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Hunters Lake Subdivision Baton Rouge 70816 Home Sales Trends 2014-2015I was asked today to update Hunters Lake home price trends by a resident, update follows.STEEP CORRECTION from post Hurricane Katrina Highs of $115/sf and Hunters Lake IS NOT enjoying increasing home prices typical in the hotte...
10/26/2015
Mary Thompson, this would be a dream assignment for Appraisers where an Agent took the time to provide all of this helpful information.  THANK YOU for trying to explain Comp Selection and "Bracketing" of comparables...if Agents could just understand bracketing and how Lenders / Fannie Mae want co...
10/26/2015
Southdowns average sold price from 2014 to 2015 increased by $7/sf and Median Sales Price increased by $7,198.2015 Southdowns Sales year-to-date include 28 GBRMLS Sales from $159,000 to $837,500, Median Sales Price $297,500, Average Sold Price: $167/sf, Average Sales Price to Listing Price Ratio:...
10/05/2015
This was first and originally published here: Lakeview Estates Prairieville La Home Sales Trends 2015 70769I'm working on a Lakeview Estates pre-foreclosure home appraisal. The following is a report on the home sales that took place and the prices paid for these homes. ALSO, see below regarding t...
09/09/2015
Pelican Point Gonzales Home Sales Trends 2015Originally published here: Pelican Point Gonzales Home Sale Trends 2015I'm working on a Pelican Point pre-listing home appraisal for a local Greater Baton Rouge REALTOR. The following is a report on the home sales that took place and the prices paid fo...
09/07/2015
One recent feature Greater Baton Rouge Paragon MLS MLSBOX added to help support adjustments in Baton Rouge Home Appraisal reports And Baton Rouge Real Estate Bloggers is a one page 4-5 charts by subdivision set of charts for up to 10 years! There's also 3 & 5 year options as well generated in sec...
09/05/2015
Shannon Slater of DW Slater Appraisals in Texas explains this topic much better than I and wanted to share!   Perhaps there is a contract on your house.  You are in the middle of packing.  Boxes are everywhere and you get a notification that the appraiser is coming to perform an inspection of the...
08/29/2015
Dos and Donts of Appraiser - Agent Communication from The Appraisal Foundation as published in REALTOR Magazine by David S. Bunton. This post is about Louisiana, Agent/Broker Comps and Agents measuring homes.  I know other Agents in other States don't measure homes and some say they won't take on...
08/28/2015
Recently, Time Magazine did an article on whether a homeowner should install solar panels.  They cited the affordability of solar panels, with a nod of approval towards the approximately 700,000 households in America, who have installed them. However, the article failed to bring up a very import...
08/16/2015
Good Appraiser Video Helping To Educate The Public On What We Do by Virigina Home Appraiser, Jonathan Montgomery! I absolutely agree with Jonathan's video about Agent comps and I know this is highly controversial, testy topic. Some Appraisers will disagree and I expect that.  "I just don't see th...
08/12/2015
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