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The Market at a Glance

May 2019
Posted by Sheryl Garcie on June 24, 2019 in No Category
May 2019 Market OverviewShreveport/Bossier, LA – (Caddo, Bossier, Desoto Parishes only) Enclosed is the May 2019 Residential Real Estate Market Report for Shreveport/Bossier City, LA. May Summary:  Sales were above average.  Average price was up.  Inventory declined slightly.   Sales:  May posted a really strong month with 477 home sales compared to the 5 year May average of 429.   However, it was not enough to top the 512 homes sold last year in May which was the best May ... read more
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The Biggest Mistake You Can Make When Buying A Fixer Upper

It's a pretty simple answer and yet the key to successfully flipping a home.
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on June 23, 2019 in  Buying A Home  First Time Home Buyer  Flipping Houses  Home Buying  Home Buying Tips  Renovation
THE BIGGEST MISTAKE YOU CAN MAKE WHEN BUYING A FIXER UPPEROVER-RENOVATING THE HOUSE  It’s a pretty simple answer and yet the key to successfully flipping a home. Check out other homes in the neighborhood and see what type of features they have and what they’re selling for before deciding what type of upgrades to invest in.  Quartz countertops, high end hardwood flooring and a fancy massive shower might seem like appealing features but if that’s not matching what other homes nearby have t... read more
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What Millennials Dislike Most About Their First Home Purchase

How to Prevent Buyers Remorse!
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on June 20, 2019 in  Buying A Home  First Time Home Buyer  Home Buying Tips
WHAT MILLENNIALS HATE MOST ABOUT THEIR HOMES #1: THE COST OF HOME MAINTENANCE According to a recent study, 63% of millennial homeowners feel buyer’s remorse when it comes to their current home purchase. That’s A LOT! The most common regret was underestimating the costs of maintenance and repairs. As a first time home buyer, you’re not used to the expenses that come along with owning your own place. There isn’t a landlord to call when the AC stops working and you are covered in sweat. Some ho... read more
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6 Ways To Bring The Light & Bright Of Summer Into Your Home

Summer is here. Is your home ready?
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on June 20, 2019 in  Home Decorating Tips  Home Owner Tips  Home Style  Homeowner Tips  Summer Tips
6 Ways to Bring the Light and Bright of Summer into Your Home 6 quick ways to make your home ready for summer from our friends at Home Depot. LINDSAY LISTANSKIJUL 5, 2016 SHARE By Lea Schneider The Lazy breezes and bright blue skies of summer aren’t just for the outdoors! Banish the last of winter by pulling back the drapes and letting the sunshine in. Tuck dark throw pillows and accessories into the closet until fall. It only takes a few easy swaps—like remaking your bed or rolling out a summ... read more
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7 Easy Landscape Ideas for a New Home

Check out these easy ideas for your new home!
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on June 19, 2019 in  Buying A Home  Eco-Friendly  Go Green  Homeowner Tips  Landscaping
7 Easy Landscape Ideas for a New Home SHARE You’ve closed on your new home, unpacked your belongings and breathed a sigh of relief. Now it’s time to look outside and turn your attention to the landscaping. Check out these seven easy landscape ideas for a new home. SAM SHALOMMAY 26, 2019 SHARE The following is a guest post by Meredith Hale. You’ve closed on your new home, unpacked your belongings and breathed a sigh of relief. Now it’s time to look outside and turn your a... read more
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