Monthly Archives: April, 2008

Cool Website Alert! Find Ludlow VT Gas Prices

There’s no denying it – the cost of gas is rising through the roof. Some areas are even seeing gas prices as high as $4 a gallon! But not all gas stations are created equal, and gas prices can vary widely even in the same city. Before you fill up, check out and enter your ZIP code to find the very best (and worst) gas prices in Ludlow You may also request a complimentary market valuation of your Ludlow VT home here!

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How Does Ludlow VT Real Estate Compare Nationally?

Check out this website to see how Ludlow VT real estate valuation compares to other cities across the country. This site is not only informative, but it shows that – despite the national media’s attention to the real estate slowdown – much of the national real estate market is still valued fairly, making it a great time to buy.

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Encouraging News For Ludlow VT Real Estate Vacation Home Buyers

According to the latest research by the National Association of Realtors, 1/3 of all real estate transactions in 2007 involved second or vacation homes. Although sales declined overall when compared to 2006, the proportion of vacation home sales was still near-record.

Lawrence Yun, NAR Chief Economist, said lifestyle factors and strong demographics remain positive for the vacation home market. “Investment considerations are secondary for vacation-home buyers, so there is some dormant underlying demand,” he said. “A peak of population is moving through the prime years for buying recreational property. It is welcoming to see investment sales returning to pre-boom activity.”

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Owning a Ludlow VT Vacation Home

This article from the Wall Street Journal offers a great, comprehensive overview of purchasing and owning Ludlow VT real estate to be used as a vacation home. It follows the story of a couple beginning with deciding to purchase in VT, to maintaining the property, and how they chose to handle renting the You may also request complimentary e-books and relocation information here!

Important topics for all vacation home owners that are covered include:
– Researching the local rental market and important factors to consider
– Determining fees/maintenance costs ahead of time
– Deciding who will manage and maintain the property
– Deciding how rental income will be received and used
– Determining the IRS status of the home (second home or vacation home?)
– Drafting a rental contract

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