Monthly Archives: August, 2006

30 Year Mortgage Rates Drop Again

Vermont 30-year fixed mortgage rates drop for 5th consecutive week.

BankRate.com is reporting a drop in mortgage rates for the 5th consecutive week. Rates are now the lowest they have been since the end of March. The gap is narrowing between the fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgages, making refinancing a sensible option for many homeowners.

If you are thinking of buying a Vermont home and would like to learn more about interest rates and how they effect your buying power, contact me or visit my website. I’m here to help!

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Vermont Log Home For Sale

Log Home On 43 Acres For Sale In Halifax, VT


This rustic post and beam home has it all!

You’ll enjoy the privacy of your own secluded 43 acres. You’ll bask in the sunlight while enjoying coffee on the south-facing front porch. You’ll be able to unwind while listening to sounds of the babbling brook and gentle waterfall. You’ll be comforted by the warmth of exposed wooden posts and beams and hardwood flooring.

Located in the town of Halifax in southern Vermont, this home is perfectly situated for winter skiing, fall leaf peeping and year-round activites.

Get more details on this home and view a virtual tour on my website, www.ISellVermontRealEstate.com. Here you can also view all real estate listings and get the current market value of your home.

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10 Acres For Sale In Rockingham, VT

10 Acres To Build Your Dream Home In Vermont

Is it time to retire and move to the country or are you ready to build a second home for weekend skiing in Vermont? If so, you’ll want to take a look at this prime 10 acres in Rockingham, VT. Located just off I-91 ( close to the proerty in my last post), it is an easy weekend commute from New York or Connecticut. The property is flat with a spring running through it and has just been reduced from $99,900 to $69,000. Don’t miss the opportunity for Vermont land at a dscount price. Contact me today for more information.

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Vermont Acerage For Sale

15 Acres In Rockingham, VT For Sale



Build your dream home on 15 private acres with winter views of the Connecticut River and it’s babbling brooks. Just off I-91, this property is perfectly located for weekend get-aways of skiing, antiquing or just relaxing in the country. Enjoy watching the fall colors from your own little piece of heaven.

This property has just been reduced over $30,000, so don’t hesitate. Contact me today for details or visit my website, where you can view all real estate listings.

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Vermont Farmhouse On Saxton River

Vermont Farmhouse For Sale

155 Church Ave, North Westminster Village, VT, 05101


Say goodbye to city living when you say hello to this Vermont farmhouse. This 4 bedroom home is the epitome of country living with it’s cozy front porch, acre of land for privacy, classic stone wall surrounding the yard, and private swimming hole on the Saxton River. It is the perfect weekend or second home, close to various ski areas in southern Vermont.

For more information contact me or visit my website, where you can also search all real estate listings.

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Farm Town Realty Joins United Country

Farm Town Realty is pleased to be affiliated with UNITED COUNTRY.

UNITED is the industry’s only national company which specializes in advertising local brokers’ actual listings by showcasing properties in their exclusive real estate publications, on the web and in major magazines and metropolitan newspapers nationwide.

UNITED’S advertising reaches millions of prospective buyers each year. This exposure, provides sellers with a unique alternative to dependence on the local marketplace.

Visit the offices of UNITED COUNTRY FARM TOWN REALTY today at 231 Depot Street, Proctorsville and let the Farm Town Team show you how to take advantage of UNITED COUNTRY’S international advertising program.

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Are Settlement Costs In Vermont High?

Are Settlement Costs In Vermont High?

Not according to BankRate.com’s annual closing cost comparison survey. In this year’s survey, Vermont ranked 28 in comparison to the other states. Good faith estimates were obtained from 10 lenders in all 50 states. Total cost comparions were based on lender, title and settlement fees.

New York ranked #1 for the second year in a row with costs totalling $3,887. Missouri was last with $2,713 in costs. Vermont’s settlement costs totaled $2,950. Vermont’s 28th place ranking is up from 38 in 2005.

Getting the lowest settlement costs possible is a matter of shopping around. Contact me if you are in the market for a home. I am happy to counsel you as to the questions to ask a lender to get the best possible deal.
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Thinking of buying or selling a home in Vermont? Visit my website to view all real estate listings, get the current market value of your home, free reports and more.

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New Affordable Housing Program

The Vermont Housing Finance Agency (VHFA) is beginning a new $10 million program making owning a home in Vermont a reality for many buyers.

The program will offer 4.75 percent interest rates to eligible applicants. Contact me for eligibility requirements. Also, visit my website to view all real estate listings. I’d like to help make your dream of home ownership come true.

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