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March 3, 2020

Greater Baton Rouge Market Update: February 2020

Compare the February 2020 real estate market to last year in Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Livingston, and West Baton Rouge Parishes by checking out the below graphs. You will see the average sales price was higher compared to last year in each parish except for a slight dip in Livingston Parish. As indicated by the average days on the market, homes were on the market for a longer period of time this February except in West Baton Rouge Parish. While fewer homes were sold in Ascension Parish this February, the number of homes sold increased in East Baton Rouge and West Baton Rouge and remained the same in Livingston Parish.

Have questions about the local real estate market in Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Livingston, or West Baton Rouge Parish, or are you looking at investing, buying, or selling real estate? Contact one of our local real estate experts by clicking here.

 

Jan. 10, 2020

Comparing the 2019 Real Estate Market to Previous Years

Curious as to how well the real estate market in Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Livingston, and West Baton Rouge Parishes compared in 2019 to previous years? View the average sales price, number of homes sold, and average days homes were on the market for the last 3 years in the visuals below. You can also view the percent change that took place from year to year in each category of the real estate market below the graphs.


Jan. 7, 2020

2020 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule for the Baton Rouge and New Orleans Areas

The first Mardi Gras season of the new decade is upon us! Mardi Gras parades are a fun and festive time to dance, attend balls, catch beads and throws, listen to marching bands, or even parade with your dog (see Krewe of Mutts)! Don't miss out on all of the Mardi Gras parade excitement in the Greater Baton Rouge and New Orleans areas in 2020.  

See the below schedule to check what day and time your favorite Mardi Gras parades in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Slidell, Metairie, Kenner, and the surrounding areas will run in 2020.


2020 Baton Rouge Area Mardi Gras Parade Schedule


Saturday, February 8 | 12 PM | Krewe of Oshun | Scotlandville
Sunday, February 9 | 2 PM | Mystic Krewe of Mutts | Downtown
Friday, February 14 | 7 PM | Krewe of Artemis | Downtown
Saturday, February 15 | 2 PM | Krewe of Mystique | Downtown
Saturday, February 15 | 6:30 PM | Krewe of Orion | Downtown
Sunday, February 16 | 1 PM | Mid City Gras | North Boulevard / 19th Street
Friday, February 21 | 7 PM | Krewe of Southdowns | Southdowns neighborhood
Saturday, February 22 | 10 AM - 7 PM | Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival | North Boulevard Town Square
Saturday, February 22 | 12 PM | Krewe of Spanish Town Parade | Downtown - Spanish Town Road


2020 New Orleans Area Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Saturday, February 1 | 7 PM | Chewbacchus | Marigny

Friday, February 7 | 7 PM | Krewe Boheme | French Quarter

Saturday, February 8 | 6:30 PM | Krewe du Vieux | French Quarter
Saturday, February 8 | follows Krewe du View | krewedelusion | French Quarter

Sunday, February 9 | 12 PM | Little Rascals | Metairie
Sunday, February 9 | 1 PM | Slidellians | Slidell
Sunday, February 9 | follows Slidellians | Perseus | Slidell
Sunday, February 9 | 4:30 PM | 'tit Rex | Marigny
Sunday, February 9 | 1 PM | Pearl River Lions | Pearl River

Friday, February 14 | 7:30 PM | Excalibur | Metairie
Friday, February 14 | 6 PM | Oshun | New Orleans
Friday, February 14 | 6:30 PM | Cleopatra | New Orleans
Friday, February 14 | follows Cleopatra | Alla | New Orleans

Saturday, February 15 | 11 AM | Nemesis | St. Bernard
Saturday, February 15 | 11:45 AM | Adonis | Westbank
Saturday, February 15 | 12 PM | Pontchartrain | New Orleans
Saturday, February 15 | follows Pontchartrain | Choctaw | New Orleans
Saturday, February 15 | follows Choctaw | Freret | New Orleans
Saturday, February 15 | 1 PM | Tchefuncte | Madisonville
Saturday, February 15 | 5 PM | Mad Hatters | Metairie
Saturday, February 15 | 5:30 PM | Sparta | New Orleans
Saturday, February 15 | follows Sparta | Pygmalion | New Orleans
Saturday, February 15 | 6 PM | Centurions | Metairie
Saturday, February 15 | 6 PM | Olympia | Covington
Saturday, February 15 | 6:30 PM | Titans | Slidell

Sunday, February 16 | 11 AM | Femme Fatale | New Orleans
Sunday, February 16 | follows Femme Fatale | Carrollton | New Orleans
Sunday, February 16 | follows Carrollton | King Arthur | New Orleans
Sunday, February 16 | 1 PM | Push Mow | Abita Springs
Sunday, February 16 | 2 PM | Barkus | French Quarter
Sunday, February 16 | 2 PM | Dionysus | Slidell
Sunday, February 16 | 5:30 PM | Kings | Metairie

Wednesday, February 19 | 6:15 PM | Druids | New Orleans
Wednesday, February 19 | 7 PM | Nyx | New Orleans

Thursday, February 20 | 5 PM | Babylon | New Orleans
Thursday, February 20 | 5:45 PM | Chaos | New Orleans
Thursday, February 20 | 6 PM | Muses | New Orleans

Friday, February 21 | 5:30 PM | Hermes | New Orleans
Friday, February 21 | 6:30 PM | d'Etat | New Orleans
Friday, February 21 | 7 PM | Morpheus | New Orleans
Friday, February 21 | 6:30 PM | Selene | Slidell

Saturday, February 22 | 10:45 AM | NOMTOC | Algiers
Saturday, February 22 | 11 AM | Iris | New Orleans
Saturday, February 22 | 12 PM | Tucks | New Orleans
Saturday, February 22 | 4:15 PM | Endymion | New Orleans
Saturday, February 22 | 6 PM | Krewe of Isis | Kenner

Sunday, February 23 | 10 AM | Okeanos | New Orleans
Sunday, February 23 | 11 AM | Mid-City | New Orleans
Sunday, February 23 | 11:15 AM | Thoth | New Orleans
Sunday, February 23 | 5:15 PM | Bacchus | New Orleans
Sunday, February 23 | 5:30 PM | Athena | Metairie
Sunday, February 23 | follows Athena | Pandora | Metairie

Monday, February 24 | 5:15 PM | Proteus | New Orleans
Monday, February 24 | follows Proteus | Orpheus | New Orleans

Tuesday, February 25 | 8 AM | Zulu | New Orleans
Tuesday, February 25 | 10 AM | Rex | New Orleans
Tuesday, February 25 | follows Rex | Elks Orleanians | New Orleans
Tuesday, February 25 | follows Elks | Crescent City | New Orleans
Tuesday, February 25 | 10 AM | Argus | Metairie
Tuesday, February 25 | follows Argus | Elks | Metairie
Tuesday, February 25 | follows Elks | Jefferson | Metairie
Tuesday, February 25 | 10 AM | Covington Lions | Covington
Tuesday, February 25 | follows Covington Lions | Covington | Covington

We will see you at the Mardi Gras parades of 2020! 

March 15, 2019

February 2019 Market Report for Greater Baton Rouge Area

The Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS® has released the monthly real estate indicators report for the month of February.

Here are some of the key takeaways from the report:

  • The median sales price was unchanged from last February at $195,000
  • Average sales price increased by 1.7% from last February to $222,919
  • The average days on the market was up to78 days from 69 last February
  • This February there were 4,168 homes for sale compared to 3,745 last February

To see the full February real estate report for the Greater Baton Rouge Area, scroll below:

Above report is courtesy of the Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS®: Source

The report includes the cities of Baton Rouge, Central, Denham Springs, Geismar, Gonzales, Greenwell Springs, Plaquemine, Port Allen, Prairieville, St. Amant, Walker, Zachary, and more.

Feb. 18, 2019

2019 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule for Baton Rouge and New Orleans

Wondering which day your favorite Mardi Gras parade falls on this year? Check out the schedule of Mardi Gras parades and festivities in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans areas below so you don't miss out on all of the floats, beads, cups, throws, and marching bands! 

BATON ROUGE MARDI GRAS PARADE SCHEDULE

  • Krewe of Artemis - Friday, February 22nd, 7 PM
  • Krewe of Mystique - Saturday, February 23rd, 2 PM
  • Krewe of Orion - Saturday, February 23rd, 6:30 PM
  • Mid City Mardi Gras - Sunday, February 24th, 1 PM
  • Krewe of Southdowns - Friday, March 1st, 7 PM
  • Baton Rouge Mardi Gras Festival - Saturday, March 2nd, 10 AM
  • Krewe of Spanish Town - Saturday, March 2nd, 12 PM 

NEW ORLEANS MARDI GRAS PARADE SCHEDULE

  • Krewe of Excalibur - Friday, February 22nd, 7:30 PM
  • Krewe of Barkus - Sunday, February 24th, 2 PM
  • Knights of Babylon - Thursday, February 28th, 5:30 PM
  • Knights of Chaos - Thursday, February 28th, 6:15 PM
  • Krewe of Muses - Thursday, February 28th, 6:30 PM
  • Krewe of Hermes - Friday, March 1st, 5:30 PM
  • Krewe d'Etat - Friday, March 1st, 6:30 PM
  • Krewe of Morpheus - Friday, March 1st, 7 PM
  • Krewe of Endymion - Saturday, March 2nd, 4:15 PM
  • Krewe of Bacchus - Sunday, March 3rd, 5:15 PM
  • Krewe of Orpheus - Monday, March 4th, 6 PM
  • Krewe of Zulu - Tuesday, March 5th, 8 AM
  • Krewe of Rex - Tuesday, March 5th, 10 AM
  • Krewe of Elks Orleans - Tuesday, March 5th, follows Krewe of Rex
  • Krewe of Crescent City - Tuesday, March 5th, follows Krewe of Elks Orleans

2019 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

Sept. 21, 2018

Real Estate Weekly Roundup - September 21

Scroll below to check out the newest real estate listings from Property First Realty Group as well as the entire Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS' Multiple Listing Service. You will also find news on upcoming restaurants, subdivisions, and other local and national real estate news.

// JUST LISTED BY PROPERTY FIRST REALTY GROUP!

Check out our newest real estate listings of homes for sale in the Greater Baton Rouge Area below! 


// HOMES AND LAND FOR SALE LISTED BY PROPERTY FIRST REALTY GROUP

BELOW $100,000

$100,000 - $200,000

   

$200,000 - $300,000

$300,000 - $400,000

   

ABOVE $400,000

BROWSE ALL OF OUR LISTINGS

     

// OTHER NEWLY LISTED HOMES FOR SALE BY CITY

Addis | Baton RougeCentral | Denham Springs | Geismar | Gonzales | Port Allen | Prairieville | Walker

Complete list of homes for sale: Newest Listings in the Greater Baton Rouge Area


// GREATER BATON ROUGE AREA & NATIONAL REAL ESTATE NEWS

  • See how Louisiana compares nationally in median days of homes on the market [Realtor Mag]
  • BRQ opens location in Denham Springs this week [Business Report]
  • Chicken Salad Chick, brewery, apartments coming to Baton Rouge [Business Report]
  • Just Wingin' It sports bar & restaurant to open 9/24 on Old Jefferson Hwy [Business Report]
  • 440 Fitness opens in downtown Baton Rouge [Business Report]
  • Library to be built in Rouzan development [The Advocate]
  • Bumble Lane Spa opening Prairieville location on Airline Hwy [Business Report]

Current mortgage interest rates: Bank Rate


// MARKET STATISTICS FOR GREATER BATON ROUGE AREA REAL ESTATE

The below real estate statistics indicate the number of homes for sale, average current listing price, median listing price, highest listing price, average sales price year-to-date, median sales price year-to-date, and highest sales price year-to-date of detached single family homes in the specified parishes. You can also view the current inventory of homes for sale in each parish. Found a home you love and want to schedule a private tour? Contact one of our seasoned real estate agents

Ascension Parish

  • Number of homes currently for sale: 629 [View Full List of Homes For Sale]
  • Average current listing price: $318,887
  • Median current listing price: $279,150
  • Highest current listing price: $2,295,000
  • Average sales price year-to-date: $248,212
  • Median sales price year-to-date: $230,000
  • Highest sales price year-to-date: $910,000

East Baton Rouge Parish

  • Number of homes currently for sale: 1,754 [View Full List of Homes For Sale]
  • Average current listing price: $359,712
  • Median current listing price: $259,500
  • Highest current listing price: $7,500,000
  • Average sales price year-to-date: $250,006
  • Median sales price year-to-date: $214,000
  • Highest sales price year-to-date: $1,639,750

Iberville Parish

  • Number of homes currently for sale: 76 [View Full List of Homes For Sale]
  • Average current listing price: $246,309
  • Median current listing price: $216,950
  • Highest current listing price: $1,349,000
  • Average sales price year-to-date: $208,323
  • Median sales price year-to-date: $205,000
  • Highest sales price year-to-date: $487,100

Livingston Parish

  • Number of homes currently for sale: 676 [View Full List of Homes For Sale]
  • Average current listing price: $257,326
  • Median current listing price: $219,700
  • Highest current listing price: $1,995,000
  • Average sales price year-to-date: $188,090
  • Median sales price year-to-date: $178,155
  • Highest sales price year-to-date: $842,500

West Baton Rouge Parish

  • Number of homes currently for sale: 82 [View Full List of Homes For Sale]
  • Average current listing price: $237,663
  • Median current listing price: $221,050
  • Highest current listing price: $880,000
  • Average sales price year-to-date: $210,444
  • Median sales price year-to-date: $208,135
  • Highest sales price year-to-date: $450,000

// NEW SUBDIVISIONS

Looking for information on new subdivisions in the Greater Baton Rouge Area? Click the button below for details on some of the upcoming subdivisions in Baton Rouge, Central, Denham Springs, Geismar, Gonzales, Prairieville, St. Gabriel, Walker, and Zachary! 

New subdivisions in the Greater Baton Rouge Area


 


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Sept. 14, 2018

Real Estate Weekly Roundup - September 14

Scroll below to check out the newest real estate listings from Property First Realty Group as well as the entire Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS' Multiple Listing Service. You will also find news on upcoming restaurants, subdivisions, and other local and national real estate news.

// JUST LISTED!

Check out our newest real estate listings of homes for sale in the Greater Baton Rouge Area below! 


// PROPERTY FIRST REALTY GROUP HOMES AND LAND FOR SALE

BELOW $100,000

$100,000 - $200,000

   

$200,000 - $300,000

$300,000 - $400,000

   

ABOVE $400,000

BROWSE ALL OF OUR LISTINGS

     

// OTHER NEWLY LISTED HOMES FOR SALE BY CITY

Addis | Baton RougeCentral | Denham Springs | Geismar | Gonzales | Port Allen | Prairieville | Walker

Complete list of homes for sale: Newest Listings in the Greater Baton Rouge Area


// GREATER BATON ROUGE AREA & NATIONAL REAL ESTATE NEWS

Current mortgage interest rates: Bank Rate


// NEW SUBDIVISIONS

Looking for information on new subdivisions in the Greater Baton Rouge Area? Click the button below for details on some of the upcoming subdivisions in Baton Rouge, Central, Denham Springs, Geismar, Gonzales, Prairieville, St. Gabriel, Walker, and Zachary! 

New subdivisions in the Greater Baton Rouge Area


 


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Sept. 7, 2018

Real Estate Weekly Roundup - September 7

Scroll below to check out the newest real estate listings from Property First Realty Group as well as the entire Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS' Multiple Listing Service. You will also find news on upcoming restaurants, subdivisions, and other local and national real estate news.

// JUST LISTED!

Check out our newest real estate listings in the Greater Baton Rouge Area below! 

         
 

15760 RIVERDALE AVE DETAILS
CONTACT LISTING AGENT

 

1320 S BRAD ALAN AVE DETAILS
CONTACT LISTING AGENT

37410 CYPRESS HOLLOW AVE
CONTACT LISTING AGENT

 
         
 

 

16391 JOE SEVARIO RD DETAILS
CONTACT LISTING AGENT

37506 PARKBROOK DR DETAILS
CONTACT LISTING AGENT

8219 LEE ST DETAILS
CONTACT LISTING AGENT

 

// PROPERTY FIRST REALTY GROUP HOMES AND LAND FOR SALE

BELOW $100,000

$100,000 - $200,000

   

$200,000 - $300,000

$300,000 - $400,000

   

ABOVE $400,000

BROWSE ALL OF OUR LISTINGS

     

// OTHER NEWLY LISTED HOMES FOR SALE BY CITY

Addis | Baton RougeCentral | Denham Springs | Geismar | Gonzales | Port Allen | Prairieville | Walker

Complete list of homes for sale: Newest Listings in the Greater Baton Rouge Area


// GREATER BATON ROUGE AREA & NATIONAL REAL ESTATE NEWS

Current mortgage interest rates: Bank Rate


// NEW SUBDIVISIONS

Looking for information on new subdivisions in the Greater Baton Rouge Area? Click the button below for details on some of the upcoming subdivisions in Baton Rouge, Central, Denham Springs, Geismar, Gonzales, Prairieville, St. Gabriel, Walker, and Zachary! 

New subdivisions in the Greater Baton Rouge Area


 


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Aug. 31, 2018

Real Estate Weekly Roundup - August 31

Below is an aggregation of real estate news, new real estate listings, and market statistics for the Greater Baton Rouge Area and nationally. 

We are hosting these Open Houses this weekend:

The below homes for sale will be open to tour Saturday from 3-5pmSunday from 3-5pm, and Monday from 11am-3pm in The Hollows of Dutchtown subdivision in Prairieville.

New Listings from Property First Realty Group

Denham Springs - 112 Pinoak St - $99,900 | Contact Jessie Palacios for more info
Livingston - 17098 Jennifer Dr - $97,500 | Contact Cristina Araujo for more info
Prairieville - 39178 Country Dr - $130,000 | Contact Cristina Araujo for more info
Prairieville - 14365 Parkmeadow Dr - $198,000 | Contact Johnny Mondello for more info
Sorrento - 8219 Lee St - $175,000 | Contact Cindy Hardy for more info

Other newly listed homes and land for sale:

Addis | Baton RougeCentral | Denham Springs | Geismar | Gonzales | Port Allen | Prairieville | Walker

Complete list of homes for sale: Newest Listings in the Greater Baton Rouge Area

Local and National Real Estate News

Current mortgage interest rates: Bank Rate

Market Statistics for Greater Baton Rouge Home Sales

As the month of August comes to a close, take a look at the average price of homes currently for sale and the average price of homes sold this month in the Greater Baton Rouge Area. The graphs below include prices from detached single family homes in Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, and West Baton Rouge Parishes as of 2:30 PM CST on August 31st. East Baton Rouge Parish ranks the highest in average list price and average sales price, with Ascension Parish pricing the second highest of the five parishes.


 


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Aug. 17, 2018

Real Estate Weekly Roundup - August 17

Below is an aggregation of real estate news, new real estate listings, and market statistics for the Greater Baton Rouge Area and nationally. 

We are hosting these Open Houses this weekend:

The below homes for sale will be open to tour Saturday from 2-5pm and Sunday from 2-5pm in The Hollows of Dutchtown subdivision in Prairieville.

New Listings from Property First Realty Group

Baton Rouge - 10926 Old Hammond Hwy [Condo] - $110,000 | Contact Stefanie Mars for more info
Denham Springs - 112 Pinoak St - $99,900 | Contact Jessie Palacios for more info
Geismar - 36270 Bluff Heritage Ave - $549,900 | Contact CaBrena Roberts for more info
Gonzales - 11401 Double M Dr - $424,900 | Contact Johnny Mondello for more info
Prairieville - 40024 Summer Wind Ave - $335,000 | Contact CaBrena Roberts for more info
Prairieville - 37417 Cypress Hollow Ave - $438,000 | Contact Sam Watts for more info

Other newly listed homes and land for sale:

Addis | Baton RougeCentral | Denham Springs | Geismar | Gonzales | Port Allen | Prairieville | Walker

Complete list of homes for sale: Newest Listings in the Greater Baton Rouge Area

Local and National Real Estate News

Current mortgage interest rates: Bank Rate

Market Statistics for Greater Baton Rouge Home Sales

Though detached single family homes didn't sell as quickly in most price ranges compared to last July, they sold at a faster pace than other previous years at most price points. According to the Greater Baton Rouge Board of REALTORS®' Multiple Listing Service (MLS), 992 detached single family homes were sold in the Greater Baton Rouge Area. The average days on the market for these homes was 58. The median was 25 days on the market and the longest it took for a home to receive a contract that sold in July was 2280 days. The Greater Baton Rouge Board of REALTORS®' MLS includes homes sold in Baton Rouge, Central, Denham Springs, Geismar, Greenwell Springs, Plaquemine, Port Allen, Prairieville, St. Amant, Walker, Watson, and surrounding areas. Check out the graph below displaying how quickly homes sold this July compared to previous years.


 


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