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By Ashley Kimble Slaughter
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Additional Costs When Buying a HomeYou've found the perfect house and can't wait to call it home. You've received your preapproval letter, and you know that the cost of the house is well within your budget. Finally, you're going to have the home you've been dreaming of for years.Chances are that ...

By Ashley Kimble Slaughter
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First Impressions and Selling Your Home A first impression can create a lasting impression. The majority of buyers decide within the first 60 seconds if they have interest in your home. The first impression they have is of the yard, entrance area, and back yard of your property. Follow these hel...

By Sabrina Didier
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Homes for sale near LSUStarting your college education is an exciting time. For many it is the first time living away from their parents and having a place that is their own. For some families it makes more sense to move with their college kid closer to campus. Who ever you may be moving with, if...
Mortgage Options for Purchasing a Baton Rouge, LA HouseReceiving financing for purchasing a Baton Rouge, LA house may be easier than you think. When processing loan applications, most lenders focus on an applicant's debt, income and credit score. These three things help lenders understand if a pe...

By Ashley Kimble Slaughter
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Making an Offer on a House in Baton Rouge, LAReady to make an offer on a house? Call Ashley Kimble Slaughter at 225-235-9379Choosing to buy a home in Baton Rouge is a big decision that requires serious thought and planning. This is most likely one of the biggest purchases you’ll make, and you wan...

By Carol Poche, Jeffrey Welsh & Carol Poche'
(Keller Williams Realty)
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This home is nearly new and was built with all of the top-of-the-line upgrades: Slab Granite countertops in kitchen, island, and baths; wood flooring; rich wood cabinetry; ceramic flooring in kitchen; crown molding throughout; superior stainless appliances; tankless hot water heater; split floorp...

By Ashley Kimble Slaughter
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What is a Home Warranty? Unlike home insurance, a home warranty is not a policy; instead, it is a contract between the homeowner and the firm providing the home warranty. Typically, a home warranty includes appliances and home systems such as electrical, plumbing, water, and heating. There are a...

By Bill Cobb, Greater Baton Rouge's Home Appraiser
(Accurate Valuations Group, LLC)
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Southdowns average sold price from 2014 to 2015 increased by $7/sf and Median Sales Price increased by $7,198.2015 Southdowns Sales year-to-date include 28 GBRMLS Sales from $159,000 to $837,500, Median Sales Price $297,500, Average Sold Price: $167/sf, Average Sales Price to Listing Price Ratio:...
Under contract in 30 days! Baton Rouge Realtor Sabrina Didier's marketing plan works!This Zachary LA real estate listing at 11415 Littlefield Ave, Zachary, LA 70791 went live in the last week of August. This beautiful 4 bedroom 3 bathroom home is located in the much desired Central School Distric...

By Ashley Kimble Slaughter
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House Staging Tips for the BathroomWhen you’re staging your home, the last thing you want is to distract the potential buyer with a messy bathroom. Even if you think your bathroom is clean and ready for showing, there are often things that are easy to overlook. While most people say that a kitche...

By Ashley Kimble Slaughter
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Haunted Houses & Spooky Fun in Baton RougeThe state of Louisiana has a rich history, so it should come as no surprise to learn that it’s home to more than its fair share of haunted sites. Some of these places are set up creatively to share a spooky experience, and others claim to have genuine hau...

By Ashley Kimble Slaughter
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Things to Do in Baton Rouge for HalloweenBaton Rouge is one of the liveliest cities in the state of Louisiana, so it should come as no surprise to learn that it is home to numerous Halloween events and activities. As a result, whether you are searching for some fun and excitement or something mor...

By Sabrina Didier
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Home Appraisal Process in Baton RougeMany confused a Baton Rouge home inspection with a Baton Rouge appraisal, which is understandable since both happen during the same time period in the home buying process. When a homebuyer finds his or her dream home, and there offer is accepted, escrow begins...

By Sabrina Didier
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Home Inspection Process in Baton RougeThe home buying process in Baton Rouge can be a little overwhelming. There are a lot of requirements and steps buyers, sellers, and their Baton Rouge real estate agents need to complete before the home transfers ownership from the seller to the buyer. One of ...

By Shari and Ricky O'Neal, O'Neal Group LLC.
(KDK Realty, LLC)
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5506 Trenton AveBaton Rouge, LA 70808       Outstanding value in one of the most established neighborhoods in Baton Rouge - Concord Estates. This three bedroom, two and 1/2 bath home is built solid and features a new roof and HVAC system. The home sits on a large corner lot with mature trees and ...

By Sabrina Didier
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Baton Rouge Condo listed and sold in 30 daysSabrina Didier listed and sold a Baton Rouge condo in less than 30 days. This beautiful condo at the Reserve at Cedar Lodge was listed for over a year and a half by another Baton Rouge real estate agent but was not sold. After the sellers contacted Sabr...
Baton Rouge home under contract after being listed for 18 monthsSabrina Didier was contacted after Baton Rouge listing had been live for 18 months by another Baton Rouge real estate agent. After the home was listed with Baton Rouge expert Sabrina Didier for 3 short weeks, it finally went under co...

By Ashley Kimble Slaughter
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House Staging When You Have ChildrenHouse staging becomes quite the adventure when you have children. You want to do all the things that make your house more appealing to potential buyers, but you can’t turn your home into a museum that is uncomfortable for your children. Ashley Kimble Slaughter ...

By Carol Poche, Jeffrey Welsh & Carol Poche'
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Popular Fairhill just off Bluebonnet & Burbank! Situated on a quiet dead-end street, this one owner home has been beautifully maintained. Enjoy 9 and 10 foot ceilings, gleaming wood floors, triple crown moulding, formal dining with large eyebrow window, split bedroom wings, kitchen with stacked g...

By Carol Poche, Jeffrey Welsh & Carol Poche'
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Less than 20 years new, this home provides the charm of older homes with today's features and space. Enjoy the cool of the evening on the front porch beneath a majestic oak or barbecue in the fully privacy fenced backyard with landscaped brick patio area. Inside you will find 9 foot ceilings, woo...

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