Category Archives: Tips for Homeowners

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. 

Attention Homeowners It’s Tax Time!

Attention Homeowners It’s Tax Time!

Its property  tax time!  Parishes are sending out tax notices to homeowners. Do not be alarmed if you escrow your taxes with your monthly mortgage payment, your  lender will pay your taxes. If you have questions  or concerns,  contact your mortgage lender.  normally taxes are paid by December 31 for you and you can verify that your

5 Questions for Lake Charles Home Buyers to Consider

5 Tips for Lake Charles Home Buyers With Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, SEC Football and  Saints Football all behind us,  Lake Charles Real Estate Market is showing an increase in activity since the last quarter of 2011.    With the low interest rates available and tax refunds, consumers begin to re-think home ownership and consider the