Darbi McGlone's Blog Posts

Darbi McGlone's Blog Posts

Getting To Know Baton Rouge
The Advocate has started producing a special section of our paper to focus on exploring different neighborhoods in Baton Rouge. This is a great way for someone who is new to the ar...

Mardi Gras Baby
King Cake, Parades and Beads! Its a complete celebration that you just never want to miss. My personal favorite part of Mardi Gras is the king cake. King Cake Latte's, King Cake Ca...

Curb Appeal Is A Must
When you are browsing the internet at homes, whats the very first picture 90% of the time? The front of the house, that is your very first impression of the homes you see onli...

An Array Of Optional Financing For Your New Home Purchase
At this time in Louisiana people need financing options. We at GMFS are happy to provide just that! We offer 100% financing and renovation / construction loans for the buyer t...

Nothing Spooky To See Here
With Halloween approaching so quickly, I wanted to share something beautiful, light and inviting as opposed to dark and spooky! Take a minute to check out this beautiful home ...

FoIlette Pottery
I run across many people with different backgrounds, education and ethnicity and am always amazed at the talent and knowledge that folks have.  One couple that I worked w...

Baton Rouge Historic Places
Clearly I am a huge fan of all things Real Estate, but I am also a fan of the history of Real Estate! This week I was lucky enough to be asked to list an amazing home in the Garden...

Updated Baton Rouge Home For Sale Under 150k
Who doesn't love Move-In Ready and walk-in closets? This new listing just hit the market and WOW. It is 3 beds with 2 full baths and an office! It features all wood floors through ...

7 Steps To Selling
It is important to have all your ducks in a row before selling your home, with Spring quickly approaching here is a great article on REALTOR.com with the 7 steps to getting your ho...

14 Things I Learned In 2014
14 things I learned and appreciate from 20141. I enjoy reading.2. My fiance has a true passion for success, and fishing.3. Wedding planning is not as exciting as I thought it would...

Have Millennials Given Up On The American Dream
One huge part of my job is to educate people on the buying process so that they are comfortable through the entire process. I find a lot of young people are scared to make the big ...

Is This Real Life
We are quickly approaching my 8 year mark in this business, these past 8 years have been filled with all kinds of exciting and amazing experiences, but what I am about to share wit...

Adopt A Pet Baton Rouge
My birthday was last week, and for my birthday I decided I wanted to give back instead of being given too. I took most of the day off and went to visit some Animal Shelters and dro...

Need Housing For Your College Student In Baton Rouge
Say NO to RENTCute and clean updated townhome located close to Mall of Louisiana, OLOL, and quick interstate access. Split floor plan, with double sinks in both bathrooms. Granite ...

New Listing In Shenandoah Estates
Can you see the potential?This home in Shenandoah Estates features 3 beds and 2 baths, with a huge living room with corner fireplace and awesome brick accent wall, with a bit of up...

Mid City Condo For Sale Baton Rouge
Move In Ready!This 2 bed 2.5 bath Condo is perfect for a low maintenance life style! This condo is updated with NO CARPET, New AC/Heat, updated appliances and light fixtures.  ...

Just Listed In Baton Rouge
First-Time home buyer looking for an adorable move in ready home in Baton Rouge? I just listed this 3 bed 2 bath home in Old Jefferson Subdivision, near the New Women's Hospital. T...

Time To Get WILD Baton Rouge
It has been too long since I wrote a blog about Royal Teeth, but today I have BIG news to share!Louisiana's own Royal Teeth with be performing on American Idol! This is a huge oppo...

Remember Your Pets Feelings When Moving
Some of you know, and some of you don't know, but I have recently got a fur baby. He is a 5 month old Yellow Lab named Koopa. He will make a few appearances here in my blog posts.A...

Super Disappointment Bowl
I am still working on getting over the disappointment I witnessed yesterday. I have been a Denver Bronco fan since the day I was born. My entire family were born and raised in Colo...

Home Buying Process
I work with a lot of first time home buyers and the number one question I get when I first talk to them is.......Where do we even start?!?Most First-Time home buyers are so anxious...

Holiday Events Around Baton Rouge
The Holidays are the best when spent with your loving family, Here is a list of some of the Christmas related events happening in and around Baton Rouge this Holiday season!Take th...

I Am Thankful
I keep seeing everyone posting each day what they are Thankful for on Facebook, so today I am going to take care of all that in one big ole thankful blog!1. I am thankful for the a...

Third Quarter Market Reports 2013
Courtesy of GBRAR:Get the scoop on our current market!http://youtu.be/WhvBrRpR4BcInterest Rates are still Low!...

What Has Your Local Market Done Over The Past Year
The number one questions I get asked once a stranger or friend finds out I am a Real Estate Agent, Is the market coming back? Are things picking up?So I have a feeling this is a bu...

7 Years
So with the 1st of August quickly approaching, I decided to write a quick Thank You blog to all my amazing past, future and current clients!August 1st will mark 7 years for me! 7 y...

How Much House You Can Afford
There are a number of factors that can contribute to the affordability of a house and, as a potential homebuyer, it's important that you know what type of mortgage payments are ...

New Look On Life
This weekend as I took a day off and relaxed by the pool, I decided to read a book that ended up changing my entire view on life. Best decision I have made this year for sure.The b...

Independence Day
I just want to stop a minute and wish everyone a happy July 4th!  I hope your day includes a noisy parade and noisier fireworks.  I think once in a while we just need ...

Transforming A Room With Paint
According to home staging specialists, painting the interior of a home is one the best ways to transform your house into a decorator showpiece!  Painting is easy, relat...

Cutest Little Town
Took a weekend trip to Oxford, Mississippi to visit my best friend and her cousin's last weekend. I had never been to Oxford before and to my surprise, I fell in love(with the city...

Currently Preparing For Summer
My very best friend has been writing her own blog for a while now, she always writes these "currently" blogs and I love them, so I decided I will be doing a monthly "currently" blo...

Texting And Driving
In the past two months, I have been involved in two car accidents where I was rear-ended by another driver.  Fortunately, there were no serious injuries but that is not always...

Curb Appeal For Your Home
If you are planning on putting your house on the market, first impressions go a long way.  The first thing that a buyer is going to see when they pull up to your home is your ...

Jazz Fest Or Should We Say ROYAL Mud Fest
  Took Friday off last week to head out to Jazz fest for the first time! Boy was it an adventure. We were only going to Jazz fest for two reason’s one, ROYAL TEETH and ...


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