How Pre Purchase Home Appraisals For Cash Sale In Greater Baton Rouge Work

How Pre Purchase Home Appraisals For Cash Sale In Greater Baton Rouge Work  This involves the homebuyer paying cash and obtaining a pre purchase home appraisal, pre-purchase home appraisal or cash sale home appraisal to determine if they’re paying a fair price and if the physical information presented by REALTOR is correct or not. Physical information can be the actual verified living area size, such as is this home really 2,800 sq. ft. of legal heated and cooled sq. ft. or is it really 2,400sf sq. ft. If the average sales price in a market is $110/sf, then that’s a Continue reading How Pre Purchase Home Appraisals For Cash Sale In Greater Baton Rouge Work

Baton Rouge Home Inspections Should Include Repair Cost Estimate Ranges

Choosing a Good Home Inspector Bill Cobb Appraisers Mission or Platform within Greater Baton Rouge Real Estate is “Helping Locals Make Informed Housing Decisions!” which is why I highly recommend obtaining a Home Inspection whether the home is new or old. Bill Cobb Appraiser at 225-293-1500 YES, I HIGHLY RECOMMEND A HOME INSPECTION for both New and Existing Homes! Choosing A Good Home Inspector https://youtu.be/SWA8GavEOZg I do agree with her statement though, especially when “Time Is Of The Essense” in responding to a purchase agreement within 24 to 48 hours and a buyer doesn’t know how much the repairs are Continue reading Baton Rouge Home Inspections Should Include Repair Cost Estimate Ranges

Baton Rouge Homeowners overvalue by 8 percent, over improve their homes

I wish every Baton Rouge Homeowner would read this: Owners tend to overvalue homes by about 8 percent, over improve their homes Bill Cobb Appraiser’s Bat Rouge Real Estate insight: I wish every Baton Rouge Homeowner would read this: Owners tend to overvalue homes by about 8 percent, over improve their homes – by noted columnist, Ken Harney: Owners tend to overvalue homes NOTE: As I always indicate, we live in America and as a homeowner, you can install any upgrade you desire to your home, whether that upgrade makes economic or logical sense or not (whether the upgrade is Continue reading Baton Rouge Homeowners overvalue by 8 percent, over improve their homes

Is Damaged Garage Door On Investor FLIP Speaking To Potential Baton Rouge Home Buyers?

Is Damaged Garage Door On Investor Rehad Speaking To Potential Baton Rouge Home Buyers?  Here’s what I mean, see the photos below. I appraised this home as a foreclosure in 2012 and 2013 and then it sold to an investor. Investor only partially rehabbed property NOT to the satisfaction of potential buyers after being on the market (listing in MLS with an Agent) for months.  I then saw a dumpster outside this home recently where investor is probably finishing the rehab that should have been completed originally considering the very high listing price.  AND, every time I’m in that area Continue reading Is Damaged Garage Door On Investor FLIP Speaking To Potential Baton Rouge Home Buyers?

The importance of Baton Rouge Home Appraisals

Appraisers In Baton Rouge LA

The importance of Baton Rouge Home Appraisals   In the article referenced below, REALTOR®  Daniella Aitken recommends homeowners, home sellers and home buyers obtain a Home Appraisal and offers these reasons in quotes below. She makes a good point in that any Baton Rouge Home Appraiser you hire is a stranger and that you should do your homework before hiring them, if you have that choice instead of the lender selecting the Appraiser for your situation.  She also outlines what a Baton Rouge Pre-Listing Appraisal or Baton Rouge List Price Appraisal should contain.  If you have questions about Home Appraisals Continue reading The importance of Baton Rouge Home Appraisals

Difference Between Baton Rouge Home Appraisals and Agent MLS CMAs

Difference Between Baton Rouge Home Appraisals and Agent MLS CMAs As Greater Baton Rouge’s Home Appraiser, I read a number of sources daily to keep up with the local and national housing markets.  I came across this article below, which explains the differences between a Real Estate Agent CMA or BPO (Broker Price Opinion) and a Certified Home Appraisal and wanted to share this information with the local market.  I also included the videos as well for further clarification.   The article isn’t based on CMA versus Appraisal argument, but rather points out the strengths and potential weaknesses of the Continue reading Difference Between Baton Rouge Home Appraisals and Agent MLS CMAs

Baton Rouge Real Estate: Perkins Rowe Proving To Be Desirable Hot Spot

Perkins Rowe, Mall of Louisiana, Baton Rouge Real Estate, Baton Rouge Homes, Baton Rouge Housing, Baton Rouge Shopping, Baton Rouge Dining, Baton Rouge Coffee, Continue reading Baton Rouge Real Estate: Perkins Rowe Proving To Be Desirable Hot Spot

Baton Rouge Home Appraiser: Buy This Poorly Designed Floor Plan And Live With Garage Full of Lint

Baton Rouge Home Appraiser: Don’t Buy This Poorly Designed Floor Plan!  If you buy this floor plan, expect to have a garage full of lint for as long as you own this home!   Be sure to READ “The Lesson” below. I’ve been appraising homes now for 21 years and in 21 years, I don’t remember seeing a floor plan as poorly designed as this one below. I was measuring this home recently, stepped into the garage and stepped into a pile of lint by the backdoor….I thought to myself how absolutely strange this was! I began looking around and this is what Continue reading Baton Rouge Home Appraiser: Buy This Poorly Designed Floor Plan And Live With Garage Full of Lint