply her clients with an unprecedented level of access to the Northern New England Real Estate Network (NNEREN) database of listings. Never before has finding a home online been easier for potential Vermont buyers, than it now is for clients of Sanford.

Public Meetings Will Explain New Flood Insurance Options Available to Washington County Property Owners

December 21, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Washington County flood insurance questions will be addressed at five public meetings in Waterbury, Barre City, Northfield, Marshfield, and Montpelier. The meetings will focus on newly revised flood hazard maps and the insurance options available for structures that may be affected by the updated designations. Structures that have been identified for the first time as being at a high risk of damage by flooding may benefit by getting flood insurance now before the official map changes go into effect.

Adam’s Berry Farm Buys Land in Charlotte

Charlotte - December 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Adam's Berry Farm is a popular farm business in Chittenden County. After 10 years of renting land in Burlington's Intervale, Adam Hausmann has built up a strong customer base for his organic berries and table grapes. Today he secured the future of his business by purchasing 56 acres of farmland in Charlotte. The Vermont Land Trust helped Adam buy the land from Nancy Hinsdale by purchasing a conservation easement on the property.

Landowners Fined for Wastewater Violations

October 1, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Department of Environmental Conservation’s Compliance and Enforcement Division today announced that it formally settled environmental violations involving Raymond and Danielle Laporte. The Laportes own rental property in Enosburg, Vermont. The settlement includes a $6,750.00 penalty

Land Trust Helps Farmer Expand Business in Weathersfield

Weathersfield - July 2, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- With nearly forty different kinds of organic vegetables available for purchase, 80 enthusiastic CSA members, and six drop-off sites in towns ranging from Ascutney to Putney, new customers would never suspect Deep Meadow Farm just moved to its new location in Weathersfield this past April.

Gov. Shumlin Announces Tax Relief for Mobile Home Owners Hit by 2011 Flooding

June 14, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Gov. Peter Shumlin today announced additional tax relief to help flood survivors who replaced mobile homes damaged or destroyed in either federally declared disasters that occurred in 2011, the spring flooding and Tropical Storm Irene. Specifically, a provision of Act 143 of 2012 makes purchases of these mobile homes tax-free for Vermont residents.

Treasurer Pearce Announces Unclaimed Property Receipts at $57 Million

June 12, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Vermont State Treasurer Beth Pearce announced today that more than $8 million in new unclaimed financial property has been received by the State Treasurer’s Office since the fiscal year began July 1. There is now approximately $57 million in unclaimed property waiting to be claimed.

Press Conference to Recap Mobile Home De-Construction Project

December 28, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The mobile home de-construction team assembled by Lt. Gov. Phil Scott and Secretary of Commerce and Community Development Lawrence Miller has finished their work in six mobile home parks around the state. The group will hold a press conference on Thursday to report on their work and answer questions.


NORTH SPRINGFIELD, VT - December 13, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- JELD-WEN, Inc. has signed a long-term lease renewal for 212,340 square feet of industrial space at 36 Precision Drive in North Springfield, Vt., announced Cushman & Wakefield. A global window and door maker based in Klamath Falls, Ore., JELD-WEN utilizes the site for product manufacturing for the New England region.

First New Mobile Home Set at Weston’s; Bond Auto Donates $50,000

November 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The mobile home de-construction team headed by Lt. Governor Phil Scott and Secretary of Commerce and Community Development Lawrence Miller gathered this morning at Weston's Park in Berlin for the delivery of the first new mobile home since the flood.

Deadline to Submit SBA Disaster Loan Application Approaching For Caledonia and Washington County Disaster...

August 10, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The U.S. Small Business Administration reminds homeowners, renters, businesses and non-profit organizations located in Vermont that Sept. 6 is the deadline to submit their disaster loan applications for physical damage caused by the severe storms and flooding that occurred on May 26-27.


BURLINGTON, VM - July 5, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Executive Director Sarah Carpenter announced Bonnie Black of Essex has joined Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) as Homeownership Outreach Coordinator. Black’s real estate and home loan experience stretch back to 1993. Most recently, she’s been a Loan Officer with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Williston. Before that, she spent five years as Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Director at the Vermont Real Estate Information Network in Williston where she oversaw daily operation of the statewide MLS with 1,800 Realtor® members.


BURLINGTON VT - May 31, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) Executive Director Sarah Carpenter announced Jacklyn Santerre of Colchester has been promoted from Assistant Director of Homeownership Programs to Director of Homeownership


BURLINGTON VT - April 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Renting an apartment in Vermont continues to grow more difficult for the average Vermonter, according to a report released today.


BURLINGTON, VT - March 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Executive Director Sarah Carpenter announced Robin Howe of Colchester has joined Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) as Multifamily Operations Specialist

Delegation Joins Forces on Home Heating Assistance

BURLINGTON, VT - February 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Vermont congressional delegation today opposed a White House budget proposal that would nearly cut in half a heating assistance program for seniors and low-income families with children.

Vermont Agencies Urge Farms And Homeowners To Watch Roofs Closely – Clear If Possible

February 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A barn collapse in Chester on Monday night is the latest in a string of such structure failures that have occurred around Vermont over the past few days. Today’s extra snowpack is adding to the concern over snow loads on roofs around Vermont.



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.