A former ski racer and instructor, Karin understands firsthand the joys and benefits of an active mountain lifestyle. She moved to Manchester, Vermont, as a young woman and raised her three children in the Stratton Mountain area. Karin’s sons attended the Burr and Burton Academy and Stratton Mountain School before all graduating from the University of Vermont. Professionally, Karin’s attention to detail and 30 years of experience in local real estate development, construction, property management, and sales give her a rare ability to help anyone looking to achieve their goals when buying or selling real estate in southern Vermont. Karin continues to be an avid skier, and also enjoys hiking, golf, swimming, and yoga.
Karin Hardy is the ideal real estate agent. Really. She has incredible local knowledge. I think she probably knows every single person within a 20-mile radius of Stratton Mountain, and every home within a 50-mile radius. Karin has a depth and breadth of expertise ranging from construction techniques and their strengths/weaknesses to real estate markets and negotiations to legalities and preparations for closing. She is assertive when she needs to be, patient while explaining Vermont’s [...]
- Founders Lodge Buyer
Ultra-responsive, friendly and professional. Insight into the local area is second to none. Guiding us through the towns and helping us find the property that not only fit our needs but our budget as well.
Very responsive and thorough. It was a pleasure working with Karin Hardy and I would recommend her to buyers and sellers alike. Thank You Karin for all your hard work and diligence!
Karin made the purchase of our vacation home very easy! She advised skillfully on the area and the types of property available and listened very carefully tour needs. Negotiations went quickly and the contacts were handled very easily remotely using technology. Karin kept us updated on progress and kept us straight on the required activities to be completed. Karin listens to your needs, is always available to [...]
Karin was superb to work with - a true professional! As out-of-towners, we needed someone who knew the local market and could guide us through the transaction as we were hundreds of miles away. She was our eyes and ears when we could not be there. We would highly recommend Karin to those interested in purchasing a new home in the Southern Vermont area.
I've been in the residential mortgage industry for over 25 years and have worked closely with 100's of Realtors. Karin is one of the best and brightest; dedicated, hardworking, and most of all ethical. I'd highly recommend Karin for your next real estate transaction.
Karin is extremely professional, honest and reliable. Karin will show you exactly what you are looking for! We were very impressed with her knowledge, history and relationships with all of her co-workers. She is Very well respected in the Stratton mountain community. The most impressive thing about Karin is that she sold us our place the first weekend we met with her. She showed us exactly what we described and [...]
Stratton Vantage Point Seller Karin was very professional and very responsive to all of our questions and concerns. She always kept us informed regarding all matters leading to the sale of our property. We definitely would recommend her to anyone looking to purchase or sell a property.
My husband and I just purchased a property at Stratton Mountain, VT. Karin Hardy was referred to us by a mutual friend, and from the moment we met her, we knew our search would be successful! We live far away from the area, but Karin was always responsive by e-mail, text and phone, all hours of the day. She was very flexible with our schedule, and made it so easy to meet during our search. As professional as [...]
-Mike and Lisa
Stratton Snowbridge Buyer Karin is very easy to work with. She is always very responsive. She's been in the Stratton market for a very long time and knows it well. Her use of technology makes the process very efficient and timely.