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Real Estate Agent - Keller Williams Realty - Cenla Partners - Louisiana 0000073964
Alexandria, Pineville, and all of Rapides Parish, Grant Parish, Avoyelles Parish, and central Louisiana area, REALTOR® - comments, listings, central Louisiana market statistics
Excellent article for anyone on the web, but especially professional people who don't realize how opinions can be formed and how their reputations can be ruined by what they say.  No one likes to be around someone who is always critical and negative.Social Media Suicide - DON'T DO IT!  Protect Yo...
So many buyers drive around calling agents from signs, calling from ads, going to open houses.  They are about to make one of the biggest investments of their lives.  This is an excellent article about why a buyer needs a buyer's agent.In one of my recent blogs (
A weekend full of activities in Central Louisiana!       There are many activities from which to choose this weekend in Central Louisiana.  My daughter and I chose to attend the Gone Wild Safari park near where we live Saturday afternoon.  I've been promising her a visit ever since they opened la...
Mardi Gras in Alexandria, LA Ready to "pass a good time?"  New Orleans doesn't have a monopoly on Mardi Gras.  The weekend before Fat Tuesday is the time celebrated in Alexandria, LA.  Friday is devoted to an antique car and cheerleader parade, usually in downtown Alexandria.  Then, Saturday morn...
5988 Toria Drive in Bocage Subdivision, Alexandria, LA 71303 SOLD This 3 bedroom/2 bath house is located in the back of Bocage Subdivision in Alexandria, LA. It has many custom features and such a functional open split floor plan! Granite countertops, stainless appliances, exposed brick arch sup...
Higher Education Opportunities in Alexandria, Pineville, and Central Louisiana   Thinking of relocating to Central Louisiana?  Do you have children who will be going to college, or do you have a desire to further your own education?  Central Louisiana offers some great opportunities.  I have the ...
3550 Hoyt Road, Boyce, LA This listing at 3550 Hoyt Rd, Boyce, LA 71409 actually resulted from my showing the home (twice to the same people) and leaving my business card on the kitchen bar.  I showed it first to the lady and her son, while her husband was working in Afghanistan.  She liked it an...
Luxury Home Market in Alexandria, LA   Alexandria, LA boasts a real estate market for luxury home prices that should make residents of other areas of the country sit up and take notice.  In watching some of the reality TV shows and seeing that some areas of the country charge prices for a small h...
Lakefront Homes in Central Louisiana The Central Louisiana parishes (counties) of Grant and Rapides abound with beautiful lakes suitable for fishing and/or water skiing.  In Grant, Iatt (pronounced (eye - et) and Nantachie Lakes have great fishing.  In Rapides, Kincaid, Cotile, Valentine, and Buh...
Lease purchase - an outside the box way to sell your house (not for everyone)!   Here in beautiful Central Louisiana, we are seeing an influx of people looking for a lease purchase arrangement.  Why?  Here are a few reasons: Buyers are relocating from areas where the market is upside down.  They'...

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