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By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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This is a proud October for the 21 schools of Ascension Parish.  As a whole the district was named the fourth best school system out of 70 in the state, while 17 of the 21 schools improved their individual performance.  The Ascension Parish district scored 105.09 in state performance scores.   Th...
by Darryl Brasseur REALTOR, Tiger Town Realty BATON ROUGE LOUISIANA There has always been a saying in Real Estate "Buyers set the market".  After all a home is only worth what someone will pay for it, right?  In a recent article put out by Bloomberg "Home-price Recovery May be Undermined by Appra...

By Darryl Brasseur
(Brasseur Realty)
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by Darryl Brasseur, REALTOR Tiger Town Realty Baton Rouge Louisiana  The American dream of home ownership in BATON ROUGE LOUISIANA is still attainable, only the rules have changed and buyers need to be made aware of them. Exactly one year after  the collapse of the housing market triggered the f...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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Summer, 2009 is passing, and as fall approaches, one of best the deals first time homebuyers have had it a long time is winding down.  As currently written, the $8,000 first time homebuyer credit is set to expire November 30, 2009.  That does not mean you have signed a sales contract that day; it...

By Bill Cobb Appraiser, Greater Baton Rouge's Home Appraiser
(Accurate Valuations Group, LLC)
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http://www.ascensionrealestateappraisers.com/ - Prairieville Louisiana 70769 Real Estate News, Housing Trends, Home Prices, Appraiser Market Studies... Manchac Commons Appraiser Housing Market Study Solds from 01/01/2008 to 12/31/2008 revealed: Average Sales Price: $232,247 Average Sold Price Per...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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It's the 4th of July and we hope that you are having a great holiday celebration wherever you are.  You may think that we citizens of Louisiana know how to celebrate Mardi Gras, but we do up any holiday right.  The homes here offer so much value and so many amenities that you could celebrate at h...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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Sandy Ogburn-Sandlin with RE/MAX Excellent Properties was recognized among  the "Top 100" agents in the country in the Wall Street Journal published June 10th. The article states top performing sales professionals ignore market turndown & turn in record year. The Wall Street Journal announced the...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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If you're thinking of buying a new Prairieville home this year, you may already be familiar with the $8,000 first time homebuyer's tax credit.  That's a great incentive!  It can now even be used toward the downpayment or closing costs, but if you wait to get with your tax return, it could pay for...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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After the problems of the last few years, new home buyers are encouraged to buy "affordable homes," a very attainable goal in the Ascension - East Baton Rouge area. Five years ago, lenders encouraged home buyers to stretch the definition of what was affordable to a figure far in excess of the tra...

By Bill Cobb Appraiser, Greater Baton Rouge's Home Appraiser
(Accurate Valuations Group, LLC)
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http://www.ascensionrealestateappraisers.com/ - Ascension Parish Real Estate News - $7.7 Million Lots Sale Indicates Trend Towards Smaller, More Affordable Homes To Be Built and Sold The Baton Rouge Business Report is reporting a $7.7 Million Lots Sale In Keystone Of Galvez Subdivision, purchased...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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When spring comes, some people think about moving and start preparing their home for sale.  Others think about how nice it will be to enjoy the yard and the other nice features of their homes and prepare them for summer enjoyment.  May is a great time to undertake the annual maintenance that will...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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Have potentially high repair costs discouraged you from taking advantage of a great deal on foreclosed or bank owned homes?  Keep in mind that while the prices are tempting, the last owner was probably short on cash to do much upkeep or the home may have been vacant for while or been vandalized b...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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We all know that curb appeal brings buyers to your door.  If your home looks good from the street - your yard is neat with beautiful trees and plantings, the outside of the home appears to good condition, the sidewalk is intact - people will stop.  When they get to your door, will they see little...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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Many people who pick up the paper or turn on cable news are wondering if now really is the time to be buying a home. Economic downturns and falling house prices have been the headlines for months. What is the average home buyer really supposed to do? Should you wait, just in case the market has n...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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Many distressed homeowners have been eagerly awaiting the President's loan modification program. Obama first announced the program on February 18. It took several weeks for the government to clarify the terms and for the financial institutions to update their systems and start accepting applicati...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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  There is nothing like buying new construction! Everything is fresh and unused. It is a wonderful feeling to have a house with a clean slate. But just because everything is new doesn't mean you should not take some safeguards. No matter how wonderful your builders are, there is no such thing as ...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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Few homebuyers today would consider buying a home without first having a home inspection completed. A home inspection should cover the major systems crawl space to the roof and everything in between. While most states require a disclosure of any known issues with the home, there may be something ...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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If you're looking to refinance your mortgage, you might want to think about a loan backed by good ol' Uncle Sam! The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is where some people are turning to for their refinancing needs. If you're a U.S. military veteran, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs may...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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It wasn’t that long ago that you could purchase a home with no down payment. It was the thing to do! Find your dream home, make an offer, and move in. It was almost as simple as that. Times have changed. After the recent economic crisis, lenders have strengthened their standards. Not only is a do...

By Ann Dail, Broker/Realtor,CRS, ePRO, SRS, B.A.Chem
(Baton Rouge Area Homes, Louisiana, USA, 225-761-0551)
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For those moving to Prairieville, or Gonzales, or other areas of Ascension Parish, the school's website is a great source of information on public school district boundaries.  You can click on and view the attendance boundaries of various public elementary schools and feeder schools for the high ...

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