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Baton Rouge Pre-Purchase Cash Sale Home Appraisals Explained

Baton Rouge Pre-Purchase Cash Sale Appraisals Explained Video

Pre-Purchase Home Appraisals For Cash Sale In Baton Rouge Explained This involves the homebuyer paying cash and obtaining a pre purchase home appraisal, pre-purchase home appraisal or cash sale home appraisal to determine if they’re paying a fair price and if the physical information presented by REALTOR is correct or not. Physical information can be […]

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4 REALTOR® Tips To Help Your Deals Appraise

There’s been HVCC, now Dodd-Frank, now TRID and Third Party this and Third Party that – AMCs (Appraisal Management Companies) to help create buffers in business between REALTORS® so those that service deals don’t become too cozy. My interpretation of Dodd-Frank law was that it was meant to right the wrongs of HVCC – to […]

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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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Energy-Efficient Upgrades Might Be a Waste of Money

Energy-Efficient Upgrades Might Be a Waste of Money Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.realtor.com Think Energy-Efficient Features Save You Money? Think Again, Study Says Energy-Efficient Upgrades Might Be a Waste of …unless you’re going to live in that home for the next 20+ years. Bottom Line is that it’s another personal preference choice by homeowner and that […]

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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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Does an “allowance” in a Baton Rouge purchase agreement have any pull in an appraisal?

I recently received this question from a local Greater Baton Rouge REALTOR®: “Does an “allowance” in a purchase agreement have any pull in an appraisal?” Good question. Allowances indicate dated co… Source: www.homeappraisalsbatonrouge.com Does an “allowance” in a Baton Rouge purchase agreement have any pull in an appraisal?  Allowances indicate dated cosmetic condition to a […]

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Which Comes First the REATLOR® or the Lender?

Which Comes First the Realtor or the Lender? Baton Rouge Real Estate News‘s insight: Which Comes First the REALTOR® or the Lender? To this Home Appraiser, based on 21 years in real estate, this is a somewhat biased article stating you should contact a REALTOR® first…..SEE NOTE BELOW.  However, generally, Agents do prefer buyer(s) they’re […]

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Why do Baton Rouge Home Appraisers take so long to finish the report?

You had an appraiser come out to your property last week and the appraisal is still not complete. It’s been 10 days!! What is going on? Here are some reasons why the appraisal might be taking so lo… Baton Rouge Real Estate News‘s insight: Why do Baton Rouge Home Appraisers take so long to finish […]

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New Sky High Flood Insurance Costs Means Lost Home Sales and Declining Home Values

Many victims of Superstorm Sandy and other floods, already paying for many repairs out of their own pockets, get hit with massive flood insurance bills. Baton Rouge Real Estate News‘s insight: New Sky High Flood Insurance Costs Means Lost Home Sales and Declining Home Values.   “For every $5,000 a year your flood insurance goes up, […]

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How To Read and Review A Baton Rouge Home Appraisal

Resource Tips On How To Read and Review A Baton Rouge Home Appraisal  2010 Dodd-Frank Financial Rules require lenders to provide a copy of a home appraisal to borrowers 3 days prior to a closing.  As a local Baton Rouge Home Appraiser of 21 years and occasional reviewer of other local  home appraisals, I can […]

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Baton Rouge Real Estate Housing Is A Great Investment For The Family

Baton Rouge Real Estate Housing Is A Great Investment For The Family Baton Rouge is a superb spot to settle lower and invest. It’s a city full of enormous charm and hospitality. The prettiest factor relating to this place is it has got the charm of the suburbs using the efficiency of the city. In […]

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Can Baton Rouge Real Estate Agents Talk To Home Appraisers During A Purchase Appraisal?

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 […]

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What 2010 Recession? Have You Seen The Baton Rouge Real Estate Garden District Lately?

https://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com// – What 2010 Recession? Have You Seen The Baton Rouge Real Estate Garden District Lately? New Millon Dollar Home Finished Construction On Longwood Drive! I was performing a home appraisal yesterday morning on Longwood Drive in Glenmore Place and you’d never know there was a “National Recession” taking place in this neighborhood! Below is […]

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Baton Rouge Pre-Listing Home Appraisals: Westdale Area Home Sales 2010 Update

http://www.batonrougehomeappraisal.com/ – Baton Rouge Home Appraisal: Westdale Area Home Sales 2010 Update Solds In Westdale from 1/2010 to 9/28/2010 revealed: Average Sales Price: $204,983 Average Sold Price Per Sq. Ft.: $128/sf Median Sold Price: $194,450 Number of Sales: 6 (18 Total in 2009)Average Number of Days On Market: 80 Low To High: $138,500 to $282,500 […]

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Baton Rouge Real Estate Appraisal: Plantation Trace 2010 Housing Report

https://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com// – Baton Rouge Real Estate Appraisal: Plantation Trace 2010 Housing Report Solds In Plantation Trace 70808 from 1/2010 to 9/28/2010 revealed: Average Sales Price: $275,500 Average Sold Price Per Sq. Ft.: $116.33/sf Median Sold Price: $275,000 Number of Sales: 6 Average Number of Days On Market: 36 Low To High: $218,000 to $345,000 Number […]

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Denham Springs Housing Statistics: South Point Subdivision Report For August 2010

http://www.southpointappraiser.com/ – Denham Springs Housing Statistics: South Point Subdivision August 2010 Solds In South Point from 1/2010 to 8/31/2010 revealed: Average Sales Price: $147,476 Average Sold Price Sq. Ft.: $88/sf (-$5.33/sf Decline From 2009)Median Sold Price: $149,500 (+4,500 Increase From 2009) Number of Sales: 21 Low To High: $106,500 to $198,500 Number of Sold REO/Foreclosures […]

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Crystal Lakes Denham Springs: An Appraiser’s Perspective

http://www.denhamspringsappraisers.com/ – Crystal Lakes Denham Springs: An Appraiser’s Perspective Denham Springs resident and home appraiser, Bill Cobb, offers comments and advice on the holding pattern that Crystal Lakes has been in since this development began in approximately 2007. I’ve watched Crystal Lakes for years now as my family and I have visited North Park and […]

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Great News For Greater Baton Rouge Real Estate Housing In 2010, Four Percent Gain

https://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com// – Great News For Greater Baton Rouge Real Estate Housing In 2010 Realtor.org is reporting that Baton Rouge Metro Area (Greater Baton Rouge) experienced a median sales price increase of +4.3% since Q1 2009. The article is here and the charting is below.

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This Baton Rouge Realtor Has Just Upped Professional Video Listings By Two Notches!

http://www.batonrougerealestatebuzz.com/ – This Baton Rouge Realtor Has Just Upped Professional Video Listings By Two Notches! New Listing Video For 12241 Lake Estates Baton Rouge LA 70810! Watch Her Video Below! Oh My Goodness!!! This Baton Rouge Realtor, Dana Patureau, has just increased the level of local professional video listings in a significant format enhancement by […]

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Video Of Baton Rouge Homes Value: How Much Value Do Pools and Metal Buildings Add?

http://www.batonrougerealestatebuzz.com/ – Video Of Baton Rouge Homes Value: How Much Value Do Pools and Metal Buildings Add? In this video, Realtor and Broker, Tony Zito, and Home Appraiser, Bill Cobb, discuss how appraisers value pools and metal buildings. Generally, the return might be 1/4 to 1/3 of investment, but not always. Sometimes pools have no […]

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