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Home Repairs: How to Negotiate to Close a Deal

Home repair issues that show up on an inspection report are up for negotiation. It’s up to the buyers and sellers to hammer out an agreement on who pays for what. Here’s a guide. The inspector is your friend. Sellers often dread the inspection report, fearing it may reveal a major issue that could block
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Real Estate 2018 What to Expect

Real Estate 2018: What to Expect  As we head into a new year, the most common question we receive is, “What’s the outlook for real estate in 2018?” It’s not just potential buyers and sellers who are curious; homeowners also want reassurance their home’s value is going up. The good news is that a strong
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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
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How to FInd an Amazing Realtor

Hiring an Amazing Realtor When you’re buying or selling a home, it’s crucial to work with a qualified real estate agent. Not just a professional, but an amazing agent and a market expert. So how do you ensure you’re hiring an amazing Realtor? There are currently more than two million real estate professionals in North
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
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Selling Your House, prepare for the home inspection

SELLING YOUR HOUSE? PREPARE FOR THE HOME INSPECTION You’ve got a contract on your home for sale—congratulations! But before you pop the cork on the champagne, you’ve got to go through an ordeal that could make or break that sweet deal: a home inspection. The home inspection is a contingency written into most offers, meaning
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U.S. Home Sellers Realized Highest Price Gain 10 Years

U.S. Home Sellers Realized Average Price Gain of $51,000 in Second Quarter of 2017, Highest in 10 Years Average Homeownership Tenure Increases to New Record High of 8.05 Years; Cash Sales Share of Home Sales Increases Annually For First Time in Four Years; Institutional Investor Share of Sales Up in Memphis, Charlotte, Nashville, Baltimore, Raleigh IRVINE,
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

The True Market Value of Your Home

Real Home Value Calculator: Assessed Value vs Market Value Understanding a home’s true market value is about more than pictures, software assessments, and price-per-square-foot. Whether you’re a current homeowner thinking of selling or are house-hunting, it’s crucial you understand what factors affect home valuation. By partnering with a local market expert, sellers will avoid pricing
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La Canada-Flintridge Great Buy

Looking for a quiet location with loads of potential. Yu may want to consider this great La Canada-Flintridge Home For Sale. 4 Bedrooms over 2000 sq.ft. and of course top rated La Canada-Flintridge Schools. Robbyn BattlesRobbyn Battles selling real estate in the Foothills of La Canada-Flintridge, La Crescenta, Montrose, Sunland-Tujunga, Shadow Hills and all the