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


September in Vermont is the Fairest Month

“And every fair from fair sometime declines.” Except in Vermont. Obviously, the Bard had never been here in September. September in Vermont feels like a reward for good behavior. It’s like a long weekend after a particularly challenging workweek. The harvest is in, the kids are back at school, the air smells of apples. It’s time to celebrate.

Which is exactly what Vermonters do this time of year. Fairs and Festivals crisscross the state. I thought I’d mention a few here, in case you want to make plans.Read More


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