Real Estate Industry

Addison County Professionals Help Make IPJ Real Estate Successful!

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Our success is largely due to the support of Addison County professionals - we rely on electricians, plumbers, builders, architects, septic professionals, photographers, surveyors, attorneys and lenders, to name a few. The relationships we’ve built with these superior vendors are paramount to our success, and therefor to the success of our clients and their real estate goals. Although we can’t list all of you, we wanted to provide just a small taste of our gratitude, along with why, here...

Want to move to the "Safe Haven" that is Vermont? Questions Answered!

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We’ve been fielding numerous phone calls and emails from would-be-Vermonters.  These are generally folks looking to make a move out of highly populated areas to the “safe haven” of Vermont.  You might be wondering: Where will they work?  Where will they live?  Are they retired or working folks?  Do they have children?  Do they have a connection to Vermont?  But what about the questions we’re getting from those desperate to find peace here in Addison County? If you run into any potential neighbor-transplants, please share this consolidated list of FAQ’s. Let’s welcome them “home” to VT!

IPJ Homebuyer Spotlight

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There’s no denying it: people like symmetrical numbers. We love to celebrate 0s and 5s, whether it’s the turn of the century, a 25th wedding anniversary or the odometer hitting 50,000mi. At IPJ we are no different, so for the first blog piece of 2020, we’re shining the spotlight on two wonderful people who represent our 200th property transaction of 2019.

Bring On the Questions, We Will Have Several In Return!

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When we answer the phone at IPJ Real Estate, we are almost never fully prepared for who might be on the other end of the line. Lately it's been countless robo calls letting us know that our Google profile needs to be updated, that we have been pre-approved for a business line of credit, that we've got insurance options, or a "caller" warning us to "DO NOT HANG UP!..." Then we hang up, of course. But on the lucky occasion when there's a live voice on the other end of the line, how happy we are! ...READ MORE!

Curb Appeal - It Matters!

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Whether you’re increasing curb appeal to sell, evaluating curb appeal in your search for a new home, or investing in curb appeal as a property owner – it matters. In the next couple of months as the final heaps of snow melt away you’ll be faced with plenty of clean-up and likely some maintenance, but you’ll also have an opportunity. Spring is here – create a plan of action and let’s spruce things up! Read More HERE!

"Keeping Calm" in the Midst of the Spring Selling Season

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Things really heat up in the real estate industry as Spring approaches. When it's a hot market area (like Middlebury, Vermont), the temperature rises at lightening speed, with both sellers and buyers wanting to get into the game early to stay ahead of the pack. As a result, there can be a feverish pitch at our office on some days, and with it, a sense of urgency seeps into our calm-cool-and-collected demeanors.