Vermont Country Properties Blog

Meet Leslie Frasier, 2014 Southern Vermont Realtor of the Year

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If you’re thinking about heading for the hills to live the Vermont dream, few people could offer greater inspiration than Leslie Fraser. She packed her bags and moved to the Mount Snow area to be a ski instructor in the 1970s, and has been writing chapters into her Vermont story ever since. Leslie was the co-founder of the Mount Snow real estate agency “A Place in Vermont” that merged with Vermont Country Properties Sotheby’s International Realty. Recently honored as the 2014 Realtor® of the Year by the Southern Vermont Board of Realtors, Leslie’s commitment to her profession and her community distinguishes as an agent.

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Significant Sale – Manchester Center

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Andy Reed, Managing Broker of our Manchester office represented the buyers in the $1.3 million sale of 641 Wind Hill Road in Manchester Center.  Andy was thrilled to bring his clients, Jason and Marina, to one of the best locations in Manchester, with 10 pastoral acres and long-range views. 

Jason and Marina are excited for their family to be joining the Manchester community. Jason is in the renewable energy sector, specializing in wind farms, and will be bringing his business to the Manchester area.  “As a forester,” said Andy, “I admire Jason’s work in renewable energy and am excited to see clean energy sources become even more accessible in the area.”

Congratulations to Andy who takes great pride in using his expertise, resources, and global connections to perfectly unite extraordinary homes with extraordinary buyers. 

VT in Two Sweepstakes

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In September, we set out to learn what makes Vermont special to the people who live, work, visit and play here. Each and every person at Vermont Country Properties Sotheby’s International Realty has their own reasons for falling in love with the Green Mountain State, or a unique moment when they knew they would be drawn to stay here.

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How to Find a Real Estate Agent

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Of all the decisions that come with buying or selling a home, one of the most consequential is choosing a real estate agent to represent you in the market. A home is a major investment, and the services of a professional are indispensable for determining its value and connecting with others who understand that value. Some of the most essential traits aren’t easy to evaluate on paper, however. Peggy Montague, owner of Vermont Country Properties Sotheby’s International Realty, shares advice for how to find a real estate agent who will help you meet your goals.

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Success Stories: Creating a Vermont Artist Community

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When Andy Reed calls client Danielle Epstein, she picks up the phone in a hurry. As a Vermont real estate agent, Andy is always on the lookout for news, the kind that has helped make Danielle’s Marble House Project a reality as the two have worked together over the past few years. Last summer, Andy helped initiate her purchase of the Marble West Inn before the property even officially hit the market. From the outset, Andy has approached the project as an opportunity to collaborate rather than just a one-time sale. “He’s my go-to guy when it comes to any kind of real estate questions,” she says. “He’s suggested a lot of great contractors, and he’s really become a friend.”

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New Agent Joins Manchester Office of Vermont Country Properties Sotheby’s International Realty

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MANCHESTER, Vt.—Vermont Country Properties Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to announce that Lisa Sullivan has joined the team at the Manchester office. Lisa is a former project manager who brings strong communication skills and a love of Vermont to a new career as a real estate agent.

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Stunning Lakefront Property on Lake Rescue

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This exceptional Lake Rescue location is one the best spots on the lake to take in year-round sunsets, summer swimming and mountain vistas of nearby Okemo.

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New to Market ~ Dorset

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As "Boston.com says"....This "Cider" House Rules!

Built by owners Janet and John Irving in 1989, this home was designed to be both a retreat and workspace.

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Made in Vermont: 5 Ways to Bring Vermont into your Home

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There may be a picture-perfect view of your slice of Vermont outside your window, but what about inside your walls? Vermont is a haven for artists, craftspeople and artisans, all ready and able to lend their skill to give your Vermont home a distinctive Green Mountain flair. Here are five ways to add elegant Vermont style into your home with Vermont-made products.

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Experienced Okemo Real Estate Agent Joins Vermont Country Properties Sotheby’s International Realty’s Okemo Office

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LUDLOW, VT — Vermont Country Properties Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to announce that broker Suzanne Garvey has joined the team at the Okemo office. Most recently the Managing Broker for a prominent Okemo real estate and development firm, Suzanne brings 14 years of real estate experience in the resort area and a strong selling record to Vermont Country Properties Sotheby’s International Realty.

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