Be A Good Neighbor – The Front Porch Forum Story

Michael Wood-Lewis and his wife Valerie founded Front Porch Forum (FPF) in their Burlington neighborhood in 2006.  FPF hosts a statewide network of online neighborhood forums in Vermont, and 90,000 households subscribe. We chatted with Michael recently to find out more about the company. What is Front Porch Forum? FPF a statewide network of online neighborhood […]

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14 Mudrooms That Can Handle A New England Winter

Northern New England winters can be harsh on home interiors. We’ve gathered a collection of some amazing entryways and mudrooms that will surely help keep the elements controlled in your home. All photos are courtesy of Houzz.com. Click each photo to find out more. 1. The worn rug in this small space ties it all together. 2. The […]

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Selling Your Home In The Winter – Now Is The Time

It’s true that there are seasonal variations in the real estate industry. The warmer months in New England tend to be busier in terms of inventory and sales volume. There are many cases where individuals and families need to sell outside of that busier summer season. For those that need to sell homes during the cold […]

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Questions for a Real Estate Agent – Meet Erica DeMasi!

Hello Erica! Could you tell us about yourself? I moved to Vermont from Rhode Island about a year and a half ago, and am now a South Burlington resident. I worked a bit in interior design and home staging before deciding I wanted to be involved in real estate, and have been with Lang McLaughry since entering the […]

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The Story Behind Small Business Saturday

Did you know there are 28 million small businesses in the United States? In fact, they outnumber corporations 1162 to 1. Not all of them are small, because a small business is defined as having fewer than 500 employees. Small businesses have created over 65% of the net new jobs since 1995. These great numbers […]

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