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Lake Hills - An Unparalleled Fairfield Neighborhood

Written by Jennifer DeLaurentis, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate

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.

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A Reality Hurricane

Written by Thora Svalgard-Karukas, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate


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

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COOKING FOR A CAUSE ~ Move For hunger

Written by Janine Vairo, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate

 

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…while supporting a great [...]

Understanding Hubbard Clauses

Written by Jill Shaw, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate

 


Perhaps you have heard the term Hubbard Clause in real estate, but don't understand how they operate.  Let's say you start going to open houses just out of curiosity and find your dream home.  But your house is not yet on the

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Selling Your Home During a Divorce

Written by Jill Shaw, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate

 

 


Selling a home is a stressful event, but on top of a divorce it can be overwhelming.  As someone who has experienced it myself, I understand all the emotions involved in the transition and how it affects your living

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Senior Central

Written by Sharon Montesanti, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate

The process of moving to a new residence is NOT at the top of anyone's list of favorite things to do... 

 


The process of moving to a new residence is NOT at the top of anyone's list of favorite things to do.....but as many of us have experienced in assisting

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Serenity and breathtaking views ...

Written by Thora Svalgard-Karukas, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate

As a realtor, when 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 [...]

What's in my garden: Time Saving Perennials ? Part 2

Written by Lori Auerbach, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate

In my previous blog I shared a few hardy shade-loving perennials that Master Gardner Amy Ziffer spoke about at a recent Greenfield Hill Garden Club meeting. In this blog will share a few sun-loving perennials that you might want to consider for your landscape. [...]

What's in My garden: Time Saving Perennials

Written by Lori Auerbach, Realtor | Vanderblue Team | Higgins Group Real Estate

It’s planting time here in Fairfield County and our local nurseries are overflowing with choices! If you don’t take some time to plan your landscape you will be overwhelmed when you set foot into the nursery. You really need to observe your landscape each season, [...]