Behind the Scenes


Welcome to the first chapter of “Behind the Scenes”, where we will be giving an inside look at what a day at the office is really like when you’re on The Vanderblue Team. Written from multiple perspectives of Agents, administrative staff and the marketing department, our goal is to give a fun, creative way for […]

Metropolitan Magazine Article


Check out this great article about our very own Julie Vanderblue in Metropolitan Magazine!! Authenticity Sells By Emma Collins Connecticut is a center of movement that is revitalizing marketing outside of New York City. The woman behind the mantras and marketing efforts, is Realtor® and President of the Higgins Group, (a Christie’s International real estate […]

Rowayton River Ramble


Please stop by our booth at this weekend’s Rowayton River Ramble!! Our Boat House, AIRE & The Vanderblue Team are sponsoring a booth and will be selling merchandise from Our Boat House and sharing information about the launch of AIRE.    Event time & location: Saturday, July 11th from 11-3:00 pm Pinkney Park, Rowayton Event […]

The Art of Real Estate

JV and Antonio

Vanderblue Associates Design Center & Gallery We are proud to announce the grand opening of our new Vanderblue Associates Design Center and Gallery in Rowayton, Connecticut! Located at 151 Rowayton Avenue in Norwalk, this spectacular office sits right next to the market in the heart of Rowayton. Together with and Harbor Gallery, the newest Vanderblue Associates office has been outfitted with […]

We believe in … The Power of TEAMS!


Literally, not a day goes by without at least one homeowner, buyer, investor or friend asking me or one of my valued teammates a version of this question… “Why should I select a Real Estate Team rather than an agent who works alone?” Ironically, it’s the very question I asked myself several years ago when […]

Holiday Boutique Home Tour


Insider Interview: What’s Happening in Real Estate


Julie Vanderblue sat down with The Real Estate Book for an exclusive interview about the Real Estate market today:

Is the reign of Stainless Steel ending?

The stainless steel appliance hegemony has ended. On Monday, Whirlpool introduced a new premium exterior finish that they call “White Ice.” With clean lines, silver accents and streamlined controls, the new collection’s refrigerator, range, dishwasher, and microwave are a departure from the flash and glitz of stainless steel and its many lookalikes. In fact, the combination of […]

Real estate trend: Shift in domestic demographics dictating changes in lifestyle

8 Gray Lane, Westport

There’s been a dramatic shift in lifestyle preferences driven by both the economy and the fact that baby boomers are aging. The trend is reflected in a significant movement toward the purchase of smaller houses and one-level housing, according to real estate professionals in Fairfield and Westport, who see a growing demand for ranches and […]

A festive evening Gala …

Check out a recap of our Annual Luxury Home Tour – featured in Fairfield County Life Magazine’s Holiday issue!  A festive evening was held at “The Hill House”, a magnificent 10 acre estate where the Vanderblue Team of the Higgins Group held their Annual Luxury Home Tour fund raising in September. Fourteen Estates were featured […]

The quiet confidence of Connecticut


As a lifelong resident and veteran Realtor in Fairfield County, I have been drawing comparisons between New York and Connecticut for over 20 years. Monumental Manhattan makes Fairfield County all the more magical and meaningful, particularly because of the vibrant contrast between the two. Although Fairfield County is more than half the size of Manhattan […]

Update Your Kitchen on a Budget


It is possible to update your kitchen on a budget. Remodeling a kitchen can turn out to be one of the most expensive projects in a home, as the price of new cabinets, new appliances, new plumbing, new counters, and installation can all add up to a hefty price tag. Of course often a kitchen […]

Good Credit Goes Hand in Hand with Acquiring a Mortgage


Good credit goes hand in hand with acquiring a mortgage these days, especially a loan with a reasonable interest rate. That being said, examining your credit rating should be the first step you take before applying for a home loan. A free credit report is accessible from, which will give you access to your […]

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