Ascension Parish Home Appraisers: The Lake At Twin Oaks Home Price Trends May 2011 Report. According to the charting below, the Average Sales Prices have remained fairly STABLE each year since 2008. The Average Sales Prices have ranged from $390,000 in 2008 based on 2 sales to $390,000 in 2010 based on 4 sales with no MLS reported sales in 2009 or 2011 year-to-date. In 2008 and 2010, the Average Sold Price per sq. ft. were $129.94/sf and $127.89/sf. Current Listings. Three (3) current listings, 2 active and 1 pending from $374,800, $575,000 and $475,000, priced very high Continue reading Ascension Parish Home Appraisers: Lake At Twin Oaks Home Price Trends May 2011 Report
http://www.ascensionrealestateappraisers.com/ – Geismar LA Home Appraisers Housing Trends: Legacy Hills May 2011 Update. According to the charting below, the Average Sales Prices have declined each year since 2007. The Average Sales Prices have declined from $419,800 to $375,400 to $364,800 to $358,600 to $320,000 in 2011. The $320,000 in 2011 is only based on one (1) home sale year to date. And, NO, the 2011 was not a distressed sale, but rather a much smaller home with 2,418sf selling for a strong $132/sf. NOTE: Based on information from the Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS®\MLS for the period of Continue reading Geismar LA Home Appraisers Housing Trends: Legacy Hills May 2011 Update
http://www.batonrougemarketmetrics.com/ – Greater Baton Rouge Housing Trends: Indepth Look At 2010 Home Sales Numbers The LREC or Louisiana REALTORS are reporting on comprehensive housing numbers for 2010, including 4th quarter 2010. So, the source for this report and charts and graphs is LREC. NUMBER OF SALES DOWN 7.3%. Overall, the number of Greater Baton Rouge Home Sales was down 7.3% for 2010. Total volume for 2010 was 5,708 versus 6,160 for 2009. AVERAGE SALES PRICE. The average home sales price increased in 2010 to $202,138 vs $197,587 for 2009. This would appear to be due to strong local Continue reading Greater Baton Rouge Housing Trends: Indepth Look At 2010 Home Sales Numbers
http://www.estateappraisersinbatonrouge.info/ – When Settling Estates, Baton Rouge Home Appraisals Are Important! Home appraisals for settling an estate is not an easy process after the death of a loved one, legally and emotionally, this presents different variables when taking control of all possessions left. From all the posterior decisions about the beloved one’s wealth, it is important to derive this precept, that a certified estate layer is the right person to assist and advice all the process involved in the distribution of property and possessions. Obtaining a home appraisal for settling an estate is the most accurate procedure when making decisions Continue reading When Settling Estates, Baton Rouge Home Appraisals Are Important!
http://www.batonrougerealestateappraisers.net/ – Tremendous Opportunity in Greater Baton Rouge Pre-Foreclosures – Buyer Beware! Tremendous Opportunity in Pre-Foreclosures – Buyer Beware! This was an email I received today and found the advice helpful! “Real estate professionals, investors, and others that know a good opportunity when they see one, realize that today’s real estate market holds tremendous potential for helping them to reach their financial goals. If you’re thinking about jumping into this market, it’s important that you do your homework before investing, to ensure that you’re as happy after your purchase as you were before. Here are some pitfalls to avoid Continue reading Tremendous Opportunity in Greater Baton Rouge Pre-Foreclosures – Buyer Beware!
http://www.batonrougerealestateappraisal.com/ – Greater Baton Rouge Home Appraisers: One Year Housing Study Released! Accurate Valuation Group has released a 1 year and 3 year study on Greater Baton Rouge Housing – Facts, Prices, Trends! The 1 year study includes 10 charts and 3 year includes 9 charts. Click here to view the 1 Year Study! Click here to view the 3 Year Study!
http://www.batonrougerealestatetrends.net/ – 2010 Comprehensive Greater Baton Rouge Foreclosure Numbers and Charts Released East Baton Rouge Foreclosure Trends: East Baton Rouge 2009 2010 Foreclosure Sales Numbers! 2010 Foreclosures total 12% of sales YTD; 2009 Foreclosures totaled 11%. 7% of all EBR MLS Listings are Foreclosures! Foreclosures are negatively impacting this market. Where Are The 2010 East Baton Rouge Foreclosures Concentrated? AREA 11 FORECLOSURES, Primarily Baker. In Area 11 in 2010, there have been 33 solds in Baker and 13 in Zachary. In 2009 and 2010, the Baker market has experienced a significant amount of fore closure activity as it was Continue reading 2010 Comprehensive Greater Baton Rouge Foreclosure Numbers And Charts Released
http://www.ascensionrealestateappraisers.com/ – Ascension Parish Foreclosure Trends: 2009 2010 Foreclosure Sales Numbers! 2010 Foreclosures total 7% of sales YTD; 2009 Foreclosures totaled 6%, an increase of +1% since 2009. 5% of all Ascension MLS Listings are Foreclosures! Foreclosures are only moderately negatively impacting this market. There’s A Major “Caveat” with the numbers below! The chart below represents the number of recorded Ascension Parish REO or Foreclosure Sales within the Greater Baton Rouge MLS as of 10/16/2010, with the exception of Manufactured Housing sales. GBRMLS Areas for Ascension Parish are 90, 91 and 92. Let’s put these foreclosure numbers into perspective! In Continue reading Ascension Parish Foreclosure Trends: 2010 Foreclosures Total 7 Percent Of Sales
http://www.batonrougerealestatetrends.net/ – Baton Rouge High End Homes Market September 2010 Better Than Expected! High End Homes Market Appears Near Solid Support, Most Solid Within East Baton Rouge Parish. From 9/1/08 to 9/30/09, MLS reports 298 sales versus 294 sales 9/1/09 to 9/30/10, which is only a decrease of -4 sales or -1.3%. Average Sold Price for the 2009/2010 period is $539,650 compared to $548,036 for the 2008/2009 period. Median Sold Price for the 2009/2010 period is $500,000 compared to $495,700 for the 2008/2009 period. Average sold price per sq. ft. is $157.89/sf versus $159.43/sf for the 2008/2009 period. Average Continue reading Baton Rouge High End Homes Market September 2010 Better Than Expected!
http://www.ascensionrealestateappraisers.com/ – Ascension Parish Residential Building Permits Charting 2000 – 2010 Year To Date NOTE: This chart can be viewed in a larger scale @ http://www.batonrougerealestatetrends.net/building-permits/ According to Chad Calder’s The Advocate article below, for the first half of 2010, Ascension has issued approximately 399 permits, which was a 27% rise over 2009. NOTE: IF the pace of first half residential building permits continues throughout 2010, then 2010 will surpass the 786 permits for 2009. However, with the slowdown in new home construction, this is doubtful. It’s believed by this appraiser, which concurs with Chad’s article, that much of the Continue reading Ascension Parish Residential Building Permits Charting 2000 – 2010 Year To Date