Tag Archives: Real Estate

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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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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Who are the people involved in a real estate transaction?

Here’s a nice infographic that was designed by National Positions and Education Location giving a lot of good information on the people involved in a real estate transaction. It’s a pretty complete list except they left out the attorneys. In … Continue reading

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Why do Realtors get paid so much to sell my house?

I am asked this question pretty regularly. Or something like, Wow, you’re getting rich just off selling my house! Take a look at the infographic below. Theses are typical expenses and dollar values and it’s not the same for every … Continue reading

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Should real estate agent ratings data be released to consumers?

There is some discussion going on in the Real Estate industry about whether real estate agent ratings data should be released to the public. The theory is that the public would be able to use that data to make a … Continue reading

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I’m buying a newly constructed home – should I use a Realtor?

When you are buying new construction, chances are the builder will have a Realtor representing him to help him market the home and to take care of all the details while he or she concentrates on building the home. That … Continue reading

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Avoid the three most common tree planting mistakes.

A tree planted incorrectly will at best be under stress and at worst be headed for an early death. Avoid problems by following these tips. The Root Ball Before planting, cut through the side of the root ball at four … Continue reading

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Home Buyers – Is it too late?

Home Buyers, I hear some of you are getting a little nervous about the real estate market. I am hearing questions like, “Did I miss my chance?”, or “Since interest rates are going up, will I be able to afford … Continue reading

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Why you may want to consider using a professional real estate agent

I saw this on the Floyd Wickman blog and thought it made the case for using a real estate agent pretty well. If you’re thinking of selling your home in the Greater Baton Rouge area, give it a quick read … Continue reading

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