Posts Tagged: vermont

Vermont Home Sales Up, Prices Down in 2012

Vermont housing sales were up in 2012, but prices were down. That was the capsule report heard by representatives of a number of housing interests who met last week at the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce. The number of single-family houses sold in calendar 2012 increased in every Vermont county, according to data compiled by… Read more »

Vermont Home Sales On the Rise Again

The local housing market remains a buyer’s market, but homes are holding their value and selling once again, according to local industry insiders. The economic collapse that began at the tail end of 2008 popped the housing bubble nationwide. Many homeowners soon found themselves underwater with their mortgages, meaning they owed more on their homes… Read more »

Vermont Home Sales Up, Sales Down in May

The RE/MAX of New England May Monthly Housing Report shows strong home sales in virtually every New England state. Vermont experienced the second largest gain in home sales in New England, up 28.1 percent. Although the median sales price slipped -3.1 percent in Vermont, pending home sales increased more than 34 percent. Year-over-year, Connecticut, Maine,… Read more »

Downsizing Trend in Vermont Real Estate

The idea hit Sarah and Steve Gallagher eight years ago during a sabbatical, a grand trip by van with their younger son to Mexico. They had driven from their home in Calais to the Southwest, then down Mexico’s Baja Peninsula; and eventually they meandered east to the central highlands, where they stopped in a small… Read more »

Vermont Real Estate Outpaces Rest of New England

Vermont’s real estate market continues to struggle, but not as badly as those in most other states, Kavet and Carr said. Housing prices in Vermont in the third quarter of 2011 were 2.9 percent lower than the same quarter in 2007, but in Nevada they were down 50.8 percent. Kavet included a chart showing housing… Read more »

Vermont, New Mexico Had Greatest Increase in Foreclosures in Third Quarter

New Mexico was among the leaders of a nationwide trend of increased foreclosure activity in the third quarter, posting a 50 percent jump from the previous quarter, RealtyTrac reported Thursday. The jump was driven by the front end of the process, with 1,659 homeowners receiving notice that foreclosure proceedings had been opened against them in… Read more »

VT: The “Ninth Least Bad” State in Real Estate

The good news: The state’s revenues are up by about $120 million. The bad news is that the national economy is slowing and Vermont’s tax receipts are likely to remain flat in fiscal year 2013, according to the state’s two economic advisors, Jeffrey Carr and Tom Kavet. … The two economists don’t expect Vermont real… Read more »

VT: Real Estate in a Holding Pattern

While much of the rest of the nation faces a double dip in single-family home prices, with sales of foreclosed and bank-owned properties pushing prices below previous lows in March 2009, Vermont is once again the exception to the rule, as it was in the foreclosure crisis. “Our experience has certainly been more favorable than… Read more »

Featured Gay Friendly Realtor: Ken Libby, Stowe, Vermont

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Gay Friendly Vermont Realtors and Real Estate Professionals Ken has been a Stowe area Realtor(R) since 1979, and he has listed & sold both residential & commercial investment real… Read more »