Spring has finally started to show signs of arrival here in Southern Vermont. Sap is and has been running for several weeks, sunny days have been slowly making the snow banks retreat and signs of new life are beginning to emerge. With the changing of the seasons, attractions and activities begin to shift from skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing to biking, hiking, canoeing, camping, outdoor concert events as well as the ever popular mud challenges at Mount Snow and Stratton. Now is the time to start yard clean up, outdoor projects and beautifying your home. If you are planning to market your property, first impressions are very important. Spring is also a great time of year to drive through Vermonts beautiful scenery and tour your potential new home.Vermonts Real Estate market is showing marked improvement . There are many great opportunities awaiting you as the selection is good over all budget ranges. With interest rates being very competitive and the lowest they have been historically, now is the time! Home inspectors and appraisers have been reporting their best quarters in quite some time. Local banking institutions and credit unions are offering rates currently averaging 2.75% for 15 years to 3.625% for 30 years. Dont wait. Call or stop by Lowes Real Estate today. We would love to assist you in any way possible. Happy Spring!