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 […]

Home Value Report

Check your home’s value!

We are excited to announce a fantastic new service. We have partnered with Home Trends Report to provide you with a home value report. Find out the value of your home here: sarahharringtonrealestate.hometrendsreport.com

Appraisals

Buyers: What you need to know about appraisals

Once you are under contract, your lender will send out an appraiser to make sure the purchase price is in line with the property’s value. Appraisals help guide mortgage terms The appraised value of a home is an important factor in the loan underwriting process. Although lenders may use the sale price to determine the […]

Five criteria we use when pricing a home

Five criteria we use when pricing a home

When you put your home up for sale, one of the best ways to determine the asking price is to look at comparable sales. There’s rarely a perfect apples-to-apples comparison, so a pricing decision often relies on comparisons to several recent sales in the area. Here are five criteria we look for in a sales […]

Settlement Tips for Home Sellers

Settlement Tips for Home Sellers

When you have a signed contract with the buyer for your home, you may feel as if you can breathe a sigh of relief. While it’s certainly true that you can lighten up on the perfectionism required to show your home at any moment, as a seller you still need to cooperate with your buyer, […]