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    The real estate market is ramping up for home buyers and sellers!

    By Steve Beaucoudray | May 8, 2018

    South Louisiana spring is in full swing; and, after a colder, snowier, and icier than normal winter across Louisiana, the temperature isn’t the only thing that’s heating up.  The real estate market is ramping up for home buyers and sellers alike.  Here are a few things to help navigate the spring market whether you are... Read More

    4 tax deductions that every home seller should be aware of:

    By Steve Beaucoudray | May 8, 2018

    Knowledge is power in the world of Real Estate! Property Taxes Any property taxes that you paid on the home you sold or will sell, are deductible up to the time that you sold it. This deduction is capped at $10,000. Selling Costs Any cost associated with the sale of your home is tax deductible.... Read More

    Agent Spotlight: Kara Gaskin

    By Steve Beaucoudray | April 11, 2018

    Kara Gaskin is married to her husband Rick, and the loving mother of three children. Born in raised in southern Louisiana, Kara graduated from St. Amant High School (Go gators!) and was a member of the A Cappella choir. Kara was introduced to the property management side of real estate, and pursued that career all... Read More

    Downtown Baton Rouge Spotlight

    By Steve Beaucoudray | March 21, 2018

    Living in the capital city of Louisiana has been an adventure, and I would say that downtown Baton Rouge is a major reason for that. Between museums, eateries, and nightlife, downtown Baton Rouge is an excellent place to explore the Capital City. Let’s start with museums. The U.S.S Kidd: The USS KIDD is a World... Read More

    The Benefits of Parks in Neighborhoods

    By Steve Beaucoudray | February 28, 2018

    Parks are complex elements of a neighborhood. By serving scores of different uses, they may be specialized in their function, or can simply provide visual appeal for residents. Here are some facts that display how public parks enhance the value of your home and your life. 1. Create Safer Neighborhoods Evidence now exists that when... Read More

    Preparing Your Home For Sale

    By Steve Beaucoudray | February 12, 2018

    There is a real estate myth that homes don’t need to be prepared for sale, costing a seller thousands of dollars. So why is this important? Firstly, today’s buyers are more often than not looking for a home that is in move-in condition. Simple preparations, such as staging tips, general cleaning, minor improvements, and pre-listing... Read More

    Interesting Factors That Influence Homebuying

    By Steve Beaucoudray | February 12, 2018

    When you step into a home, it becomes a piece of you, a reflection of your own personality, tastes, and values. With this in mind, RedFin, a real estate analyst company, took some interesting statistics to compare and contrast the views of different kinds of homebuyers. In a survey of over 1,000 Americans on the... Read More