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How to Become a Real Estate Broker in Vermont How to Become a Real Estate Broker in Vermont

By Tiffany Raiford

To become a real estate broker in Vermont, you must meet a specific standard of education and background. Inside, we review the steps needed to become a licensed broker in Vermont, which affords agents the opportunity to take control of their career and work as their own boss

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Making An Offer On Your First Home Making An Offer On Your First Home

By Tabitha Naylor

You have found a home that you really love in Vermont and now it is time to make an offer. That's the easy part. Now the negotiating begins, and this process can seem overwhelming and complicated, especially for first time buyers. Inside, we help you navigate the deal-making waters with a few helpful tips

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Brattleboro at a Glance Brattleboro at a Glance

By Thomas Mitchell

Brattleboro is a storied little town that enjoys a rich culture today. Inside, we spotlight the history, traditions and notable landmarks that make Brattleboro so special.

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Five Great Towns To Raise Your Family Five Great Towns To Raise Your Family

By Tabitha Naylor

There are many wonderful towns across the nation that can provide your family with access to fantastic educational resources, diverse cultural activities, and affordable housing choices. Whether you're looking to head East, fly South, or settle in the heartland of the Midwest, our five choices for the best towns to raise your family will fit the bill

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5 Rising Towns in Washington County 5 Rising Towns in Washington County

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Washington County, Vermont is located directly in the center of the state. With lots of rural areas, the county is popular with outdoor recreation enthusiasts, especially skiiers. Learn why five towns are poised to be the next up-and-coming stars of Washington County.

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Burlington: One Of America's Prettiest Cities Burlington: One Of America's Prettiest Cities

By Elizabeth R. Elstien

Home to Ben & Jerry's ice cream company, close to Montreal and perched on Lake Champlain, Burlington is Vermont's largest city. This picturesque city has very low unemployment and a thriving culture. Find out just what makes The Queen City a great place to live.

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Vermont's Weirdest Town Names Vermont's Weirdest Town Names

By Colleen Colkitt

Have you ever driven through a town with an odd name and wondered how they got it? Here are some of the strangest town names in Vermont, with a little backstory on how they came to be!

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The Top Schools in Washington County The Top Schools in Washington County

By Colleen Colkitt

The quality of local schools is a very important factor to consider when moving to a new area. For those thinking about a move to Washington County, we spotlight the top 5 school systems in the area.

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Town Spotlight: Montpelier, Vermont Town Spotlight: Montpelier, Vermont

By Colleen Colkitt

Montpelier, the capital of Vermont, is bursting with life through its variety of activities and cultural events. Check out some of the local history and culture if you're planning on visiting Montpelier on your next trip, or perhaps considering laying down roots!

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The Purpose of Mortgage Insurance The Purpose of Mortgage Insurance

By Colleen Colkitt

Ever wonder why you have to get mortgage insurance for your loan? Here's everything you need to know about mortgage insurance!

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