Title /blog/?format=rss A blog feed. en-US Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:01:50 -0500 Tuesday Tip of the week from the Home Style & Stage Team! https://www.vanderblue.com/blog/posts/2018/01/11/tuesday-tip-of-the-week-from-the-home-style-sage-team/ <p><strong>Here are some tips about real estate trends predicted for the New Year:&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><strong>Interested in real estate trends for the New Year?&nbsp;Check out <a href="https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/02/home-prices-are-set-to-soar-in-2018.html"> this article</a> from CNBC to learn more!</strong></p> <p><strong>Pros of the predicted</strong></p> <p>[...]</p> Blog Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:01:50 -0500 Thanksgiving Decorating Ideas For Your Home! https://www.vanderblue.com/blog/posts/2017/11/15/thanksgiving-decorating-ideas-for-your-home/ <p><span style="font-size:11px;"><em>Written by Janine Vairo, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate</em></span></p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong>Thanksgiving is all about focusing on what really matters: family, friends and the ultimate comfort food. If you are opening up your home this Thanksgiving, that usually means you will be decorating. If you are still searching for ideas and nothing sounds just</strong> [...]</h2> Blog Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:20:13 -0500 In-laws on the rise! https://www.vanderblue.com/blog/posts/2017/11/10/in-laws/ <p><span style="font-size:11px;"><em>Written by Lori Auerbach, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate</em></span></p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong>There&rsquo;s no doubt that our country has an extremely large aging population. The Federal Administration on Aging published their predication that by 2030, there will be 72.1 million people in the United States over the age of 65. Families are now considering the</strong> [...]</h2> Blog Fri, 10 Nov 2017 13:11:56 -0500 Lake Hills - An Unparalleled Fairfield Neighborhood https://www.vanderblue.com/blog/posts/2017/10/19/lake-hills-an-unparalleled-fairfield-neighborhood/ <p><span style="font-size:11px;"><em>Written by Jennifer DeLaurentis, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate</em></span></p> <p>Lake Hills is a neighborhood purchased by a private developer from the Bridgeport Hydraulic Company (later acquired by Aquarion) in 1952. It began as a neighborhood of Cape Cod homes surrounding Samp Mortar Lake. From what I have been told, it is a neighborhood people gravitated towards to feel like they were getting away from the hustle and bustle of the busier downtown area.</p> <p>[...]</p> Blog Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:28:08 -0400 A Reality Hurricane https://www.vanderblue.com/blog/posts/2017/10/18/a-reality-hurricane/ <p><span style="font-size:11px;"><em>Written by Thora Svalgard-Karukas, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate</em></span></p> <hr /> <p>As a child living in a waterfront home, hurricanes were exciting and fun. We all would sleep in the living room together of our mid-century modern home half of which cantilevered over the yard. Our picture windows boarded up with large sheets of plywood</p> <p>[...]</p> Blog Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:10:37 -0400 COOKING FOR A CAUSE ~ Move For hunger https://www.vanderblue.com/blog/posts/2017/10/11/cooking-for-a-cause-move-for-hunger/ <p><span style="font-size:11px;"><em>Written by Janine Vairo, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate</em></span></p> <h2 style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</h2> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:24px;"><strong>COOKING FOR A CAUSE which took place on October 5th was a successful evening at AITORO. Guests enjoyed gourmet food and watched cooking demonstrations while experiencing the latest in kitchen trends&hellip;while supporting a great</strong></span> [...]</h2> Blog Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:10:33 -0400 Understanding Hubbard Clauses https://www.vanderblue.com/blog/posts/2017/10/10/understanding-hubbard-clauses/ <p><span style="font-size:11px;"><em>Written by Jill Shaw,&nbsp;Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate</em></span></p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:24px;">&nbsp;</span></h2> <h2 style="text-align: center;"></h2> <hr><h3 style="text-align: center;">Perhaps you have heard the term Hubbard Clause in real estate, but don&#39;t understand how they operate.&nbsp; Let&#39;s say you start going to open houses just out of curiosity and find your dream home.&nbsp; But your house is not yet on the</h3> [...]</hr> Blog Tue, 10 Oct 2017 15:10:40 -0400 Selling Your Home During a Divorce https://www.vanderblue.com/blog/posts/2017/10/10/selling-your-home-during-a-divorce/ <p><span style="font-size:11px;"><em>Written by Jill Shaw,&nbsp;Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate</em></span></p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:24px;">&nbsp;</span></h2> <h2 style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</h2> <hr /> <h3 style="text-align: center;">Selling a home is a stressful event, but on top of a divorce it can be overwhelming.&nbsp; As someone who has experienced it myself, I understand all the emotions involved in the transition and how it affects your living</h3> <p>[...]</p> Blog Tue, 10 Oct 2017 15:10:24 -0400 Senior Central https://www.vanderblue.com/blog/posts/2017/10/09/senior-central/ <p><span style="font-size:11px;"><em>Written by Sharon Montesanti, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate</em></span></p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:24px;"><strong>The process of moving to a new residence is NOT at the top of anyone&#39;s list of favorite things to do...</strong>&nbsp;</span></h2> <h2 style="text-align: center;">&nbsp;</h2> <hr /> <h3 style="text-align: center;">The process of moving to a new residence is NOT at the top of anyone&#39;s list of favorite things to do.....but as many of us have experienced in assisting</h3> <p>[...]</p> Blog Mon, 09 Oct 2017 15:10:49 -0400 Serenity and breathtaking views ... https://www.vanderblue.com/blog/posts/2017/08/17/serenity-and-breathtaking-views/ <p><span style="font-size:11px;"><em>Written by Thora Svalgard-Karukas, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate</em></span></p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong>As a realtor, when</strong> <strong>you step into a home for the first time, you always get some kind of feeling, a first impression. When stepping into 165 Ponus Ave, Norwalk, I was immediately struck with a peaceful and deep esthetic</strong> [...]</h2> Blog Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:21:55 -0400