Blog :: 10-2020

Halloween & Time Change!

TIME CHANGE IS THE DAY AFTER HALLOWEEN THIS YEAR

This year we go back to Standard Time on Sunday 11/1, when the majority of the USA will be “falling back”  as they change the clocks.  With the time change happening on the busy Halloween weekend, we want to remind you to do one of the most important things- Replace the batteries in your Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Detectors. 

Fall is a time to prep for the winter inside and out around your home, here is a Fall Home Tasks List for your review!

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    NOW IS A GREAT TIME TO LIST YOUR HOME!

    If you've been thinking at all about selling your home, you might want to consider that now is a great time to enter the market. 

    Demand for homes from both in and out of state buyers is high this Fall.

       

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      Halloween Scavenger Hunt

      HALLOWEEN SCAVENGER HUNT

      One of the Halloween Lower Risk Activities from CDC.gov was doing a Halloween scavenger hunt where children are given lists of Halloween-themed things to look for while they walk outdoors from house to house admiring Halloween decorations at a distance, OR  having a scavenger hunt-style trick-or-treat search with your household members in or around your home rather than going house to house, OR here are directions/ideas for doing a virtual hunt. https://www.playpartyplan.com/virtual-scavenger-hunt/

      MOST OF ALL HAVE A SAFE AND FUN HALLOWEEN

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        Halloween Movie Night

        One of the Halloween Lower Risk Activities from CDC.gov was having a Halloween movie night with people you live with. So we have put together a list of links with a lot of options we hope will help you have one or many spooky good movie nights.

         

        https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/halloween-ideas/g2661/halloween-movies/

        https://www.womansday.com/life/g3104/kids-halloween-movies/?slide=12

        https://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/g12107335/best-classic-halloween-movies/

        https://www.countryliving.com/life/entertainment/g3624/best-halloween-movies/

        https://www.kelloggs.com/en_US/recipes/the-original-treats-recipe.html

         

        While you enjoy the movie, how about a Halloween snack, and better yet, why not let the kids create the snack earlier in the day.

         

        Halloween Rice Krispies Treats

        Using your favorite Rice Krispies Treats recipe, be it the original recipe with marshmallow or one of the many other recipe flavors.  Lightly coat a baking sheet with non-stick spray, or prepare pan according to the recipe directions. Using wax paper, press mixtures onto pan. Cool. Then use Halloween cookie cutters to stamp out shapes, if desire decorate with candy of choice and melted chocolate in a piping bag.

         Enjoy during the movie!

         

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          Will you be carving a pumpkin?

          To carve or not to carve?

          That is the question

           

           

          If you have decided to carve, click www.pumpkinlady.com to view hundreds of free pumpkin carving patterns, arranged by category, along with carving directions, helpful hints and videos.

          If you decide not to carve, there are lots of options- glue and glitter, paint, pushpins, construction paper, cloth, ribbon, sticks, to adding a simple mask or google eyes.

          Here are some links with some great ideas for your pumpkins!

          https://www.hgtv.com/lifestyle/entertaining/our-favorite-pumpkin-ideas-for-halloween-pictures

          https://www.goodhousekeeping.com/holidays/halloween-ideas/g1714/no-carve-pumpkin-decorating/

          https://www.womansday.com/home/decorating/g331/4-no-carve-pumpkin-ideas-124409/?slide=5

          Have Fun!

           

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            Vermont Fall Changes

            Vermont Fall shows us the beauty of changing seasons, let us show you the beauty of the this fall market.

             

            It’s true that there is less inventory out there, fewer homes to look at. But that means less competition and more people who are buying a home, those are serious buyers. If you've been thinking at all about selling your home, you might want to consider that now is a great time to enter the market. 

            If you're content where you are, we completely understand.  But if you think you might be interested in selling your home at any point in the near future, this is a great chance to explore your options with our FREE MARKET PRICE ANALYSIS.

            Give us a call and let us set up an appointment at your earliest convenience. And of course, feel free to call us if you have any other real estate needs.

            We look forward to hearing from you.

             

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              Lower Risk Activities for Halloween!

              Lower Risk Halloween Activities from CDC.gov

               

               

               

              • Carving or decorating pumpkins with members of your household and displaying them
              • Carving or decorating pumpkins outside, at a safe distance, with neighbors or friends
              • Decorating your house, apartment, or living space
              • Doing a Halloween scavenger hunt where children are given lists of Halloween-themed things to look for while they walk outdoors from house to house admiring Halloween decorations at a distance
              • Having a virtual Halloween costume contest
              • Having a Halloween movie night with people you live with
              • Having a scavenger hunt-style trick-or-treat search with your household members in or around your home rather than going house to house

              Here are some local low risk events to check out!

              Spirited Homes of Miltonhttps://secure.rec1.com/VT/town-of-milton-vt/catalog - Scroll down to Special Events – Spirited Homes of Milton

              SoBoo Spooktacular Weekendhttp://www.southburlingtonvt.gov/activities_and_events/soboo_spooktacular_weekend.php

              Halloween in Winooski 2020https://secure.rec1.com/VT/winooski-vt/catalog - Select Recreation Program tab – Halloween in Winooski 2020

              Nightmare Vermonthttps://nightmarevermont.org/ - New Virtual only show

              Cilley Hill Pumpkin Festivalhttps://www.findandgoseek.net/listing/cilley-hill-pumpkin-festival/fall-fun

               

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                Does Your House Still Fit Your Needs?

                With the changes this year has brought, many find their housing needs and/or priorities have changed.

                 

                NOW could be a great time to make a move and address these changing needs.  Let us help you investigate your housing options.

                 

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