The Home Buyer's Korner

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April 24th, 2016

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EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH 

Brown Heights/Green Acres 70714 & 70811 Neighborhood

Baker, Louisiana 

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The median real estate price in the Brown Heights/Green Acres (Brentwood Place – Brown Heights – Greenwood – Feliciana – Hausey Estate – Whispering Oaks) neighborhood of Baker, Louisiana is near $143,450, which is more expensive than 55 percent of the neighborhoods in the state and 37 percent of the neighborhoods in the country.

The average rental price in the Brown Heights/Green Acres neighborhood is just over $800 a month and rents here are currently lower in price than almost 65 percent of all neighborhoods in Louisiana. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied.

Brown Heights/Green Acres neighborhood is a suburban neighborhood located in Baker, Louisiana, and real estate is primarily made up of medium sized three and four bedroom to large four, five or more bedroom single-family homes and other multi-family housing options like condominiums, town homes, and apartments.  

Many of the residences in the Brown Heights/Green Acres neighborhood are well-established, but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999, with a number of residences built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in the Brown Heights/Green Acres neighborhood are under five percent, which is lower than one will find in over 79 percent of neighborhoods across the country. Demand for real estate in Brown Heights/Green Acres is above average, and signals demand for either price increases or new construction of residential homes.

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular flair, and why it’s important to learn all you can about the neighborhood you plan to call home.

Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that neighborhood. Some interesting things about the rootedness of people in the Brown Heights/Green Acres neighborhood is more residents live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago than is found in over 97 percent of all neighborhoods in America. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don’t move often, and have lived here in this very neighborhood for quite a while.

With more than two percent of residents living here who are part the LGBT community the, Brown Heights/Green Acres neighborhood is truly one that stands out from the rest in this regard.

Your future neighbors in the Brown Heights/Green Acres neighborhood of Baker earn upper middle class incomes, and this neighborhood has a higher income than over 64 percent of the neighborhoods in America.

The Brown Heights/Green Acres neighborhood of Baker, Louisiana is part of the unincorporated area in East Baton Rouge Parish, and part of the Baton Rouge Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was well below the maximum limits set by the USDA and according to the 2010 census, many, if not all of this area could be eligible for government insured zero down payment home loans. A product designed to assist modest to middle class income earning home buyers in rural to semi-suburban areas in obtaining home ownership.

In the Brown Heights/Green Acres neighborhood, over 30 percent of the working population is employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with more than 28 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations at 24 percent, and 17 percent in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Brown Heights/Green Acres neighborhood of Baker, Louisiana, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as English at eight percent. There are also a number of people of French ancestry at over five percent, and residents who report African, French Canadian or German roots at around three percent.

The most common language spoken in the Brown Heights/Green Acres neighborhood is English, spoken by nearly 97 percent of households.

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tree removal, repair a driveway and sidewalks

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