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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Nobody Wants A Flooring Allowance--  The carpet looked like the deck of Noah's Ark. Feathers, feces, and finger nails seem to be the design theme. Before I could begin my listing presentation, the seller was mumbling something about a flooring allowance. And boy was it a reasonable offer! For wha...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Alexandria La Foreclosures--Things Every Buyer Should Know Searching for a great deal on an Alexandria La foreclosure? Have visions on getting real estate rich, one distressed sale at a time? Let's take a moment and learn more about buying real estate foreclosures. Buying a foreclosure in Alexand...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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It's a Home Tour, Not A Family Reunion    I swear aunt Bertha brought a pound cake. As the cars continued to pull into  the drive, I knew how the farmer must have felt the first morning of Woodstock. There were parents, cousins, friends, and oh were there children...  Was this a client appreciati...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Alexandria La Real Estate-The Purpose Of Property Disclosure Forms Ready to put your Alexandria La home on the market? Well, get your favorite pen ready, we have some paperwork to do! Owners are often shocked at how much paperwork is required to list a home for sale. Thanks to our litigious socie...

By Paige Walker, Real Estate Guru - Alexandria Pineville LA
(Paige Walker)
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    We have a new Coffee House in Central Louisiana!! 1921 Jackson Street, A Coffee House ...is located at none other than 1921 Jackson St in Alexandria, LA   I was a first time visitor this weekend with my daughter Jennifer! This is a great spot to meet up with your friends and family! You will ...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Lessons I Wish First Year Me Had Understood  Sadly, real estate school does little to prepare the newbie for real estate practice. Interested in becoming a real estate agent? Read over this list to learn from my experience. Most of these insights came at a high costs. Leverage my experience! Inte...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Bayou Properties Realty-Your Alexandria/Pineville Real Estate Resource Need to buy or sell a home in Pineville or Alexandria? Call Doug Rogers (318) 613-1994, your Alexandria La real estate expert. Explore homes for sale, area information, and more at www.LouisianaHouseHunter.com Why Bayou Proper...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Alexandria Louisiana Real Estate Report-- Late Spring 2013 As we near the half way point of 2013, the Alexandria La continues to show signs of health. Lets take a closer look at recent trends from our local MLS. Got a particular question concerning your Alexandria La home? Call Doug Rogers (318) ...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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3 Bedroom Home For Sale in The Alexandria La Garden District Call Doug Rogers (318) 613-1994, your Alexandria La real estate expert. Located at 2311 Hill Street, this home has been extensively updated inside and out. What to compare how 2311 Hill Street stacks up to the local competition? Click A...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Real Estate Lessons From The Car Lot After eight years of loyal service, it became time to retire the beloved Liberty. She served with distinction (got me through the bulk of the Great Recession with no car note), but facing a busy summer I decided to go with something new.  The Honda Pilot had c...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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4 Bedroom Home For Sale Alexandria La--104 Magnolia Ridge Call Doug Rogers (318) 613-1994, your Alexandria La real estate expert. Located at 104 Magnolia Ridge (Just past Tunks Cypress Inn), this four bedroom home has been recently reduced to 269,000 dollars. Click Alexandria La Real Estate to se...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Do You Think The Great Recession Is Finally Over? I started in the real estate industry in 2008, just as things we tanking. So admittedly, all I have know in my real estate career are "interesting times". Short sales, REO, low appraisals. strict lending. Heck, it was not considered a "real" deal ...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Every Seller. Every Friday. No Exceptions The best ideas are the ones we boldly steal from our friends. Late in 2012 I started systematically calling on expired listings. Very quickly I noticed a common complaint with sellers. "That agent stuck the sign in the ground, then disappeared". Tales of ...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Avoid The "I skipped The Professional Home Inspection" Blues In life sometimes we take risks. After a careful calculation of the odds, we take that perilous leap of faith. On occasion our gambles pay off, other times not so much. Ever wondered how casinos stay in business with so many people gamb...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Responding To A Low-Ball Offer The euphoria of a new offer is quickly crushed by the writing on the paper. Dreams of a quick closing and moving on with your life are soon dashed by terms that would make even a rascal blush. So what now? Reject the offer and hope for something better? Perhaps take...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Alexandria La Open Houses--104 Magnolia Ridge April 21 2pm-4pm Call Doug Rogers (318) 613-1994 for more information regarding this great Alexandria La open house. Located near Tunks Cypress Inn minutes from Kincaid lake, this home is perfect for someone who demands the outdoor lifestyle and close...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Is Your "Great Home For Active Family" A Fair Housing Violation? I'm not an attorney, nor do I play one on TV. I did represent myself once while pleading a speeding ticket. By the time the proceeding was done I was facing the death penalty. So I am slooow to give legal advice but... I cringe whil...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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How Far Can ActiveRain Take you? All the way to the Chicago Tribune You never know where love or ActiveRain will take you. Consider the similarities...1) both cost money (but less as the relationship matures), 2) With love and blogging it pays to keep harsh words to yourself, and 3) both require ...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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My First Venture Into BlogTalkRadio-Introducing The Real Estate jungle In our business nothing is static. What was cutting edge in 2012 looks "Little House on the Prairie esq" in 2013. With that in mind I would like to introduce my first attempt at Blogtalkradio. I was introduced to this forum by...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Burning Up Your Home's Equity, One Cigarette At A Time Besides the healthy risks to smoking, lighting up can be hazardous your home's equity as well. Got a home to sell in Pineville La that has been smoked in? Here are some steps to help reduce the damage. Stop smoking inside ASAP-- This means RI...

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