The Home Buyer's Korner

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April 21st, 2016

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Goodwood 70806 Neighborhood

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

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The median real estate price in the Goodwood (Caldwell Manor – Goodwood Estates – Goodwood Place – Henry Place – Old Goodwood Townhomes – The Villas at Goodwood – Westdale) neighborhood of Baton Rouge, Louisiana comes in at just under $274,000, which is more expensive than over 91 percent of the neighborhoods in the state and more than 69 percent of all the neighborhoods in the country.

The average rental price in the Goodwood neighborhood is currently at $1,150 a month, and the average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than nearly 80 percent of the neighborhoods in Louisiana. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied.

Goodwood area is a suburban neighborhood located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and real estate is primarily made up of small studios and two bedroom to medium sized three or four bedroom single-family homes and other multi-family housing options like condominiums, town homes, and apartments.

Many of the residences in the Goodwood neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969, with a number of residences built between 1970 and 1999.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are are under 10 percent in the Goodwood neighborhood, or near the mid range of vacancies.

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

Are you planning to retire in Louisiana? This neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Goodwood may be considered a retiree’s dream neighborhood. It’s peaceful and quiet, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood retiree-friendly.

Also, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Goodwood neighborhood, where nearly a third of residents have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where less  than nine percent of adults have completed a post-graduate degree. You can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 95 percent of the neighborhoods in America.

Your future neighbors in the Goodwood neighborhood of Baton Rouge earn upper middle class incomes, and this neighborhood has a higher income than 77 percent of the neighborhoods in America.

In the Goodwood neighborhood, more than 59 percent of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional 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 over 21 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations at nearly 10 percent and more than nine percent in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

Culture is shared learning 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. 

In the Goodwood neighborhood of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French or Irish at around 12 percent. There are also a number of people of English roots at over nine percent. Some of the residents are also of German or Polish ancestry at seven percent, among others.

The most common language spoken in the Goodwood neighborhood is English, spoken by nearly 97 percent of households.


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Install, repair or replace electrical systems

Kitchen remodeling (including the purchase and installation of appliances)

Bathroom remodeling, Full interior painting, Total exterior painting

Repair or replace a septic system and/or well

Disability access (wheelchair ramp, elevator, widen doorways)

Build, repair or replace deck, patio or porch

Basement waterproofing and finishing

Abatement/Stabilization of lead-based paint hazards

Replace old windows, Room additions, Finish an attic

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Replace a termite damaged sill plate (a water-damaged sill plate also)

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tree removal, repair a driveway and sidewalks

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