Category Archives: Advice for Sellers

Will Lenders Allow Repair Allowances on the Closing Disclosure

Since the  implementation of the new integrated disclosures commonly referred to as TRID (TILA-RESPA) , the Loan Estimate Disclosure Form and the Closing Disclosure Form are now the documents that are associated with closings and home sales. Will lenders allow repair allowances on the Closing Disclosure?  This is a question that arises when Buyer has completed

Renting Your  Home -AirBNB in Lake Charles

Renting Your Home -AirBNB in Lake Charles

AirBNB is a home rental website similar to a bed and breakfast overnight stay that is increasing in popularity with lodging options in the Lake Charles area.  It seems to be the newest craze adding options to those who are looking for weekend space to  rent vs. a hotel room in Lake Charles.  The  Lake Charles AirBNB website

Are You Sure You Want to Sell  For Sale by Owner?

Are You Sure You Want to Sell For Sale by Owner?

With homes selling quickly and values rising in the  Southwest Louisiana real estate market, more homeowners are deciding to  try to sell their home on their own as a For Sale by Owner (FSBO). There are several reasons this might not be a good idea for the vast majority of sellers.  Most homeowners have busy lives with job responsibilities and juggling extracurricular activities. 

Lake Charles Canal Place Subdivision Home Values

Lake Charles Canal Place Subdivision Home Values

Canal Place is a popular South Lake Charles Subdivision centrally located in South Lake Charles between McNeese Street and Sale Street. Tucked away behind Lake Street and conveniently located between W. McNeese and Sale Street, This restricted subdivision is one of Lake Charles finest. Along Canal Place Drive, Chartres, Carondelet, Poydras, Lasalle and Toulese Streets you