The Home Buyer's Korner

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April 22nd, 2016

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EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH

Perkins Rd/Lee Dr 70808 Neighborhood

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

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The median real estate price in the Perkins Rd/Lee Dr (Baywood – Christian Street Townhomes – Cloverdale – Crescent at University Lake -Hillsdale – Holly Ridge Townhomes – Idle Oaks – Lake Hills – Lakeridge Estates – Southdown Gardens – Stanford Oaks – Stanford Place – Westmoreland Place – Zee Zee Gardens) neighborhood of Baton Rouge, Louisiana is $310,825, which is more expensive than nearly 95 percent of the neighborhoods in the state and over 74 percent of the neighborhoods in the country.

The average rental price in the Perkins Rd/Lee Dr neighborhood is currently just nearly $1,525 a month, and the average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than almost 96 percent of the neighborhoods in Louisiana. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied

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

Many of the residences in the Perkins Rd/Lee Dr neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969, with a number of residences built before 1940.

Perkins Rd/Lee Dr area has a vacancy rate over 14 percent, which is well above average compared to other neighborhoods in the country and higher than over 71 percent of neighborhoods across the nation. To understand more about this neighborhoods vacancy rate and how it might affect your home buying or selling decision, consult your real estate agent.

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its flair. 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.

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Perkins Rd/Lee Dr neighborhood is that, it’s a great choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you’ll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. 

Do you like to read, write, and learn? Are you curious about the world? If so, this neighborhood may be a good fit for you. In this neighborhood more than 72 percent of the adults living here have earned at least a bachelor’s degree, and this is a higher rate than over 97 percent of all the neighborhoods in the country. In this way, this neighborhood truly stands out.

Your future neighbors in the Perkins Rd/Lee Dr neighborhood of Baton Rouge earn upper middle class incomes, and this neighborhood has a higher income than nearly 68 percent of the neighborhoods in the country. 

In the Perkins Rd/Lee Dr neighborhood, over 55 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 more than 23 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations at almost 11 percent, and well over 10 percent in clerical, assistant, and tech support 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 Perkins Rd/Lee Dr neighborhood of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as French at nearly 22 percent. There are also a number of people of English ancestry at almost 15 percent, and residents who report German roots over 10 percent. Some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry at nearly six percent, along with some Irish, and Scots-Irish ancestry residents at well over three percent.

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Perkins Rd/Lee Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by over 92 of households, while nearly three percent speak French, followed by Spanish.

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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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