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What are you Thankful for? - 11/25/09 06:43 AM
Wow! What a year this has been! As I have thought about the things that I have to be Thankful for this year, I think about those that have really suffered. The economy has really hit some folks hard. I don't know that I can say that I know of anyone that hasn't had to make a change in one way or another because of the state of our economy. Being in this profession I have seen a lot of heart-ache. I have had to help sellers to sell their homes because they were no longer able to afford their (0 comments)
I have recently had a few potential sellers ask me if they should list their home during the holidays. My first response is "Why shouldn't you?" Here are five reasons that I believe the holidays are a great time to list your home.
Families like to take advantage of their children's semester break to make a move. The buyers that are out looking are serious about making a move. These are different buyers than the "looky loos" we get in the springtime. The tax credit has been extended for first time home-buyers and expanded to include "long time (3 comments)
Monthly Sales were 88 units. Comparison to last month: Decreased 27% from 121 units. Comparison to this month last year: Decrease 6% from 94 Units. Average Sold Price was $205,143. Comparison to last month: Increased 7% from $191,622. Comparison to this month last year: Decreased 5% from $215,793. Current Inventory is 6.56 months. Comparison to last month: Increased from 4.76 months. Comparison to this month last year: Decreased from 8.54 months. Average Days on Market were 86. Comparison to last month: Increased from 83 days. Comparison to this month last year: Decreased from 97 days. (0 comments)
Thinking of the Veterans Today - 11/11/09 07:34 AM
Today, I woke with a sense of gratitude. Gratitude for all of the Veteran's that have sacrificed so much for me. Without these men and women, I would not be able to sit here and enjoy the laughter of my children while they are getting ready for school, kiss my husband goodbye as he leaves for a job that he loves, or help a young couple find their first home. Think of all the small everyday tasks that we enjoy. We get to experience these moments because a Veteran fought for our freedom. I ask you this... Next time you (4 comments)
Happy 234th Birthday Marines! - 11/10/09 07:02 AM
Today, November 10, 2009, the Marine Corp turns 234. Happy Birthday Marines! Thank you to all who have served for your tireless dedication in keeping our country safe. Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines don't have that problem. [Ronald Reagan, U.S. President; 1985]
Three Ascension Parish High School Bands Perform at Showcase of Marching Bands - 11/09/09 08:07 AM
Saturday, November 7, 2009, Ascension Parish had a strong showing from their parish. Three of the local high schools, Dutchtown, East Ascension and St. Amant competed in the Showcase of Marching Bands at ULL's Cajun Field in Lafayette, Louisiana. All three bands had excellent performances. It was such a pleasure to watch our Ascension Parish band students excel in what they do. The crowd loved what they saw! A huge round of applause is needed for all of the band directors, students and parents. All of your hard work certainly showed on Saturday night. I personally thank the band directors for (0 comments)
First Time Homebuyer Tax Credit Has Been Extended and Expanded! - 11/06/09 03:28 PM
The first time home buyer's tax credit that was scheduled to expire on 12/01/2009 has been extended until May 1, 2010. The income limits for this have also been increased! Here are the specifics: Purchasers must be first time home buyers. This means that you must not have owned a home in the past three years. The credit is for 10% of the purchase price up to $8,000 Adjusted Gross Income limits are now $125,000 for single filers and $225,000 for joint filers Purchasers must have a contract signed by April 30, 2010 and will have until June 30, 2010 to (6 comments)
St. Amant High School Golden Gator Band Attends Louisiana Showcase of Marching Bands - 11/06/09 08:27 AM
Marching season is coming to an end... The St. Amant High School Golden Gator Marching Band will culminate the season in Lafayette, Louisiana on Saturday November 7, 2009 at the Louisiana Showcase of Marching Bands. The event will be held at ULL Cajun Field in Lafayette, Louisiana Over 30 high school bands from across Louisiana come to compete. The first performance begins at 9:00am and the awards will be presented at 7:30pm. All day admission is only $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children ages 5-12, children 4 and under are free. I heard someone the other day describe this event (0 comments)
Villa Gardens Home in Gonzales, Louisiana for sale - 11/05/09 08:13 AM
This adorable home in Villa Gardens, located in Gonzales, Louisiana is for sale! The home features 3 bedrooms and 2 baths with some magnificent upgrades. The open floor plan is great for entertaining. The large kitchen features cypress cabinets and granite tile countertops. The large island separates the kitchen from the living area and also boasts beautiful granite countertops. The split floorplan gives privacy to the master bedroom. Each bathrooms have fabulous upgrades also. You must see this home in Gonzales, Louisiana. Conveniently located off of Hwy 44, this is your place to call home.
Ascension Parish is the place (0 comments)
Cute Townhome for sale convenient to LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana - 11/04/09 03:33 PM
Do you know of an LSU student that would needs a place to live without living in "Party Central"? What about an investor that is looking for property that is easily rented? Look no further! This 2 bedroom 2.5 bath townhome conveniently located near LSU in Baton Rouge, Louisiana is your answer! Downstairs features a corner fireplace and tile flooring. The kitchen will include the refrigerator for the buyers convenience. To make things even better, the seller is also leaving the washer and dryer! The bedrooms are located upstairs and each have their own private bath. The privacy fenced patio (0 comments)
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