http://www.appraisersinbatonrouge.com/ – Baton Rouge FHA Appraiser Explains ANSI Standards 5′ Sloping Wall Height Rule Based on my experience, the ANSI 5′ Slanted Wall Height Rule is one of the most misunderstood or ignored rules for measuring homes. I recently took the time to draw a diagram illustrating the rule based on ANSI Standards, Z765-1996, […]
http://www.baton-rouge-real-estate.com/ – Baton Rouge Home Prices: Sherwood Forest Corrects Down To 2005 Support The GBRMLS Trends chart below shows a substantial home price correction taking place within Baton Rouge’s Sherwood Forest Subdivision. The Average Sold Price Per Square Foot has declined from $80.66/sf in 2007 down to $68.61/sf in 2011, back to […]
Can Real Estate Agents Talk To Home Appraisers During A Purchase Appraisal? In short, they absolutely can! HVCC was retired yet the policies it set in motion remain in motion. Now, Dodd-Frank’s Appraiser-Independence Legislation is the rule of the day and there is a lot of confusion out there between both Home Appraisers and Real […]
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 […]
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, […]
http://www.denhamspringsappraisers.com/ – Wow! Five High Dollar Denham Springs Home Sales In 2011 With Photos. The remarkable aspect of these sales is that they first took place during this national economic downturn AND how short of a marketing time period these homes were on the market. Were these purchases made by buyers with pent-up-demand? The Denham […]
http://www.batonrougerealestatetrends.net/ – West Baton Rouge Parish Quarterly Home Sales By Zip Code Q1 2010 versus Q1 2011 Report. Home Sales volume up 3.7% while correction in Average Sales Price Continues. Accurate Valuations Group (Home Appraisals) has completed an analysis of the West Baton Rouge Parish housing market from First Quarter 2010 versus First Quarter […]
http://www.zacharylouisianarealestate.info/ – Zachary La Real Estate Minute: Windsor Place Subdivision 2010-2011 Report. With a marketing time period or average days on the market of only 31 in 2010 and 39 in 2011, clearly the market wants more of this housing! Since 6/1/2010 in Zachary and excluding Windsor Place home sales, the average days on market […]
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 […]
http://www.appraisersindenhamsprings.com/ – Denham Springs Home Appraisers: Woodland Crossing Mid Year 2010 Housing Report Solds In Woodland Crossing from 1/2009 to 7/3/2010 revealed: Average Sales Price: $149,374 Average Sold Price Per Sq. Ft.: $92/sf Median Sold Price: $147,150 Number of Sales: 110 Low To High: $99,900 to $210,000 Number of Sold REO/Foreclosures Noted In MLS: 7 […]
Baton Rouge Real Estate Question: Is It Wise To Invest $60,000 For A Pool and Landscaping On A $250,000 Home?
http://www.appraisersinbatonrouge.com/ – Baton Rouge Real Estate Question: Is It Wise To Invest $60,000 For A Pool and Landscaping On A $250,000 Home? As a home appraiser, I often see this type of scenario: Homeowner wants that swimming pool in the backyard with a lot of nice landscaping. That’s human nature to want nice features with […]
Greater Baton Rouge Real Estate Question: Is It Wise To Invest $60,000 For A Pool and Landscaping For A $250,000 Home?
https://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com// – Greater Baton Rouge Real Estate Question: Is It Wise To Invest $60,000 For A Pool and Landscaping On A $250,000 Home? As a home appraiser, I often see this type of scenario: Homeowner wants that swimming pool in the backyard with a lot of nice landscaping. That’s human nature to want nice features […]