My daughter is going to LSU and I'm looking to buy a 3 BR house or condo. Suggestions?

Asked by tracey.kelleher, Baton Rouge, LA Thu Oct 24, 2013

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loupierce457, Home Seller, 70820
Sun Oct 27, 2013
Have a 3 bedroom 2 bath house in Lake Beau Pre. It is on the lake with a fantastic deck in back on the lake. It will be available around Dec 5th or so. Nice neighborhood. Lot of LSU students. Very close to school. Call or e mail for more info and address. Paid 203,900.
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Lou Pierce
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Daniel Engle, Landlord, Baton Rouge, LA
Sat Oct 26, 2013
Feel free to check out my blog at for news and information about LSU neighborhoods. For rentals in case you need to rent before you buy check out I specialize in the Nicholson Corridor between downtown and LSU and could help you find some great options that would work. Feel free to send me a message.

Daniel Engle
Engle Realty
Direct 225-456-7812 Office 225-937-4003
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Lou Salario, Agent, Baton Rouge, LA
Thu Oct 24, 2013
Hi Tracey! That is a great question. I would ask you next... Do you have the means and time to handle the lawn? Exterior Maintenance? Will the other 2 bedrooms be rented to family members? Most neighborhoods have restrictions.
If your answer is no to any of the above then a Condo would be your best bet along with the purchase of a Home Warranty Product at Closing.
Have you browsed the Active inventory of each category yet? Keep in mind that there will be a few things coming up after December 2013 Graduation Ceremonies. Good Luck to You and Ms. Daughter.
Good day!,
Lou Salario
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thank you so much Lou!! You have a good point - I need to start my search in December! Thanks, Tracy
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Ryan J Delau…, , Baton Rouge, LA
Thu Oct 24, 2013
Hi Tracey,

My name is Ryan DeLaune /

The best thing to do is get your financing options ironed out and then connect with a good Agent that really specializes in that specific area. Buying mistakes can cost thousands of dollars in the long run. There are many differences purchasing in the LSU area as opposed to another.

Juli Jenkins 225-931-5867 is a great Agent to work with, she really knows the area.

I would be happy to discuss your financing options 225-788-7881 or
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Taylor Spino…, , Baton Rouge, LA
Thu Oct 24, 2013
Hi Mrs. Tracey,

There is a new neighborhood called Creekside located in a Traditional Neighborhood Development called Rouzan. It is located off of Perkins and Glascow between Southdowns and WoodChase. It features newly constructed homes that will begin selling next month. They are 2-4 Bedroom garden style homes and townhomes which are modeled after the shotgun cottages you see in the older neighborhoods of Baton Rouge as well as in New Orleans. Not only would it be a fantastic place for your daughter to live with several amenities located in the developments' Village Center, but it would also be a great investment for you.
My name is Taylor Spinosa and I am the residential salesman for the development. You can contact me at (225) 300-7003 or by email at
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Tim Houk, Agent, Baton Rouge, LA
Thu Oct 24, 2013
I would suggest looking at what has been re-selling for profit or break even in 3-4 years. Email me at and I will be happy to provide you with an analysis.
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Juli Jenkins, Agent, Prairieville, LA
Thu Oct 24, 2013
I specialize in the LSU area. Lake Beau Pre and Beau Pre are both great neighborhoods only minutes down river road from LSU. I also own several homes in both neighborhoods and know a few things that might be coming available soon. Do you know when you are looking to purchase?
Feel free to call me at 225-931-5867
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Katherine Co…, Agent, Baton Rouge, LA
Thu Oct 24, 2013

I have a new listing coming up in Lake Beau Pre Townhomes. There are also other great options I'd more than happy to email you to start looking through. Please contact me if interested. Thanks!

Katherine Coghlan/REALTOR, ABR, SRS, SFR
Burns & Co. Inc./Real Estate Group
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Jen Bayhi-Ge…, Agent, Zachary, LA
Thu Oct 24, 2013
Tracey, I'd be happy to help you find a property in a great area near LSU. Please call me at 225-324-9515 or email me at Thanks!
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