Is Achieving Home Ownership in Danger?

The effort to make home ownership attainable is a constant job! Did you know that approximately 28% of the cost of a home goes to regulations? Think about that before the first shovel of dirt is moved to get ready to pour the slab the cost of permits, wetland permits, development cost etc 28% of the total cost of your new home is already in the price tag!!

Why An Appraisal Is An Important Part of the Process When Buying or Selling A Home

Why An Appraisal Is An Important Part Of The Process When Buying Or Selling A Home Photo by Kelly Lacy on Pexels.com Looking to buy or sell a home? At some point in the process, you’ll need a home appraisal.…

Your Complete Guide to Moving to Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana

Are you thinking about heading to south Louisiana to start life anew? If so, Tangipahoa Parish is a great place to consider, especially if you have family or enjoy beautiful scenery and plenty of exciting things to do. The name…

St. Tammany Parish 2019 Year End Review

That was a very quick 12 months in 2019!! I think we have to start by taking a look at what our 2019 Forecast Indicated... "As 2019 approaches, I am anticipating home sales to slow down slightly and stabilize. I…

The 2019 Tangipahoa Parish Year End Review and 2020 Forecast

That was a very quick 12 months in 2019!! I think we have to start by taking a look at what our 2019 Forecast Indicated? "Overall the housing market in Tangipahoa Parish was healthy in 2018 and as 2019 approaches,…

The 2018 Tangipahoa Parish Year End Review and 2019 Forecast

We have compiled a year's end market review and market trend summary for Tangipahoa Parish  As we review this information know that this is a high-level overview of the area as pockets of different areas on the macro level  could show different results There’s no doubt about it, the 2018 housing market has seen its ups and downs. The year started with rising home prices…

St. Tammany Parish 2018 Market Review and 2019 Forecast

We have compiled a year's end market review and market trend summary for West and East St. Tammany Parish. This is an overview of a large area, and there may be pockets of smaller areas that could result in different…

What is the difference between an appraisal, a home inspection and an appraisal wavier?

Both appraisers and home inspectors visit the property and look around. An appraisal wavier may not involve anyone visiting the property. Although appraisers and home inspection professionals are both key players in a home sale and other real estate transactions,…