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2013 REAL ESTATE TAX EXPLAINED

March 22, 2013

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There have been many questions surrounding the 2013 Real Estate tax. And instead of discussing the possible scenarios I’ve attached the brochure provided by the National Association of Realtors. http://www.realtor.org/small_business_health_coverage.nsf/docfiles/government_affairs_invest_inc_tax_broch.pdf/$FILE/government_affairs_invest_inc_tax_broch.pdf For more information, please contact your tax professional.  And if you are looking to buy or sell and would like to discuss a move within […]

WHO HAS THE BEST CRAWFISH?!!

February 18, 2013

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Now that Crawfish Season is here, I continue to overhear conversations about who has the best crawfish in town. Who is your favorite? and Why?

STANFORD OAKS Building NOW!!

January 23, 2013

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BUILDING NOW!! The long awaited first home is being built in STANFORD OAKS, an upscale community that sits on the edge of Southdowns in Baton Rouge and across from LSU Lakes. This is an ideal location to build your new home. Access the new development that is happening in the area like  Galatoire’s Bistro, Parrains, […]

BIKE LANES IN SOUTHDOWNS?

January 20, 2013

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It’s been more than two years since Baton Rouge received $579,000 in federal funding to build bike lanes on both sides of Hyacinth Avenue, from Glasgow Avenue to Stanford Avenue. Turns out, the money was only half of what was needed for approximately 4,800 feet of four-foot-wide bike lanes, and the state Department of Transportation […]

REZONING SKILLMAN PROPERTY: SOUTHDOWNS

January 20, 2013

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If you don’t live in Southdowns you may have been inclined to chalk up the recent battle over a property owner’s requested zoning change as just another neighborhood land-use dispute. But the brouhaha surrounding Ben Skillman’s property raises interesting questions about the city’s new land-use plan, FuturEBR: how it defines a residential neighborhood and what […]

TRADER JOE’s Opening near Southdowns

January 19, 2013

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Trader Joe’s, a 13,000-square-foot specialty supermarket, will be the anchor tenant for a 54,000-square-foot shopping center, Acadian Village, at Perkins Road and Acadian Thruway. Acadian Village plans to include several other high-end, well-known national retailers, says Tina Rance, marketing director for the property. “Baton Rouge is the first Louisiana location for Trader Joe’s, and we […]

Galatoire’s Bistro NOW OPEN!!

January 19, 2013

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The much-awaited  Galatoire’s Bistro in Baton Rouge opened Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, and owners and guests alike mingled, enjoying the night’s wine and appetizers. The 7,500-square-foot building will include a 1,500-square-foot courtyard for outdoor dining. The site is being redeveloped by Commerical Properties for the Baton Rouge Area Foundation. “This is a Louisiana tradition. We’re […]