Blog :: 05-2016

Historic Bent Hill Home Featured in New York Times Article, "What You Get For $1,200,000"

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Roth Real Estate's listing of a historic home on Bent Hill, in Waitsfield, VT, was featured this past week in the New York Times article, "What You Get For $1,200,000". ?The article, written by Mike Powell, features three different homes from three different parts of the country and examines what you can get for a set amount of money. ?It is a very popular weekly feature in the Real Estate Section of the Times and we are very happy that our clients and their beautiful home here in the Mad River Valley recieved such great exposure! ?

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An Inspirational Barn Rescue

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All Vermonters (and would-be Vermonters) love barns and, especially, barn conversions and renovations.  So, when I came across this article in Houzz, I decided to include it here in our blog.  It was written by Bud Dietrich, AIA and Houzz Contribuor.  Check out the "Before" pictures at the end of the article first. Then take a close look at how it was transformed!  It made me think about one of our own listings on Flat Iron Road right here in Warren Village. It's inspirational!  See what it does for your imagination!  

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How to Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Home Loan

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How to Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage Home Loan

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The Mad River Valley Featured in the New York Times

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A few years ago, I was skiing high above the Sugarbush resort in Vermont with John Egan, a legend of extreme skiing 20 years before the genre had even been identified. Mr. Egan has starred in audacious ski movies from Argentina to Siberia and everywhere in between. He could live almost anywhere, his teaching skills and reputation making him welcome at dozens of skiing resorts. But he has instead called Mad River Valley in central Vermont home for decades.

That day, skiing on a trail named Panorama, we stopped at a clearing near a 4,000-foot peak and I asked him: "Why live here? Why the Mad River Valley?"

He replied with two questions of his own: "What do you see? And what don't you see?"