Organic Food on a Budget

Organic Food on a Budget

Organic food usually tastes better, and is better for you, but it can also be very expensive compared to non-organic products. Organic food can cost nearly 50 percent more, thanks to the extra labor required to produce it and consumers’ demand exceeding supply. So how do you get tasty organic food without spending a ton […]

5 Repairs to Make Before Selling Your Home

5 Repairs to Make Before Selling Your Home

When you’re getting ready to list your home, it’s of the upmost importance to ensure you are showing it in the best light. Taking time to highlight its strengths and fix up some of its possible weaknesses can make a big difference in how fast it sells. Here are our top five recommended repairs to […]

Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Tackle This Season

Home Maintenance Tasks You Should Tackle This Season

April showers bring May flowers—but what if your May flowers can’t grow? Fall and winter likely left your garden beds covered in debris such as sticks and branches, which could stifle your spring floral display. Here are just a few tips to get your spring garden ready to enjoy! Dry Up Standing Water Water pooling […]

Which Down Payment Strategy is Right for You?

Which Down Payment Strategy is Right for You?

You’ve most likely heard the rule: Save for a 20-percent down payment before you buy a home. The logic behind saving 20 percent is solid, as it shows that you have the financial discipline and stability to save for a long-term goal. It also helps you get favorable rates from lenders. But there can actually […]

Energy Efficiency

Keeping Cozy this Winter!

We all know that Vermont winters can be long and cold! Energy efficiency in your home is a first step to staying cozy until spring (finally) arrives! Vermont Gas offers free energy audits to qualifying customers. You can apply online and receive tips on how to make your home more energy efficient! Efficiency Vermont  also offers home […]

Winter is a great time to sell your home!

Winter is a great time to sell your home!

At Sarah Harrington Real Estate, we’re busy meeting new buyers and sellers in 2018. Just after the holidays, buyers begin looking for homes. Most sellers are getting repairs completed and waiting for the spring market. This is a huge mistake! There are many benefits to selling your home in the winter.  Placing your home for […]

Fall Is A Great Time For Homebuyers!

Fall Is A Great Time For Homebuyers!

Prices are easing somewhat. For the second month in a row, the median price of an existing home dropped. It reached $253,500 in August, after reaching a record high of $263,300 in June, according to the latest data from the National Association of REALTORS®. “Median sales prices typically decline a bit heading into the fall,” […]

3D Photography for Real Estate

3D Photography in Real Estate

Technology is changing the landscape of real estate! While the personal face-to-face interactions with customers and clients is still extremely important, the use of the latest technology to draw in potential buyers when listing homes is here! Social media and other technology can enhance the experience and bring a potential buyer to see my client’s […]