Blog :: 08-2019

New Agent Welcome: Joy Gess

We are pleased to announce that Joy Gess has joined Coldwell Banker Islands Realty as a sales associate and licensed Realtor. Learn more about Joy below or visit her website

"Joy Gess has lived in the beautiful Champlain Islands since 2013. She brings many years of experience in Real Estate and it’s supporting fields. Joy received her Vermont Real Estate License in 2015 and she is an Accredited Buyer’s Representative. She had a Real Estate License in Connecticut before moving to South Hero full time.

Joy spent over 25 years in the financial services industry managing mortgage teams for Citibank. Joy was a team member in the development of mortgage products and the training of representatives for 200 branches. As a Vice President and Branch Manager at CitiTrust she oversaw the origination and processing of mortgages for her customers.

Originally from Fairfield Connecticut, Joy has first hand experience in the buying and selling process. She and her family have bought and sold too many houses to count during their personal and corporate moves that took them to the west coast and southern Florida. During that time, she experienced many real estate scenarios that many agents don’t get to. This broad background serves her clients well!

Joy earned her BS in Sociology with a minor in Biology from Sacred Heart University. She also holds an MS from the Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy at the New School with a concentration in Organizational Development.

Joy lives in South Hero with her husband Rob where they enjoy skiing, biking, tennis and bocce. In her spare time Joy is an avid photographer and has shown her work in local exhibits. She believes in community involvement and currently volunteers as a Tour Guide at Shelburne Farms and the various programs at Camp TaKumTa."

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Market Update: July 2019

See the most recent Vermont real estate market data for Grand Isle, Chittenden and Franklin Counties from January through July 2019. Inventory continues to be low while demand is still strong throughout Northwestern Vermont. If you are interested in learning more about the market in your neighborhood please call our office to speak to a Realtor.

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Real Estate Market Update July 2019

Price Reductions!

Have you had your eye on a property? The price may have been reduced! Below are properties listed by Coldwell Banker Islands Realty that have had recent price reductions. See a property you like? Contact us or call the office directly, (802)372-5777, to speak to a Real Estate agent.

Listings Under $250k











52 Martell Road, Alburgh, Vermont

Land: 1.63 Acres.

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Seasonal Camp in North Hero, Vermont










599 Bow And Arrow Point, North Hero, Vermont

Land: 0.22 Acres, 1 bedroom, 1 bath, 480 sqft.

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127 Hawks View Lane, Isle La Motte, Vermont

Residential: 1.8 acres, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2,044 sqft.

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Listings $250k-$400k

Year-round Lakefront Home in Isle La Motte, Vermont









$267,500 ~ Lakefront!

1447 West Shore Road, Isle La Motte, Vermont

Residential: 0.64 acres, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,400 sqft, 100ft Lake Champlain frontage.

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3 Bedroom Ranch in South Hero, Vermont









24 Eagle Camp Road, Grand Isle, Vermont

Residential: 11 acres, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, 1,176 sqft.

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3 Bedroom Contemporary in North Hero, Vermont











1650 Bridge Road, North Hero, Vermont

Residential: 10.19 acres, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2,732 sqft.

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85 Blackberry Hill Road, Fletcher, Vermont

Residential: 9.82 acres, 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2,470 sqft.

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Listings $400k-$600k










2 Maynard Court, Grand Isle, Vermont

Residential: 13.8 acres, 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2,100 sqft.

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5 Bedroom Colonial in Underhill, Vermont










152 River Road, Underhill, Vermont

Residential: 10.07 acres, 5 bedrooms, 4 baths, 3,426 sqft.

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4 Bedroom Lakefront Colonial in Alburgh, Vermont










$599,000 ~ Lakefront!

34 Wagner Point, Alburgh, Vermont

Residential: 10.5 acres, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 3,340 sqft, 240ft Lake Champlain frontage.

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Listings $600k+

Unique Lakefront Farmhouse in Grand Isle, Vermont










$699,000 ~ Lakefront!

234 West Shore Road, Grand Isle, Vermont

Residential: 22.37 acres, 6 bedrooms, 5 baths, 3,575 sqft, 500ft Lake Champlain frontage.

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$725,000 ~ Lakefront!

19 Adams Landing Road Extension, Grand Isle, Vermont

Residential: 1.4 acres, 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2,345 sqft, 250ft Lake Champlain frontage.

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