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By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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 Buyers are a pleasure to work with, but on occasion they can loose sight of the primary goal. While I cannot pinpoint the cause (poor economy, media hype, Realtors, lenders, the government), something is causing buyers these days undue stress.  As a result, what were once reasonable offers can ...

By Paige Walker, Real Estate Guru - Alexandria Pineville LA
(Paige Walker)
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In the last few years we have seen it happen, the unforeseen events that lead to your home being destroyed. Whether by natural disaster, fire, burgularly or an accident....you could lose everything.  Some items in your home could never be replaced, for all the rest hopefully you have insurance. I...

By Paige Walker, Real Estate Guru - Alexandria Pineville LA
(Paige Walker)
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There are many technological tools that are part of our everyday lives and Computers are #1! Of course computers as well as phones and video games (just to name a few) all use software. And with technology forever changing the software has to change as well. This of course means highly trained p...

By Paige Walker, Real Estate Guru - Alexandria Pineville LA
(Paige Walker)
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"Love is patient."  -   I Corinthians 13:4 Did you know that the Greek word used here for Patient actually means "taking a long time to boil"? Very interesting when you are aware of the true meaning! If you think about it as you are boiling a pot of water for that pasta.  When you turn the heat ...

By Paige Walker, Real Estate Guru - Alexandria Pineville LA
(Paige Walker)
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Ever wondered which Condos are APPROVED for FHA financing? Not sure how to find the answer? This is the official goto site to find the answer: FHA APPROVED CONDOS I have found that when searching this site, it is sometimes easier to pull up by CITY and then skim through the list. That way you se...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
Comments 2
       Selling a house can be a stressful life event. With the ups and downs of the market, crazy lending rules, and even more government regulation the sale of your home can be an emotional roller coaster. If this were not enough, sometimes sellers build roadblocks that can make the transaction ...

By Paige Walker, Real Estate Guru - Alexandria Pineville LA
(Paige Walker)
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For every photo you upload Century 21 Real Estate Corporation will donate $1.00 to help children with Autism!! Our goal with Century 21 Real Estate Corporation is to raise $1 MILLION dollars for Easter Seals (who is the Nations Leading provider of services for children and adults living with Auti...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
Comments 5
                                   Nothing gets people running to the bank faster than a shiny new home. The granite counter tops, large rooms, and large patio all scream BUY ME NOW! But what happens when that home is a little more than the consumer can afford?       Keep in mind if someone purch...

By Paige Walker, Real Estate Guru - Alexandria Pineville LA
(Paige Walker)
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We all do it from time to time, some more than others. Move the furniture around, test out different layouts. Make your living area feel new and fresh! This website I found today can help you to virtually move your furniture around in one room or your entire home! Roomle.com is a fantastic site t...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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                  Yesterday I received an interesting email from ActiveRain. It seems that the time was right for me to "claim my community". Honestly I did not have a clue what that meant.  After a little digging, I found that for the princely sum of 19 bucks I could sponsor my own community. Sa...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
Comments 2
                        Selling your home is stressful for the entire family, even the four-legged members. While most people spend hours prepping the house to sale, few spend enough time considering what to do with the pets during a showing. Here are some common misconceptions sellers have when ...

By Paige Walker, Real Estate Guru - Alexandria Pineville LA
(Paige Walker)
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Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life. Proverbs 4:23 (New Living Translation) This passage always makes me pause.... Since it starts with your heart, from the beginning of life...and then as humans we determine what our heart longs for.....We then need to be v...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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                             This is not a blog describing how ActiveRain made me a million bucks. Heck this deal won't even fund my Thanksgiving trip to Destin! But sit right back and read how ActiveRain will make a couple of Jeep payments for me this fall.   One of my past clients is relocating...

By Paige Walker, Real Estate Guru - Alexandria Pineville LA
(Paige Walker)
Comments 10
I'm amazed when going thru our MLS at some of the pictures agents use! You have to wonder - is that the Best It Can Be?? Here is what I see: Dishes piled up in the Kitchen Piles of papers laying on the counters and tables Clothes laying on the floor and on beds In the bathroom... Clutter on the c...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
Comments 3
                One of the things this economic downturn has forced me to do is put a lid on expenses. If a product/service is not providing a good return on investment out the door she goes! While this process is a little scary, the outcome only works to make my business stronger. Here are a fe...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
Comments 3
                                             Selling a home is a complicated endeavor. With the ups and downs of the market, nervous buyers, and mountains of government regulations getting to the closing table can take a Herculean effort. In order to maximize your chances, it is critical to work ...

By Paige Walker, Real Estate Guru - Alexandria Pineville LA
(Paige Walker)
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I have been trying to do a weekly post named Greenthumb Tuesday, however, I have decided I need to expand it to Outdoor Tuesday to provide even more great tips! This week I thought fitting to have some great tips on Planning a Week-End Picnic! Tis the season with the nice Summer Weather and many ...

By Paige Walker, Real Estate Guru - Alexandria Pineville LA
(Paige Walker)
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Motivational Speakers, Trainers, and Real Estate Guru's have been telling us for ever.....If your not moving forward your going backwards! Look forward not Behind you in order to move Ahead?  I say Bah Humbug! I believe when you look back in that 'rear view mirror' ..... YOU can see how far you h...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
Comments 4
                                           This morning I received the dreaded call from the lender. Even though the appraisal was completed two weeks ago (along with the mandated repairs), the underwrites thought it would be "cool" to have a structural engineer's report as well. The problem you ...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
Comments 37
                                                   When meeting with a first time buyer, I always make note of the type vehicle they pull up in. No, you cannot judge a person's wealth by the car they drive. I know plenty of wealthy people that drive average, plain jane automobiles.   I do think y...

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