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Year of the House Staging

Your home is beautiful, so why then would I ask you to stage your home? Homes are very very personal. Over 30 years in this business I have seen stunning homes, new homes, and homes that I am not quite sure how they are still standing. That being said no matter what the condition every
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Year of the House Pets

"Don't pet the pig," this is what an agent tells me when I request an appointment to show a property. "Don't try to pet the cat she will attack," are the comments in the agent showing instructions. "Are you ok with dogs?" is a common question from property owners when their home is on the market.
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Year of the House Seller Overwhelm

What if your house almost burned to the ground? Has there ever been a time when you had no idea where to start a project? It could have been something as mundane as cleaning out a closet. You know that feeling when you just stand in front of the fridge and stare as if that
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Happy House Year

2019 Happy House Year | The Year of the House | Robbyn Battles  | TheHouseAgent.com Robbyn Battles says’ 2019 is the “Year of the House” How can Robbyn help you buy or sell in 2019? Robbyn BattlesRobbyn Battles selling real estate in the Foothills of La Canada-Flintridge, La Crescenta, Montrose, Sunland-Tujunga, Shadow Hills and all
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There is a Zelephant in The Room

Zillow Estimates: Not As Accurate As You Think Zillow’s property-value estimates, called Zestimates, are a popular consumer tool for seeing how much homes are worth. Whether you’re curious about how much your home’s value has changed, wondering if your home’s appraised value is high enough to let you refinance or curious about how much your coworker spent on his
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5 Buyer Strategies to get sellers to choose your offer

Touring prospective houses can feel like wandering through an infinite, imaginary desert: You’re tired, you’re cranky, and you’re not sure if the experience is EVER. GOING. TO. END. So, when you’ve finally found “The One,” it’s an amazing feeling. You can already picture your first brunch in its adorable breakfast nook. But wait. Before you
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7 IMPORTANT THINGS HOME SELLERS OFTEN FORGET TO DO

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

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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SIGNS IT’S TIME TO SELL YOUR HOME

6 SUREFIRE SIGNS IT’S TIME TO SELL YOUR HOME Most people don’t plan on living in their first (or second or maybe even third) home forever, but knowing when the time is right to put that baby on the market can be tricky. In fact, it can feel kind of like breaking up with a
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Increase Your Home’s Value Up to 28% with These 5 Tip

Great curb appeal not only makes your home the star of the neighborhood, it can also improve its value and help you sell it for more. Whether you’re thinking of listing your home or just want to make your home the envy of your neighbors, here are several ways to increase your home’s curb appeal.