April Robbyn Battles Monthly Letter Collection 2021

April 2021 Letter

April 2021…Hard to believe how fast this year is moving along. Below is this month’s letter containing some tips if you are considering a sale. Love the Springtime so of course, I needed to post a picture of my sweet Dasher in the garden. She is getting better at not eating the flowers. I also

5 Easy ways to turn your home into a smarthome

There was a time when setting up a smart home was a labor-intensive endeavor. You had to know which devices worked together, spend tedious days getting everything to work just right, then master complicated software to control the whole experience. Things have changed. Nowadays, smart homes are more sophisticated than ever. You can set up
10 Tips to Turn Your Neighborhood Facebook

Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Hometown Haven

Welcome Home: 10 Tips to Turn Your Neighborhood Into a Hometown Haven “Communities work better (students perform smartphones rates are lower, kids are safer, people live longer) when neighbors know one another better. Knowing your neighbor on a first-name basis…is a surprisingly effective first step.”  –Robert Putnam, Harvard Public Policy Professor and author of Bowling
Robbyn Battles JohnHart Real Estate 7 things home sellers may forget


7 IMPORTANT THINGS HOME SELLERS OFTEN FORGET TO DO When you decide to sell your home your home there’s so much to do: find a Realtor®, do touch-ups, get that balky air conditioner fixed, look into staging… It’s no wonder that sometimes things fall between the cracks. Big things.  Finding a good Realtor® is key
Robbyn Battles 4 Curb Appeal Projects to Max out your home value


4 CURB APPEAL PROJECTS TO MAX OUT HOME VALUE You’ve been spending so much time on projects inside your home (like that new shower you have to drag yourself out of), that your front yard is starting to scream for a bit of attention.Poor neglected, thing. You know your yard has some super curb appeal
Robbyn Battles Tips for renting your home

Tips for renting your home

Tips for Renting Out Your Home Many people mull over the idea of renting out their homes. They may want the benefit of extra income to save money or pay down bills, or they may choose this method as a way to wait things out until the economy improves. The motives are plentiful, but it’s
Robbyn Battles The House Agent NO AC

How to keep cool without AC

HOW TO KEEP YOUR HOUSE COOL WITHOUT AC You don’t have to switch on the air conditioner to get a big chill this summer. These tips will help you keep your house cool without AC, which will save energy (and avoid AC wars with your family. Block That Sun! When sunlight enters your house, it
Robbyn Battles Home Staging Benefits

Staging Room by Room Tips Benefit Sellers

MAX YOUR HOME HOMES POTENTIAL FOR TOP DOLLAR: INSIDER HOME STAGING TIPS Staging your house can make you money. Seventy-one percent of sellers’ agents believe a well-staged environment increases the dollar value buyers are willing to offer, according to the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® “2015 Profile of Home Staging.” Just take this real world tale
Robbyn Battles home covered for mold


Mold strikes fear into the hearts of those who’ve heard horror stories about toxic mold, expensive mold remediation, and denied home owners insurance claims. Yet mold can be found anywhere, including in most homes. It’s usually harmless. Mold needs moisture to thrive. Problems can arise for home owners when the presence of persistent moisture goes

Top 6 Sunland-Tujunga Open House Approaches That Work

The debate continues about whether open houses are effective for marketing Sunland-Tujunga homes. Yes, sales do still originate from them, but the percentages have been declining since social media and online listings changed the way Sunland-Tujunga prospects look for their next home. Whether an open house is likely to garner qualified traffic is a decision