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8 Simple Rules for Negotiating Your Offer and Getting That House

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Here’s the dream: Your offer is perfect, you don’t need to negotiate, and you can spend the next few weeks addressing more pressing home-ownership questions like, “Why is it called wainscoting?” and “Do I want a new couch in blush or emerald green?” And it could happen. Many sellers accept the best offer they receive, for a variety of [...]

Events Happening in the NEK - April 2023

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St. Johnsbury Winter Farmers’ Market. First & third Saturdays of the month, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. November through April. St. Johnsbury Welcome Center, 51 Depot Square, St. Johnsbury.

Poetry Potluck. Second Wednesday of each month from September 14 through June 14, 2023. Whirligig Brewing, 397 Railroad Street, Unit #2, St. [...]

Is It Time to Break Up with Your House?

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It was love at first sight, but circumstances have changed and you’ve outgrown the house that was a perfect fit just a few years ago. Maybe you need space for additional family members. Maybe you crave more land and fewer neighbors. Perhaps the maintenance on a 2-story, 2,400-square-foot home is too much. It could be time to move closer to [...]

Groundhog Day 2023

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Six More Weeks of Winter? Yes, Please!


It seems like winter has just arrived in the Northeast Kingdom, but on February 2 Punxsutawney Phil will be poking his head out of the ground and predicting how many more weeks of winter we’ll get. For fun, let’s find out a little more about this tradition. Groundhog Day is derived from the German [...]

Traditions from Around the World

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Writer Lisa Milbrand honors her family’s German roots by celebrating St. Nicholas Day on December 6, kicking off the holiday season with stockings filled with candy and small gifts. Below she shares some traditions from other countries. Perhaps it’s time to add a new tradition to add to those from your [...]

Hope is on the Horizon for Home Buyers!

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Hope on the Horizon for Home Buyers

According to Danielle Hale, Realtor.com chief economist, low mortgage rates are an important factor helping prospective homebuyers. "Despite the ongoing challenges of today's housing market, including limited inventory, lightning-fast home sales and competition from investors with deep pockets, many [...]