The Home Buyer's Korner

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April 20th, 2016

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Westminster 70809 Neighborhood

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

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The median real estate price in the Westminster (Bluebonnet Retreat – Courtland Place -Cypress Point Subdivision – Essen Heights – Felicity – Jamestowne Court – Lakewood – New Richmond Quarters – Old Bluebonnet Quarters – Old Jefferson Subdivision – Old Quarter Houses – Old San Francisco Townhomes – One Calais Place – Parklyn Chase – Patrician Gate – Pine Ridge – Pine Ridge Townhomes – Pine Shadows – Rose Park – Village Woods – Westminster Place) neighborhood of Baton Rouge, Louisiana is just over $207,100, which is more expensive than well over 84 percent of the neighborhoods in the state and nearly 57 percent of the neighborhoods in the country.

The average rental price in the Westminster neighborhood is currently just under $1,300 a month, and the average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than nearly 90 percent of the neighborhoods in the state. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters

Westminster 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 multi-family homes like condominiums, town homes, and apartments. Many of the residences in the Westminster neighborhood are well-established, but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999, with a number of residences built between 1940 and 1969.

Vacant apartments or homes are a fact of life in the Westminster neighborhood. The current real estate vacancy rate here is nearly 19 percent, and that is higher than the rate of vacancies in nearly 83 percent of all neighborhoods in the country. However, a relatively large 13 percent of the housing here is seasonally occupied, this often occurs in vacation areas, and occasionally it is also found in neighborhoods that are primarily filled with college students, as some apartments could be vacant when school is not in session. 

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 when looking for a neighborhood to call home.

If you are planning to retire in Louisiana, this neighborhood should be on your must see list. For many reasons, the Westminster neighborhood 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.

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

In the Westminster neighborhood, 57 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 nearly 21 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations 12 percent, and 11 percent in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Westminster neighborhood of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Irish at over 13 percent. There are also a number of people of French ancestry at nearly 11 percent, and residents who report English or German roots at or near eight percent, along with some Scots-Irish ancestry residents at five percent, among others.

The most common language spoken in the Westminster neighborhood is English, spoken by over 93 percent of households, and over one percent of residents speak Polish at home.


Livingston Homes for Sale

Bluebonnet Retreat – Courtland Place

Cypress Point Subdivision – Essen Heights – Felicity – Jamestowne Court

Lakewood – New Richmond Quarters – Old Bluebonnet Quarters

Old Jefferson Subdivision – Old Quarter Houses

Old San Francisco Townhomes – One Calais Place

Parklyn Chase – Patrician Gate – Pine Ridge – Pine Ridge Townhomes

Pine Shadowns – Rose Park – Village Woods – Westminster Place







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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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