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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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Baton Rouge REALTORS writing contracts unrealistic dates?

Are Baton Rouge REALTORS writing purchase agreements with unrealistic closing dates (too soon)? First, let me say if you can close in 30 days, I’m all for it! I’m not here to poopoo on your parade!  My purpose is to remind you that NAR itself is telling REALTORS because of TRID, to relax your closing […]

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Greater Baton Rouge Pre-Listing Appraisals Include Home Sketch Room Sizes

Greater Baton Rouge Pre-Listing Home Appraisals Include Home Sketch With Room Sizes. Greater Baton Rouge Pre-Listing Home Appraisals The room sizes are important to local REALTORS® because MLS sheets require room sizes to be listed. Bill Cobb providing room sizes on his pre-lisitng sketches helps your home be listed faster, if your home is being […]

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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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Parkwood Terrace Baker LA Home Prices Report 70714 Baton Rouge

Parkwood Terrace Baker LA Home Prices Report 70714   2011-2012 Sales: 4 Sales $70,000 TO $239,500 Median Sales Price: $167,000 Avg Sold Price:$63/sf Avg SP/LP%:97% Avg Days On Market: 40 Days     GBRAR MLS NOTE: Based on info from the Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS®\MLS for the period of 01/01/2012 to 04/13/2013. This […]

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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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Baton Rouge Real Estate Appraisers Report On East Baton Rouge 2012 Home Sales

Baton Rouge Real Estate Appraisers Report On East Baton Rouge 2012 Home Sales   Inman News is reporting U.S. Existing-home sales near 5-year high on January 22, 2013 While EBRP Home Sales were better than 2009, 2010 and 2011, East Baton Rouge Parish home sales in 2012 WERE NOT above the 5 year high in 2008!  […]

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High Point Subdivision Baton Rouge Real Estate Market Statistics

High Point Subdivision Baton Rouge Real Estate Market Statistics Baton Rouge Housing Market Statistics completed by Bill Cobb Appraiser and High Point Home Appraisals Baton Rouge Baton Rouge, population 228,000 (Greater Baton Rouge Area comprising 804,000 residents). Since mid 1990s, Greater Baton Rouge experienced rapid residential and commercial development. High Point location is convenient to local schools, employment […]

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Perkins Rowe Impact On Baton Rouge Home Prices Study

Perkins Rowe Impact On Baton Rouge Home Prices Study Yesterday I pinned the article, Baton Rouge Real Estate: Perkins Rowe Proving To Be Desirable Hot Spot , in which I said, The area around Perkins Rowe is enticing to me and my family. We love to spend time at CC’s Coffee House, Starbucks, Barnes and […]

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Divorce Home Appraisals Baton Rouge: 4 Reasons NOT To Order Drive-By Appraisal

Divorce Home Appraisals Baton Rouge: 4 Reasons NOT To Order Drive-By Appraisal The Wall Street Journal recently said, “In a divorce, there’s one person who is almost as important as the lawyers: the real-estate appraiser.”  And, generally in a divorce, the home is often one of the biggest assets being divided. In a Baton Rouge Divorce, […]

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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’s Shenandoah Estates Home Sales August 2012 versus August 2012

Baton Rouge’s Shenandoah Estates Home Sales August 2012 versus August 2012 Shenandoah Estates is perhaps THE largest subdivision located in Baton Rouge with 2600-2800 homes. The trends in Shenandoah Estates would certainly be important trends for the Baton Rouge Housing Market in general.   PARTICULARLY INTERESTING IS “New Properties by Month” Down 75%Aug-11 vs. Aug-12: […]

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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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Baton Rouge Home Appraisers Provide January 2012 Market Report

https://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com// – Baton Rouge Home Appraisers Provide January 2012 Market Report   In this Baton Rouge Housing updating, January 22-28, 2012 are reported for the eight (8) parish MSA including East Baton Rouge, Ascension, Livingston and West Baton with  Iberville, East and West Feliciana and Pointe Coupee combined as “ALL”.    Other Greater Baton Rouge Housing Statistics January 22-28: LISTINGS: Total Current […]

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Greater Baton Rouge Home Sellers Tip: Pet Odors Turn Away Potential Buyers!

https://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com// – Greater Baton Rouge Home Appraisers: Baton Rouge Housing and Pet Odors Don’t Mix Sales Tip! My Appraiser Friend in Sacramento California, Ryan Lundquist, just posted this interesting article, Letting the dogs pee outside is an okay idea | Sacramento Appraisal Blog . Image is from Ryan’s post. My Baton Rouge Home Appraiser for […]

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Greater Baton Rouge Real Estate Elevated Photography Services Now Available

http://www.batonrougelistingsservices.com/ – Greater Baton Rouge Real Estate Elevated Photography Services Now Available by Bill Cobb with Baton Rouge Listings Services and AVG Accurate Valuations Group! Find out more at the url above in blue. Below is a compare and contrast showing the marketing differences in perspective of home listing photo at normal elevation versus elevated […]

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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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Baton Rouge Real Estate Home Sales: Highs and Lows For September 7, 2010

http://www.batonrougerealestatebuzz.com/ – Baton Rouge Real Estate Home Sales: Highs and Lows For September 7, 2010 Rebekah Allen, with the Baton Rouge Business Report, has an update on Baton Rouge home sales as published on September 7, 2010 and quoted below: “After several months of hoping that the worst had passed in the fragile housing market, […]

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