The pandemic pushed homes purchase to their highest level in 15 years for the national market. The quest for space as Americans worked from home due to the virus and the lowest mortgage rates in a generation have fueled the sales. Even with interest rates rising this year, sales are ...View More
Most people have some kind of retirement plan, financial plan, business plan, career plan, etc. But have many have a housing plan? By that, I mean, are you maximizing your financial future with your housing plan?
I met with some of my sellers last week who had been in the ...View More
Recently at an HOA meeting in Baton Rouge, I was asked if having a strong Home Owners Association was a good thing or just one MORE thing to have to deal with. The answer is definitely YES!
A strong home owners association will help to retain home values ...View More
Where do you start when it's time to sell your house? At the front, of course! A house with excellent curb appeal will bring in the buyers AND, if you have really beautiful landscaping, it can help bring in a higher offer. "Why?" you may ask. Think about ...View More
Once your house has gone under contract, the buyer has the right to schedule a home inspection within the inspection period in the state of Louisiana. Buyers have the right to also have specific inspections during the inspection period, most often they might ask a licensed roofer or licensed HVAC ...View More
Y’all, we have to talk! Baton Rouge, Louisiana gets 63 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year. With all that rain comes the issue of DRAINAGE!
Most homeowners and, unfortunately, many builders do not fully understand proper drainage. The key ...View More
Spring is finally here - as evidenced by the storms we’ve had recently! If you are thinking about selling your home, this is the perfect time to prepare the outside of your house. This is an area a lot of sellers skimp on but if you don't have the ...View More
A lot of our clients have friends or family who have been home owners for quite some time or are in the repair industry for things in the house. These are the people they want to help inspect their new home purchase - not only because they respect their opinion but ...View More
What's Your Number? – Ask how many properties the agent has sold. You want to see a proven track record, and someone who sells 5 homes a year probably won't get the job done as well as someone who sells 20 or 60 homes. Also, you want to ...View More