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Community Corner February 2020

February Community Corner This month I have decided to change things up. Instead of an all events series focused on the community I have decided to add the following; People that have done special things for the community as well and some interesting things you just may want to know. Enjoy the new format. Feb

Strength of the Economy Is Surprising the Experts

We’re currently in the longest economic recovery in U.S. history. That has caused some to ask experts to project when the next economic slowdown (recession) could occur. Two years ago, 67% of the economists surveyed by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) for the Economic Forecasting Survey predicted we would have a recession no later than

Where Have All the Houses Disappeared To?

If you’re following what’s happening in the current housing market, you’ve seen how the lack of newly constructed homes is a major reason there’s a shortage of housing inventory available to today’s buyers. Another reason is that the inventory of existing homes for sale is shrinking. According to the most recent Existing Home Sales Report

Should I Sell My House This Year?

If one of the questions you’re asking yourself today is, “Should I sell my house this year?” the current Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) Survey from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) should boost your confidence as it relates to the current selling sentiment in the housing market. Even with all the information overload

2020 Homebuying Checklist

Some Highlights: If you’re thinking of buying a home, plan ahead and stay on the right track, starting with pre-approval. Being proactive about the homebuying process will help set you up for success in each step. Make sure to work with a trusted real estate professional along the way, to help guide you through the
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Year of the House Intro

Welcome to Robbyn Battles new series. Year of the House. Robbyn has been selling real estate for over 30 years. One of the most common questions potential clients ask her is, “will you please come over and tell me what I need to do to get my house ready for the market”. After the house
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The Market October 2018

What’s really going on in the market today. You hear all types of reports. The market is up the market is dropping. It’s a buyer’s market it’s a seller’s market. If it’s on Zillow it must be true, NO. So I did some homework and here is what I have seen trending across the Foothills.
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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
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Seniornote January 2018

Why Universal Design, Age-friendly Cities Matter When you’re healthy, spry, and experience no barriers to getting around, it’s hard to imagine the tremendous impact an illness or physical disability can have on day-to-day life. It’s probably one reason that many disregard all the talk about universal design and age-friendly cities. Robbyn BattlesRobbyn Battles selling real