Everything Busy Parents Need to Stage Their Home and Save Money Doing It

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By: Kris Louis | June 26, 2019

Staging your condo or townhome for sale helps set your unit apart from the competition and allows you to possibly close a sale faster. But when you’re a busy parent, the prospect of keeping your home show-ready for weeks is a daunting one. How...

Building Community: Third Places

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By: Owiso Makuku | April 2, 2019

For those unfamiliar with the term, the “third place” – as opposed to the “first place” (home) or the “second place” (work) -- was coined by sociologist Ray Oldenburg in the late 1980s, in his book The Great Good Place.

The Complete Guide to Cambrian Rise FAQs

Rock Point and Arms Forests in Burlington's North End

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By: Owiso Makuku | March 14, 2019

Part of what makes Burlington, VT a beautiful and desirable place to live is the open, green space. We love our trees, fields and trails so much, it's part of the Vermonter identity. 

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?