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You Get More Bang For Your Buck in Baton Rouge!

by Glenda Daughety & Team

There are plenty of great reasons to buy a home in Baton Rouge.  But when it boils down to it, making your dollar stretch the farthest is what most people aim for.  And the good news is that your dollar stretches farther in Louisiana than almost any other state in the nation! According to data used from the Tax Foundation, when you compare how far $100 goes throughout the country, it turns out that in Louisiana, your $100 gets you $110 worth of goods in comparison! That’s makes Louisiana one of the most affordable states to buy a home.

Review this map to see how affordable your state is (if you currently don’t live in Louisiana). It’s just one more great reason to buy a home in Baton Rouge!

Your Perfect Home Awaits in the "Jambalaya Capital of the World"

by Glenda Daughety & Team

​Gonzales may be a smaller city, with around 10,000 people, but it has a lot of great things packed into it. For one thing, if you love Jambalaya, then welcome home! They don't call Gonzales the "Jambalaya Capital of the World" for nothing.  Every Memorial Day since 1968, the Jambalaya Festival has been a major attraction in this city. And you'll find plenty of restaurants that specialize in Cajun and Creole cuisine, like Mike Anderson's Seafood.

And don't worry about going far to have fun. There are 9 parks to choose from that offer the full spectrum of sports and recreation activities. Or you can enjoy shopping at the Tanger Outlet stores. And being located just between New Orleans and Baton Rouge, you'll have endless options for great shopping, dining, and entertainment close by.

If Gonzales sounds like the kind of city you'd love to call home, then search for your dream home today.

How to Prepare Your House to Sell

by Glenda Daughety & Team

When you list your house for sale, your main goal is to to get the home sold for the best price possible. There are many small projects that you can do to ensure this happens.  The key is to make sure the house is as presentable as possible and that the buyers can picture themselves living in it.

The more you do in advance to prepare your home for sale, the more you will get back.  Just remember you don't have to go overboard.  Just take care of the things that need taking care of, and before you know it, you're home will be sold!


Eat Great Food in Baton Rouge For Less!

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Who says you can't find amazing food in Baton Rouge on a budget? There's no need to take out a loan just to have a fantastic meal here.  There's dozens of outstanding restaurants that will delight your tastebuds and your wallet. has reviewed the top "cheap eats" in Baton Rouge.  Here's a few from the top of the list.

Bellue's Fine Cajun Cuisine

Don't let the name fool you. They may serve the best Creole around, but their prices are reasonable. And you can also buy meats to take home.  In the mood for rabbit sausage?  They have a unique selection of meats to choose from and friendly service as well.

Louie's Cafe

For a great mix of comfort food, character, and service, Louie's won't let you down.  There's a reason why it's a popular stop for LSU students and faculty who've been eating here since 1941.

Lit Pizza

If you want great pizza served up quick, Lit Pizza is the place.  And don't be deterred by the line coming out the front door. The fast and organized service keeps the tasty pizzas coming and the customers satisfied.

Looking for more great places to eat on a budget in Baton Rouge? View the full list here!

Glenda and Her Team Get Rave Reviews on Zillow

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Glenda Daughety and her team of dedicated real estate professionals have been helping people find their dream home in Baton Rouge for over 24 years.  So many people have been thrilled with the experience they've had with Glenda that she's received a 4.9 out of 5 stars on Zillow! But that should come as no surprise to those who've had the pleasure of working with her and her team.

Here's some highlights of what people have to say about Glenda and her team:

"Glenda knows south Baton Rouge so well. She was very patient and understanding with me." - johger5600

"She was very knowledgeable and very patient with us.  She answered any and all questions we had.  She referred us to the right resources to make the process smooth." - deatricegivens8

"Ms Daughety responded immediately to questions and was very helpful in explaining the process. Many prospective buyers were brought through the house." - mollyturtle

"Glenda and her staff are consummate professionals - knowledgeable, thorough, enthusiastic, accessible and diligent." - margaret coffey

This only scratches the surface of all the great things people are saying.  Read the reviews and see what all the excitement is about.


Find Your Perfect Home in Shenandoah

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Looking for a great subdivision in Baton Rouge to call home? Shenandoah is the place!  It's home to some 18,000 residents who enjoy this beautiful tight-knit community.  You'll find several desirable subdivisions contained in Shenandoah, including Shenandoah Estates, Shenandoah Park, White Oak Landing, White Oak Estates, The Woods and The Lake at White Oak.

You don't have to go far to find great places to eat in Shenadoah. China Kitchen is a classic Chinese eatery serving Hunan, Sichuan & Cantonese dishes. For great Cajun seafood, burgers and pasta, there's Jasmines On the Bayou. Mason's Grill​ offers up the best Southern-style American cuisine. City Cafe​, Pocorello's Casa D'Italia, Hunan Restaurant​, and Waka House​ are other great choices.

There are also great choices for education in Shenandoah in the East Baton Rouge Parish Public Schools. 

Visit our Baton Rouge Area 43 Shenandoah page today to search for your next home!

Exisiting Home Sales Surge into Summer

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Homes across America, as well as Baton Rouge, are selling fast! In fact, exisiting home sales have reached their third highest mark this year in May.  That means now is the time to put your home on the market as we head into summer.

NAR’s Chief Economist, Lawrence Yun had this to say: “Those able to close on a home last month are probably feeling both happy and relieved. Listings in the affordable price range are scarce, homes are coming off the market at an extremely fast pace and the prevalence of multiple offers in some markets are pushing prices higher.”

Have a Happy 4th of July!

by Glenda Daughety & Team

The 4th of July is just around the corner and it's time to celebrate our nation's freedom in Baton Rouge! Here's a few events coming up in the next few days that will help you celebrate the 4th.

Kenilworth Independence Day Parade | July 3, 2017

This famous parade in the Kenilworth Neighborhood is in it's 45th year, and features mix of local civic groups, military and veteran's groups, bands, and political and government organizations celebrating the 4th of July.

Red Stick, White & Blue Celebration | July 4, 2017 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Come to the Shaw Center for the Arts' Pennington Rooftop Terrace to view the annual Fireworks on the Mississippi.  Enjoy hamburger sliders and hot dogs with homemade potato chips from Capital City Grill and dance the night away.

USS KIDD'S Fourth of July Spectacular! | July 4, 2017 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

For two decades the USS KIDD has been hosting a 4th of July celebration in the downtown Baton Rouge area.  The evening climaxes with WBRZ’s Fireworks on the Mississippi River.

Have a safe and fantastic 4th of July!

Upcoming Events in Baton Rouge Promise Summer Fun

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Summer fun has arrived in Baton Rouge, so it's time to get out and enjoy yourself with these upcoming events over the next two weeks. Here's what we have to look forward to.

Dixie Landin' 2017 Summer Concert Series | Blue Bayou Water Park
Saturdays Through July 29

Every Saturday night through July 29, there will be a free concert for park guests, including 3 Doors Down on June 24.

Shrek – The Musical | Independence Park Theatre
Friday, June 30, 2017, 6:00 PM​

IPT’s Theatre Camp presents Shrek – The Musical, featuring all of your favorite characters from the Shrek movies.

Bobby Bones: Funny & Alone Stand Up Comedy Tour | Baton Rouge River Center Exhibition Halls
Friday, July 7, 2017, 8:00 PM

On-air radio personality and entertainer and host of the nationally syndicated weekday radio program The Bobby Bones Show bring his comedy styling to Baton Rouge River Center Exhibition Halls.

Thanks Dad!

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Here's a big thanks to all the dads who made such a big impact on our lives, and to those who continue to do so much!

Need some ideas for a way to spend time with dad and show your appreciation in? There's plenty of events going on in Baton Rouge this weekend to celebrate dad. How about a car show?  Goodwood Hardware & Outdoors on 7539 Jefferson Hwy is hosting its Annual Father’s Day Car Show from 8-2 on Saturday. And ladies can bring their dads to the BREC Jefferson Highway Park on 8133 Jefferson Hwy for the annual Father's Day Dance from 6:30 - 8:30pm on Sunday.  Here's a full list of events.

Have a fun and happy Father's Day!

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Baton Rouge LA 70816
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4750 Sherwood Common Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
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