Battle Over CFPB About to get Interesting

The National Real Estate Post’s topics are always so interesting and fascinating that when they are good I must share them, like the one yesterday about Section 8 housing. Today, there is a classic partisan battle brewing over the direction and possibly the entire existence of the Consumer Financial Protection Board.  Make no mistake, I have never been in favor of this agency, mainly because (even as stated in the video) the U.S. has a plethora of financial oversight agencies – why the need for another?  Especially one that is solely funded by fines?

The average consumer probably has no idea about this agency and how it has affected their own transactions with banks and their mortgages, however my industry friends should watch.

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This will be an interesting move one way or another.

David Madaffari, Realtor
225-772-3283
David@DavidMadaffari.com

Section 8 – Fix it or Leave it?

Section 8 has always been a political football for politicians, and a debating point among working people.  The issue is simple: should those receiving government funds for housing have time limits and work requirements attached to the vouchers?

In the video below, Frank and Gary at the National Real Estate Post discuss the comments made by both outgoing HUD Director Julian Castro and incoming director Ben Carson, and the details surrounding this debate really changed my perception as to the government’s obligations with the program.

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Watch the video and give me your thoughts.  What do you think about Section 8?

David Madaffari
225-772-3283
david@davidmadaffari.com

 

Pelican Point Home – $354,900

The value here is incredible – 4 bedrooms, 3 baths PLUS bonus room with 9′ ceilings , open concept living area, and a huge master closet. Large lot and yard makes this a great new home the in first filing of Pelican Point.   Hwy 44 will be a hub of activity in the coming years, so get into this home now and have a prime spot in the middle of it all.

6300 Beau Douglas Ave
Pelican Point Golf Community
$354,900

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David Madaffari, Realtor

Mobile: (225) 772-3283
Email: David@DavidMadaffari.com

Jonathan Diez, Realtor

Mobile: (225) 938-4653
Email: Jonathan@GrassrootsTeam.com

17111 Commerce Centre Dr.
Prairieville, LA 70769
(225) 744-0044

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2016 Sales in Review!

2016 has been a terrific year – we sold 39 homes and over $7.3 Million in volume, making 2016 our best year to date.  I thought it would be fun to catalog every home we sold this year – listings and buyers –  and after doing so it really runs the gamut of properties.  From traditional to contemporary, new construction to “vintage” to multi-family and investment/renovation projects.   Not shown here are the lots and land sales, mainly because no one wants to look at shots of grass, trees or plat maps, lol.


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And last but not least, the home we purchased for our family in Baton Rouge.

Let’s make 2017 even better!  Call me at 225-772-3283 for your home selling and buying needs.  and of course I always appreciate referrals!

– David Madaffari

6300 Beau Douglas – $364,900

This home is now complete! This floor plan has been successful in other areas, and we are sure you will love it as well.   4 bedrooms, 3 baths PLUS bonus room with 9′ ceilings , open concept living area, and a huge master closet. Large backyard – a great new home the in first filing of Pelican Point!

6300 Beau Douglas Ave
Pelican Point Golf Community
$364,900

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David Madaffari, Realtor

Mobile: (225) 772-3283
Email: David@GrassrootsTeam.com

Jonathan Diez, Realtor

Mobile: (225) 938-4653
Email: Jonathan@GrassrootsTeam.com

17111 Commerce Centre Dr.
Prairieville, LA 70769
(225) 744-0044