Tips for a Smart and Smooth Transition When You Downsize in Retirement

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By: Mike Longsdon | December 18, 2018

With the growing number of baby boomers entering retirement, many people are choosing to downsize their home for this next stage in life. Downsizing can save you money and get rid of those headaches that come from upkeep of a larger home....

The Impact of Street Trees and Landscaping

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By: Owiso Makuku | October 9, 2018

This article is part of our discussion on Good, Healthy Neighborhoods.

I think that we can generally agree that a “good” neighborhood is healthy and that a “healthy” neighborhood is, generally, good. But what does this mean?

The Complete Guide to Cambrian Rise FAQs

Why Vermont Innovation Commons at Cambrian Rise is an Appropriate Fit

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By: Owiso Makuku | June 13, 2018

Call it the Law of Attraction.

As I sit re-reading a 2014 article from the Brookings Institution, “The Rise of Innovation Districts: A New Geography of Innovation in America,” I realize that it was inevitable that Vermont Innovation Commons...

When is the Best Time to Look for an Apartment?

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By: Whitney Olado | May 22, 2018

Most leases are 12 months long, but with so many renters looking for apartments during the spring and summer months, it can be competitive to find your next home. So realistically, when is the best time to look for an apartment?

Mixed-Use Neighborhoods: What Are They, and What Are the Benefits?

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By: Owiso Makuku | February 10, 2018

A "mixed-use neighborhood" is defined by encompassing areas of a city or town that contain both housing and commercial/retail spaces.

They come in many scales – from mid-town Manhattan in New York City, to Main Street in Vergennes, Bristol, or...