Robert Snowden Zachary Realtor Ken Doss Realty

Real Estate Agent - Ken Doss Realty Inc.
At Robert Snowden's blog and website, you will find real information to aid in your search for that dream home. You will find sales stats for Zachary, Louisiana and the surrounding area. Come and find answers to your real estate questions, so that you are equipped to make an informed decision when ready to buy to purchase a home or land. My motto is "Providing The Keys To Your Dream; Turning Houses Into Homes".
I reported in the first quarter of this year that home sales had out paced sales during the same period in 2008.  Well, after getting off to a fast start, homes sales slowed a little, and are now on pace with sales in the first half of 2008. Through July 2009, a total of 176 homes were sold as co...
Some of my clients ask the question, "Robert, should I have this house inspected prior to the purchase?" And nearly 99% of the time, I answer "yes".  During the home purchasing process, the buyer is given an option to have the house inspected by a professional inspector. In most cases, the buyer ...
Well, the 2008 numbers for Zachary home sales are in and the downward trend in sales continues. Home sales in Zachary have decreased for the third consecutive year since 2005 and Hurricane Katrina. As I reported in the 3rd quarter of 2008, Zachary home sales are now less than pre-Katrina sales. H...
Beautiful 63.26 acres of rolling land near St. Francisville, Louisiana with a frontage on Solitude Road, near US Highway 61 and Highway 66 (Angola Road). The property is available for residential development or hunting. The property is heavily vegetating with over brush and some mature trees. Pro...
  Recently, my church, the New Pilgrim Baptist Church in Zachary, Louisiana held its annual Brotherhood Conference. As the conference date approached, it dawned on me that this would be a great opportunity to empower the men by discussing how the current real estate market is impacting the econom...
 As I sat and watched a 60 Minutes interview with President-elect, Barack Obama and his lovely wife, first lady-elect Michelle, the discussion moved to their first visit to the White House.  Michelle said that the 130 room plus mansion is "beautiful and awe inspiring".  She went on to say, it is ...
While showing a ten acre tract of land to clients, we were nearly attacked by neighboring dogs; not just any dogs, but a Pitbull and a Doberman.  The dogs were behind a flimsy fence, left unattended and unleashed. We were walking along the fence line,  when out of nowhere, came these two dogs cha...
The Advocate is reporting that the federal $700 billion financial rescue bill has a provision for property owners suffering damage from hurricanes Gustav and Ike.  The losses can be claimed on personal income taxes.  Here's a break down of key components of the provision: All damages that exceed ...
Here in Zachary, sales of new and existing homes through the third quarter of this year, decreased nearly 38 percent as compared to the same period of time last year.  Check out the numbers for Zachary: 205 homes were sold through September 2008 vs 328 homes sold through September 2007 The 2008 s...
Recently, I received a call from a close friend and client who wanted to know if the advice he received from a financial consultant was valid.  The financial consultant advised him not to build a house at this point in his life (My friend is approaching 50 years of age).  The advisor told my frie...

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