With a population of 230,000, Baton Rouge Louisiana is the second largest community in the state of Louisiana. Located in the southeast portion of the state along the Mississippi River, demand for Baton Rouge homes is growing and attracting new families into the city. The majority of Baton Rouge homes for sale are single-family homes with at least two bedrooms. A steady supply of larger homes for sale by the river means that growing families can easily find affordable (and sought after) properties in the downtown Baton Rouge area.
In 2013 to date, the current median sale price of Baton Rouge homes for sale is $179,000. This figure represents a price appreciation of 8.9% from 2012, underscoring the current strength of the real estate market in Baton Rouge LA, as well as the number of buyers settling down in the city in recent years. Recent statistics indicate that the city is enjoying a buyer’s market with approximately 662 Baton Rouge home sales this year, a significant increase from 2012.
One feature that distinguishes real estate in Baton Rouge is the age of its properties. Buyers won’t have to search far to find eye-catching and classic architectural features in Baton Rouge homes for sale that depict the city's rich historic past. Almost 40% of the properties on the market in Baton Rouge were built before 1969. Finding that picture perfect property is well within everyone's reach.
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