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Why David Dion is a Mad River Glen Shareholder

By David M. Dion, 9/19/2017

  Back in February of 1986 I was playing pool at a then famous watering hole in the Mad River Valley called Gallagher’s.

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Steve and his mother

Caring for an Elderly Parent

By Steve Robbins, 8/16/2017

Caring for an Elderly Parent My wife and I have been the primary care-providers for my soon to be 90 year old mom, Johanna Robbins, for the last 10 or so years.

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Summer in the Mad River Valley

Secret in the Mad River Valley

By Erik H. Reisner, 7/14/2017

When most people think about the Mad River Valley the legendary skiing at Sugarbush Resort and Mad River Glen come to mind.

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Mad River Valley Condos

Mad River Valley Condo Sales are off the charts!

By David M. Dion, 6/7/2017

Condos are selling like hotcakes!!What’s with all the condominiums suddenly selling in the Mad River Valley?  Are folks starting to move away from the joys of mowing their own lawn or is it simply for the convenience of being close to the ski areas? Regardless of the reason condominiums are enjoying some robust early 2017 sale activity with 42 sales so far this year and another 20 under contract of sale.

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Sean Karen & Ava at the VT Brewer's Festival, 2008!

Lawson's - Long Term Relationships, Long Range Planning

By Steve Robbins, 5/18/2017

Long Term Relationships, Long Range Planning & LawsonsPlans for a Lawson's Finest Liquids brewery and taproom in Waitsfield, Vermont started two years ago and are still moving forward as quickly as possible.

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splinters board shop

The only dedicated snowboard sales & service shop in the Mad River Valley

By Erik H. Reisner, 2/28/2017

We sat down for a second time with the owner of Splinters Board Shop after their 1st winter's operation.

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Mad River Glen Snowshoe

Mad River Glen, Lawson’s Finest Liquids and the full moon

By Steve Robbins, 2/9/2017

Here's a winning combination: Bundle up, strap on some snowshoes and go for a walk under the full moon with Naturalist / Brewer Sean Lawson followed by beers (and food) in General Stark's Pub!   Yup, this goes on at Mad River Glen during the full moon every winter.

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Cider Mountain Road, Warren

2016 Mad River Valley Real Estate Market Recap

By David M. Dion, 1/17/2017

At Mad River Valley Real Estate (MRVRE) we hope your 2017 is off to a great start! December featured some fantastic early season skiing and despite the obligatory early January thaw we can at least say all three ski mountains (Lincoln Peak, Mount Ellen, and Mad River Glen) now have a solid base (this means the ground is frozen!) to work with.

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Christmas Tree Farm

The Christmas Tree Debate

By Erik H. Reisner, 12/19/2016

It’s the time of year when many families gather together to choose and decorate their Christmas tree.

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Mad River Valley Community Fund

Mad River Valley Community Fund

By Erik H. Reisner, 11/30/2016

This time of year we reflect on what we are thankful for, and there are indeed many things on that list.

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Lawson's Finest Liquids - A long term collaboration

By Steve Robbins, 11/29/2016

Steve’s Backyard Red Ale – 2016 collaborationThe most recent batch of Steve’s Backyard Red Ale by Lawson’s Finest Liquids (LFL) went out in mid August.

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Splinters Board Shop

Splinters Board Shop

By Erik H. Reisner, 9/1/2016

At Mad River Valley Real Estate, we believe in the mantra that Bigger Isn’t Better.

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Little red insects in the lily garden.

Scarlet Lily Beetle

By Brent Adams, 7/25/2016

If you grow Oriental lilies in your flower garden here in New England, then you are probably familiar with the Scarlet Lily Beetle (Lilioceris lilii) which, if left untreated, will consume the leaves, buds, and flowers, leaving a bare (ugly) stalk, not the lush green foliage you desire to see.

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Lots of Black Bear activity around Sugarbush, Warren, Waitsfield, and Fayston

Bears, Bears, Everywhere

By Erik H. Reisner, 7/15/2016

If you haven’t heard, there’s been a bit of a bear “problem” in the Mad River Valley recently.

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Making things blossom!

Making things blossom - Countryman Farm!

By Steve Robbins, 6/20/2016

Countryman Farm, Northfield Dan and Ann Sivori are buyer clients we helped with a purchase of the former Countryman Peony Farm, located at 818 Winch Hill Road, Northfield, Vermont.

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Help Green Up the Green Mountain State

Help Green Up the Green Mountain State

By Erik H. Reisner, 4/20/2016

It's starting to get GREEN in the Green Mountain State.

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Apples in Truck

Vermont Cider Week

By Steve Robbins, 3/2/2016

Welcome to Vermont Cider Week! The 2015 apple harvest was awesome! If you passed an apple (or pear or plum) tree starting in August, it was hard not to marvel at the sheer amount of fruits.

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Fuller Hill Road, Warren

2015 Mad River Valley Real Estate Market Recap

By David M. Dion, 1/15/2016

At Mad River Valley Real Estate (MRVRE) we hope your 2016 is off to a great start! Well Christmas 2015 featured balmy temperatures and only a trace of snow on the slopes.

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Joe Grant Physical  Therapy

Are you ready for Ski Season? Is your body?

By Erik H. Reisner, 12/21/2015

Ski season will eventually be here… I think we’re all mentally ready for some white stuff to play in.

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Mad River Valley Real Estate Headquarters

Designated Agency is Dangerous Agency

By David M. Dion, 12/10/2015

On December 1, 2015 the Vermont Real Estate Commission enacted a new rule that will affect consumers in the real estate marketplace in ways they do not realize.

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Sweet Spot

Bigger Isn't Better, Savor the Small!

By Erik H. Reisner, 3/24/2015

At Mad River Valley Real Estate we believe in the mantra that Bigger Isn’t Better.

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White Horse Inn

Success Story: The White Horse Inn

By David M. Dion, 1/15/2015

Last January we did a profile on the owners of the White Horse Inn in Fayston.

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Main Street, Warren

2014 Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales Recap

By David M. Dion, 1/13/2015

All of us at Mad River Valley Real Estate (MRVRE) hope your year 2015 is off to a great start! This year the Mad River Valley was again blessed with a white Christmas and we have already enjoyed a great start to the winter recreation season.

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York Drive, Waitsfield

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales November 2014

By David M. Dion, 12/1/2014

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales for the Month of November Statistics were taken on the last day of the month from the Northern New England Real Estate Network.

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Mad River Valley New Home

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales October 2014

By David M. Dion, 11/3/2014

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales for the Month of October Statistics were taken on the last day of the month from the Northern New England Real Estate Network.

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Home

How Secure Is Your Home?

By David M. Dion, 10/6/2014

When you decide to list your home for sale and hand over the keys to your real estate agent do you know how secure those keys will be held? Giving someone access to your home and all of your prized possessions is nothing to take lightly.

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3477 Plunkton Rd

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales September 2014

By David M. Dion, 10/2/2014

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales for the Month of September Statistics were taken on the last day of the month from the Northern New England Real Estate Network.

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South Hill Road, Moretown

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales August 2014

By David M. Dion, 9/5/2014

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales for the Month of August Statistics were taken on the last day of the month from the Northern New England Real Estate Network.

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Riverview Road, Waitsfield

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales July 2014

By David M. Dion, 8/1/2014

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales for the month of July Statistics were taken on the last day of the month from the Northern New England Real Estate Network.

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Main Street, Warren

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales 2014

By David M. Dion, 7/15/2014

All of us at Mad River Valley Real Estate hope your summer of 2014 is shaping up to be the best ever! The Valley has certainly seen cooler than normal temperatures, helping us to so far avoid the always dreaded Three Hs of summer (Hazy, Hot and Humid!).

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Warren Summit

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales June 2014

By David M. Dion, 7/2/2014

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales for the Month of June Statistics were taken on the last day of the month from the Northern New England Real Estate Network.

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Brook Rd Warren

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales May 2014

By David M. Dion, 6/2/2014

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales for the Month of May Statistics were taken on the last day of the month from the Northern New England Real Estate Network.

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Fayston N Fayston Rd

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales April 2014

By David M. Dion, 5/1/2014

Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales for the Month of April Statistics were taken on the last day of the month from the Northern New England Real Estate Network.

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Sherman Road, Waitsfield

2013 Mad River Valley Real Estate Sales Recap

By David M. Dion, 1/20/2014

All of us at David M Dion Real Estate hope your year 2014 is off to a great start! This year the Mad River Valley was blessed with a white Christmas and we have already enjoyed a great start to the winter recreation season .

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White Horse Inn

New Life in The Valley

By David M. Dion, 1/2/2014

In our last issue of Valley Views we announced the sale of the White Horse Inn at the base of Sugarbush's Mt Ellen in Fayston.

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