Belle Chasse, LA Real Estate News

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Following is the Belle Chasse, LA home sales report for January 2008 compared to January 2007.   January 2008January 2007# Homes Sold57High Sale Price$490,000$435,000Low Sale Price$135,000$90,000Average Sale Price$269,200$228,714Average Days on Market13878Total Volume Sold$1,346,000$1,601,000 With 59 current active listings, it appears that the Belle Chasse market is moving towards a more stable balance of supply and demand.  While there were only 5 sales in January, there are 12 homes pending sale as of 2/7/2008.  Based on these numbers, I project a 5-6 month supply of available homes for sale, which is well within a healthy market balance.  Average sale prices have increased from January 2007, but are below the 2007 year end average of $296,523. Current High list price:  $2,750,000 Cu...
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By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Located in Belle Chasse, Louisiana, Springwood Estates has some of the newest homes in Plaquemines Parish.  Right off of Woodland Highway, Springwood Estates began offering new homes for sale in 2002 and continues to offer existing home resales and vacant lots to build your own dream house on.              Low homeowner association dues of $250 per year Quick and easy access to Algiers, Gretna and the New Orleans Central Business District High demand Belle Chasse public school system Current Home Listings in Springwood5 active single family homes for salePrice ranges from $399,000 to $898,000All homes are 4 or 5 bedrooms with a minimum of 3 bathsSizes range from 2,730 to over 5,700 square feet of living areaCurrent Lots Listed in Springwood3 active vacant land listingsPrice ranges from ...
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By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
It was another great weekend on the West Bank!  I love this time of year, when there seems to be a fair or festival every week.  Where else in the world does this happen? The day started out a little dreary.  Overcast, periodic light rain sprinkles, just a tad bit on the gloomy side.  Early this afternoon, however, the sky started to clear, the sun came out and I jumped in the car and drove to Belle Chasse for the Our Lady of Perpetual Help annual school fair.  I've been to this fair in years past and knew that it was worth a return visit.What a great time!  Kids playing games, getting their faces painted, taking the tractor ride, eating ice cream and having a great time.  The confetti eggs were out in force.  The silly string was shooting into hair and onto clothes, sometimes catching ...
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By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
This is the same blog posted for Algiers, Gretna and Terrytown...only the statistics have been changed. Belle Chasse market update as of 8/1/2007:Date of salesUnits SoldAverage Days on MarketAverage Sales Price1/1/2005 - 8/1/20056665$213,4221/1/2006 - 8/1/20068458$275,3531/1/2007 - 8/1/20075072$295,824This information is provided by the Gulf South Real Estate Information NetworkAs of 8/1/2007, there were 70 active listings in Belle Chasse, with an average list price of $377,960.   Who is fooling who here?  Hellooooo...Mr. (or Ms.) Seller... here are some questions to ask yourself:Is my house overpriced for the neighborhood?   If you have been on the market for more than 90 days, it's time to take a fresh look at your price, the competition and the current comparables with an updated mar...
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