Louisiana real estate trends (July 2021)
How is the real estate market in Louisiana?
🏠 Average home value: $190,735
📈 1.06% home value increase month over month
💰 Median sale price: $260,000
⏳ 68 days on the market
🔑 Homes on the market: 8,772
📆 0.9 months of housing inventory
🏦 30-year mortgage rate: 3.13%
💵 Average income: $49,469
State of the market: C+
Listing prices are flat in Louisiana, suggesting that sellers in the state are uncertain how much demand is out there. And since listings are staying on the market much longer than the national average, sellers are right to be cautious — but buyers might be able to snag a deal.
*Data last updated July 2021
A southern state perched on the Gulf of Mexico, Louisiana has a unique culture that blends Spanish, French, and Acadian (Cajun) traditions.
Every March, New Orleans hosts roughly 1.4 million visitors who descend for its lively Mardi Gras celebrations. But year-round, Louisiana residents enjoy the state's affordable cost of living, highly rated public schools, and mix of small towns and bustling cities.
The Bayou State has a warm climate and a landscape featuring wetlands, river plains, and marshes.
If you're thinking of buying or selling in Louisiana, these Louisiana housing predictions and stats can help you make an informed decision.
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Selling a home in Louisiana
Louisiana real estate market forecast for sellers
⏰ Homes are selling 14.5 days faster than the annual average
💰 Homes are selling for $12,621 more than the annual average
💸 Average listing commission: 2.59%
💸 Average buyer's commission: 2.59%
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Cost to sell a home in Louisiana
Buying a home in Louisiana
How much home you can buy with $300,000 in...
🏠 New Orleans: 1,707 sq ft
🏡 Lafayette: 2,186 sq ft
🏡 Baton Rouge: 1,971 sq ft
🏠 Shreveport: 3,071 sq ft
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Best of Louisiana
Each month, we compare cities in Louisiana based on different criteria. This month, we're looking at affordability and ranking the best cities in the state.
Most Affordable Cities in Louisiana
1. Lake Charles
Worst of Louisiana
Each month, we compare cities in Louisiana based on a different criteria. This month we're looking at affordability data. These are the cities that ranked the worst in the state.
Least Affordable Cities in Louisiana
1. New Orleans-Metairie
2. Shreveport-Bossier City
5. Baton Rouge
- Louisiana Real Estate Commission
- Louisiana's real estate license verification
- Louisiana's real estate agent code of conduct
- Louisiana's disclosure forms
- Transfer taxes in Louisiana
- Home buying assistance programs in Louisiana
Clever's analysis of state market trends is based on local data from Zillow, realtor.com, Redfin, S&P Global, the U.S. Census, and Clever surveys. Our team of over 20 real estate analysts from across the country research local markets and data to compile our "Best" and "Worst" rankings.