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USDA or Rural Development Home Appraisal Requirement follow the most current FHA appraisal requirements. In 2015, FHA increased appraisal standards and requirements for a house to qualify for FHA financing. Assuming the house actually meets each of these standards below, these are the new comments I’ve added to my Baton Rouge USDA Home Appraisal Reports […]

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What’s the Difference Between an Appraisal and a Comparable Market Analysis Written by a REALTOR…IMPORTANT CAUTIONARY COMMENTARY BY VETERAN APPRAISER

Often client will ask for a property’s value. As a Realtor we are not license or trained to appraise real estate. This post explains the difference between Sourced through Scoop.it from: activerain.com What’s the Difference Between an Appraisal and a Comparable Market Analysis Written by a REALTOR…IMPORTANT CAUTIONARY COMMENTARY BY VETERAN APPRAISER CAUTION: The newer […]

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That Face You Make When Your Realtor Gives You The Value Of Your Home

If you are like most home sellers over the past year, this animated image accurately captures your reaction upon learning your home’s current market value Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.manausa.com That Face You Make When Your Realtor Gives You The Value Of Your Home…This is funny!

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How Important Is Cosmetic Condition In A Baton Home Appraisal?

How Important Is Cosmetic Condition In A Baton Home Appraisal? Greater Baton Rouge’s Home Appraiser, Bill Cobb, shares Tom Horn’s New Birmingham Alabama Apprai…

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Baton Rouge Home Appraisers: Antioch Villa Market Statistics 2012

Baton Rouge Home Appraisers: Antioch Villa Market Statistics 2012  Antioch Villa Development Antioch Villa was approved by East Baton Rouge Parish Planning and Zoning Commission April 16, 1973 and developed in mid 1970s. 2012 Antioch Villa Housing Market Statistics: 10 sales from $74,000 to $134,000, Median Sales Price $102,450, Average Sold Price $75/sf, Average Listing […]

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Yes Baton Rouge House Appraisers Should Have Copy Of Purchase Agreement

YES, Fannie Mae Requires Baton Rouge Home Appraisers Review  Purchase Agreement!  SEE “BUYERS BIDDING UP HOME PRICES NOTE” below. A conversation on Facebook about this post 5 things NOT to say to an appraiser if you don’t want to be accused of influencing them by Tom Horn, SRA, Birmingham AL Appraisal Blog, led to the question […]

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Iberville Terrace Subdivision Baton Rouge Home Sales 2012

Iberville Terrace Subdivision Baton Rouge Home Sales Through September 28, 2012 2012 HOME SALES. I recently completed a Baton Rouge Louisiana Housing market study of Iberville Terrace Subdivision and discovered these 2012 home price trends based on 4 sales. Average sales price per square foot has been $93/sf. Median Sales Price $174,000. Average size home […]

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Baton Rouge Real Estate: Why That Home Apartment Is Not Counted As Living Area

Baton Rouge Real Estate: Why That Apartment Is Probably Not Counted As Living Area. Why was this home listed in the MLS in early 2012 as having 720sf more than it actually has? Valuable Lesson For Sellers Here! Why Accurate Living Area Matters. In my opinion, REALTORS® have a fiduciary duty to their listing clients […]

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Baton Rouge Subdivisions – Shenandoah North Garden Homes

Subdivisions in Baton Rouge LA 70817 – Shenandoah North Garden Homes Subdivision. Reporting on 2010 and 2011 home sales as there haven’t been any 2012 GBRMLS sales as of 07/21/2012. See Current Listings info on 5 homes for sale with 2 of them pending or under contract. Solds In Shenandoah North from 1/1/2010 to 12/31/2010 […]

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Prairieville Home Appraisals Reports On Les Chenier Subdivision 2011

http://www.facebook.com/ascrebuzz – Prairieville Home Appraisals Reports On Les Chenier Subdivision 2011. So far, only one (1) home sale in 2011, a foreclosure for $155,000. I had a local real estate agent contact me last week asking for a update on Les Chenier Subdivision as there really hasn’t been much home sales activity in this development, […]

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Why Did RE Agent Send Appraiser 5 and 6 Year Old Homes As Comps For 20 Year Old Subject?

https://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com// – Why Did RE Agent Send Appraiser 5 and 6 Year Old Homes As Comps For 20 Year Old Subject? The longer I appraise homes for purchases, the less I understand about how homes are properly and ethically priced for listings! This post is about an example in the Greater Baton Rouge housing market […]

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Baton Rouge Real Estate: Kildare Subdivision Housing Report

http://www.batonrougehomeappraisal.com/ – Baton Rouge Housing Statistics: Kildare Subdivision 70812 Housing Numbers. Solds In Kildare Subdivision have varied from lows to highs in terms of the Average and Median Sales Prices by year from 2006 up to 2011. The variance in the these range from $45,000 up to $152,500 depending on how many REO or foreclosure […]

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2010 Comprehensive Greater Baton Rouge Foreclosure Numbers And Charts Released

http://www.batonrougerealestatetrends.net/ – 2010 Comprehensive Greater Baton Rouge Foreclosure Numbers and Charts Released   East Baton Rouge Foreclosure Trends: East Baton Rouge 2009 2010 Foreclosure Sales Numbers! 2010 Foreclosures total 12% of sales YTD; 2009 Foreclosures totaled 11%. 7% of all EBR MLS Listings are Foreclosures! Foreclosures are negatively impacting this market. Where Are The 2010 […]

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West Baton Rouge Parish Foreclosure Trends: 2010 Foreclosure Sales At 7 Percent!

http://www.westbatonrougeappraiser.com/ – West Baton Rouge Parish Foreclosure Trends: 2009 2010 Foreclosure Sales Numbers! 2010 Foreclosures total 7% of sales YTD; 2009 Foreclosures totaled 5%, an increase of +2% since 2009. 4% of all MLS Listings are Foreclosures! Foreclosures are only moderately impacting this market. There’s A Major “Caveat” with the numbers below! The chart below […]

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Where Are The 2010 East Baton Rouge Fore closures Taking Place?

http://www.batonrougerealestatetrends.net/ – Baton Rouge Fore closure Trends: Where Are The 2010 East Baton Rouge Fore closures Taking Place? East Baton Rouge 2009 2010 Fore closure Sales Numbers! 2010 Fore closures total 12% of sales YTD; 2009 Fore closures totaled 11%. 7% of all EBR MLS Listings are Fore closures! Fore closures are negatively impacting this […]

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Baton Rouge Foreclosure Trends: East Baton Rouge 2009 2010 Foreclosure Sales Numbers

http://www.batonrougerealestatetrends.net/ – Baton Rouge Foreclosure Trends: East Baton Rouge 2009 2010 Foreclosure Sales Numbers! 2010 Foreclosures total 12% of sales YTD; 2009 Foreclosures totalled 11%. 7% of all EBR MLS Listings are Foreclosures! Foreclosures are negatively impacting this market. There’s A Major “Cavaet” with the numbers below! The chart below represents the number of recorded […]

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Greater Baton Rouge Housing Statistics: Central’s The Northwoods Subdivision 2010

http://www.batonrougerealestatetrends.net/ – Greater Baton Rouge Housing Statistics: Central’s The Northwoods Subdivision 2010 Solds In The Northwoods from 1/2010 to 10/07/2010 revealed:Average Sales Price: $221,617 ($155,288 in 2009) Average Sold Price Per Sq. Ft.: $107/sf ($107/sf in 2009) Median Sold Price: $226,950 ($148,450 in 2009) Number of Sales: 3 (8 in 2009) Average Number of Days […]

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Appraisers In Baton Rouge Report The Housing Numbers: Wimbledon Estates 2010

http://www.batonrougehomeappraisal.com/ – Appraisers In Baton Rouge Report The Housing Numbers: Wimbledon Estates 2010   Solds In Wimbledon Estates from 1/2010 to 10/08/2010 revealed: Average Sales Price: $208,750 ($215,500 in 2009) Average Sold Price Per Sq. Ft.: $95/sf ($99/sf in 2009) Median Sold Price: $198,250 ($220,000 in 2009)Number of Sales: 4 Average Number of Days On […]

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Baton Rouge Appraisals: How Market Conditions Can Mean A Not As Favorable Value For Your Home!

http://www.batonrougerealestatetrends.net/ – Baton Rouge Home Appraisals: How Market Conditions Can Mean A Not As Favorable Value For Your Home! The challenges local home appraisers now face when valuing Greater Baton Rouge homes after the Federal Tax Credit Expiration. I recently completed a refinance appraisal assignment off Sharp Rd and witnessed a trend I wanted to […]

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Baton Rouge Housing Trends: Ascot Subdivision 2010 Market Report

http://www.batonrougerealestatetrends.net/ – Baton Rouge Housing Trends: Ascot Subdivision 2010 Market Report Solds In Ascot Subdivision from 1/2010 to 10/02/2010 revealed:Average Sales Price: $204,483 Average Sold Price Per Sq. Ft.: $111/sf ( $115/sf in 2009 ) Median Sold Price: $199,950 ( $208,000 in in 2009 )Number of Sales: 6 ( 7 Sales In 2009 ) Average […]

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