Baton Rouge Appraiser Tips When Hiring Building Contractors

The Baton Rouge Appraisal Blog Pic Of The Week July 15 2014 is a tip for home owners hiring a Baton Rouge Building Contractor to remodel your home.     Check out the four photos below and the five (5) tips I’m recommending you need to be aware of, problems the Contractor added to this family’s financial life.  The photos show the “After” of a Contractor’s renovation. 1.) Look at the birds nest mess of wiring the Contractor left improperly installed and pointed out by Home Inspection as a major repair issue. 3.) Yes, I’m skipping to #3.  Contractor failed Continue reading Baton Rouge Appraiser Tips When Hiring Building Contractors

Baton Rouge Appraisal Blog Pic Of The Week April 2014

Baton Rouge Appraisal Blog Pic Of The Week April 2014 The Baton Rouge Appraisal Blog blog picture of the week is actually three (3) pics with different image backgrounds of Shadows Lake Subdivision 70816 home sales statistics based on data used with permission of GBRAR / GBRMLS from 01/01/2011 to 04/10/2014, disclaimer at bottom of each Baton Rouge Real Estate Infographic.  The data shows home sales breakdown in this manner 2011 Shadows Lake Baton Rouge Home Sales: 10 sales resulted in median sales price of $301,250 and average sold price of $121/sf 2012 Shadows Lake Baton Rouge Home Sales: 6 Continue reading Baton Rouge Appraisal Blog Pic Of The Week April 2014

Baton Rouge Home Appraisals Blog Pic Of The Week 02/09/2014

Baton Rouge Foreclosure Water Damage Baton Rouge Appraisals Blog Pic Of The Week 02/09/2014 to 02/15/2014 For this week in Baton Rouge Real Estate ending February 15, 2014, the theme seemed to be Baton Rouge Foreclosures.  YES, I totally understand that nationally and locally, there’s been much less foreclosures taking place.  In fact, on February 3, 2014, DSNews.com reported Foreclosure Rate Down to 2.5% at Year-End.  However, within the Baton Rouge Housing Market, there’s still an ample supply of foreclosure and future REOs in subdivisions like Villa Del Rey, Park Forest, Monticello, Forest Oaks as well as in Towns like Baker Continue reading Baton Rouge Home Appraisals Blog Pic Of The Week 02/09/2014

Baton Rouge Appraisal Blog Pic Of The Week 02/02/2014

Baton Rouge Appraisal Blog Pic Of The Week 02/02/2014 to 02/08/2014 This week, I worked on an assignment for a proposed construction of a 2,900sf living area range with a very unique Cape Cod or American Craftsman “look” for the French / Country French / Acadian dominated Baton Rouge housing market. While driving this new development, I noticed some traditional and then some not so common styles for Baton Rouge Real Estate, see the second collage image below. If you’re building a custom home that you plan on living in forever, build what you want.  The styles currently in this Continue reading Baton Rouge Appraisal Blog Pic Of The Week 02/02/2014

Baton Rouge Appraisal Blog Pic Of The Week 01/26/2014

Baton Rouge Apprasial Blog Pic To The Week 01 26 2014

Baton Rouge Appraisal Blog Pic Of The Week 01/26/2014 to 02/01/2014 As Greater Baton Rouge’s Home Appraiser, I’m constantly driving Greater Baton Rouge Neighborhoods and spotting new developments or trends.  Solar Panels are definitely on the minds of Baton Rougeons for the week of 01/26/2014 to 02/01/2014. I’m primarily seeing local solar panel companies targeting their marketing in North Baton Rouge zip codes where Federal Government assistance or tax credits help with the enormous cost of these systems.  However, when our U.S. Federal Government is in debt by 17.3 Trillion dollars, does the Federal Government have any business whatsoever helping Continue reading Baton Rouge Appraisal Blog Pic Of The Week 01/26/2014