Tips for Mortgage Buyers

In the fast- paced realm of real estate, cash buyers often have the upper hand making it challenging for mortgage-dependent buyers to secure their dream homes. While the competition may seem fierce, there are strategic approaches that can level the playing field. Here are some valuable tips for mortgage buyers looking to tip the scales in their favor:

1. Get Pre-Approved

Before diving into the competitive market, obtain a mortgage pre-approval. This not only signals your seriousness to sellers but also streamlines the process, making your offer more appealing compared to a potential buyer still navigating the mortgage approval stage

2. Work with a Reputable Lender

Partnering with a reliable lender can make a significant difference. Sellers often prefer established lenders with a reputation for efficiency and reliability. A solid partnership can provide the reassurance sellers need when considering non-cash offers.

3. Flexible Closing Timeline

Offering a flexible closing timeline can be an enticing factor for sellers. Cash buyers often have the advantage of swift transactions, but a mortgage buyer willing to accommodate the seller's preferred closing date may stand out in a competitive scenario.

4. Increase Earnest Money Deposit

Boosting your earnest money deposit demonstrates commitment and seriousness. A higher deposit can be reassuring to sellers, making them more inclined to consider your offer over a cash buyer's.

5. Craft a Personalized Offer

Go beyond the numbers and inject a personal touch into your offer. Include a heartfelt letter to the seller expressing your love for the property and why it would be the perfect home for you. Creating an emotional connection may sway sellers in your favor.

6. Waive Contingencies Wisely

While it's generally advised not to waive important contingencies, judiciously consider which ones you can afford to forego. Waiving certain contingencies, like a home sale contingency, may make your offer more competitive.

7. Stay Informed About the Market

Understanding the local real estate market is crucial. Stay informed about recent sales, pricing trends, and the overall demand in the area. This knowledge can help you make competitive offers and negotiate effectively.

8. Engage a Skilled Real Estate Agent

A seasoned real estate agent can be your greatest ally in navigating a competitive market. Their experience and negotiation skills can help you craft winning offers and navigate potential pitfalls in the process.

9. Be Patient and Persistent

Realize that securing a home in a competitive market may take time. Be patient, stay persistent, and be prepared to make multiple offers. Your perseverance may pay off in the end. By implementing these strategies, mortgage-dependent buyers can enhance their chances of success in a market dominated by cash buyers. Remember, while cash offers may have their advantages, a well-prepared and strategic mortgage offer can be just as compelling.

10. Working with a Real Estate Team

Working with a real estate team like the Vanderblue Team can greatly improve your chances of getting a house with multiple cash offers and you have a mortgage. Absolutely, collaborating with a seasoned real estate team can significantly enhance your prospects in a competitive market where cash offers are prevalent, and you are reliant on a mortgage.

11. Market Insight

Real estate teams have a wealth of market knowledge. They can provide valuable insights into current trends, pricing dynamics, and the specific conditions of the local market. This information is crucial for crafting competitive offers.

12. Negotiation Skills

Experienced real estate agents are skilled negotiators. In a situation with multiple cash offers, their ability to negotiate on your behalf becomes indispensable. They can navigate complex negotiations, ensuring your offer stands out without compromising your position.

13. Network and Relationships

Established real estate teams often have a vast network and strong relationships with other agents. This can be advantageous when dealing with multiple offers, as they can leverage these connections to gather information, gauge the competitiveness of other offers, and potentially sway the decision in your favor.

14. Access to Off-Market Listings

Real estate teams may have access to off-market listings or upcoming properties. This can be a valuable advantage, allowing you to explore opportunities that may not be visible to the general public. Off-market listings could mean less competition and increased chances of securing a property. 

For information call Margaret McCannon 203-550-7254

[email protected]

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padding: 0px; width: 560px;" width="560" height="40"><tbody style="box-sizing: border-box;"><tr id="ivtyr" style="box-sizing: border-box;"><td id="ilp2w8-3" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; vertical-align: top; width: 280px; padding-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 10px; padding-bottom: 0px;" width="280" valign="top"><a href="https://patch.com/connecticut/norwalk/calendar/event/20240321/13724be5-7a61-47e7-a332-71c3c72025fe/pickleball-for-all-a-charity-event-for-elderhouse" id="i8twqu" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 20px; display: inline-block; width: 270px; height: 200px; position: relative;"><img id="ig8vly" src="https://dnhf8bus4lv8r.cloudfront.net/system/shared/design-images/18910336-851b-4614-b60b-146123046874-ec19675b46a2b7fac82adea6c5275dfc.png" style="box-sizing: border-box; display: inline-block; width: 270px; height: 200px; overflow: hidden; object-fit: cover; background-repeat: no-repeat; padding: 0;" width="270" height="200"></a><div id="ipkawx" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 20px; font-weight: 700; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; margin-bottom: 10px; width: 270px; display: block; text-decoration: none;"><a href="http://stamford-downtown.com/events/restaurant-weeks/" target="_blank" id="iffpdc" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 20px; font-weight: 700; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; margin-bottom: 10px; width: 270px; display: block; text-decoration: none;">Pickleball For All - A Charity Event for ElderHouse<br style="box-sizing: border-box;">Stamford, CT<br style="box-sizing: border-box;"><span id="iybvby" style="box-sizing: border-box; font-weight: normal;"><i id="insqaq" style="box-sizing: border-box; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif !important;">Mar 21 | 6pm - 9pm</i></span></a></div><div id="in2to6-3" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 16px; font-weight: 400; white-space: pre-wrap; margin-bottom: 20px; width: 270px; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif !important;">Tickets are on sale now for “Pickleball for All – A Charity Event for ElderHouse”. This exciting new fundraising event will take place on Thursday, March 21 from 6pm-9pm at Pickleball America, one of the largest indoor pickleball venues in the US, located at The Stamford Town Center.
This fabulous event space is perfect for all levels of play, and even for those who do not wish to play, enjoy great food, drink, and friends while supporting ElderHouse. There will be a silent auction with “Opening Day” baseball tickets (great seats!) and much more….</div><a href="https://patch.com/connecticut/norwalk/calendar/event/20240321/13724be5-7a61-47e7-a332-71c3c72025fe/pickleball-for-all-a-charity-event-for-elderhouse" id="i0qrf8-3" target="_blank" style="box-sizing: border-box; padding: 5px 30px; font-size: 14px; display: inline-block; border-radius: 20px; border: 2px solid transparent; background-color: #389eb0; color: #ffffff; text-decoration: none; cursor: pointer; font-weight: 400; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; margin-bottom: 15px;">Learn More</a></td><td id="im15at-3" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; vertical-align: top; width: 280px; padding-right: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 10px;" width="280" valign="top"><a href="https://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/calendar/event/20240322/486e04ce-ef4f-4b3b-81b3-001ec9d46f1c/80s-vs-90s-dance-party-funraiser-to-support-wakeman-boys-girls-club" id="imcn7w" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 20px; display: inline-block; width: 270px; height: 200px; position: relative;"><img id="iouped" src="https://dnhf8bus4lv8r.cloudfront.net/system/shared/design-images/d83fc6ee-f0ba-4a50-9486-f554e1e9b4fe-ad3702cda03aa8d547bb4bf571a702d0.png" style="box-sizing: border-box; display: inline-block; width: 270px; height: 200px; overflow: hidden; object-fit: cover; background-repeat: no-repeat; padding: 0;" width="270" height="200"></a><div id="i9po4y" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 20px; font-weight: 700; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; margin-bottom: 10px; width: 270px; display: block; text-decoration: none;"><a href="https://shucommunitytheatre.showare.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=220" target="_blank" id="imm93p" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 20px; font-weight: 700; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; margin-bottom: 10px; width: 270px; display: block; text-decoration: none;">“80s vs 90s Dance Party FUNRaiser” to support Wakeman Boys &amp; Girls Club<br style="box-sizing: border-box;">Fairfield CT<br style="box-sizing: border-box;"><i id="i62pw2" style="box-sizing: border-box; font-weight: 400; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif !important;">Mar 22 | 8pm</i></a></div><div id="i9e3ne-3" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 16px; font-weight: 400; white-space: pre-wrap; margin-bottom: 20px; width: 270px; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif !important;">A Fundraiser event benefitting Wakeman Boys &amp; Girls Club will take place on Friday, March 22nd at Park City Music Hall in Black Rock.
Get ready to groove and shake it on the dance floor with DJ Laki @gablaki. A throwback dance party like no other, featuring the greatest hits from two favorite decades - the 80s and the 90s!
With the incredible Paul Herman The Prince of Motivation, pumping up the energy, there's no chance you'll be able to resist busting out your best moves. Dress to impress!</div><a href="https://patch.com/connecticut/fairfield/calendar/event/20240322/486e04ce-ef4f-4b3b-81b3-001ec9d46f1c/80s-vs-90s-dance-party-funraiser-to-support-wakeman-boys-girls-club" id="iaxgk1-3" target="_blank" style="box-sizing: border-box; padding: 5px 30px; font-size: 14px; display: inline-block; border-radius: 20px; border: 2px solid transparent; background-color: #389eb0; color: #ffffff; text-decoration: none; cursor: pointer; font-weight: 400; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; margin-bottom: 15px;">Learn More</a></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><table cellspacing="0" id="igqzyg" style="box-sizing: border-box; height: 40px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; width: none !important;" height="40"><tbody style="box-sizing: border-box;"><tr style="box-sizing: border-box;"><td align="center" id="iwqhhh" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"><div id="ixad7n-3-2-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; 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height: 40px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; width: none !important;" height="40"><tbody style="box-sizing: border-box;"><tr style="box-sizing: border-box;"><td align="center" id="i0cc5q" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"><div id="ikqwn3" style="box-sizing: border-box; background-color: #ffffff; min-height: 20px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 20px; width: 600px;"><table cellspacing="0" id="igk67g" style="box-sizing: border-box; height: 40px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; width: 560px;" width="560" height="40"><tbody style="box-sizing: border-box;"><tr style="box-sizing: border-box;"><td id="isx9oj" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: top; width: 170px;" width="170" valign="top"><a href="https://www.shoppurepoetry.com/" id="ix3xq1" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-right: 10px; display: inline-block; width: 160px; height: 220px; position: relative;"><img id="imohjt" src="https://dnhf8bus4lv8r.cloudfront.net/system/shared/design-images/c2660197-6695-4bc8-a32a-3ec95d267ad8-602e12bf7c3db517677603efeeb20737.png" style="box-sizing: border-box; display: inline-block; width: 160px; height: 220px; overflow: hidden; object-fit: cover; background-repeat: no-repeat; padding: 0;" width="160" height="220"></a></td><td id="ij0ge4" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: top; width: 390px;" width="390" valign="top"><a href="https://www.shoppurepoetry.com/" id="iaasni" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-left: 10px; display: inline-block; width: 380px; height: 220px; position: relative;"><img id="ies17w" src="https://dnhf8bus4lv8r.cloudfront.net/system/shared/design-images/c77fc898-5b1d-4f69-9b03-9e79801b4e18-477fd38ccb7b54a05c50d65fd5d7c9ba.png" style="box-sizing: border-box; display: inline-block; width: 380px; height: 220px; overflow: hidden; object-fit: cover; background-repeat: no-repeat; padding: 0;" width="380" height="220"></a></td></tr></tbody></table></div></td></tr></tbody></table><table cellspacing="0" id="irzrxf" style="box-sizing: border-box; height: 40px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; width: none !important;" height="40"><tbody style="box-sizing: border-box;"><tr style="box-sizing: border-box;"><td align="center" id="iog322" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"><div id="i6tb86-2-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; background-color: #ffffff; min-height: 20px; margin: 0 auto; padding: 20px; padding-left: 40px; padding-right: 40px; width: 600px;"><div id="i4erbt-2-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 20px; font-weight: 700; line-height: 1; margin-bottom: 20px; font-family: undefined !important;">Pure Poetry | 4244 Madison Ave Trumbull, CT</div><div id="i88m68-2-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 20px; margin-bottom: 20px; font-family: undefined !important;">Pure Poetry is things comfy &amp; cozy, feel good items that not only smell good, but make you feel good. A little bit of everything.... good reads found along the way, apothecary we love from New York to Boston... fun fashion &amp; gifts for the littlest ones! Most importantly, we celebrate many local artisans in Fairfield County, where we are located.</div><a href="https://www.shoppurepoetry.com/" id="irmy13-2-2" target="_blank" style="box-sizing: border-box; padding: 5px 20px; height: 30px; font-size: 14px; display: inline-block; border-radius: 15px; border: 2px solid transparent; background-color: #389eb0; color: #ffffff; text-decoration: none; cursor: pointer; margin-bottom: 0;">Learn More</a></div></td></tr></tbody></table><table cellspacing="0" id="iavb1d" style="box-sizing: border-box; height: 40px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; width: none !important;" height="40"><tbody style="box-sizing: border-box;"><tr style="box-sizing: border-box;"><td align="center" id="is9p6u" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"><div id="ixad7n-3-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; background-color: #ffffff; min-height: 20px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 20px; width: 600px; border-width: 15px 15px 15px 15px; 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color: #242745; font-size: 32px; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; white-space: pre-wrap; text-align: center; font-style: italic; padding-top: 10px; padding-right: 10px; padding-bottom: 10px; padding-left: 10px; background-color: #00000000; font-weight: 700; display: block; text-decoration: none;">Featured Listing</a></div></div></td></tr></tbody></table><table cellspacing="0" id="i2ir8m" style="box-sizing: border-box; height: 40px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; width: none !important;" height="40"><tbody style="box-sizing: border-box;"><tr style="box-sizing: border-box;"><td align="center" id="itmvqy" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"><div id="iuqs3-2-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; background-color: #ffffff; min-height: 20px; margin: 0 auto; padding: 20px; padding-left: 40px; padding-right: 40px; width: 600px;"><a href="https://www.vanderblue.com/property-search/detail/192/24000966/68-fox-st-fairfield-ct-06824/" id="il4ac8" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 20px; display: inline-block; width: 100%; height: auto; position: relative;"><img id="ixr6hq" src="https://dnhf8bus4lv8r.cloudfront.net/system/shared/design-images/dadf1cab-4acf-46ba-9c34-c73b5f3bbba6-a5a3a7db006f7df47faa5d06b767a1e0.png" style="box-sizing: border-box; display: inline-block; width: 100%; height: auto; overflow: hidden; object-fit: cover; background-repeat: no-repeat; outline: 0; background-color: #ECECEC; padding: 0;"></a><div id="iisey-2-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 20px; font-weight: 700; line-height: 1; margin-bottom: 20px; font-family: undefined !important;">68 Fox Street, Fairfield | $2,400,000</div><div id="i1ukr-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-3" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 20px; margin-bottom: 20px; font-family: undefined !important;">This elegant beach Colonial was built in 2020 and provides a stunning blend of design and function. As you approach the home, your first impression is etched by the grandeur of a multi-paned hardwood front door. The door stands as a masterful work of craftsmanship, setting the tone for the refined sanctuary that lies beyond.
The homeowner’s design eye has carried the seascape to the interior canvas. Soothing shades of blue, sand and subtle gray tones evoke a peaceful, calming retreat that echoes the serenity of nearby Long Island Sound. Open, flexibly designed first floor living space features 9 foot ceilings, custom crafted, detailed cabinetry and just the right blend of private and public spaces. The flowing floorplan accentuates comfortable,year-round livability.</div><a href="https://www.vanderblue.com/property-search/detail/192/24000966/68-fox-st-fairfield-ct-06824/" id="iqcn6-2-2" target="_blank" style="box-sizing: border-box; padding: 5px 20px; height: 30px; font-size: 14px; display: inline-block; border-radius: 15px; border: 2px solid transparent; background-color: #389eb0; color: #ffffff; text-decoration: none; cursor: pointer; margin-bottom: 0;">Learn More</a></div></td></tr></tbody></table><table cellspacing="0" id="iaqbew" style="box-sizing: border-box; height: 40px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; width: none !important;" height="40"><tbody style="box-sizing: border-box;"><tr style="box-sizing: border-box;"><td align="center" id="i7fksr" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"><div id="ixad7n-6" style="box-sizing: border-box; background-color: #ffffff; min-height: 20px; margin: 0px auto; width: 600px; padding-top: 20px; padding-right: 20px; padding-bottom: 20px; padding-left: 20px; border-width: 15px 15px 15px 15px; border-style: solid; border-color: #242745;"><div id="ikcid4" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 32px; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; white-space: pre-wrap; text-align: center; font-style: italic; background-color: #00000000; margin-top: 0px; border-top-left-radius: 1px; border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: #00000000; padding-top: 10px; padding-right: 10px; padding-bottom: 10px; padding-left: 10px; font-weight: 700; display: block; text-decoration: none;"><a href="https://www.vanderblue.com/" target="_blank" id="iheyg1" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 32px; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; white-space: pre-wrap; text-align: center; font-style: italic; background-color: #00000000; margin-top: 0px; border-top-left-radius: 1px; border-width: 1px 1px 1px 1px; border-style: solid; border-color: #00000000; padding-top: 10px; padding-right: 10px; padding-bottom: 10px; padding-left: 10px; font-weight: 700; display: block; text-decoration: none;">Just Sold</a></div></div></td></tr></tbody></table><table cellspacing="0" id="im5ono" style="box-sizing: border-box; height: 40px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; width: none !important;" height="40"><tbody style="box-sizing: border-box;"><tr style="box-sizing: border-box;"><td align="center" id="i7mlh7" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"><div id="iuqs3-2-2-3-2-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; background-color: #ffffff; min-height: 20px; margin: 0 auto; padding: 20px; padding-left: 40px; padding-right: 40px; width: 600px;"><a href="https://www.vanderblue.com/property-search/detail/192/170615426/8-mary-jane-ln-westport-ct-06880/" id="i9uwji" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 20px; display: inline-block; width: 100%; height: auto; position: relative;"><img id="i0j4bl" src="https://dnhf8bus4lv8r.cloudfront.net/system/shared/design-images/23f4550e-aa93-4f36-9e9e-bdf1d2a318a6-76aa5b1259cada608aa78f0a7280811d.png" style="box-sizing: border-box; display: inline-block; width: 100%; height: auto; overflow: hidden; object-fit: cover; background-repeat: no-repeat; outline: 0; background-color: #ECECEC; padding: 0;"></a><div id="iisey-2-2-3-2-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 20px; font-weight: 700; line-height: 1; margin-bottom: 20px; font-family: undefined !important;">8 Mary Jane Lane, Westport | $1,785,000</div><div id="i1ukr-2-2-2-2-3" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 20px; margin-bottom: 20px; font-family: undefined !important;">Introducing the epitome of classic colonial elegance, nestled on a coveted cul-de-sac in a sought-after area of Westport. This meticulously maintained home, boasting numerous updates, offers timeless charm &amp; modern convenience. Centrally located, this residence is conveniently close to award-winning schools, an equestrian hunt club, renowned restaurants, Compo beach, metro north &amp; the vibrant downtown scene. It effortlessly checks every box, providing not just a home but the lifestyle of your dreams.</div><a href="https://www.vanderblue.com/property-search/detail/192/170615426/8-mary-jane-ln-westport-ct-06880/" id="iqcn6-2-2-3-2-2" target="_blank" style="box-sizing: border-box; padding: 5px 20px; height: 30px; font-size: 14px; display: inline-block; border-radius: 15px; border: 2px solid transparent; background-color: #389eb0; color: #ffffff; text-decoration: none; cursor: pointer; margin-bottom: 0;">Learn More</a></div></td></tr></tbody></table><table cellspacing="0" id="ibq2bu" style="box-sizing: border-box; height: 40px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; width: none !important;" height="40"><tbody style="box-sizing: border-box;"><tr style="box-sizing: border-box;"><td align="center" id="ik5lmx" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"><div id="ixad7n-4" style="box-sizing: border-box; background-color: #ffffff; min-height: 20px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 20px; width: 600px; border-width: 15px 15px 15px 15px; border-style: solid; border-color: #242745;"><div id="ipxt1d" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 32px; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; white-space: pre-wrap; text-align: center; font-style: italic; background-color: #00000000; padding-top: 10px; padding-right: 10px; padding-bottom: 10px; padding-left: 10px; font-weight: 700; display: block; text-decoration: none;"><a href="https://www.vanderblue.com/" target="_blank" id="i5dy9h" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 32px; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; white-space: pre-wrap; text-align: center; font-style: italic; background-color: #00000000; padding-top: 10px; padding-right: 10px; padding-bottom: 10px; padding-left: 10px; font-weight: 700; display: block; text-decoration: none;">Coming Soon</a></div></div></td></tr></tbody></table><table cellspacing="0" id="i9qswl" style="box-sizing: border-box; height: 40px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; width: none !important;" height="40"><tbody style="box-sizing: border-box;"><tr style="box-sizing: border-box;"><td align="center" id="i0dn4r" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"><div id="iuqs3-2-2-3-2-2-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; background-color: #ffffff; min-height: 20px; margin: 0 auto; padding: 20px; padding-left: 40px; padding-right: 40px; width: 600px;"><img id="i5dn1f" src="https://dnhf8bus4lv8r.cloudfront.net/system/shared/design-images/5c984bb8-fbac-40de-a360-30b628ecca12-50ddc680b45e9b96ec218b6676202abc.png" style="box-sizing: border-box; display: inline-block; width: 100%; height: auto; overflow: hidden; object-fit: cover; position: relative; outline: 0; margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0;"><div id="iisey-2-2-3-2-2-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 20px; font-weight: 700; line-height: 1; margin-bottom: 20px; font-family: undefined !important;">931 Old Post Road, Fairfield 06824 | $3,500,000</div><div id="i1ukr-2-2-2-2-3-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 20px; margin-bottom: 20px; font-family: undefined !important;">The fabulous in-town landmark, the circa 1850 Samuel A. Nichols House, offers unparalleled beauty and sophistication. The magnificent residence spans 4,936 square feet and offers a luxurious and private living experience. Featuring 5 Bedrooms and 5 full and 1 half Baths, with modern updates and recent improvements throughout, this residence provides ample space for a growing family and anentertaining lifestyle. Located on the iconic Old Post Road, this fabulous historic district of Fairfield treasure offers prime location that is within walking distance to shopping, fabulous restaurants, sandy beaches and Metro-North train station to shoreline points and NYC.</div><a href id="iqcn6-2-2-3-2-2-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; padding: 5px 20px; height: 30px; font-size: 14px; display: inline-block; border-radius: 15px; border: 2px solid transparent; background-color: #389eb0; color: #ffffff; text-decoration: none; cursor: pointer; margin-bottom: 0;">Learn More</a></div></td></tr></tbody></table><table cellspacing="0" id="ivjppg" style="box-sizing: border-box; height: 40px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; width: none !important;" height="40"><tbody style="box-sizing: border-box;"><tr style="box-sizing: border-box;"><td align="center" id="i7zkqu" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"><div id="is0uon-3-2-2-3-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; background-color: #ffffff; min-height: 20px; margin: 0 auto; padding: 20px; width: 600px;"><div id="iynrqq-3-2-2-3-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; min-height: auto; padding: 0; background-color: #389eb0; height: 2px; width: 100%; margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 10px;"></div></div></td></tr></tbody></table><table cellspacing="0" id="im7o9b" style="box-sizing: border-box; height: 40px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; width: none !important;" height="40"><tbody style="box-sizing: border-box;"><tr style="box-sizing: border-box;"><td align="center" id="i8u5xz" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"><div id="iuqs3-2-2-3-2-2-2-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; background-color: #ffffff; min-height: 20px; margin: 0 auto; padding: 20px; padding-left: 40px; padding-right: 40px; width: 600px;"><img id="i85oue" src="https://dnhf8bus4lv8r.cloudfront.net/system/shared/design-images/4236a042-d3fa-4bac-8c1b-187bce6b4203-f36d326daa7da2f9d8795c20558efb71.png" style="box-sizing: border-box; display: inline-block; width: 100%; height: auto; overflow: hidden; object-fit: cover; position: relative; outline: 0; margin-bottom: 20px; padding: 0;"><div id="iisey-2-2-3-2-2-2-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 20px; font-weight: 700; line-height: 1; margin-bottom: 20px; font-family: undefined !important;">91 Algonquin Road, Fairfield 06825 |<br style="box-sizing: border-box;"><i id="i1fq9e" style="box-sizing: border-box; font-family: undefined !important;">Price Upon Request</i></div><div id="i1ukr-2-2-2-2-3-2-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 20px; margin-bottom: 20px; font-family: undefined !important;">Once owned by the Bishop of Bridgeport,“Stormhaven” is a piece of Fairfield history. Thisin-town two acre estate in the sought-afterBrooklawn country club area was built in 1922,and then expertly added to and renovated. The home makes themost of the antique warmth of paneling and crownmoldings, four functioning fireplaces, solid cherrydoors, refinished hardwood floors, and floor toceiling windows, and ancient servant bells. At thesame time, the bright and airy rooms and dreambathrooms have high end tiles and plumbingfixtures that are completelymodern andinviting.<br style="box-sizing: border-box;"><br style="box-sizing: border-box;"><i id="i7t2tl" style="box-sizing: border-box; font-family: undefined !important;">For more information contact Julie Vanderblue: [email protected] | 203.257.6994</i></div></div></td></tr></tbody></table><table cellspacing="0" id="ilj6xy" style="box-sizing: border-box; height: 40px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; width: none !important;" height="40"><tbody style="box-sizing: border-box;"><tr style="box-sizing: border-box;"><td align="center" id="i1uo6h" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"><div id="ixad7n-2" style="box-sizing: border-box; background-color: #ffffff; min-height: 20px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 20px; width: 600px; border-width: 15px 15px 15px 15px; border-style: solid; border-color: #817f80;"><div id="i1q6pi" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #817f80; font-size: 32px; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; white-space: pre-wrap; text-align: center; font-style: italic; padding-top: 10px; padding-right: 10px; padding-bottom: 10px; padding-left: 10px; background-color: #00000000; font-weight: 700; display: block; text-decoration: none;"><a href="https://www.vanderblue.com/" target="_blank" id="itjf6g" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #817f80; font-size: 32px; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; white-space: pre-wrap; text-align: center; font-style: italic; padding-top: 10px; padding-right: 10px; padding-bottom: 10px; padding-left: 10px; background-color: #00000000; font-weight: 700; display: block; text-decoration: none;">Client Testimonials</a></div></div></td></tr></tbody></table><table cellspacing="0" id="ilexzv" style="box-sizing: border-box; height: 40px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; width: none !important;" height="40"><tbody style="box-sizing: border-box;"><tr style="box-sizing: border-box;"><td align="center" id="ihqsfq" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"><div id="il4fg4" style="box-sizing: border-box; background-color: #ffffff; min-height: 20px; margin: 0 auto; padding: 20px; text-align: center; width: 600px;"><div id="ibkrbr" style="box-sizing: border-box; color: #242745; font-size: 20px; padding-left: 50px; padding-right: 50px; font-style: italic; font-family: Georgia, Times, serif !important;">"We had an exceptional experience working with Julie and Brian as our realtors. Their professionalism, dedication, and attention to detail truly set them apart. From the initial consultation to the closing, they guided us through every step of the process with expertise and care. Their market knowledge and negotiation skills ensured that we got the best deal possible. We highly recommend Julie and Brian to anyone looking for top-notch real estate agents. Thank you both for making my home selling experience smooth and successful!"<br style="box-sizing: border-box;"><br style="box-sizing: border-box;">-Richard Gordon</div></div></td></tr></tbody></table><table cellspacing="0" id="i3m5ti" style="box-sizing: border-box; height: 40px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 0px; width: none !important;" height="40"><tbody style="box-sizing: border-box;"><tr style="box-sizing: border-box;"><td align="center" id="iojx4u" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin: 0px; padding: 0px; vertical-align: top;" valign="top"><div id="ic9vdr" style="box-sizing: border-box; background-color: #ffffff; min-height: 20px; margin: 0px auto; padding: 20px; width: 600px; text-align: center; font-size: 0;"><img id="izwael" src="https://dnhf8bus4lv8r.cloudfront.net/system/shared/design-images/e4645f00-0991-4070-b8a9-70cd802edf16-a9f8f02351b4bf3efc7fe493ca310bc3.png" style="box-sizing: border-box; display: inline-block; overflow: hidden; width: 50px; height: 50px; margin: 0 5px; 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