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Home Buying

Buyer’s guide: Investing in a historic home

November 16th, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

When looking for a new home in Greenwich, New Canaan, Danbury, Westport, Fairfield or other towns in Fairfield County, there’s a good chance you’ll come across a few elegant historic homes. While vintage homes do have a certain charm and...

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A closer look at the “green” home trend

October 28th, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

During a home search, you may come across properties with “green” or “high-performance” features. How can you identify which homes are truly “green,” and how exactly can these features affect a buyer’s decision? What is a “gree...

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Debunking a few common myths about real estate

October 24th, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Even the real estate world has its own share of myths. Although some may seem quite ridiculous, there are a few with some truth to them. Others meanwhile, warrant a more in-depth discussion, as they may depend on several factors. Whethe...

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Questions to ask before buying a waterfront home

September 21st, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Buying a waterfront home is very different from purchasing a traditional home, as there are potential issues and risks that may occur with this particular type of property. When looking for the perfect waterfront home, it’s important to re...

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Benefits of Living in a Small Town

August 31st, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

White Picket fence with USA flag
Nowadays, there are many people moving out of big cities in order to enjoy the slower pace of life provided by smaller towns. There’s no denying that life can be overwhelming at times when you’re living in a major city – it may be because...

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Will condo living fit your lifestyle?

August 26th, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Classic white living room
Owning a condo, just like any other property type, comes with its own benefits and pitfalls. If you’re having some difficulty deciding whether or not condo living suits your lifestyle, below are some important things to consider: The soc...

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Architectural Styles in Fairfield

August 24th, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Architectural Style Home exterior
When you’re in the market for a new home, you may start to notice the difference in architectural styles. You’ll start taking note of the different details: gable roofs, round and square columns, wood sidings, and so on. Having basic k...

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Real Estate as an Investment

August 22nd, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Property Value
If you’re thinking about purchasing an investment property for the first time, you’ll soon discover that there’s plenty for you to learn. Investing in real estate can be quite complicated, as there are legal and financial aspects, as ...

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Real Estate as an Investment

August 22nd, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Property Value
If you’re thinking about purchasing an investment property for the first time, you’ll soon discover that there’s plenty for you to learn. Investing in real estate can be quite complicated, as there are legal and financial aspects, as we...

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Benefits of Living near the Water

August 4th, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Beachside
What makes living near the water so enticing? For many people, the breathtaking views and easy access to beach are two of the top reasons for buying a waterfront home. But while enjoying gorgeous sunsets and relaxing on the sand any time you wi...

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Weston Lots/Land for Sale

June 29th, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Weston Lots and Lands
Weston is a charming New England community in Southwestern Connecticut. Located just an hour’s drive from New York, Weston is home to more than 10,000 residents who enjoy the opportunities that abound in one of the best small towns in Conn...

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Shopping for a home? 5 things not to say

June 9th, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

It’s easy to get carried away when you’re shopping for a home. But don’t forget that this is essentially a business transaction. When the goal is to work out a deal with someone, think like a negotiator – don’t show your hand too soon...

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Buying a home? Do this first.

May 31st, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

In home buying, the devil is in the details. You may think you’ve inspected every nook and cranny of the home you want to buy, but with so many factors to consider, you may miss a few things. Tips for First Time Buyers - Fairfield County C...

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What To Do When Relocating to an Unfamiliar Area

April 21st, 2016 | Higgins Group Real Estate

Joyful relocation
Relocating can be stressful situation, more so if you're moving to an unfamiliar area! There's no need to fret, however -- we're here to help you settle and feel comfortable in your new home. Just follow these tips. Survey your neighborhood...

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