http://www.facebook.com/ascrebuzz – Prairieville La Home Appraisers: Lakes At Oak Grove Homes Sales Report 2011. Since May 2010, median sales price has risen 4%.
A recent home appraisal in and analysis of Lakes At Oak Grove Subdivision revealed this interesting finding. From 2008 to 2011, the median sales price has declined from $237,800 to $227,800 to $229,700 to now $235,000 into 2011 based only on 1 sale. So, 2008 was the post Hurricane Katrina “High” year followed by 2 years of declines. 2011 at $235,000 is higher than 2009 and 2010. Again, 2011’s $235,000 is only based on 1 sale while 2010’s $229,700 was based on 5 sales. The Listing-To-Sales-Price-Ratio at 98% is the highest since 2007.
TWO MLS CHARTS OF ALL HOME SALES SINCE 2005
The Chart below shows all home sales since 2005. The median sales price is still down -1.6% since the high in 2007. The median sales price has risen 4% since May 2010. But Again, this chart’s is greatly weighed upward based on this one (1) 2011 sale of $235,000.
NOTE: Based on information from the Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS®\MLS for the period of January 1, 2005 to May 8, 2011. This information was extracted on 5/8/2011. YES, permission was granted by GBRMLS to use Subdivision Price Trends Chart Report!
Bill Cobb is Greater Baton Rouge’s Home Appraiser frequently called upon by banks, homeowners, and savvy real estate investors to assess property values. A home appraiser with 20 years experience, Bill Cobb brings a wealth of knowledge to the table as a home appraiser.
Bill’s company, Accurate Valuations Group, serves Greater Baton Rouge (East Baton Rouge Parish, West Baton Rouge Parish, Western Livingston Parish and Northern Ascension Parish).