The Home Buyer's Korner

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October 2nd, 2016

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Magnolia 70739 70818 Neighborhood

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The Home Buyer’s Korner

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The median real estate price in the Comite/Ridgewood (Bellingrath Hills – Bellingrath Lakes – Evergreen Hills – Geo-Jes Country – Village Cote) neighborhood of Central, Louisiana is $183,725, which is more expensive than over 73 percent of the neighborhoods in the state and nearly 49 percent of the neighborhoods in the country.

The average rental price in the Comite/Ridgewood neighborhood is currently $875 a month, and rents here are currently lower in price than over 57 percent of all the neighborhoods in Louisiana. Owner-occupied real estate dominates the Comite/Ridgewood (Village Cote) neighborhood. In fact, the percentage of residential real estate occupied by its owner is higher here than in nearly 97 percent of all the neighborhoods in the country.

The Comite/Ridgewood area is a suburban neighborhood located in Central, Louisiana, and the residential 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, duplexes, and apartments. Many of the residences in the Comite/Ridgewood (Village Cote) neighborhood are established, but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999, while a number of residences were built between 2000 to present day.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are under nine percent in the Comite/Ridgewood neighborhood and this rate is lower than under 53 percent of the neighborhoods in the nation, or near the mid range of vacancies.

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while, and why it’s important to learn all you can about the neighborhood you plan to call home. 

Your future neighbors in the Comite/Ridgewood neighborhood of Central earn upper middle class income, and this neighborhood has a higher income than over 71 percent of the neighborhoods in America.

The recent census placed the population of Central well within their maximum limits set by the USDA, and according to the 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 and semi-suburban areas for obtaining home ownership. 

In the Comite/Ridgewood neighborhood, nearly 30 percent of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with over 26 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations at 24 percent, and more than 20 percent in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Each neighborhood has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries, and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture, some more unique than others, based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households, and importantly, on the ethnicity and ancestry of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Comite/Ridgewood neighborhood of Central, LA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French at over 17 percent. There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry at 15 percent, and residents who report English roots at nine percent. Some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry at more than five percent, along with some German ancestry residents at over four percent and nearly four percent has French Canadian ancestry, among others.

The most common language spoken in the Comite/Ridgewood neighborhood is English, spoken by nearly 94 percent of households, while nearly five percent of residents speak Spanish.


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Basement waterproofing and finishing

Abatement/Stabilization of lead-based paint hazards

Replace old windows, Room additions, Finish an attic

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