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Imagine the first time you turn the front door key to a new Baton Rouge home—the first time you step over the threshold of the home you now own. It’s a moment to truly savor. Whether it’s a feeling of well-being—that of a major milestone successfully accomplished—or just the sheer joy of apprecia...
Hurricane Preparation Part One: Have A Plan Growing up in Louisiana, hurricanes have always been a part of life.  I vividly remember Hurricane Katrina and the devastation the storm brought to our state.  We lost power for approximately two weeks in Baton Rouge and cell phones, well they didn’t wo...
Estimates so far indicate that summer 2014 is likely to be a better than usual season for Baton Rougehome sales. The past winter threw a wet blanket over all kinds of business activity, creating a perfect scenario for a sales bounce back—and that’s exactly what is beginning to show up in the sta...
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In advertising, they call the photo that glamorizes a product its ‘hero shot.’ In the case of a real estate listing in Baton Rouge, the pictures that accompany the written description can all be hero shots, if enough care is taken.   In one Auburn University study (The Relationship between Prope...
It’s another aftereffect of the rise in housing prices: piggyback loans in Baton Rouge are making a comeback. According to a recent American Bankers Associations Report, the number of piggyback loans originated across the nation more than doubled within the past year.  This is important informat...
Ok, I would love to know know . . .  Are you with an Independent Brokerage? Are you with a Franchise Brokerage? Why?   I am not interested in hearing debates of one franchise over anther.  I believe real estate is a local business driven by local consumers and want to hear why you are with either...
The details seem stubbornly worrisome. Mortgage requirements have grown stricter. The Federal Reserve may or may not turn off the cheap money spigot—and if anything causes the stock market to sputter, it’s uncertainty. Occasional bits of good news in the labor picture can’t overcome the fact tha...
You don’t have to tell anyone who is self-employed that there are extra costs that go with the benefits. In addition to the long hours and weight of responsibility that come with the job description, getting a home loan has always added special challenges. Now that we are into the new Dodd-Frank ...

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