The Home Buyer's Korner

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September 27th, 2016

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EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH 

Smiley Heights 70806 Neighborhood

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

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The median real estate price in the Smiley Heights (Afton – Bel Air – Fairfax Heights – Fairfields East – Melrose Place) neighborhood is $101,625, which is less expensive than over 70 percent of all the neighborhoods in the state and more than 79 percent of all the neighborhoods in the country.

The average rental price in the Smiley Heights neighborhood is currently $850 a month, and rents here are currently lower in price than over 55 percent of all the neighborhoods in Louisiana. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters

The Smiley Heights 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, duplexes, townhomes, and apartments.

Many of the residences in the Smiley Heights neighborhood are older, well-established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

The Smiley Heights neighborhood has a vacancy rate over 16 percent, which is well above average compared to other neighborhoods nationwide. To learn more about this neighborhood’s vacancy rate and its effect on your home buying or selling options, consult your real estate agent.

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flair, can make all the difference and why it’s important to learn all you can about the neighborhood you plan to call home.

Whether by choice, divorce, or unplanned pregnancy, single moms may have the toughest job in the book, and the Smiley Heights (Fairfax Heights – Fairfields East – Melrose Place) neighborhood has more single mother households than over 96 percent of all the neighborhoods in the country. For those moms looking to get ahead, consider home ownership with the FNMA My Community MortgageFHAFHA 203K, or FNMA HomeStyle Renovation loan programs. These home financing tools could be one of the best things you could do for your family.

Your future neighbors in the Smiley Heights neighborhood of Baton Rouge earn modest incomes, and this neighborhood has an income lower than nearly 91 percent of all the neighborhoods in the country. 

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Smiley Heights neighborhood, nearly 36 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 executive, management, and professional occupations, with almost 30 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations at about 23 percent, and about 12 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 ancestry often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. 

In the Smiley Heights neighborhood of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Sub-Saharan African at six percent. There are also a number of people of Italian roots at nearly three percent. Some of the residents are also of French or German ancestry at over one percent each, among others.

The most common language spoken in the Smiley Heights neighborhood is English, spoken by almost 98 percent of households, while over two 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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