David Parsons's Blog Posts

Beautiful Townhouse For Sale In Williston Vermont For 185500

Your own private sanctuary. This peaceful 2 bedroom townhouse is bright and inviting, with large windows, efficient heat, wood floors, brand new carpet, private deck and enclosed garage with.

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Potash Brook

When you think of a brook you probably envision a babbling flow of water, perhaps with some fish darting about.  Unfortunately when it comes to the Potash Brook here in the Burlington and

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Moran Plant Historical

For years there has been an ongoing debate as to what should be done with the Moran plant at the due of Burlington's. Some would argue that this massive brick structure is worth saving because of

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IBM Essex Becoming Global Foundaries

It was announced that IBM was getting out of the semiconductor business thanks to Global Foundries, a company owned by the United Arab Emirates.  Yes, their roots are in Abu Dhabi where they

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2 Bedroom Townhouse At Grandview For Sale

Two bedroom Grandview townhouse. This home is conveniently located close to shopping, restaurants, schools, public transportation, the bike path and more!Listed by: Bill Desautels, RE/MAX North

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Retro Night At The Drive In

With colder weather approaching, there are limited weekends left to enjoy our local drive-in. Right now, Sunset Drive-In in Colchester is hosting a fabulous retro weekend including favorites such as

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Convenient 2 Bedroom Condo In South Burlington

2 Bedroom, 2 bath condo in the Kennedy Drive area, South Burlington. This home features one-level living, underground parking, elevator building, fitness center and is close to shopping,,

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Stunning 2 Bedroom Executive Rental

Stunning executive rental in the heart of Burlington. This top floor two bedroom condo features 9 foot ceilings, hardwood floors, modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances, washer/dryer and air

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Beautiful 3 Bedroom Colonial For Sale

Great home in a lovely neighborhood. This home has a welcoming front porch that leads to a bright spacious interior that includes a gorgeous kitchen with Schrock cabinets, double oven and a great

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Downsizing Now I Get It

For 30 plus years now I have been working with buyers and sellers who are in the middle of the process known as “Downsizing”.  On the surface I know what the term means, but until now I

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Smoke Free Burlington

There are times when I am reminded just how progressive Vermont is, especially in Burlington.  Recently I marketed a 34 unit condo project in Burlington and we elected to make the entire

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Falling In Love With Burlington Again

Having grown up in the Old North End, I spent my entire childhood in Burlington.  Way back then, I loved exploring the hidden secrets of my neighborhood and beyond.  That search would

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Vermont Is For Music Lovers

If you are a music lover then Burlington and the surrounding area is a real treasure trove. Music festivals are a regular part of the landscape here. From Jazz Fest where musicians play at venues

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Localvore

    The new noun locavore (also sometimes localvore), refers to a person who prefers to eat food which is grown or produced locally. By 'locally', a locavore usually means 

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For Sale 55 Range Road Underhill

Priced to Sell! Well below assessed value. Beautiful contemporary home on 3.6 acres boasting fantastic mountain views. Perfect for entertaining, this home has an open floor plan and great multi

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For Sale Beautiful Townhouse With Beach Access

Great Appletree Point location with woodburning fireplace,vaulted ceilings, sweet courtyard along with pool and beach access. Close to bike path and parks. Windows have been updated along with a new

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One Level Living

One level living is becoming more popular. While I may not be ready to think about mobility issues for myself, the prospect of my parents needing it is on my mind. Having everything you need on a

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Short Sale Vs Foreclosure

Many people ask what is the difference between a short sale and a foreclosure, here's the answer.In the case of a foreclosure, a bank has reclaimed a property because of non-payment of the mortgage.

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Wants Vs Needs

It's important when looking at properties with your Realtor that you prioritize your needs and your wants. Needs should come first, then tack on the extras that you'd love to have but could live

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Picnic On A Tight City Lot

Tonight I saw a scene while I was in downtown Burlington and heard some laughter nearby.  A few more steps and I came upon a man in his late 30's with his three little kids on this tiny

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Fantastic One Level Condo For Sale

This spacious one-level condo at Farmington Hills is conveniently located with easy access to FAHC, UVM and the Greater Burlington area. Everything you need is right on the main level, two bedrooms,

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For Sale 131 Main Street Unit 407 Burlington

One bedroom Vermont House condo in Downtown Burlington with bamboo floors and butcher-block counter. Steps away from Church Street, the Flynn Theater, Lake Champlain and.

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Vermont Theatre Who Knew

   If, like me, you are a transplant from the NY metro area you may find yourself missing the Great White Way a/k/a Broadway. I’m here to tell you there’s good news. For a small,

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Updated Williston Townhouse

Where: 322 Northview Court, WillistonPrice: $195,000Details: This two bedroom townhouse at Mountain View Estates has a beautifully updated kitchen with quartz countertop, stainless steel appliances

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Affordable Essex Condo

Where: 78 Sandhill Road #21, EssexPrice: $119,000Details: 2 bedroom, first floor condo at Oak Park. This home features new kitchen cabinets and countertop, newer carpet, efficient heat and a

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Rain Rain Go Away

Do you remember singing that song as a child? As an adult we realize rain is needed and some days it's nice to hear it gently hitting the window. As I look outside today at the storm moving across

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Whats Left Of The Summer

With the summer winding down, only August left to go, many are wondering where the days went. It seems like just yesterday we were scraping snow off our cars and shoveling our walks. The good news

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How Much Is Your Home Worth In Todays Market Three Key Tips For Assessing Value

If you're thinking about putting the house on the market, or are simply curious about its value in the current economic atmosphere, it's essential to get an honest assessment of its value. An overly

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Moving With Your Pet

We think about how our move will effect our lives, more space, closer to school/work, etc., but do we always think ahead about how the move will effect our pets? Here are a few tips about moving

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Stratos Now Complete

It's been a busy year for the builders and contractors at Burlington's newest condominiums, Stratos, but things are now wrapping up. With the first closing on July 11th, and the many that have

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For Sale 73 Cumberland Road Burlington VT

http://www.movevermont.com/property/85-4370087-73-Cumberland-Unit-19-Burlington-VT-05408 Just Listed - 3 bedroom townhouse in Burlington VT. Great Appletree Point location with woodburning fireplace

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Its Strawberry Season

Strawberry season is upon us in Vermont. Whether it’s pie, jam, fresh from the field or shortcake (warm with butter and whipped cream just like my Grandmother used to make it), most of us have a

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Tips For Buying A Short Sale

The first question you may ask is, what is a short sale? A short sale occurs when a homeowner is facing some kind of hardship that is forcing them to sell their property and the payoff of their

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Vermont Quilt Festival

Last weekend was the Vermont Quilt Festival. Every year, people from around New England and parts of Canada gather to celebrate quilting and other fiber arts. I was lucky enough to be invited to

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78 Sandhill Road 21 Essex VT

New condo listing at Oak Park in Essex VT.This 2 bedroom, first floor condo at Oak Park features new kitchen cabinets and countertop, newer carpet, efficient heat and a convenient location. Priced

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Home On Deposit Time To Stop The Crazy Cleaning

So your home is now on deposit, now you don’t need to run around cleaning all the time.  Wait, don’t put away the Windex and sponges just yet.  While it’s nice that the buyer

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3 Reasons Its OK To Live Next To A Cemetery

I may be a bit biased in this reasoning but I think of cemeteries more as parks than places of the dead. In fact, Vermont has some of the most beautiful cemeteries in the country including Hope

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Burlingtons Italian Neighborhood

Before there was a mall, before there was a Macy's, before there was a Hilton, Burlington had Little Italy.  Granted the wood framed structures were largely dilapitated, and at times it felt a

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Smoking Impacts Home Values As Well As Your Health

I don’t expect the US Surgeon General will ever force tobacco companies to post on cigarette packs that home values may be significantly impacted if you smoke, but someone should. Yes, I

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