Baton Rouge, LA Real Estate News

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Most people who look for homes for sale in Baton Rouge, LA do it for one of two reasons: they’ve always lived in the area or they’ve fallen in love with it when visiting. In many cases, it’s a combination of both. But what’s so special about Baton Rouge, and why are people from all over the country (and the rest of the world, too) flocking here?  Why Do People Love Baton Rouge? Rich in history (it was founded in 1721) and full of thriving culture, arts, and business, Baton Rouge is an exceptional place to call home. Fast (and Fun) Facts About Baton Rouge Why’s it called Baton Rouge? Bâton rouge means “red pole” in French — and there was a Muscogee boundary marker near the site of what we know as the city. French explorer Sieur d’Iberville came up the Mississippi in 1699 when he saw the ...
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By Carol Poche, Jeffrey Welsh & Carol Poche'
(Keller Williams Realty)
Charming Garden home just off of Staring Lane. 9 and 10 foot ceilings, rich wood and ceramic flooring throughout, crown molding, living room with fireplace and custom mantle, open kitchen and dining overlooking patio and fenced yard. Computer nook/drop off area off kitchen too! Split floorplan with large master, spacious closet, en suite with double vanities, garden tub and separate shower. Two bedrooms on opposite wing. And such a convenient location! Call or text 225-335-5395 or CLICK HERE for more info. 9054 Boone Dr. Baton Rouge, LA 70810  
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By Michelle Knobloch, Unlocking Dreams One Door At A Time
(Keller Williams Realty)
Great investment property located minutes away from the LSU campus! This home is already income producing with tenants living in the home! Rent is $1000 per month. Owners have two other properties within walking distance that can be sold as a package deal. This 3 bedroom/1 bath home has central A/C and heat. A/C replaced in 2010. Kitchen comes with dishwasher, gas stove and refrigerator. There's a separate utility room with washer and dryer included. Also has a 1 car carport and large fenced-in backyard. Tenant's lease expires on 7/15/17. Buyer will take over the lease. Call me today to make this property yours! Free Home Values Follow This Home! Homes Close to Where You Work Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Baton Rouge Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Baton Rouge Homes f...
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By Michelle Knobloch, Unlocking Dreams One Door At A Time
(Keller Williams Realty)
Great investment property located minutes from the LSU campus! Owners have two other properties within walking distance that can be sold as a package deal. This 3 bedroom/1 bath home has central A/C and heat. Also has a car carport and large fenced-in backyard. Call me today to make this property yours! Free Home Values Follow This Home! Homes Close to Where You Work Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Baton Rouge Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Baton Rouge Homes for Sale Homes for Sale Homes For Sale in Baton Rouge under 200k Homes for Sale in Baton Rouge 70816 Presented By: Capital Homes Specialists Realtor/Listing Specialists Keller Williams Realty 225-293-4448 Licensed In: Louisiana License #: 0000076780 Schedule a Showing/Request Info   CEO of Capital Homes Specialists
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By Michelle Knobloch, Unlocking Dreams One Door At A Time
(Keller Williams Realty)
    Location! Location! Location! Attention LSU parents! This 3 bedroom, 2 bath condominium is conveniently located just minutes away from the LSU campus. It is a well maintained condo with amenities such as an inground pool. Very safe with surveillance cameras and alarm system. Stop wasting money on campus housing or apartments...at this great price, you will be saving hundreds, if not thousands of dollars each year! Schedule your viewing today!     Free Home Values Follow This Home!     Homes Close to Where You Work     Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale     Baton Rouge Homes For Sale     Search All Homes For Sale     Baton Rouge Homes for Sale Homes for Sale     Homes For Sale in Baton Rouge under 200k     Homes for Sale in Baton Rouge 70816 Presented By:                Capital ...
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By Carol Poche, Jeffrey Welsh & Carol Poche'
(Keller Williams Realty)
A sweet opportunity to live in popular Magnolia Woods ... close the LSU/Essen Lane/Perkins/Bluebonnet corridors! Shaded lawn and quiet one block street provide a peaceful setting.Large kitchen is open to dining area and living room -- all overlooking the covered patio and backyard. Spacious dine-in bar is perfect for your casual dining or visiting with the cook. Three bedrooms, 2 full baths with classic tile features. Kitchen/keeping area has new ceramic tile flooring. Laundry is off the kitchen for added convenience. All freshly painted and squeaky clean! Don't forget two blocks away is the Magnolia Woods pool that includes tennis courts for a nominal annual fee. What a way to enjoy the summer! Great for a college student, starter home, or even investor (has been investment property fo...
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By Carol Poche, Jeffrey Welsh & Carol Poche'
(Keller Williams Realty)
Sharlo private! A soft contemporary townhome, tucked away in the back of the neighborhood, gives the lucky new homeowner not only privacy, but a wonderful sideyard for outdoor enjoyment! Fully fenced, this area is perfect for your pet or for entertaining before and after the game! With a double garage, large kitchen, halfbath, dining and spacious living room with wetbar, the downstairs living area provides an abundance of natural light. Upstairs are three bedrooms, one with private bath. Needs a little TLC to be a showplace! Always popular and convenient to LSU and downtown, Sharlo remains a neighborhood environment. And these are townhomes making for easy financing. Let your college student move in, bring roommates to pay the note - making it a wise investment, just like this homeowner...
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By Bill Cobb Appraiser, Greater Baton Rouge's Home Appraiser
(Accurate Valuations Group, LLC)
Bill Cobb Appraiser, of Greater Baton Rouge, recently attended the 7 hour continuing education "Common Appraisal Errors" taught by Appraiser and Educator, Melissa Bond of http://www.ceinstructor.com/.  I always highly recommend taking CE from Melissa because she's still a "boots on the ground Appraiser", unlike some CE Instructors who haven't appraised a home in well over 20 years.  And, several others told me that's the exact reason Melissa is their favorite instructor. This class was a review of: Focus on minimizing common errors noted by FHA, VA, USDA and Fannie MaeGSE (Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac) requirements for accuracy and accountabilityUSPAP compliancy (Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice) Review of Appraiser’s Certification4 Case Study BreakoutsTIPS FROM MY NOTES:...
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By Jen Burns, Real Estate Agent
(eXp Realty)
Home for sale at 1270 Ashland Dr. in Baton Rouge, LA Need space? This is the home you have been waiting for! Don't miss this spacious home in beautiful Tara Subdivision.  This is a great find in a perfect subdivision. Tara has a subdivision pool, tennis courts and a clubhouse! There is a swim team for the kids during the summer and the clubhouse is available for rentals all year to neighborhood members. Contact 225.289.3656 for more information on 1270 Ashland Dr. in Baton Rouge, LA !  Perfect for Growing FamiliesThis 4805 sq ft home boast 7 bedrooms and 4 full baths with an additional half bath.The master bathroom is downstairs with a nice sized master bath. The master bath has a his and her side with the tub connecting in the middle. There are 2 additional bedrooms and another full b...
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By Jen Burns, Real Estate Agent
(eXp Realty)
Home for sale at 5634 Lost Oak Dr in Baton Rouge, LA Don't miss this stately 2-story home in prestigious White Oak Landing. White Oak Landing is an amazing community that is conveniently located near I-12, plenty of restaurants, shopping and entertainment.  This home has been very well maintained and is ready for a new owner to come in and put their touches on it.Contact 225.289.3656 for more information on 5634 Lost Oak Dr. in Baton Rouge, LA !  Perfect for Growing FamiliesThis 3166 sq ft home boast 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths and 2 additional half baths.  The master suite is downstairs and includes a private sitting area, master bath with his and her vanities, separate shower and tub and large walk-in closets. The 3 additional bedrooms are upstairs.  This home sits on a nice wooded 1.36...
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By Jen Burns, Real Estate Agent
(eXp Realty)
Home for sale on Springvalley Avenue. in Baton Rouge, LA. Listing DetailsHome For Sale in Baton Rouge, LA.10214 Springvalley Avenue Baton Rouge, LA. 70810Price: $227,000MLS number: 2016013831Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2 fullSquare Footage: 1510Call Jen Burns at 225-907-3305 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing.   You’ll love this charming, SPRINGLAKE home with large, fenced-in yard! This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home with 2-car garage will give you wonderful floor plan to enjoy living. Situated in the popular neighborhood of Springlake, you will have access to everything in Baton Rouge in just minutes. Special Home Features: this home is a 3 bedroom, 2 full bath split-floor plan. Beautifully updated with neutral paint colors, freshly painted cabinets and window blind...
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By Carol Poche, Jeffrey Welsh & Carol Poche'
(Keller Williams Realty)
Charming townhome tucked away in the back of Jefferson Square for privacy! This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home welcomes you with an open floorplan where the kitchen flows to the courtyard, dining and living with an open raised peninsula bar. The floating hood over the cooktop brings a contemporary architectural detail! Gleaming wood floors, finished in a plank patter, complete the downstairs living area, which has been freshly painted for your move-in convenience! Upstairs are 3 spacious bedrooms with ample storage, 2 full baths, all freshly painted and with new carpet! Talk about move-in ready! Located off of Jefferson Highway between Bluebonnet and Airline, the convenience just doesn't get any better. This community is gated and offers quiet outdoor common areas for walking your pets and vi...
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By Carol Poche, Jeffrey Welsh & Carol Poche'
(Keller Williams Realty)
What a sweet cottage! Great location near LSU and Bluebonnet corridor. The floorplan is completely open and spacious -- ceramic tile in kitchen/dining open to the bright living room with new carpet. The kitchen has built-in microwave, washer/dryer, fridge with ice maker dispenser, and wonderful island for ample workspace. All 3 large bedrooms have new carpet as well. The master bath is refreshingly spacious with double vanities and full tub/shower, plus a walk-in closet. Relax on the shaded front porch and escape from the hustle-bustle of the day. A great neighborhood too for a morning jog or to walk the dog. Call or text 225-335-5395 or CLICK HERE for more info! 10150 Ridgehaven Ave. Baton Rouge, LA 70810
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By Carol Poche, Jeffrey Welsh & Carol Poche'
(Keller Williams Realty)
Adorable 1 Bedroom Condo on second floor overlooks this community's 3 acre lake. The floorplan offers an open living lifestyle. Enjoy the maple cabinetry and granite countertops, hardwood and ceramic tile flooring. The bedroom is spacious and includes a large walk-in closet. This gated community is convenient to LSU and the Bluebonnet/Essen corridors! The HOA includes basic cable, common areas, grounds, building exteriors, security lighting, trash disposal and pest control. A great place to call home! Call or text 225-335-5395 or CLICK HERE for more info! 612 S. Kenilworth Pkwy. Unit 4C Baton Rouge, LA 70820  
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By Jen Burns, Real Estate Agent
(eXp Realty)
Home for sale on Ashland Dr. in Baton Rouge, LA. Listing DetailsHome For Sale in Baton Rouge, LA.1270 Ashland Dr. Baton Rouge, LA. 70806Price: $450,000MLS number: 2016010283Bedrooms: 7Bathrooms: 4Square Footage: 4805Call Jen Burns at 225-907-3305 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing.   Need space? This is the home you have been waiting for! Don't miss this 7 bedroom 4.5 bath home in beautiful Tara Subdivision. Driving up to the home you will notice the nice curb appeal, fresh landscaping, upstairs balcony and a long driveway leading to the rear loading 3 car carport. Entering the home you will immediately be drawn to the open floor plan, antique wooden beams and the tremendous amount of space. Walking through the front door there is an office to your left and...
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By Bill Cobb Appraiser, Greater Baton Rouge's Home Appraiser
(Accurate Valuations Group, LLC)
How Baton Rouge Home Appraisers Choose Comparable Sales? Home Appraisers in Baton Rouge Are Required To Choose Comps Which “Bracket” Or Sandwich Several Features.  When I speak of "subject", the "subject" references the home being appraised. Sales Price Example: if sales price is $250,000, then we're using comps sold from below $250,000, say $240,000 or $245,000, and comps selling above $250,000, say from $255,000 to $265,000. LocationIf On A Busy Street, Other Sales On Busy StreetsIf subject has a water front view, then including a comp or sale with similar water front viewLot or Land SizeAge Example: If subject is 12 years old, then an Appraiser might use comps with 10 years old and 15 years old. ConditionLiving Area SizeExample: If Home Is 2600sf, Appraisers Use Comps From Say 2400sf...
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By Carol Poche, Jeffrey Welsh & Carol Poche'
(Keller Williams Realty)
Rare opportunity to live in this convenient and secure area! This beautifully maintained 2 bedroom townhome offers you a double garage, courtyard patio, sunroom, dining area with china cabinet built-in, kitchen with granite tiled countertops, laundry room with washer & dryer, pantry, spacious living room with fireplace and large picture window for natural light, including hardwood flooring and crown molding! Upstairs are 2 spacious bedrooms with large closets, separate vanity areas and shared tub/shower combination. The roof is new, heating and air less than 4 years old, and the HOA is low ($100/month) and includes sewer & water. The utilities are unheard of: averaging $30/month! Makes budgeting a breeze with all utilities less than $150/month! Such a convenient location off Jefferson H...
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By Marcia B. Plummer, "THE REALTOR YOU NEED, WHEN THE DOORBELL RINGS!
(The LAMP Group LLC at Keller Williams Red Stick Partners)
 Are you looking for homes for sale in Greater Baton Rouge area? Start your home search today! Don't forget to find out what your home is worth, for free!    About Marcia:Previously an employee of the U.S. Postal Service, which in term, has always prepared me to be a servant to my community, and develop the passion and value to always come from contribution. I listen, and You, the client, customer, family or friend, values and necessities will be heard. My experience over the years has created diversity to service: First Time Homeowners, Sellers moving up, or sellers down sizing, New Construction Developments, or New Construction Purchasing, Investors, or Relocating, I am able to provide a superior level of service and professionalism. I continue to seek growth, and education in the eve...
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By Bill Cobb Appraiser, Greater Baton Rouge's Home Appraiser
(Accurate Valuations Group, LLC)
Baton Rouge Home Appraisers 225-293-1500  ACCURATE VALUATIONS GROUP is a leading provider of residential real estate valuations for the mortgage lending marketplace. With 24 years of experience in the appraisal business and a 3rd generation appraiser in the Baton Rouge area, we have a proven track record of reducing lender’s time, efforts, anticipating underwriter concerns in preparing the report and costs in managing the appraisal process. We proudly hold the designated Louisiana Certified Residential Certification with a proven track record in the appraising industry. We’re one of the leading Baton Rouge Real Estate Appraisers. Our goal is to provide fast, honest and ethical appraisals to the marketplace.COVERAGE. We cover all of East Baton Rouge Parish including Zachary, Baker, Green...
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By Jen Burns, Real Estate Agent
(eXp Realty)
Home for sale on Lost Oak Dr. in Baton Rouge, LA. Listing DetailsHome For Sale in Baton Rouge, LA.5634 Lost Oak Dr., Baton Rouge, LA. 70817Price: $450,000MLS number: 2016009112Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 2 full, 2 partialSquare Footage: 3166Call Jen Burns at 225-907-3305 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing.   Don't miss this stately 2-story home in prestigious White Oak Landing. Driving up to the home you will notice the large columns, second story balcony running the length of the front porch, professional landscaping, circular drive, and 3 car garage. The home sits on a nice wooded 1.36 acre lot which allows for plenty of privacy and space from your neighbors. The home boast 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths and 2 additional half baths. The master suite is downstairs and...
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