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Freddie Mac reported in it's weekly mortgage survey that mortgage rates continued to drop this week with a national average of 3.69% for 30 year fixed and 2.97% for 15 year fixed rate mortgages with .06 point. One year adustable rate mortgages averaged 2.46% with 0.4 point. Now is a terrific time...
My second sunrise this week - from South Hero, Vermont... ...because sunsets are just not enough...             Such a beautiful sunrise this morning over Lake Champlain. It was a balmy twelve degrees - much warmer than my sunrise earlier in the week at a bone chilling seven degrees. Well worth i...
Vermont has long been known as a destination for it's craft beers and microbreweries. However, hard cider has been on the rise in an up and coming sweep across Vermont. Woodchuck Cider is leading this revolution and has my personal seal of approval for the best cider in Vermont.  A popular adult ...
Stowe Home and Garden Show will take place at Stowe High School on Barrows Road on March 28th and 29th, 2015. The event has free admission, however donations would be appreciated and would benefit Stowe Theatre Guild. The event takes place from 10-6 on Saturday and from 10-4 on Sunday. There will...
On Monday morning, I decided to wake up at 4:30 a.m. to drive an hour and fifteen minutes to catch the ferry over to New York to watch the sun rise over Vermont. It was a chilly seven degrees, but oh so worth it! Wish I could do this every day!  
Good morning from beautiful frozen Lake Champlain... If you look closely, you can see the dog walking across the breakwater. The lake is beautiful all times of year. There is something so very peaceful about walking along the lake. It is one of my favorite things to do and always restores the soul.
The Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center will be showing free movies to the public on Tuesday nights in March. While the event is free, they are asking for donations to the Addison County Special Olympics in lieu of the price of a movie ticket.Main Street Landing has a twenty five foot movi...
Open House Sunday March 1, 2015 from 11am-2pm! Fantastic price for two story townhome with all of this space! As of 3/1/15 there are only 2 other two level townhomes listed in South Burlington for under $180,000 and this one has over 200 square feet more space than the others – and is an end uni...
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have announced that their minimum downpayment requirement for first time home buyers has been reduced to 3%. Freddie Mac has a program called Home Possible Advantage which is a conventional mortgage program geared towards low and moderate income buyers. Buyers must part...
Wishing all of my friends and customers a very Merry Christmas and much happiness in the New Year! I am so happy and blessed to be a part of our community and look forward to building and growing both existing relationships and new relationships in the new year. Happy Holidays!

Lisa Friedman

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