Insider Interview: What’s Happening in Real Estate

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 AnnualCreditReport.com, which will give you access to your […]

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