Homesellers

July 15, 2021

Are Home Owner Associations An Important Criteria In Home Buying?

Recently at an HOA meeting in Baton Rouge, I was asked if having a strong Home Owners Association was a good thing or just one MORE thing to have to deal with. The answer is definitely YES!

 

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A strong home owners association will help to retain home values ...

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July 8, 2021

Make Your House Stand Out!?

Where do you start when it's time to sell your house? At the front, of course! A house with excellent curb appeal will bring in the buyers AND, if you have really beautiful landscaping, it can help bring in a higher offer. "Why?" you may ask.  Think about ...

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May 20, 2021

What to expect: Home Inspection

Once your house has gone under contract, the buyer has the right to schedule a home inspection within the inspection period in the state of Louisiana. Buyers have the right to also have specific inspections during the inspection period, most often they might ask a licensed roofer or licensed HVAC ...

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May 13, 2021

4 Drainage Related Issues

Y’all, we have to talk! Baton Rouge, Louisiana gets 63 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year. With all that rain comes the issue of DRAINAGE!

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Most homeowners and, unfortunately, many builders do not fully understand proper drainage. The key ...

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May 6, 2021

Getting Your Home Ready To Sell

Spring is finally here - as evidenced by the storms we’ve had recently! If you are thinking about selling your home, this is the perfect time to prepare the outside of your house. This is an area a lot of sellers skimp on but if you don't have the ...

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April 29, 2021

Why Have A Professional Handle Your Home Inspection?

A lot of our clients have friends or family who have been home owners for quite some time or are in the repair industry for things in the house.  These are the people they want to help inspect their new home purchase - not only because they respect their opinion but ...

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April 15, 2021

5 Things to Know About a Real Estate Agent

What's Your Number? – Ask how many properties the agent has sold. You want to see a proven track record, and someone who sells 5 homes a year probably won't get the job done as well as someone who sells 20 or 60 homes. Also, you want to ...

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March 22, 2021

My House Isn't Selling!

When do I need to lower the price of my house?
 
First of all, as a home seller, you do not have to lower the price of your house, but you may need  to in order to find a buyer!  When REALTORS® list a house there are ...

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March 15, 2021

Ready To Put Your House on The Market?

I'm ready to put my house on the market, but it's such a mess!

Thinking about putting your home on thMarket?  Every seller wants their home to sell fast and get top dollar.  Careful planning and knowing how to spruce up your home will bring buyers ...

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March 8, 2021

Buyer and Seller Expectations

What are your expectations as a Buyer or Seller? What does your  REALTOR® expect from you? 

I find that one of the most interesting aspects of being a REALTOR® is managing the clients’ expectations.  In the world of HGTV, the buyers' expectations of the seller are to ...

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