1. What Is A Short Sale?

    Sometimes, homeowners find themselves in a sticky situation when they suffer a major loss and can’t afford to make their mortgage payments every month. Perhaps they’ve been laid off at work, or they were diagnosed with an illness and have expensive medical bills hanging over their head. Maybe their home flooded or they were the victim of a house fire, and their property is now worth far less t…Read More

  2. 5 Mistakes Buyers And Sellers Make When They Don’t Hire A REALTOR®

    Whether you’re buying or selling a house in Shreveport, it’s important to have the help of an experienced REALTOR® to guide you through the process. The reality is that real estate can be difficult to navigate on your own, and many sellers and buyers find themselves in a rut when they try to go about it themselves. Here are the top five mistakes buyers and sellers make when they don’t seek …Read More

  3. How To Navigate Foreclosure Listings

    When home buyers are on the hunt for real estate for sale, many forget about REO properties and foreclosed homes if they don’t have an experienced REALTOR® to help them find the best homes for sale in their area. Either that, or they have a misconception that these houses for sale are red flags because they are owned by the bank, a government agency, or a government loan insurer after an unsucc…Read More

  4. 5 Home Staging Tips To Help You Sell Your House

    If you are looking to sell your house in Shreveport, one of the most important things to do is to start staging your home and prepare it for open houses. Getting your house market-ready is key to making a successful real estate sale, and it all comes down to the finer details. At Laura Dean Real Estate, I do everything from home valuations and short sales to real estate listings, real estate stagi…Read More

  5. Benefits Of Having A REALTOR® Help You Sell Your Home

    Anyone who has sold a house or bought a home for sale knows how difficult the process would be if a real estate agent weren’t there to facilitate the process. For whatever reason, some people are under the impression that anyone can sell a house without the help of a real estate agency, and that all it takes is creating a real estate listing, setting up an open house, and finding someone who is …Read More

  6. What Is a Real Estate Owned Property?

    The home-buying process can be daunting, especially when you have to navigate complicated real estate terminology, like “REO properties,” “short sales,” and “foreclosure.” Often, real estate agents don’t take the time to fully explain all the home-buying options to clients, which can lead to missed opportunities and misinformed decisions. As it turns out, some of the best real estate…Read More

  7. Welcome to Laura Dean Real Estate

    Welcome to the Laura Dean Real Estate blog! Here, I will be sharing tips, guides, and information to help you navigate the process of buying or selling a house in Northwest Louisiana. As a certified REALTOR® with more than eight years of professional real estate experience, it is my mission to help people find their dream home, whether that means listing their old house for sale and searching for…Read More