How To Prepare For A Baton Rouge Home Appraisal Appraiser Inspection

http://www.homeappraisalsbatonrouge.com/ – How To Prepare For A Baton Rouge Home Appraisal Appraiser Inspection For A Mortgage Loan (Conventional, FHA, VA or FMHA Rural Development). NOTE: Baton Rouge Pre-Listing Appraisals, Baton Rouge Pre-Purchase Appaisals, Baton Rouge Estate or Probate Appraisals and Baton Rouge Divorce Appraisals are not as stringent. Hi, this is Accurate Valuations Group Appraiser, Bill Cobb, in Greater Baton Rouge Louisiana, 225-293-1500 or info@accuratevg.com. I came across this helpful article on ActiveRain Network I wanted to share about how to prepare for the home appraisal inspection (not the same as a home inspection by a home inspector). The article Continue reading How To Prepare For A Baton Rouge Home Appraisal Appraiser Inspection

Greater Baton Rouge Home Sellers Are In Denial, Why You Need A Pre-Purchase Appraisal

http://www.gbrprepurchasehomeappraisals.com/ – Greater Baton Rouge Pre-Purchase Home Appraisals. When you need Greater Baton Rouge Pre-Purchase Home Appraisal completed, call Bill Cobb 225-293-1500 or email us at info@accuratevg.com .   Greater Baton Rouge Home Sellers Are In Denial, Why You Need A Pre-Purchase Appraisal. Greater Baton Rouge Housing Correction Dot Com Thinking of Buying A Baton Rouge Home In The Midst Of A Housing Price Correction? Zillow.com shows median listing prices declining since 2007. CoreLogic confirms 9 months of correction. And, Baton Rouge home prices are falling faster than state average. Some Homes sellers are in Denial and asking too much Continue reading Greater Baton Rouge Home Sellers Are In Denial, Why You Need A Pre-Purchase Appraisal

Video: Baton Rouge Divorce And Your Home Options

http://batonrougedivorceappraisals.com/ – Video: Baton Rouge Divorce And Your Home Options! I wanted to share this video regarding divorce and the possible home options available. This video was created by Jamey Milheiser, a mortgage professional. Yes, he does represent another State in the USA, but his video and the questions he helps answer may also help locals as well.     Jamey covers: 1.) You do have options when it comes to your property. 2.) “I think I want to stay in the home……what do I need to keep in mind?” 3.) “My spouse is entitled to share in the equity Continue reading Video: Baton Rouge Divorce And Your Home Options

Baton Rouge Real Estate Under $150K: Stick To New Paint and Carpet To Get Your Home Sold

Baton Rouge Real Estate Under $150,000: Stick To New Paint and Carpet To Get Your Home Sold A St. Petersburg Florida REALTOR® and Appraiser has some advice for Greater Baton Rouge Locals when it comes to sell their home in this 2011 market: Stick To New Paint and Carpet To Get Your Home Sold. There’s a new article out entitled, “Low Appraisals Blamed for Scuttling Real Estate Deals“. In the article, the reason given for Low Appraisals is, “Appraisals routinely come in under the negotiated sales price, often driven down by the glut of foreclosed houses and short sales with Continue reading Baton Rouge Real Estate Under $150K: Stick To New Paint and Carpet To Get Your Home Sold

Denham Springs Home Appraisal Services: Why Did Buyers Give No Value To Nice Brick Gameroom?

http://www.denhamspringsappraisers.com/ – Denham Springs Home Appraisal Services: Why Did Buyers Give No Value To Nice Brick Gameroom? I came across this sale last week and thought it would shed some light on how “the Market” or “home buyers” view these types of detached amenities. The red arrow below shows this extra 20 x 20 brick Gameroom on concrete slab with electricity and really nice.   The sales price of this 5 year old 2625sf home, with lake view and on larger lot, was between $240,000 to $250,000 in late 2010 or $93/sf. At this sales price for these features, it Continue reading Denham Springs Home Appraisal Services: Why Did Buyers Give No Value To Nice Brick Gameroom?

Greater Baton Rouge Home Appraisal Services: 20 x 20 Brick Gameroom Had No Value In This Sale…Why?

http://www.homeappraisalsbatonrouge.com/ – Baton Rouge Home Appraisal Services: 20 x 20 Brick Gameroom Had No Value In This Sale…Why? I came across this sale last week and thought it would shed some light on how “the Market” or “home buyers” view these types of detached amenities. The red arrow below shows this extra 20 x 20 brick Gameroom on concrete slab with electricity and really nice.   The sales price of this 5 year old 2625sf home, with lake view and on larger lot, was between $240,000 to $250,000 in late 2010 or $93/sf. At this sales price for these features, Continue reading Greater Baton Rouge Home Appraisal Services: 20 x 20 Brick Gameroom Had No Value In This Sale…Why?

How To Straighten A Photo Free With Windows Live Photo Gallery

http://www.batonrougerealestatebuzz.com/ – Baton Rouge Real Estate Buzz: How To Straighten A Photo Free With Windows Live Photo Gallery! In this video, Home Appraiser Bill Cobb shows how he straightened a photo for a blog post. Windows Live Photo Gallery allows one to share photos and videos online, find the photos you’re looking for and make photos look great!  And, it’s FREE!     Windows Live Photo Gallery 2011 Description: “Import photos from your camera, organize them into albums, and edit them so they look their best. Use powerful photo tools to create stunning panoramas, movies, slide shows, and more. When Continue reading How To Straighten A Photo Free With Windows Live Photo Gallery

Home Appraisals Explained: How Market Conditions and Growing Inventories of Listings Impact An Appraisal!

http://www.batonrougerealestatetrends.net/ – Baton Rouge Home Appraisals: How Market Conditions Can Mean A Not As Favorable Value For Your Home! The challenges local home appraisers now face when valuing Greater Baton Rouge homes after the Federal Tax Credit Expiration. I recently completed a refinance appraisal assignment off Sharp Rd and witnessed a trend I wanted to bring your attention to. This is still the recovering Post Hurricane Gustav market of MLS Area 42, zip code 70815, generally Broadmoor and Sherwood Forest areas. I say Post Hurricane Gustav because Gustav’s damage in 9/2008 disrupted this housing market more than most realize. I Continue reading Home Appraisals Explained: How Market Conditions and Growing Inventories of Listings Impact An Appraisal!

How Much Value Does Converting Denham Springs La Garage To Living Area For A PCC or DR Horton Home?

http://www.appraisersindenhamsprings.com/ – Denham Springs Real Estate: How Much Value Does Converting Garage To Living Area For A PCC or DR Horton Home in Subdivisions Like Richmond Place, South Point, Woodland Crossing and Westminister Estates?     If you’ve driven through the PCC Homebuilders and/or DR Horton Developments around Denham Springs, it’s likely that you’ve seen homes just like the one above with the garage converted to living area. As I drive through these developments for home appraisals, it seems like it makes sense to convert into this manner because a lot of these residents use their garages for storage and don’t Continue reading How Much Value Does Converting Denham Springs La Garage To Living Area For A PCC or DR Horton Home?

How Baton Rouge Real Estate Appraisers Value Enclosures and Additions

http://www.batonrougerealestatebuzz.com/ – Baton Rouge Real Estate Values: How Much Do Enclosures and Additions Add? In this video, Realtor and Broker, Tony Zito, and Home Appraiser, Bill Cobb, discuss how appraisers value enclosures and additions. It all depends on the quality of the improvement and how close it matches the original quality of the home and design of the original home.  Was the slab raised to the height of the slab of the original home?  Does the enclosure or addition flow well with the original floor plan?   Was the central heat and air conditioning upgraded to handle the extra living area Continue reading How Baton Rouge Real Estate Appraisers Value Enclosures and Additions