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The Easter Bunny Hops Into Baton Rouge

by Glenda Daughety & Team

The Easter Bunny has arrived in Baton Rouge, so it’s time for Easter fun!  There’s all sorts of Easter fun to be had over the next week in Baton Rouge, so get the family ready to meet the Eater Bunny for these fun events.

Java Mama Breakfast with the Bunny
Saturday, April 1st from 9:30am to 11:00am

Indulge in a pancake breakfast and have fun with the egg hunt and visit from the Eater Bunny. Tickets are $10 for children 6 months to 11 months and $15 for children 12 months and older.

Cortana Mall Easter Eggstravaganza
Saturday, April 1st from 10am to noon

This event features an egg hunt, along with face painting, bouncy houses and balloon art.

East Baton Rouge Parish Library Carver Branch Bunny Craft
Tuesday, April 4th from 4:30pm to 5:00pm

Bring your kids from 6-8 years old to the library for a reading of It’s Not Easy Being a Bunny, followed by crafts.

BREC’s Highland Road Park Community Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 8th from 10:00am to Noon

The whole family is invited to join the Bunny for an egg hunt and themed games, along with arts and crafts.

Have a fun and happy Easter in Baton Rouge!

How Long Does it Take to Buy a Home?

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Many people thinking about buying a home for the first time in Baton Rouge don’t realize how long the process will take them.  What people expect can vary wildly.  The length of the process in reality can be shortened or take longer depending on a few factors. In the end you need to be able to devote however much time it take to find the right home.

One factor is called contract-to-close.  This refers to the time period after you ratify the contract on your home. There are two possible timelines for this part of the transaction.  One is if you purchase with cash, the other if there’s a mortgage involved. A cash purchase can take as little as 2 weeks, as long as the closing attorneys perform the title search and prepare all the needed documents. 

If the contract is contingent on a mortgage, the process can take around 30-60 days.  And is it’s a loan that needs additional underwriting, it can take longer.

Add to this the fact that people usually shop for a home for about 30-60 days, this gives you an idea of the range of time it can take.  So the bottom line is that it can take as little as 30 days for some people, but for others it may take months. It all depends on your situation.

The Top Schools in Baton Rouge

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Are you moving to Baton Rouge and have children in school? Then you no doubt want to find the best schools for your children.  Greatschools.org regularly rates the best schools across the nation in each city according to test scores, reviews, and other factors. 14 schools in Baton Rouge received a rating of 8 or higher! Take a look at that list here.

Here’s a list of the top 3 schools in Baton Rouge, along with a link to search for homes in that school district’s area.

Forest Heights Academy Of Excellence
7447 Sumrall Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70812
Search For Homes in East Baton Rouge Parish School District

Sherwood Middle Academic Academy
1020 Marlbrook Drive Baton Rouge, LA 70815
Search For Homes in East Baton Rouge Parish School District

B. R. Foreign Language Academy Immersion Magnet
802 Mayflower Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Search For Homes in East Baton Rouge Parish School District

The Settlement at Willow Grove is the Ideal Community

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Where can you find a Baton Rouge community that has everything you need all in one place? The Settlement at Willow Grove! Imagine the days of the old village square, where people came together to shop and associate. Picture a neighborhood with parks, pools and beautiful scenery, along with ponds for fishing. That’s the allure of The Settlement at Willow Grove.

Willow Grove is the ideal mix of residence, work, and retail spaces.  Plus it’s close to other amenities in Baton Rouge, such as The Dunham School and the Mall of Louisiana, along with other major shopping venues.

Find your dream home in The Settlement at Willow Grove today!

 

Come Live in the “Jambalaya Capital of the World”

by Glenda Daughety & Team

If you want to buy a home in a community that defines what makes Louisiana unique, then Gonzales is the perfect place to find your dream home.   Gonzales is a community of over 9700 residents who carry on the area’s culture, history, and traditions.

Gonzales is not short on shopping and dining options, which includes stores such as Roussel's of Gonzales which features home decor, fine furniture and jewelry, and Tanger Outlets which features over 60 outlet stores.

As the “Jambalaya Capital of the World”, you won’t have any problem finding Creole and Cajun restaurants.  Adventurous diners will delight at venues such as Mike Anderson’s Seafood, Sno’s Seafood and Steak, and Piccadilly Restaurant, just to name a few.

There are so many things that make Gonzales a great place to find your dream home.  Search for your new home today. And read more about what makes this community such a great place to live.

Here are some amazing homes for sale right now in Gonzales!

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Glenda Daughety
RE/MAX First
4750 Sherwood Common Blvd
Baton Rouge LA 70816
225-205-2672
225-291-1234
Fax: 225-612-6422

 

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Glenda Daughety & Team
RE/MAX First
Office: 225-291-1234
Cell: 225-205-2672
4750 Sherwood Common Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Each Office Independently Owned and Operated
Licensed Realtor in the State of Louisiana by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission


Glenda Daughety, Team Leader

Michelle Copeland, Buyer Specialist

Ashley Daughety, Buyer Specialist / Stager Decorator

 

 

 

 

 

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