Real Estate

Baton Rouge planners, property owners revisit building height restrictions

Should there be a height limit on buildings in Baton Rouge? In a city that doesn’t have much of a skyline, it may seem...

Santa Maria residents oppose rezoning request for land near Blue Bayou

Residents of the upscale Santa Maria neighborhood are pushing back against Blue Bayou and Dixie Landin’ owner Sam Haynes’ request to rezone a plot...

Cook: Let’s talk ‘substantial damage’

(Photo by The Associated Press) The main fear for homeowners whose homes flooded in August is “substantial damage.” If the Federal Emergency Management Agency decides your...

Baton Rouge real estate broker purchases land in Lafayette historic district for $450K

While the Lafayette economy is getting hammered by the continued low price of oil, the situation is creating opportunities for those who believe now...

Cook: Baton Rouge’s residential market is adjusting well after the flood

More than a month has passed since the flood, and I thought it might be interesting to examine how the residential real estate market is...

Small and independent homebuilders are being forced to adapt as national tract developers increasingly...

Dwayne Gafford has gotten creative to compete with larger builders by partnering with other builders and cutting a deal with the developer of Twin Lakes...

Cook: A lot of unknowns, but expect the market to stabilize

(Photo by The Associated Press) With the recent flood damaging or destroying tens of thousands of homes in our area, everyone is looking for an...

Watermark hotel downtown now slated for October opening; second Magpie Café location set to...

The new downtown Marriott Autograph hotel, The Watermark, is now expected to open in early October, while Magpie Café is about two weeks out...

Jerry Del Rio announces partnership with German company Engel and Völkers

Longtime residential real estate agent Jerry Del Rio has entered into a license agreement with German real estate company Engel and Völkers, and will...

Historically low inventory levels in the Capital Region mean prospective homebuyers must act quickly...

Donna Wolff, a Realtor with RE/MAX Louisiana and former president of the Greater Baton Rouge Association of Realtors, says the entire Capital Region is...

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