How Much Home Can I Afford Making Under $50,000 A Year?

How Much Home Can I Afford

The median 2018 household income in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana is $46,457.  So, if you make around $50,000 and are wondering “How Much Home Can I Afford” you are in good company.  The Fall buying market is here!  The housing market remains strong!  Home prices and interest rates continue to climb!  This means that NOW is… [Read More]

Shop For Homeowners Insurance

Homeowners Insurance

  Do Homeowners Insurance Costs Vary? The location of your home, its construction and condition all play a part in how much you pay for home insurance (and so do YOU).  Homeowners insurance costs vary widely among providers.  Insurance companies assess risk in different ways so it is important to compare homeowner insurance quotes to… [Read More]

Strong Demand for Housing

Single Family Housing in Demand

Over in the housing market, home builder sentiment remained strong in May as builders are being boosted by growing consumer demand for single-family homes. However, the increasing costs for lumber poses a concern for builders. The NAB Housing Market Index rose two points in May to 70. Tight housing inventory, employment gains and demographic tailwinds… [Read More]