Brattleboro Area Realty Feature

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WE MOVED!

402 Canal Street Please visit us in our new home! 802-257-1335 • info@realtyvermont.com www.BrattleboroAreaRealty.com


Kristen Ziter Taylor

Christine Lewis

Angela Sherman

Owner/Broker

Broker

I’m excited to announce that we have moved to our new locaton and this year our growing company will hit the 46 year mark!

I love real estate and the community we live in and how it has supported me for nearly 30 years.

I’ve been with Brattleboro Area Realty for 25 years as office manager and last year I decided to get my real estate license.

I practice with passion and represent my buyers and sellers with unmatched dedication. Enthusiastic, loyal customer and client support keeps me #1 in local sales most years.

I love my job which is never the same day to day. Helping our agents, customers and clients throughout their transactions is one of the reasons why I enjoy this industry so much.

Since 2011 I have hired and trained nine new agents to join our successful company. My team is amazing, and all my agents are conscientious, thorough, understand our local market and give 110% to their clients and customers. I take a lot of pride knowing that I am dedicated, honest and diligent in my work. Please give me or any of my agents a call so we can put our energy into your real estate needs.

My personal goal is to help buyers and sellers fulfill their dreams. I would love to have you call me when you are ready to make your next move in real estate.

Contact Kristen at 802-380-6632

Contact Chris at 802-380-2088

kristen@realtyvermont.com Licensed in Vermont & New Hampshire

chris@realtyvermont.com Licensed in Vermont & New Hampshire

402 Canal St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 | www.brattleboroarearealty.com

402 Canal St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 | www.brattleboroarearealty.com

Victoria Woods

Rebecca Seymour

Realtor

Realtor

I’ve been selling Real Estate for 12 years and feel very comfortable helping people navigate the often emotional process.

I love real estate! I love working with my many customers and clients to find just the right fit for them. After a steady increase in business over the last several years of being a successful realtor, I was fortunate to receive the Brattleboro Reformer award for best local realtor in 2017 & 2018. I am determined and dedicated, and putting in the extra effort to get things done is what I do best.

I enjoy the outdoors and have been extremely successful selling land, while residential sales is my other focus. I want to thank my loyal buyers and sellers that led me to be voted Best Real Estate Agent by the Brattleboro Reformer’s Readers Choice in 2016. My strengths are finding the best possible scenario for each individual transaction, creative problem solving, and tirelessly working for the needs of my clients and customers.

I’ve been incredibly blessed to have worked with some truly wonderful people and have thoroughly enjoyed the challenges that the sometimes complicated world that real estate can bring.

Contact Victoria at 802-380-2471

Contact Rebecca at 413-522-8533

vicki@realtyvermont.com Licensed in Vermont & New Hampshire

rebecca@realtyvermont.com Licensed in Vermont & New Hampshire

402 Canal St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 | www.brattleboroarearealty.com

402 Canal St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 | www.brattleboroarearealty.com

Your real estate agent did their job, now it’s my turn.

Realtor/Office Manager

Over the years I have found that I’m a true problem solver, I have a straight forward approach and strong attention to detail. My customer service background has helped me meet the expectations of our clients and fellow realtors.

Contact Angela at 802-257-1335 angela@realtyvermont.com Licensed in Vermont 402 Canel St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 | www.brattleboroarearealty.com

Kerry Mulverhill Realtor

Real Estate has always been a passion of mine and a little over 5 years ago I decided to get my license. I have an amazing team at Brattleboro Area Realty and have been given the tools I need to be a successful realtor. The thrill of meeting new people and exploring new territory is always an exciting adventure. The gratitude and positive feedback I continue to receive from my clients remind that I am doing exactly what I am meant to do.

Contact Kerry at 802-275-2603 kerry@realtyvermont.com Licensed in Vermont & New Hampshire 402 Canal St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 | www.brattleboroarearealty.com

Cathy Eakins, VP Residential Lending Officer, CMP NMLS # 515966 catherine.eakins@peoples.com 802 258 4050

Voted Best Mortgage Lender 2018 by the Brattleboro Reformer Readers Choice Awards and Market Surveys of America!

©2019 People’s United Bank, N.A. | Member FDIC |

Equal Housing Lender


Rhonda “Randi” Ziter Realtor I love delivering on extraordinary service, inventive thinking and creative planning that nurturing a deal to a successful close often requires. I care that my clients are educated to all of the opportunities available to them. I care that those who have put their trust in me are fully informed, fully knowledgeable and fully educated to all of the strengths and weaknesses, assets and liabilities of the deal. I know, I care, I listen, and while we enter every transaction as business partners, we exit the process as friends.

Contact Randi at 802-387-2005 randi@realtyvermont.com Licensed in Vermont & New Hampshire

402 Canel St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 | www.brattleboroarearealty.com

Stephanie Wilde

Realtor I have always loved real estate, and I see potential in almost any property I visit. Assisting in the process of visions coming to fruition and houses being turned into homes is so rewarding. With my zeal for the real estate market and natural ability for paying attention to detail, I have a lot to offer clients in managing their transactions. Whether looking for a space to grow a family or a business, I am eager to help clients find what they are looking for.

Tracy Marino Realtor I’ve been a local Realtor in Southern Vermont since 2004. I’m known for my positive, vibrant attitude, happy disposition and enjoy working with clients. I will help you fall in love with all that Vermont has to offer. I’ve been welcoming new families to Vermont for the past 15 years and would love to help you. If you are looking for your “dream home”, a vacation property, a hunting cabin, land to build a home on or interested in selling your property, I would be happy to assist you in all your real estate needs.

Contact Stephanie at 802-258-7886

Contact Tracy at 802-258-0006

402 Canel St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 | www.brattleboroarearealty.com

402 Canal St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 | www.brattleboroarearealty.com

stephanie@realtyvermont.com Licensed in Vermont & New Hampshire

Hannah Rosinski Tim Berg

tracy@realtyvermont.com Licensed in Vermont

Marcia Jansen

Realtor

Realtor

Having over 30 years of familiarity with Southern Vermont, I know and appreciate, the beauty, recreation, and sense of community that Vermont offers. My thorough, communicative approach to the buying and selling process has fostered a strong sense of trust and transparency with my clients. I enjoy working with sellers to create an effective marketing plan to get their property sold at the best market value, and helping buyers identify what their desires and needs are, bringing their property ownership dreams to fruition! Whether it’s a primary or second home in the Brattleboro Area or outlying ski areas, I am happy to help you start a new chapter!

“Under all is the land.” Taken from the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the National Association of Realtors. To me that says it all. I first came to Brattleboro in 1977 and moved here full time in October of ’86 during the Red Sox run at the World Series. I recently obtained a Vermont Real Estate Salesperson License and have continued working in the legal field as a Title Searcher for over 30 years. I enjoy winter sports and being outdoors with my family, as there is no better place to raise a kid! I would love to help guide you through the maze of buying or selling in beautiful Southern Vermont.

I’m a broker with over 30 years of experience, and I love bringing buyers and sellers together. I’m very athletic and a member of USTA tennis teams, and I work as hard as I play. I’m fair, committed and a loyal community member on and off the court. I grew up in Bucks County, PA. I was a former educator at the college level, and I was also Dean of Students at a New England Preparatory School. I’m well-educated – B.S., Temple University, M.S., Smith College, M.A. Antioch University. I have a sense of humor, along with my creativity and problem solving skills. Call me and let me put my skills to work for you.

Contact Hannah at 802-380-1513

Contact Tim at 802-380-2389

Contact Marcia at 207-415-3311

hannah@realtyvermont.com Licensed in Vermont

402 Canel St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 | www.brattleboroarearealty.com

Maxwell, Lawyer, PLLC Real Estate I assist both buyers and sellers of residential properties in Windham County, Vermont.

tim@realtyvermont.com Licensed in Vermont

402 Canal St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 | www.brattleboroarearealty.com

Broker

marcia@realtyvermont.com Licensed in Vermont & Maine

402 Canel St., Brattleboro, VT 05301 | www.brattleboroarearealty.com

136 Western Avenue Brattleboro, VT 802-257-1299 www.maxwelllawyer.com jim@maxwelllawyer.com


Voted Greater Brattleboro’s

Best of the Best Real Estate Office 17 years running by Market Surveys of America

Voted

Best Real Estate Agency by Brattleboro Reformer’s Readers Choice in 2016, 2017 & 2018

Kristen Ziter Taylor 2017

2018

Brattleboro Reformer’s 2018 Remarkable Women Entrepreneur of the Year

Real Estate Agent, Broker, Realtor:

What’s the Difference?

Whether you want to buy or sell a home, you’ll want some help. So who should you hire? Real estate professionals go by various names, including real estate agent, real estate broker, or Realtor®. So what’s the difference? Real estate agent A real estate agent is someone who has a professional license to help people buy, sell, or rent all sorts of housing and real estate. To get that license, states require that individuals take prelicensing training. The required number of training hours can vary significantly by jurisdiction. Once that training is done, individuals take a written licensing exam. These exams are typically divided into two portions: one on federal real estate laws and general real estate principles, the second on state-specific laws. Once they pass their exams, they’ve earned the title of a “real estate agent” and can begin working with home buyers, sellers, and renters. Real estate broker A real estate broker is someone who has taken education beyond the agent level as required by state laws and passed a broker’s license exam. Similar to real estate agent exams, each state sets its own broker education and exam requirements. The extra coursework covers topics such as ethics, contracts, taxes, and insurance—at a more in-depth level than what’s taught in a real

estate agent prelicensing course. Prospective brokers also learn about real estate legal issues and how the law applies to operating a brokerage, real estate investments, construction, and property management. To sit for the broker’s exam and obtain a broker’s license, real estate agents must already have a certain level of experience under their belt—typically, three years as a licensed real estate agent. There are three types of real estate brokers, each with subtle differences in the role they perform:

• Principal/designated broker: Each real estate office has a principal/designated broker. This person oversees all licensed real estate agents at the firm and ensures that agents are operating in compliance with state and national real estate law. Like real estate agents, principal brokers get paid on commission—taking a cut of the commissions of the sales agents they supervise. • Managing broker: This person oversees the day-to-day operation of the office and typically takes a hands-on approach to hiring agents, training new agents, and managing administrative staff. (Some principal/designated brokers also serve as managing brokers.) • Associate broker: This real estate professional—sometimes called a broker associate, broker-salesperson, or affi liate broker—has a broker’s license but is working under a managing broker. This person typically is not re-

sponsible for supervising other agents.

Realtor In order to become a Realtor—a licensed agent with the ability to use that widely respected title—an agent needs to be a member of the National Association of Realtors®. As a member, a person subscribes to the standards of the association and its code of ethics. NAR holds you a higher standard. Membership in the NAR also comes with access to real estate market data and transaction management services, among other benefits. Listing agent A listing agent is a real estate agent who represents a home seller. Listing agents help home sellers with a wide range of tasks, including pricing their home, recommending home improvements or staging, marketing their home, holding open houses, coordinating showings with home buyers, negotiating with buyers, and overseeing the home inspection process and closing procedures. Generally, listing agents don’t receive a dime unless your home gets sold. Buyer’s agent True to their name, buyer’s agents represent home buyers and assist them through every step of the home-buying process, including finding the right home, negotiating an offer, recommending other professionals (e.g., mortgage brokers, real estate attorneys, settlement companies), and troubleshooting problems (e.g., home inspection or appraisal issues).