Baton Rouge Real Estate

June 15, 2007

Baton Rouge Communities: Shenandoah Estates

Shenandoah Estates is one of the larger Baton
Rouge communities
. Sometimes it is seen as something of a city itself,
indside Baton Rouge. Shenandoah Estates is marked by increasing real estate
values as newer homes are built alongside the older, mostly well-kept, homes
that have given the neighborhood its value.

Shenandoah Estates is
located conveniently, with access to Baton Rouge shopping and entertainment via
I-12. Over the last 30 years, Baton Rouge real estate values in this area have
been a staple, and even since Hurricane Katrina the home values in Shenandoah
Estates have increased.

For more information on
Shenandoah Estates, and on Baton Rouge communities,
contact Glenda

June 14, 2007

Perkins Road Hardware Property Set for Real Estate Development

The Perkins Road Hardware property has been sold, and the new owner, Donnie Jarreau Companies, has plans for its real estate development. The development of this area will follow a Baton Rouge real estate trend toward little urban districts that provide locals everything need within walking distance. The Advocate reports on what is likely to go into the Perkins Road Hardware property real estate development:

Chad Ortte, an agent for Donnie Jarreau Companies who brokered the deal and is helping develop the project, said Wednesday that two restaurants already have agreed to locate there. One is more casual, while the other is upscale, though he declined to identify them. He also is negotiating with a third restaurant.

The residential section will be a three-story condominium building with four or five units.

For more on Baton Rouge real estate, contact Glenda Daughety.

June 13, 2007

Baton Rouge Real Estate Value at Shenandoah Estates

This Baton Rouge home is a great real estate valueThis lovely Baton Rouge home represents a great real estate value at Shenandoah Estates. This Baton Rouge community is well-established and features a variety of newer homes that have great value. This means that this particular home is likely to increase in value.

This Baton Rouge home is neatly kept with lush landscaping. Formal living and dining rooms add to the elegance of this charming Baton Rouge real estate. Other features of this Baton Rouge real estate value include fireplace with raise hearth, large den, ample closet space, new air conditioning and kitchen appliances and recently renovated (2005) bathrooms. And, this Baton Rouge home is located near shopping, schools and medical facilities.

To learn more about this Baton Rouge real estate value, or to see other Baton Rouge home choices, contact Glenda Daughety.

June 11, 2007

Baton Rouge Communities: Midtown Baton Rouge

of the best Baton Rouge real estate value to be had could very well be in
Midtown Baton Rouge. Midtown is one of the Baton
Rouge communities
that is gaining in popularity due to its reputation for
affordable housing. Not only is there Baton Rouge affordable housing available
in Midtown Baton Rouge, but it is also conventiently located near the Baton
Rouge General Hospital and other amenities.

Right now, due to the
CDC in Baton Rouge, Midtown Baton Rouge is undergoing something of an overhaul.
Old houses are being torn down to make way for modern Baton Rouge homes, and
this offers a great real estate value now, since home prices are likely to
increase in the future as development in Midtown Baton Rouge

June 7, 2007

Hurricane Tracking Satellite About to Fail

Louisiana is no stranger
to hurricanes, and with the
aftermath of Hurricane Katrina a very real specter
hanging over the state, lawmakers are distressed to learn that an important
hurricane tracking satellite is about to fail. In an effort to get it replaced
as soon as possible, Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., and Rep. Charles “Charlie”
Melancon, D-Napoleonville, are introducing legislation meant to come up with the
$375 million needed in order to build a new hurricane tracking satellite and
then launch it.
The Advocate

“It’s crucial that our nation’s hurricane system be first
class,” Landrieu says in a statement. “With 50 percent of our population living
within 50 miles of the coast, residents in these communities — in Louisiana,
Florida and across the nation — deserve the best technology available to track
impending hurricanes.”

In addition to hurricanes, the satellite detects coastal winds,
storm surges and other weather-related events, such as “El Niño.”

“We need more advanced warning of storms and can’t afford to
slide backward,” Landrieu said. “This requires a long-term

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news, and insight on how national news affects Baton Rouge real estate,
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