The Home Buyer's Korner

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August 7th, 2016

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EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH

Merrydale 70812 & 70814 Neighborhood

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

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The median real estate price in the Merrydale (Greenway Place – Kildare – Victoria Farms – Videt Place – West Lone Oak) neighborhood of Baton Rouge, Louisiana is $120,550, which is more expensive than 41 percent of all the neighborhoods in Louisiana and over 29 percent of the neighborhoods in the country.

The average rental price in the Merrydale neighborhood is currently $725 a month, and rents here are currently lower in price than over 79 percent of other neighborhoods in Louisiana. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters.

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

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

Home and apartment vacancy rates are just under 11 percent in Merrydale, 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 particular flair, and why it’s important to learn all you can about the neighborhood you plan to call home. 

Your future neighbors in the Merrydale neighborhood of Baton Rouge earn modest to middle class incomes, and this neighborhood has an income lower than 68 percent of all the neighborhoods in the country. 

In the Merrydale neighborhood, 31 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 nearly 26 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations at over 23 percent, and almost 18 percent in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Culture is the shared learning behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicity and ancestry have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicity or ancestry will express those cultures. 

In the Merrydale neighborhood in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African at over 15 percent. There are also a number of people of Mexican roots at over four percent. Some of the residents are also of English ancestry at nearly two percent, along with some French ancestry residents at over one percent, among others.

The most common language spoken in the Merrydale neighborhood is English, spoken by over 91 percent, while nearly eight percent of households speak Spanish.

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Here are just a few of the home improvements

you might consider with any Home Renovation loan

Repair or replace a roof

Install, replace or repair gutters and downspouts

Replace, repair or upgrade your HVAC system

Repair or replace plumbing

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

Add a second story to your home

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

Possible landscaping items such as correction of grading & drainage problems,

tree removal, repair a driveway and sidewalks

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