Explore Alexandria, LA

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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The Lender Pre-Approval Letter is the Ticket To Your Dream Home-- "Hi Doug, we would like to look at your listing on Hill Street. Can You meet us there are 3pm?" If I only had a penny for every consumer call that started this way... Such a call is only natural, considering that agents advertise h...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Purchasing A Home in Alexandria La--The Buyer Consultation Ready to buy a home in Alexandria La? If so, jump on my local website Alexandria Homes and explore what properties are available in our market. Find a few that you like? Then it is time for the buyer consultation. Let's examine what happe...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Advice For AR Newbies-Avoid Post Feature Paralysis --  My last ActiveRain post has received 137 comments, 21 re-blogs, and 8,450 clicks. People who I don't know are providing a virtual pat on the back and congratulating me on a job well done. Sounds nice, right? But how does one follow a gold sta...

By David Beckham, Your Louisiana Real Estate Connection
(Realty Executives Bayou Properties)
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West Pointe Subdivision Homes In Alexandria LA 6422 Bayou Crossing Alexandria LA 71303 - Custom built 3BR/2.5BA French Provincial home in one of Alexandria's premier areas called West Pointe Subdivision located at the end of Jackson St Extension. Superb open floor plan for entertaining, high ceil...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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We Countered Our Way Out Of A Deal A while back I was blessed with a "hot" listing. Great location, popular schools zones, and smart updates. All this while priced smack in the middle of Alexandria's hottest price range. What could possibly go wrong? Sure enough, an offer came in within days of t...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Updated 3 Bedroom Home For Sale in Alexandria La--2316 Orange Street    Call Doug Rogers (318) 613-1994, your Alexandria, La real estate authority. What to see how 2316 Orange Street compares to the competition? Click 3 Bedroom Homes For Sale in Alexandria La to search similar properties. Why 231...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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A Home Inspection Is Like A Candy Store, You Can't Have Everything-- You can't blame the first time buyer for trying. After paying 300-400 bucks for a home inspection, they want to get their money back by way of repairs. But in hot real estate market, buyers need to be careful when it comes to re...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Are you Still on Pace To Meet Your 2013 Goals? Please excuse the off-topic photo. I have boiled crawfish on the mind. We had a delightful batch last night. Somewhere between  pounds 3-4 I thought about how reliable crawfish season is.  Early on the crustations are small and HYPER expensive (think...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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ActiveRain Members Should Be Exempt From State CE Requirements-- In 2012 I had to take twelve hours of state approved continuing education courses. During that same time frame I also earned roughly 150,000 points on ActiveRain. Let's see which one advanced my professionalism the most... State CE ...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Preparing Your Alexandria La Home for Inspection-- After what was (hopefully) a brief time on the market, your Alexandria La home is under contract. Time to dance your way to the closing table? Not so fast! Let's take a look at how to prepare your home for the professional inspection.   Make sure...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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In This Market Beware The Low ball Offer 2009 it is not. Combine looooow interest rates and increased economic confidence means a brisk housing market. The lull between Thanksgiving and Christmas? Nonexistent. Cold weather giving the market the blues? Not in 2013!  Case in point...My "new listing...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Homes For Sale in Alexandria La-104 Magnolia Ridge Drive Broker's Open Join me Wednesday February 12, 2013 from 11am-1pm to tour this great Alexandria La home. This event is for real estate agents only, but feel free to call for a private tour before or after. This home is being showcased with ot...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Preparing Your Alexandria La Home For Appraisal Thanks to aggressive marketing and spot on pricing, you found a buyer in less than 90 days. With the exception of a few minor repairs, the home inspection was a non-event. Time to sip champagne on the way to closing? Not so fast, your home must stil...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Alexandria La Housing Report-Early 2013 The cold January weather has not put a damper on Alexandria La home buyers. Combine this with low interest rates, and it's no wonder that the housing market remains strong. Let's examine how the Alexandria La real estate market is performing. Homes For Sale...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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4 Bedroom Homes For Sale in Alexandria La--104 Magnolia Ridge Drive-- Searching for the perfect 4 bedroom home for sale in Alexandria La? If so 104 Magnolia Ridge Drive should be on your "must see right now" list. With large rooms, a gourmet kitchen, and MASSIVE bonus room, this home offers a lot...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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  Another Alexandria La Garden District Home closed-2308 Marye Street  Today my buyers closed on one of my Alexandria La Garden District listings. 2308 Marye Street had been recently updated inside and out. The buyers were drawn to the refinished hardwood floors, updated kitchen, and period charm...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Single Story Homes For Sale in Alexandria La-- Call Doug Rogers (318) 613-1994, your Alexandria La real estate specialist. Ready to see what homes are available this moment? Search Single Story Homes For Sale to explore the Central Louisiana MLS. Ready to tour a single story home for sale in Alex...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Dear Century 21, Please Stop Wasting Money On Super Bowl Ads For the second year in a row, my beloved franchise has dumped a truckload of money into Super Bowl advertising. Why you ask? To create brand awareness and get more people to use C 21 agents of course! But just like any other form of adv...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Introducing The Redneck Bidet-- Some days I love my job. Sure, there are days when I have to seek out the humor, but then there are times like this when the humor finds me! I found this beauty while previewing a home today in Pineville.  No, I am not stretching this from the faucet. This spray no...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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  Homes For Sale Near Kincaid Lake--Open House Sunday 2-4  Stop by Sunday February 3, 2013 to tour this fine home near Kincaid Lake. With four bedrooms, multiple living areas, and a stunning kitchen, this is one of the best bargains in Alexandria LA under 300,000 dollars. Did I mention there will...

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