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Only 3 miles from Woodstock Vermont!

Wow! 10+ acres of raw land right on Route 4 in Hartland. Only 3 miles from Woodstock! There is over 1200 ft. of road frontage directly on route 4. Over 1 million cars can pass a year. Possible views from top of land. This would make an incredable investment! Electric at Road.  There is a partial driveway plumbed in.  Only $349,900.00

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Mill River Gets Win Over Bellows Falls Vermont By Joe Milliken

The Bellows Falls Union High School girls’ basketball team recently
hosted Mill River and looking for their second win of the year,
but Mill River had other ieas, taking an early first quarter
lead and never looking back in an easy but low-scoring, 39-17 win over
the Lady Terriers.
    However, this one was close early, as the Bellows Falls played a
solid 2-3 zone defense that helped keep the much bigger Mill River front line
out of the paint. Lady Minutemen senior guard Chelsea Bagly scored two
early baskets on drives to the hoop and junior forward Alyssa Turgeon
scored on a put-back for an early 8-point lead, before Bellows Falls
sophomore Enny Mustapha scored two baskets of her own on the inside, one
on a post-up move and the other off an offensive rebound.
    Because of good inside defense by BF, the Minutemen started swinging
the ball back outside for 3-pointers from senior captain Amanda Ley and
Bagley to extend the lead to 14-6 after a lay up from up-and-coming BF freshman
Emily Dufault halfway through the quarter.
    When Dufault had to sit down with her second foul and then
Mustapha with her second infraction, Mill River started hitting their free throws
and Bellows Falls started to lose the battle in the paint. “Emily
and Enny having to sit down with foul trouble early really hurt us
under the boards,” Bellows Falls coach Justin Aube would later say after
the game. “We started losing the rebound battle after we got in foul
trouble.”
    The Lady Minutemen continued to move the ball around well, taking jumpers
when they were there, and dumping it inside when the Terriers stretched their
defense. But after a Kya Coursen lay up with a minute left, the Lady
Terriers were alive going into the second quarter trailing 12.

     Early in the second quarter the Terriers squandered several
opportunities by turning the ball over on four straight possessions,
while the Minutemen turned three of those possessions into points on a
3-pointer from Taggart, a lay up from sophomore Trisha Burden and a
jumper from sophomore Nicole Ames. The lead had been pushed to 20-10,
causing the Bellows Falls to call a time out to stem the tide.
    After the time out, however, the sophomore Taggert would hit
three-of-four foul shots to end the half, giving Mill River a 23-10
lead. Taggert had seven points at the break for the Minutemen, while
Dufault had six for Bellows Falls, despite limited minutes.
    At the start of the third quarter, Turgeon and Bagley scored on
consecutive possessions and after another Bellows Falls turnover,
Ames hit a baseline jumper and the lead was up to 14 points halfway through the
quarter. Then things got a little rough when Terrier junior Emma Shaw was
was hit with a technical foul for a push after the whistle. One
free-throw was made and after a BF junior Sarah Dumont hit a 3-pointer
with time winding down, the score was 31-14 heading into the final
quarter.
    The Lady Minutemen would continue to move the ball around the parameter,
effectively taking time off the clock while also creating good shots,
taking a 39-15 lead halfway through the quarter after another Ames’
3-pointer with a defender right in her face.
    Bellows Falls would keep working hard, getting four points down
the stretch from Coursen on a short jumper and two free throws, but it
would not be nearly enough as the Lady Minutemen came away with a 39-19
win.
    “I think we did a pretty good job defensively, only giving up 39
points to a very good team, Bellows Falls coach Aube said after the game.
“Losing Emily (Dufault) early really took her out of her game for a
while, and then losing Enny (Mustapha) for a while at the end of the
first quarter was also tough to overcome.
    Nicole Ames led the way for Mill River with 10 points, while
Chelsea Bagley and Maureen Taggart each pitched in with six. Enny
Mustapha led the way for Bellows Falls with six points.
     Joe Milliken is a freelance writer based in Bellows Falls, Vt. Visit Joe at

I am pleased to announce that my friend

I am pleased to announce that my friend Joe Milliken will be contributing to my blog weekly about local sports and happenings in Vermont…A bit about Joe; Joe Milliken is a freelance writer, music journalist and local sports writer, living in Bellows Falls, Vt with his wife Kelly, son Nate and daughter Erin. Visit Joe at http://www.jemwriting.com and http://www.jemsportsimages.com

Okemo Area Needs a Full Time Veterinarian!

Calling Animal lovers and Veterinarians! Existing, established Pet Care Services Business with boarding, doggy day care, some grooming. 20 inside/outside kennels with permits in place for 20 more.  Facility has room to expand to a full service Veterinary Clinic. Building, equipment and 6.74 acres are included. Excellent numbers and perfect location will make this the investment opportunity not to miss!   $469,000.00 – Call or e-mail for more Info.

315 Eastham Road, Cuttingsville, VT 05738 | Powered by ZingDing

My new listing in Cuttingsville, Vermont – a real Vermont Charmer

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On the Move

Lang McLaughry Spera Rutland Office has moved to a new location.  Please come and visit me at the beautiful new office location:

85 North Main Street, Rutland, Vermont 05701

Phone, Fax  and e-mail stay the same.

Ludlow VT Real Estate: Home Sweet Second Home

Summer has turned many people’s thoughts to second homes and Ludlow VT vacation homes.  Unfortunately, though, encouraging statistics about the Ludlow VT vacation home market have been muffled under some of the negative news about the current economy and housing market.

According to the National Association of Realtors’ 2007 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey, second-home sales accounted for one-third of all existing and new-home sales in 2007.  A large portion of those purchases were vacation homes.  So – why do families buy these “homes away from home?”  The survey found that several factors go into the decision to buy a second home.  Eighty-four percent of buyers wanted to use the home as a family retreat; thirty percent planned to use the home as a future primary residence; twenty-six percent want to diversify investments, and 25 percent plan to rent the home out to other families.

 

If you are ready to learn more about purchasing a Ludlow VT vacation home, please call me at 802-353-1983 or visit ISellVermontRealEstate.com.  Contact me for a complimentary e-book!

Ludlow VT Real Estate Tip: What Is Universal Design?

You may have heard buzz around the term “universal design” in recent years, but do you know what it is or how it affects the Ludlow VT real estate and construction markets?

 

According to Lowes.com, universal design is the creation of products and environments meant to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialization. The intent is to simplify life for everyone by making products, communications and the built environment more usable by as many people as possible at little or no extra cost. Universal Design benefits people of all ages and abilities.

 

Think this is some “far out” theory just now working its way into the “modern” world?  Think again:  if you’ve ever walked through an automatic door, you’ve experienced a version of Universal Design.   Likewise, a ramp or curb cut is just as welcome to someone with a baby stroller as it is to someone in a wheelchair.
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Celebrating Independence Day in Ludlow VT

Happy 4th of July, Ludlow!  Although this weekend is a time for fireworks and enjoying time with friends and family, it is also a time to remember what makes our country so great – our freedom.  So as you gather with friends and neighbors on Friday, take a moment to thank our military—living and dead, at home and abroad—for the sacrifices they have made for us.  Because, as we all know, freedom isn’t free!

 

Be sure to check out the events and activities happening this holiday weekend in Ludlow!

 

We’ll return to discussing Ludlow VT real estate next week; however, if you would like more information about Ludlow VT real estate, please call me at 802-353-1983 or visit ISellVermontRealEstate.com. 

Ludlow VT Real Estate: Is The Price Right?

What do you think is the single most important factor that determines why one property sells more quickly than another?

 

In the real estate world, we always hear “Location, Location, Location,” but according to a recent poll conducted by the National Association of Realtors, almost 2/3 of the respondents said price was the key factor.

 

The same results held true for sellers.  “Getting the price right” was and is one of the most frequently cited challenges for sellers who are not represented by a Realtor®.

 

Other factors that were included in the poll were – no surprise here – location as well as condition of the property, staging, and upgrades.

 

If you are interested in learning about Ludlow VT real estate prices, please call me at 802-353-1983 or visit ISellVermontRealEstate.com.  You may also begin searching the MLS!