From the heart of Middlebury we bring you Vermont at its finest.

With designations of CRS, SRES, CIPS & TRC, Christine Fraoili and John Nelson have the knowledge and experience to help you with all your home buying and selling needs. They are the only realtors in the state of Vermont that have the International affiliations, FIABCI—The International Real Estate Federation and Leading Real Estate Companies of the World.

This husband and wife team represent an interesting combination of analytical, technical expertise and thorough understanding of esthetics, style, design and architecture. While John takes care of the nuts and bolts of every transaction—Christine makes sure your search experience includes a thorough understanding of each community you visit.

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Vermont Home Buyers FAQs

Vermont real estate is some of the most sought after in the country. One look out the window will tell you why. It’s gorgeous here! Who wouldn’t want to buy a home here? That is why we put together a Vermont Home Buyer list of frequently asked questions. Get your wheels turning and start to give some shape to your dream of buying your Vermont dream home.

Here is the first installment. During the next few months, we’ll give you some answers that will help you realize to home ownership. If your questions are not answered here, please contact me.Read More

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Coffee in the Green Mountains

Addison County has not been left out of the coffee buzz. And while Starbucks products are ubiquitous in the civilized world, we don’t have a shop in Middlebury or Bristol. Both towns have plenty of coffee shops, though and even a few artisan coffee roasters: Awake Organic Coffee Roasters and Vermont Coffee Company top the list. These two roasters toast up some flavors that put the rich back into ritual. Thank heaven for Vermont Coffee Company’s dark roast.Read More

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What Keeps Vermont Vermont? Sustainability, Creativity, Teamwork…

This spring and summer we are looking beyond the excellent micro-brews and fabulous local foods into some of the more tangible characteristics of Vermont that make it (and keep it) such a wonderful place to live and breathe. Namely the beautiful land and a hardscrabble determination to keep it as it is.Read More