Alexandria, LA Real Estate News

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
4 Bedroom Home For Sale Tennyson Oaks Subd Alexandria LaSearching for a Luxury home in Alexandria, La? Having trouble finding a local home that is as meticulous as you are? If so, 6424 Tennyson Oaks should be on your must tour list. Let's take a moment to discover what this prestigious home has to offer. Want to see how this home DOMINATES the luxury market? Go To Alexandria La Homes for sale to  explore the competition.  4 Bedroom Home For Sale In Tennyson Oaks Subdivision Overview Maps Photos $449,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 2,664 sqftLot: 0.40 acre(s)MLS #: 144693 Location 6424 Tennyson Oaks LaneAlexandria, LA 71303USA Doug Rogers Realty Executives Bayou Properties(318) 528-8806[email protected]http://www.LouisianaHous...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
Real Estate Truth Bombs- That Dirty House Won't Make You Filthy RichUnfortunately the "Sloppy Joe" is more than a delicious BBQ sandwich. In some cases this is an appropriate label for home owners I have met with. Although Superman can see through walls, most home-buyers cannot see past your mess. Let's take a look at keys areas that need attention prior to listing your home. Reduce the clutter-- Climbing mountains is an exhilarating, life changing experience. Navigating the mound of dirty clothes in the living room not so much. If you won't use it in the next 90 days, put that stuff in storage. Eliminate Odors-- Bourbon Street in January is suppose to have a certain aroma. Your bathroom in July, not so much. The shocking truth is most of our homes do have a smell. We have lived in it s...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
Alexandria La Home Values-Find Out How Much Your Home May Be WorthDoes life's next chapter mean selling your Alexandria La home? Or perhaps you would  like to know how much equity could be in your property? Either way click the link to receive a free, custom report for your Alexandria La home. While you are here, let's take a look at the Alexandria La real estate market.Homes For Sale In Alexandria LaAs of mid October 2017, there were 115 homes for sale in the 75k-299k price range. Alexandria La home buyers can select from condos, townhomes, single family homes, and even a few with more than one acre of land. Homes That Have Recently SOLD In Alexandria La  Over the last ninety days, 67 homes have successfully closed escrow. With an average price of 176,049 dollars, home ownership in Ale...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
As The Market Slows The Real Estate Agent Must Speed UpOver the last couple of years real estate sales have been booming. When we experience this part of the cycle, everyone and their brother gets a license. And why not? If you can answer a phone one can make more than half the people in their city. Then The cycle, well cycles...Listings linger, buyers waiver, and the cell phone is suddenly silent. What does the agent do? Most of the newbies simply drop their licenses and return to their "real job." But what do the big dogs do? How do agents survive and perhaps thrive in a down market? Here are some tips I picked up in the last market shift... Know your market stats-- The sad part? Most agents won't know the market has shifted until it's too late. By running market stats each week you w...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
Alexandria La Real Estate Market Report- October 2017Does the last quarter of 2017 include selling your home in Alexandria, La? Or perhaps now is the time you will take the next step and stop making your landlord wealthy. Either buying or selling, local market knowledge is key. Let's take a minute to see how the Alexandria La housing market is performing. Homes For Sale In Alexandria LaAs of mid-October, there were 114 homes for sale in the 79k-299k price point. Do you have a specific home type on mind? Within this list there are condos, townhomes, mobile homes, and single family homes. Of the single family, most are some off shoot of the ranch style. Need a home with acreage? There are some of those as well.Homes That Have Recently SOLD In Alexandria LAWithin the last 90 days, 76 homes...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
3 Bedroom Home For Sale In Alexandria La--Charles Park SubdivisionAlexandria La home buyers flock to Charles Park Subdivision for many reasons. Namely the modest price per square foot and the large lots with mature landscaping. Take a peek at this updated three bedroom home in Charles Park. Want to see how this home compares to the competition? Go To Alexandria La homes for sale to explore the local housing inventory. Why bounce from page to page when ALL the homes are here?  3 bedroom Home For Sale In Charles Park Overview Maps Photos $248,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 2,987 sqftLot: 0.34 acre(s)MLS #: 143787 Location 4717 WendoverAlexandria, LA 71303USA Doug Rogers Realty Executives Bayou Properties(318) 528-8806[email protected]http://...
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By Temperance Saucier, Real Estate Agent serving Cenla Area
(Realty Executives Bayou Property )
Homes for Sale in Cherokee Village Subdivision Why Do People Live here?Cherokee Village is one of those neighborhoods you always dreamed of living in when you were a kid. It's an established neighborhood here in Alexandria, LA. As you drive through the neighborhood you are covered with a canopy of trees cascading over your vehicle. It is very tranquil to drive through, as the seasons change you will see the participation of the neighbors with their seasonal decor.Looking for a home in Cherokee Village?Interested in finding homes for sale in Cherokee Village? Click that link to find all the currently available homes in this area of Alexandria.                                                                                                                                                   ...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
Another Alexandria La Home SOLD- 1516 Oxford StreetAre you getting ready to List your Alexandria La home? Need to get top dollar AND sell quick? If so, Call Doug Rogers (318) 613-1994 for your free CMA.We were able to find a buyer for this 3 bedroom Alexandria La home in less time than the market average. Take a peek at one of our many marketing pieces we generate for our clients. Want to see how your home compares to the local competition? Explore Alexandria La Homes For Sale to review all the actively listed homes. 3 Bedroom Home In Alexandria La Overview Maps Photos $74,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms1 Full Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,430 sqftLot: 0.20 acre(s)MLS #: 141350 Location 1516 OxfordAlexandria, LA 71301USA Doug Rogers Realty Executives Bayou Properties(318) 52...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
2 Bedroom Homes For Sale In Alexandria LaSearching for a home in Alexandria, Louisiana? Tired of heating and cooling more rooms than you need? Now may be the perfect time time to "right-size" into a 2 bedroom home in Alexandria La.Currently there are 18 two bedroom homes for sale in Alexandria, La. Within this number are condos, townhomes, and even some single family detached properties. Let's take a look at 438 Lula Lane, a 2 bedroom Realty Executives Bayou Properties listing.Why 438 Lula Lane Great location off Jackson Street Extension Home sits on a large lot in the back of the subdivision Updates throughout! Pride of ownership is evident from the moment your pull into the drive. Lush landscaping with mature trees Purchasing A 2 Bedroom Home In Alexandria La Learn more about the loca...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
Alexandria La Homes For Sale Under 150kLooking for a home in Alexandria Louisiana that will not break the bank? Got a wish list a mile long for your next living space? The good news is there are 47 homes for sale in Alexandria La from 75k-150k. Why settle when you can pick one that meets all your needs?Typical Features In Alexandria La Homes Under 150k Three bedrooms means space for everyone--Thanks to a modestly priced local housing market, people moving to Alexandria La are often shocked to discover how much home their housing dollar commands. Wide range of housing styles-- While ranch style homes are the bulk of the inventory, we have contemporary, cottage homes, and even a few condos and townhomes. Lush Landscaping-- Visitors to Alexandria La are often stunned at how green the town ...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
NEXT! Is The Strongest Word In The Agent's LanguageEarly on in may career I was a "real estate lifeguard." Even if the escrow check was returned and the buyers had departed for Fantasy Island, I would still perform real estate CPR ( I thought of typing real estate mouth to mouth but that's next weeks post...).Two things would normally happen. 1) The deal would still die and 2) I would waste A BUNCH of time. My theory was, "what did I have to lose?" After all, if the deal died I wasn't getting paid anyway.Later on I figured out A) I can't MAKE people close the deal and B) the most valuable thing I have is my time. Since every human interaction leaves hints, here are some signs that your deal might be going the way of the megaladon... One of the partners stops communicating with you-- Rem...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
Rural Properties For Sale Near Alexandria LaWant a little "breathing room" in your next Alexandria La home? Tired of living in a fish bowel where  your neighbors see your every move? If so, consider buying a home with some acreage. The good news is there are PLENTY of homes with an acre or more around Alexandria La. Here are some keys points to remember when buying a rural property in Louisiana. Get an updated survey-- Over time boundary lines may become blurry. And no, the fence does not always constitute the "real" property line. A small investment may save a major headache down the road. Have the septic system inspected-- As a standard of practice, such systems require pumping approximately every four years. Having a septic company inspect the pieces makes financial sense. What worke...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
4 Bedroom Home For Sale In Alexandria La- 5129 Hunters GroveLooking for an Alexandria La home with space for everyone? 5129 Hunters Grove Lane is located in West Alexandria just off Versailles Blvd. in the heart of West Alexandria. Getting assigned to Ft. Polk? This 4 bedroom home is minutes from Hwy 28 West. Want to see how 5129 Hunters Grove compares to the competition? Go to Alexandria La homes for sale to explore local inventory for free! 4 Bedroom Home For Sale In Alexandria La Overview Maps Photos $299,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 2,495 sqftLot: 0.30 acre(s)MLS #: 143785 Location 5129 Hunters Grove LaneAlexandria, LA 71303USA Doug Rogers Realty Executives Bayou Properties(318) 528-8806[email protected]http://www.Loui...
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By Temperance Saucier, Real Estate Agent serving Cenla Area
(Realty Executives Bayou Property )
There are currently 51 homes for sale in the Historic District and Garden District of Alexandria, LA. In the past 365 days, there have been approximately 65 homes sold, ranging in varies styles anywhere from American Craftsman, Georgian, Tudor, Victorian, and Mid Century Modern. The Alexandria Garden District was added to the National Register on April 9th 2001. The Alexandria Pot-War Suburbs Historic District was Louisiana's first mid-century modern historic district on the National Register of Historic Places on June 6th, 2013. Click here for a complete list of homes in the Garden District in Alexandria, LA. The Garden District Boundaries are approximately from Marye St., Bolton Ave., and Hynson Dr. Though most of the community refer to anything below Texas Avenue as the Garden Distr...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
2 Bedroom Homes For Sale In Alexandria La- 438 Lula LaneConsidering a relocation to Alexandria, La? Not impressed with the local rental scene?If so, 438 Lula Lane is worth serious consideration. This Two bed home is located just off Jackson Street Extension, minutes from shopping, grocery stores, and medical offices. Are you being deployed to Fort Polk? 438 Lula is close to Hwy 28 West as well. 2 Bedroom Home For Sale In Alexandria La Overview Maps Photos $154,500 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms1 Full Bathroom1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,092 sqftLot: 0.30 acre(s)MLS #: 143799 Location 438 Lula LaneAlexandria, LA 71303USA Doug Rogers Realty Executives Bayou Properties(318) 528-8806[email protected]http://www.LouisianaHouseHunter.com   Listed by: Realty Executives Bayou Pr...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
Writing (And Sticking To) A Daily Schedule In Real Estate SalesFew agents enter the field from a direct sales background.  I have met lawyers, plumbers, teachers (me), house wives, clergy, etc...who have made a 180 degree career leap into real estate sales. Most failed. But why?In my opinion a large slice of the failure pie is the lack of structure that comes with being an independent contractor. Would you cruise Facebook from 8-11 every morning at your old job? Then why the heck do that in your sales job? Let's examine the beauty of an air-tight daily schedule.Why Follow A Daily Schedule A daily schedule allows you to take control of your day-- Interruptions happen all the time. With a daily schedule you can minimize such distractions. Important Items get done before minor details-- Wh...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
In Real Estate You Win Some And Lose SomeOne of the first  lessons in real estate...not all interactions end in a check. Newbies are often shocked to discover that they can show homes to a "client" only to have said client go in another direction (a nice way of saying they fired you). When you do lose, here are some key things to do. Dust yourself off and get up-- In sales, it's hard to not take rejection personal. But don't. Time spent being sad is time not invested in finding new business. Don't let being depressed over losing a 100k buyer cause you to miss out on a 250k listing. Try to take a lesson from each encounter--Emotions may cloud your rational thinking in the moment. But down the line, look back at the episode from start to finish. How could you have handled the situation di...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
The Case For a Brick And Mortar Office In The Digital AgeThe primary constant in real estate is change. In the past ten years, there has been a shift away from brick and mortar office space. With Iphones, Ipads, and digital documents the need for all the machines within the building has also diminished. Will the downward trend continue? In the next twenty years will all real estate offices go the way of the dinosaurs and affordable health care? Maybe not, let's take a minute to examine some of the benefits of practicing real estate from a brick and mortar office. A Separation between home and work life--  A dedicated office space for writing contracts, prospecting, etc... can help keep your home a sanctuary, not  a boiler room. A Professional Space To Meet Clients-- Having done both mys...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
Homes For Sale In Alexandria La-- Hunter's Grove SubdivisionAlexandria La home buyers seek out Hunter's Grove Subdivision for a few key factors. Location, square footage, and lot size all make this Alexandria Louisiana neighborhood one worth a closer look.A prime example is 5129 Hunter's Grove Lane, a Realty Executives Bayou Properties listing. This 4 bedroom 3.5 bath Alexandria La home is located in a quiet street on a shady lot. The owners' pride in the property is apparent upon entry. Let's take a look at some key things that make 5129 Hunter's Grove Lane special. Large bedrooms with plenty of natural lighting Custom crown molding separates this beauty from builder-grade properties manicured lawn with mature landscaping. In-ground pool makes those Hot Alexandria Louisiana summers a b...
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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
3 Bedroom Homes For Sale in Alexandria LaSearching for a 3 bedroom home in Alexandria Louisiana? If so, take a few minutes and explore what local home buyers can expect in the 135k-150k price range.Typical Features found in Alexandria La homes 135k-150k. 3 bedrooms, if you can handle a fixer, sometimes 4 bedrooms 2 full sized bathrooms Decent sized lawns, some with fencing There are homes in subdivisions, properties with acreage, and even a few foreclosures. School zones important? Call for a list of properties in your particular zone. Naturally, consumers should verify school zones independently prior to purchase. Advice For Purchasing A Home In Alexandria Louisiana Decide how you will pay for the home. Going to pay cash? All that is needed is a proof of funds letter from the bank. Nee...
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