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About saporitorealtor

I am a Realtor working in south Louisiana to help my clients with their real estate investments. Whether it's buying, selling or building a portfolio of investment properties, I will advise you every step of the way. Coldwell Banker One 5025 Bluebonnet Blvd. Baton Rouge, LA 70809 225-925-2500 or 225-335-5970 ssaporito@coldwellbankerone.com www.scottsaporito.com

How to Begin Investing in Baton Rouge Real Estate – Part 5

In Part 5 of how to get started in Baton Rouge Property Investing I will be discussing various means potential investors can secure the funds necessary to buy investment property. This is meant to be a general discussion for educational … Continue reading

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How to Begin Investing in Baton Rouge Real Estate – Part 4

In Part 4 of how to get started in Baton Rouge Property Investing, I wanted to pass on some ideas and tips on managing your rental home after you’ve made the purchase. One of the first things you will want … Continue reading

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How to Begin Investing in Baton Rouge Real Estate – Part 3

In Part 3 of how to get started in Baton Rouge Property Investing, I am going to provide you with some tips on how to greatly increase the odds of generating cash flow, asset appreciation or equity build up in … Continue reading

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How to Begin Investing in Baton Rouge Real Estate – Part 2

In Part 2 of how to get started in Baton Rouge Property Investing, I want to explore some areas of concern that my clients frequently mention. Just remember that investing in rental property is not for everyone and it may … Continue reading

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How to Begin Investing in Baton Rouge Real Estate: Part 1

Real Estate Investing can be tricky and complicated but also very rewarding. Here’s how to get started.
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Thinking of taking on some home improvement projects over the holidays?

If you are then you obviously don’t want to do things that will lower the value of your home. That’s pretty much the opposite of what you would want. But seriously you should check out this list of mistakes that … Continue reading

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My favorite apps I use in my Real Estate Business

Here’s a list of the apps that I could not do without in my real estate business. I prefer to use Android so I will only address those apps although most are probably available for iphones and Windows phones. CamScanner … Continue reading

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Pop Quiz Time! What is the first thing you should do when buying a home?

Stumped? I’ll give you a hint, it’s not looking at houses. I would accept “contact a Realtor” but that’s not exactly what I’m looking for. The correct answer is to contact a mortgage lender and get a “Pre-Approval” letter. Not … Continue reading

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So, you want to be a FSBO?

I am a Realtor and I will make money if I represent you in a real estate transaction. OK, now that the disclaimer is out of the way, let’s talk about “for sale by owner” and some of the problems … Continue reading

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Send in the Drones! Taking aerial pictures for Real Estate

There has been a large amount of news lately about using drones to take pictures for real estate sales purposes lately. This is not mainstream yet but it could be soon unless early indications by the FAA puts a screeching … Continue reading

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