Title /blog/?format=rss A blog feed. en-US Wed, 23 May 2018 10:29:20 -0400 The Benefits of Exclusive Sneak Preview Division https://www.vanderblue.com/blog/posts/2018/05/23/the-benefits-of-exclusive-sneak-preview-division/ <p><span style="font-size:11px;"><em>Written by Lori Auerbach and Julie Vanderblue | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate</em></span></p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong>The Benefits of Exclusive Sneak Preview Division</strong></h2> <hr /> <h2><strong>Are you considering selling your home?</strong></h2> <p>If so then you&rsquo;re likely aware of the many things you need to do to prepare your home for the Spring Real Estate market.&nbsp; While you may know to de-clutter,</p> <p>[...]</p> Blog Wed, 23 May 2018 10:29:20 -0400 AIRE Relocation Redefined ... Senior Division https://www.vanderblue.com/blog/posts/2018/05/15/aire-relocation-redefined-senior-division/ <p><span style="font-size:11px;"><em>Written by Sharon Montesanti | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate</em></span></p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong>AIRE Relocation Redefined ... Senior Division</strong></h2> <hr /> <h1 style="text-align: center;"><em><strong><span style="font-size:22px;">Are you or a loved one planning a &quot;right-size&quot; move to ...</span></strong></em></h1> <h1 style="text-align: center;"><span style="font-size:22px;"><strong>At the Vanderblue Team, we have a single word strategy&nbsp;to assist our clients who are planning a &ldquo;right-size&rdquo; move this year ..<em>Simplify!</em></strong></span></h1> <hr /> <p><em>This month, we feature</em></p> <p>[...]</p> Blog Tue, 15 May 2018 11:05:44 -0400 Staging Starts at the Curb https://www.vanderblue.com/blog/posts/2018/05/14/staging-starts-at-the-curb/ <p><span style="font-size:11px;"><em>Written by Lori Auerbach and Julie Vanderblue | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate</em></span></p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong>Staging Starts at the Curb</strong></h2> <hr /> <p>Increasing values in Greenfield Hill and for all our properties is a top priority for our team. In last month&rsquo;s issue we focused predominately on staging the interior of the home.&nbsp; Many Realtors and Sellers focus on</p> <p>[...]</p> Blog Mon, 14 May 2018 10:26:08 -0400 Are You Ready For Right-Sizing? https://www.vanderblue.com/blog/posts/2018/05/11/are-you-ready-for-right-sizing/ <p><span style="font-size:11px;"><em>Written by Lori Auerbach and Julie Vanderblue | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate</em></span></p> <h2 style="text-align: center;"><strong>Are you ready for Right-Sizing?</strong></h2> <hr /> <p>It&rsquo;s really no secret here in Greenfield Hill, that there are a large number of residents who have or will sell their homes in order to &ldquo;right-size&rdquo; their lifestyle.&nbsp; Children have finished college, moved on to their</p> <p>[...]</p> Blog Fri, 11 May 2018 14:05:29 -0400 AIRE Relocation Redefined https://www.vanderblue.com/blog/posts/2018/03/27/aire-relocation-redefined/ <p><span style="font-size:11px;"><em>Written by Sharon Montesanti, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate</em></span></p> <div> <h2 align="center"><span style="font-size:26px;"><strong>Is maintaining a larger home taking time from </strong></span><span style="font-size:26px;"><strong>what&nbsp;</strong></span><span style="font-size:26px;"><strong>you or a loved one would <em><u>really</u></em> like to be doing?</strong></span></h2> <p align="center">&nbsp;</p> </div> <div>[...]</div> Blog Tue, 27 Mar 2018 17:03:33 -0400 The Truth About Staging https://www.vanderblue.com/blog/posts/2018/03/21/the-truth-about-staging/ <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>In a highly competitive housing market, home sellers are looking to differentiate their home from others on the market. While price will initially catch a buyer&rsquo;s eye, what will make a home attract the most potential buyers in the shortest amount of time? What</strong> [...]</h2> Blog Wed, 21 Mar 2018 09:03:55 -0400 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 20:01:50 -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 18:11:56 -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 16:28:08 -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 15:10:37 -0400