How do I Improve the Odds of a Real Estate Offer

How do I Improve the Odds of a Real Estate Offer

Sellers: How to improve the odds of an offer. Price it right. Set a price at the lower end of your property’s realistic price range and consider these points: Comparable properties: A “comp” is what real estate professionals call home sales that can be reasonably used to help determine the price of your home. But just because […]

9 Questions to Ask When Considering a Condo or HOA

9 Questions to Ask When Considering a Condo or HOA

Condominiums, townhomes, and properties located within a homeowner association offer certain perks, but it’s important to consider them in your decision process. 1) How much storage is available? Some properties include storage lockers, but there may not be attics or basements to hold extra belongings. 2) How’s the outdoor space? Your yard may be smaller […]

7 Questions to Ask When Considering Selling

7 Questions to Ask When Considering Selling

These questions will help you decide whether you’re ready for a home that’s larger or in a more desirable location. If you answer yes to most of the questions, you may be ready to move. 1) Have you built substantial equity in your current home? Check your annual mortgage statement or call your lender to […]

Five things to do right after closing - Sarah Harrington Real Estate

Five things to do right after closing

If you just bought your first home, you’re probably still celebrating and feeling the sense of pride and accomplishment that comes with home ownership. You’re shopping for furniture, drawing up plans for renovations … but wait! There are some important tasks to cross off your list before you get to the fun stuff. 1) Change […]

Moving to Burlginton VT Blog Post

Moving to Burlington VT

Moving to Burlington VT – The Green Mountain State’s Cultural Hub! So you, or a friend, are thinking about moving to Burlington VT?  The City of Burlington is the hub of Vermont. When moving to Burlington, VT there’s always something to do with great activities, restaurants, and shows. What sort of benefits can living in this […]

What is Luxury Condo Living in Vermont?

What images come to mind when you think of luxury condo living in Vermont? Luxury Defined Many people define luxury condo living in Vermont differently. Each buyer has their own definition of what luxury condo living is depending on what your own priorities are. “Luxury” living simply means enjoying the best in life–whatever that best […]

Get to Know: Burlington’s South End Neighborhood

Burlington’s South End Neighborhood is a great mix of residential areas and business sections, new restaurants, and lots of improvement! While Burlington, Vermont is a relatively small city (pop. of around 42,500), it is made up of some pretty distinct and interesting neighborhoods, each with their own character. The aptly named “South End,” is located […]

8 moving tips from a Realtor who just moved

What I learned when I switched from a Realtor to a Buyer! As a Burlington, Vermont Realtor since 2000, I have a lot of experience with buying, selling, and moving. I’ve worked with people in all different scenarios and helped them through the entire process of buying and selling a home. I’ve even shared a […]