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Home Buying

What to look for in a Fairfield, CT luxury home

March 1st, 2017 | Higgins Group Real Estate

If you’re searching for an elegant luxury home in Fairfield, CT, there are plenty of excellent real estate options available, from stunning European-inspired estates to exquisite waterfront homes on Long Island Sound. Before you look at pr...

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Featured Property: 21 Ralsey Road Shippan, Stamford, CT

February 22nd, 2017 | Higgins Group Real Estate

One of the best yet most underrated pleasures in life is coming home to a beautiful house that fits your needs and lifestyle to a tee. If you haven't found that dream home, this may be it. Located in Shippan, 21 Ralsey Road was built in the ...

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Now is a good time to buy a home in Fairfield County

February 20th, 2017 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Most people who are tired of living in the busy urban jungle of NYC usually relocate to the suburbs. When it comes to nearby communities, Fairfield County, CT is one of the top choices. Whatever your reasons are for relocating, now may be the p...

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How to find the perfect interior designer

February 8th, 2017 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Looking for a talented interior designer can be a daunting task, as there are so many to choose from (The American Society of Interior Designers lists nearly 70,000 active interior designers in the country). In addition, having a successful par...

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The mortgage process: What you need to know

January 31st, 2017 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Buying a home is among the biggest financial decisions you’ll make in your life. Before starting your search for the perfect home however, you need to take a look at the mortgage market. When you’re looking at mortgages, there are many t...

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Passive housing comes to Fairfield County, CT

January 23rd, 2017 | Higgins Group Real Estate

One of the latest trends in real estate is known as “passive housing”, a building standard which makes properties energy-efficient, thus reducing its ecological footprint significantly. The concept was developed in Germany in 1988, and w...

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How to settle into a new home seamlessly

January 16th, 2017 | Higgins Group Real Estate

It’s not exactly smooth sailing after you’ve closed the deal on a new home. Before you can completely settle in, you’ll have to go through yet another tedious part – the moving, unpacking, rearranging, and adjusting into an entirely new...

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Pros and Cons of Condo Living

January 11th, 2017 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Thinking of getting your own condo? Weigh the pros and cons of condo living before you seal the deal. Pros Tight security – Condo buildings have several layers of security in the form of CCTV, gated entries, doormen, and guards. Sin...

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Why get a seasoned real estate agent?

January 3rd, 2017 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Higgins Group- Seasoned Agents
It is often a subject of debates: should you or shouldn’t you hire an experienced real estate agent? Although at least 80 percent of real estate transactions occur with a real estate agent, some buyers or sellers still prefer to do things in ...

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Handy Tips for Scouting Neighborhoods

December 30th, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Real Estate Helpful Tips
When house-hunting, keep in mind that you’re not just moving into a new home – you’re also moving into a new neighborhood. Your immediate surroundings will play a large role in your safety, convenience, and enjoyment. Here are some ...

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Touring an open house? Here are things you should look out for

December 13th, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

When you’re seeing a property for the first time, it’s easy to overlook a lot of things. You might miss plenty of important details, especially if you focus only on critical rooms such as the master bedroom, kitchen, and bathrooms. If y...

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Everything you need to know about restoring a historic home

December 9th, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

If you’re considering buying a historic property in Fairfield County, one of the biggest things you need to think about is the process of renovation. When it comes to restoring historic homes, planning ahead is very important, as what you...

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Home Buying Tips for Millenials

December 7th, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

If you’re a millennial who’s thinking about buying a house, we’ve prepared a few handy tips that can help you on your path towards homeownership: Be sure you can afford a home Keep in mind that there are other expenses attached to a p...

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Schools and the value of real estate

November 30th, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

It comes as no surprise that numerous factors affect our decisions when buying a home. Aside from aesthetic value, we look at the age, its proximity to amenities, the overall layout of the home, as well as home features. Let’s not forget, how...

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12 Most Influential Home Trends this 2016

November 21st, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Although real estate trends come and go, we can't deny that some of these fads leave a lasting imprint that can change the landscape forever. Here are 12 of the most influential home trends that shook the industry this year. 1. Sustainable...

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