Title A blog feed. en-US Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:06:34 -0400 Colchester, Milton, Shelburne and South Burlington Open Houses - Sunday 6/24 1pm-3pm http://www.buyvtrealestate.com/blog/posts/2018/06/22/colchester-milton-shelburne-and-south-burlington-open-houses-sunday-1pm-3pm/ <p>This Sunday, June 24, 2018&nbsp;from 1:00-3:00 PM, Geri Reilly Real Estate is hosting 5&nbsp;Open Houses! Join us in Colchester, Milton, South Burlington and Shelburne. Stop by to say "hi" and take a look around!</p> <p>We look forward to seeing you there!</p> <h1>&nbsp;</h1> <h1><i>6747 Spear Street, Shelburne</i></h1> <p>Y<img alt="" class="featured featured featured featured" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5366/blog/Kirkpatrick.jpg" style="height: 239px; width: 400px; float: right;">ou&rsquo;ll never stop loving the gorgeous unobstructed 180-degree Green Mountain views including Camels Hump and Mt. Mansfield from this unique 5BR/4.5BA home. Enjoy the 4 acres of rolling meadows and beautifully landscaped yard. Don&rsquo;t miss the sunny kitchen and master suite with walk-in closet!&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h2>MLS# 4694636&nbsp;/ $799,900</h2> <p><a href="http://view.paradym.com/4194801/prt/10003" target="_blank">Visual Tour</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="https://goo.gl/maps/yww17Z757Gk" target="_blank">Directions</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://www.buyvtrealestate.com/listing/4694636/6747-spear-street-shelburne-vt-05482/">More Informatio<u>n</u></a></p> <h1>&nbsp;</h1> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h1><i>45 Andrea Lane, Milton</i></h1> <p><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5366/blog/Reste_Front.jpg" style="height: 267px; width: 400px; float: right;">Wonderful 3BA/2.5BA move in ready colonial in a convenient location. Great room with beautiful hardwood floor, chef&rsquo;s kitchen with breakfast bar&nbsp;&amp; a luxurious master suite. Don&rsquo;t miss the expanded deck and private yard nestled on 2.76 acres. A perfect piece of Vermont!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h2>MLS# 4699899/ $377,500</h2> <p><a href="http://view.paradym.com/4207541/prt/10003" target="_blank">Visual Tour</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="https://goo.gl/maps/z2yA86M39AB2" target="_blank">Directions</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://www.buyvtrealestate.com/listing/4699899/45-andrea-lane-milton-vt-05468/">More Informatio<u>n</u></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h1>&nbsp;</h1> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h1><i>17 Dubois Drive, South Burlington</i></h1> <p><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5366/blog/Fisk%20Front.jpg" style="height: 251px; width: 400px; float: right;">Charming 3BR/1.75BA Cape in one of South Burlington&rsquo;s sought-after neighborhoods. Move in ready with spacious sunny kitchen with beautiful bamboo flooring, granite counter tops, greenhouse window and plenty of space for entertaining. Enjoy neighborhood sidewalks and walk to bike path. Easy access to downtown Burlington. .</p> <h2>&nbsp;</h2> <h2>MLS# 4701582&nbsp;/ $375,000</h2> <p><a href="http://view.paradym.com/4211322/prt/10003" target="_blank">Visual Tour</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="https://goo.gl/maps/1BYxZrWxrf82" target="_blank">Directions</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://www.buyvtrealestate.com/listing/4701582/17-dubois-drive-south-burlington-vt-05403/">More Informatio<u>n</u></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h1><i>65 Turquoise Drive, Colchester</i></h1> <p><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5366/blog/Hart.jpg" style="height: 254px; width: 400px; float: right;">Lovely 4BR/2.5BA split level with a convenient Malletts Bay Location. A spacious home with gas fireplace, bay window and beautiful kitchen with cherry cabinets and upgraded appliances. An expanded deck and fully fenced in yard are perfect for entertaining!</p> <h2>&nbsp;</h2> <h2>MLS# 4693809&nbsp;/ $362,500</h2> <p><a href="http://view.paradym.com/4193066/prt/10003" target="_blank">Visual Tour</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="https://goo.gl/maps/PxkwvTSzLHr" target="_blank">Directions</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://www.buyvtrealestate.com/listing/4693809/65-turquoise-drive-colchester-vt-05446/">More Informatio<u>n</u></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h1><i>43 McIntosh Avenue, South Burlington</i></h1> <p><img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5366/blog/McNeil%20Front.jpg" style="height: 267px; width: 400px; float: right;">Don&rsquo;t miss out on this great opportunity to live in the Orchards Neighborhood, one of South Burlington&rsquo;s sought-after neighborhoods. This wonderful 2BR/2BA one level home has lots of windows &amp; privacy, a brightly lit family room and a great floor plan.</p> <h2>&nbsp;</h2> <h2>MLS# 4701649&nbsp;/ $299,900</h2> <p><a href="http://view.paradym.com/4211377/prt/10003" target="_blank">Visual Tour</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="https://goo.gl/maps/YkratjX5iFC2" target="_blank">Directions</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://www.buyvtrealestate.com/listing/4701649/43-mcintosh-avenue-south-burlington-vt-05403/">More Informatio<u>n</u></a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Community Events Vermont Real Estate Latest Open Houses House & Home Fri, 22 Jun 2018 10:06:34 -0400 Get the Highest Return on Your Home Improvements! http://www.buyvtrealestate.com/blog/posts/2018/06/21/get-the-highest-return-on-your-home-improvements/ <p align="center"><img alt="" class="featured featured featured featured" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5366/blog/traditional-entry.jpg" style="width: 300px; height: 407px;"></p> <p align="center"><em><a href="https://st.hzcdn.com/simgs/e97100a400b3a510_4-8082/traditional-entry.jpg"> Google Images</a></em></p> <p align="center">&nbsp;</p> <p>Whether you want to sell your house or just freshen up your home, summer is here and it&rsquo;s the perfect time to make those improvements. However, you want to make sure that you have a plan and can get the best return for your investment. Remodeling a home is a quite daunting task but often making smaller improvements/replacements will generate a higher return and drastically change the appearance of your house. &nbsp;Make sure to look up and familiarize yourself with current market trends before you start.&nbsp; Listed below are some easy home improvement ideas that won&rsquo;t break the bank!</p> <ul> <li>Reinvigorate Your Curb Appeal! <ul style="list-style-type:circle;"> <li>Paint or replace your garage door and front door. These will have a big impact on making the house standout but can also be done in just one weekend.</li> <li>Replace exterior hardware like door handles and house numbers.</li> <li>Make sure the yard looks neat and landscaped <ul> <li>Plant some native plants so you won&rsquo;t have to worry about watering them or lots&nbsp;of maintenance.</li> </ul> </li> </ul> </li> <li>Swap out old single pane windows <ul style="list-style-type:circle;"> <li>Swapping your windows out for dual paned ones will not only make your house look fresh but will also help lower&nbsp;heating and cooling costs!</li> </ul> </li> <li>Create living space outdoors <ul style="list-style-type:circle;"> <li>Decks are both fun and functional! They are also a great selling feature for any home.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Replace your kitchen appliances <ul style="list-style-type:circle;"> <li>Nice new appliances look great and will often be more energy efficient allowing you to save a little on your electric bill!</li> </ul> </li> <li>Swap out old flooring <ul style="list-style-type:circle;"> <li>New carpet is always a great selling feature</li> <li>For tiled surface you can elect to paint it rather than replacing it. Ask at your local hardware store about what type of paint would work great for your tile.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Upgrade your bathroom <ul style="list-style-type:circle;"> <li>Not ready for a major overhaul? Replace the faucets, light fixtures, towel bars and mirror.</li> </ul> </li> <li>Add built in storage <ul style="list-style-type:circle;"> <li>Don&rsquo;t forget all your nooks and crannies, these are excellent places to add more storage.</li> <li>Revamp closets with new shelves and places to hang items</li> <li>Add workbenches and built in storage to basements and garages &ndash; you&rsquo;ll have room to work on your projects and places to keep your extra materials</li> </ul> </li> <li>Repaint! <ul style="list-style-type:circle;"> <li>An inexpensive and cheap way to drastically change the feel of a space</li> <li>Use Behr&rsquo;s color of the year, In the Moment &ndash; a cool, calming blue hue, to create a relaxing feel in bedrooms.&nbsp; It goes great with crisp whites and neutral color palates.</li> <li>Don&rsquo;t forget the outside of your house, even if you&rsquo;re not ready or able to afford fully repainting the house repaint the trim and shutters.&nbsp; It will revive the house and help up its curb appeal.</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p>While it may seem intimidating to take on the tasks above to help refresh your home break it down into smaller tasks.&nbsp; Each weekend can be for a different task and before you know it everything will be done!</p> Vermont Real Estate Real Estate Tips House & Home Financial & Investments Thu, 21 Jun 2018 13:06:50 -0400 Fairfax Open House - Sunday 6/10 - 1-3PM http://www.buyvtrealestate.com/blog/posts/2018/06/08/fairfax-open-house-sunday-6-10-1-3pm/ <p>This Sunday, June 10, 2018&nbsp;from 1:00-3:00 PM, Geri Reilly Real Estate is hosting an Open House! Join us in Fairfax. Stop by to say "hi" and take a look around!</p> <p>We look forward to seeing you there!</p> <h1>&nbsp;</h1> <h1><i>5 Buck Hollow Road, Fairfax, VT<img alt="" src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/files.usmre.com/5366/blog/Fielden%20FRONT2.jpg" style="width: 400px; height: 256px; float: right;" class="featured featured"></i></h1> <p><i>Don&#39;t miss out on this charming 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath farmhouse with exposed beams &amp; timber frame, wide board pine floors throughout, country kitchen opens to dining room, spacious living room with lots of light, built in hutch &amp; hearth, 1st floor den, 4 bedrooms all with character &amp; charm, 3 season porch perfect for entertaining,expanded deck &amp; stone patio. private country yard with Green Mountain views, enjoy the stone walls, perennials &amp; tree house. 2 car detached garage with finished bonus room and 3/4 bath, with private deck great for guests, studio or possibly Air B&amp;B, convenient location, walk to Fairfax Village and easy commute to Burlington, Smugglers Notch or Saint Albans.</i></p> <h1><i>&nbsp;MLS# 4698530&nbsp;/ $279,900</i></h1> <p><i><a href="http://view.paradym.com/4204255/prt/10003" target="_blank">Visual Tour</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="https://goo.gl/maps/VT5jQJAGvgH2" target="_blank">Directions</a>&nbsp;|&nbsp;<a href="http://www.buyvtrealestate.com/listing/4698530/5-buck-hollow-road-fairfax-vt-05454/">More Informatio<u>n</u></a></i></p> Fri, 08 Jun 2018 11:06:20 -0400