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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!

Our Top Featured Listings

by Glenda Daughety & Team

If you're looking for a luxury home with all the bells and whistles, then these two top featured homes will certainly not disappoint.  Both of these homes have their own unique features that make them stand out from the crowd. Take a look at what's in store with these outstanding properties.

516 Myrtle Hill Dr, Baton Rouge

Set in the desirable Highland Road subdivision, this custom home has everything you could want.  This stunning home is an entertainer's delight with its large formal living area with 24ft ceiling, raised hearth fireplace, and amazing backyard pool with waterfall!  

There's so much to see! Take a look at all the features and photos!

 

 

8595 Beechwood Dr, Denham Springs

You'll get all the space you want with this amazing home.  Set on an acre of beautifully maintained property, this huge 3400 sq ft home gives you 5 beds and 3.5 baths to accommodate the whole family in comfort and style.  You can't beat all the features for the price.

Check out all the details and photos of this lovely property!

We have more amazing featured properties, so make sure you check our Featured Property page to see our lastest homes for sale.

Why Millennials Prefer to Work With a Local Agent

by Glenda Daughety & Team

“Location, Location, Location!”  We’ve all hear that mantra, especially if you’ve entered the real estate market.  It means basically one thing – it matters where a home is located.  You can have two identical houses, but they could vary in value dramatically depending on where they are. That’s why is should be no surprise that home buyers and sellers are choosing local agents who know the local market. And surprisingly, it’s the millennial generation who is doing this, despite their proficiency with technology.

A financial wellness company named CentSai surveyed over 2000 millennials.  They found that a surprisingly high number of those surveyed, 75%, would use a local agent over an online agent.  And a further 71% said they would also use a local lender.

Survey respondents cited many reasons for their choice to go local, “including personal touch & handholding, longstanding relationships, local knowledge, and amount of hassle.”

Doria Lavagnino, Cofounder & President of CentSai had this to say:

“We were surprised to learn that online providers are not yet as big a disruptor in this sector as we first thought, despite purported cost savings. We found that millennials place a high value on the personal touch and knowledge of a local agent. Buying a home for the first time is daunting, and working with a local agent—particularly an agent referred by a parent or friend—could provide peace of mind.”

This lines up with a study performed by Consumer Housing Trends, which found that millennials prefer a more personal approach when dealing with real estate. Millennials rely on agents to advise them and become strategic partners.

Of course, technology still plays a massive role in the process.  But in the end, millennials want someone they can trust, who knows the neighborhood and can guide them along the way.

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RE/MAX First
4750 Sherwood Common Blvd
Baton Rouge LA 70816
225-205-2672
225-291-1234
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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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