The Home Buyer's Korner

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September 25th, 2016

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EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH 

Scotlandville 70807 Neighborhood

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

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The median real estate price in the Scotlandville (Somersett – Taylor Tract) neighborhood of Baton Rouge, Louisiana neighborhood is $84,225, which is less expensive than nearly 83 percent of all the neighborhoods in the state and over 87 percent in the country.

The average rental price in the Scotlandville (Somersett – Taylor Tract) neighborhood is currently $550 a month, and rents are currently lower in price than almost 97 percent of all the neighborhoods in Louisiana. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters.

Scotlandville (Somersett – Taylor Tract) 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 options like condominiums, town homes, duplexes, and apartments.  

Many of the residences in the Scotlandville (Somersett – Taylor Tract) neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969, while a number of residences were built between 1970 and 1999.

Vacant homes or apartments are a fact of life in the Scotlandville (Somersett – Taylor Tract) neighborhood, and the current real estate vacancy rate here is over 18 percent. To learn more about this neighborhood’s vacancy rate and its effect on your home buying or selling options, 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.

Interestingly, in the Scotlandville (Somersett – Taylor Tract) neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today, did not live here five years ago. 

Your future neighbors in the Scotlandville (Somersett – Taylor Tract) neighborhood of Baton Rouge earn modest incomes, and this neighborhood has an income lower than 95 percent of all the neighborhoods in America. 

In the Scotlandville (Somersett – Taylor Tract) neighborhood, nearly 43 percent of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with over 31 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations at nearly 30 percent, and almost five percent in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Scotlandville (Somersett – Taylor Tract) neighborhood of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German at nearly four percent. There are also a number of people of Haitian ancestry at three percent, and residents who report French roots at over one percent. Some of the residents are also of Italian ancestry at over one percent.

The most common language spoken in the Scotlandville (Somersett – Taylor Tract) neighborhood is English, spoken by over 97 percent of households, while nearly three percent speak Spanish.

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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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