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By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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Well, it is not a leap year according to the calendar, but it looks like February decided to make it a leap month anyway.  Existing home sales took a surprising leap in February and offered a possible sign the real estate market may be stabilizing.  The National Association of Realtors said sales...

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 Ascension Parish there are gift programs that provide cash for down payment and closing or eliminate mortgage interest compbined with low interest rates to help a first time homebuyer get into their home.  Two of these are rural development financing (a federal program) and Louisiana state bo...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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We have all heard the saying, "Who keeps score anyway?"  Well, right now, everyone is.  Now, more than ever your credit score carries a lot of weight.  It was not that long ago, a few blemishes on your credit report did not really affect you much.  Beyond a doubt, that has changed.  A credit scor...

By Ann Dail, Broker/Realtor,CRS, ePRO, SRS, B.A.Chem
(Baton Rouge Area Homes, Louisiana, USA, 225-761-0551)
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One of the great things about the new 1st Time Homebuyer tax credit is that it can be claimed as soon as you close on your home.  If you have already filed can file an amended 2008 tax return with a 1040X form.  This can be done even if a home was purchased early in 2009 and the original tax retu...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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Is it time to stay or time to go? Should you sell your home and upgrade or just remodel your existing home? These are the questions that many homeowners are asking themselves. There are a few things to take into consideration when making that choice. Let's take a look at some things that you may ...

By Ann Dail, Broker/Realtor,CRS, ePRO, SRS, B.A.Chem
(Baton Rouge Area Homes, Louisiana, USA, 225-761-0551)
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 Now that the news is out about the American Recovery and Reinvestment act for 2009 , many questions have surfaced about the $8000 first time homebuyer credit.  I will discuss these this week.  One of the first I get is "What Is a 1st Time Homebuyer and who is eligible to claim this tax credit?"....

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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People who find themselves unemployed and behind on the mortgage, may find help coming from an unusual source, their mortgage company. Even though CitiMortgage is facing tough times as its stock plunges to almost $1 a share, they have not forgotten they are the not the only ones facing hard econo...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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You grab your morning cup of coffee and the paper and sit down for a few moments of quiet reading. Then it happens. In the blink of an eye, your quiet day is gone. You cannot believe your eyes!! The object of all your desires is on sale. Your blood begins to pump as you grab blindly for your car ...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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As soon as the President signed the new law for the $787 stimulus package, states began considering ways of using the aid to improve different areas in their states. Faced with budget shortages, governors and mayors are envisioning how the stimulus might help their local areas. The main concerns ...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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On February 19th, 2009 Sandy Ogburn-Sandlin and her team at RE/MAX Excellent Properties attended the annual RE/MAX Awards luncheon. The event was held at the Marriott Hotel in Baton Rouge to honor the most successful RE/MAX associates in Louisiana.  Sandy was awarded the highly coveted Circle of ...

By Ann Dail, Broker/Realtor,CRS, ePRO, SRS, B.A.Chem
(Baton Rouge Area Homes, Louisiana, USA, 225-761-0551)
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Yesterday President Obama signed into effect the Economic Stimulus Act.  A portion of that is targeted to help the failing housing market and stabilize values in neighborhoods, by giving first time homebuyers a tax credit.  Some Things to Know:  (1) First Time Homebuyers for Principal Residence ...

By Sandy Ogburn Sandlin, Fine Baton RougeArea Homes
(RE/MAX Excellent Properties)
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My name is Sandy Ogburn Sandlin.  I offer you a big Southern hello from Prairieville, Louisiana, just outside of Baton Rouge.  Though I'm new to Active Rain, I've been serving buyers and sellers in East Baton Rouge, Livingston, and Ascension Parishes for nearly three decades.  If you look at my S...

By Bill Cobb Appraiser, Greater Baton Rouge's Home Appraiser
(Accurate Valuations Group, LLC)
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http://ascensionparishfhaappraisers.com/ - FHA Appraisers Ascension Parish (Prairieville) Report On Ole Homestead Subdivision 70769 Solds In this Subdivision from 01/01/2007 to 12/31/2007 revealed:  Average Sales Price: $265,667Average Sold Price Per Sq. Ft.: $117.23Median Sold Price: $270,000Lo...

By Ann Dail, Broker/Realtor,CRS, ePRO, SRS, B.A.Chem
(Baton Rouge Area Homes, Louisiana, USA, 225-761-0551)
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Ashton at Alligator Bayou

By Ann Dail, Broker/Realtor,CRS, ePRO, SRS, B.A.Chem
(Baton Rouge Area Homes, Louisiana, USA, 225-761-0551)
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Wordless Wednesday.  Cypress Swamp, Alligator Bayou, Prairieville, Louisiana

By Bill Cobb Appraiser, Greater Baton Rouge's Home Appraiser
(Accurate Valuations Group, LLC)
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http://ascensionrealestateappraisers.com/ - Silverstone Estates Market Direction: Up or Down?   I recently completed a home appraisal in Oakleigh/Silverstone Subdivision and made this discovery below.  An MLS CMA of this Subdivision from 09/18/2006 to 09/18/2007 reveals:  The Average Sales Price:...

By Bill Cobb Appraiser, Greater Baton Rouge's Home Appraiser
(Accurate Valuations Group, LLC)
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http://greaterbatonrougerealestate.tv - Prairieville Louisiana Homes For Sale Reporting On Homes For Sale In Ridgewood Subdivision and delivering 1 year solds summary. Data Used With Permission From Greater Baton Rouge Board of Realtors. Accurate Valuations Group Appraiser, William D. Cobb, has o...

By Bill Cobb Appraiser, Greater Baton Rouge's Home Appraiser
(Accurate Valuations Group, LLC)
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Ascension Parish FHA Appraiser, William D. Cobb, Reports On Galvez Oaks SubdivisionAn MLS CMA of Galvez Oaks from 01/01/2007 to 04/23/2008 reveals: The Average Sales Price: $175,820The Average Sold Price Per Sq. Ft.: $101.14/sfThe Median Sold Price: $177,500Low Sales Price: $156,900High Sales Pri...

By Don Stern, Greater Baton Rouge Real Estate
(Realty Executives South Louisiana)
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Manchac Harbor is a subdivision located in Prairieville, LA which features homes in both the new construction and re-sale market segments that are generally priced in the $300's.The subdivision is located off of Hwy 42 approximately three miles from Airline Hwy.  It featurs homes mostly in the Fr...

By Don Stern, Greater Baton Rouge Real Estate
(Realty Executives South Louisiana)
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Ascension Parish Real Estate - Eagles Landing Update The new Eagles Landing subdivision located off of Hwy 42 and Joe Sevario Rd. is progressing nicely. As you can see from the photos below, underground utilities and road beds are being installed and constructed now. The subdivision will feature ...

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