Rousing Housing is the podcast of Commerce Title, located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Featuring local Baton Rouge experts who know Baton Rouge real estate, host Calvert Stone gets into some real talk about buying, owning, renting, flipping, selling, and even renovating. If it's Baton Rouge real estate, you'll hear it in Rousing Housing.
Not Moving House, Moving _A_ House | Alissa Jenkins and Katy Caldwell
BONUS – Our very own host, Calvert Stone has the experience of physically moving not one but two houses. In this bonus episode, Calvert is joined by top-producing realtors Alissa Jenkins and Katy Caldwell to discuss what exactly goes into cutting, lifting, and relocating homes, followed by restoration. Calvert, Katy, and Allissa have an in-depth conversation about finding “free” houses for moving; the process of working with house movers; costs of relocation; does moving house make for a good investm
The Real Estate of Restaurants | Smalls Sliders with Scott Fargason
BONUS – Restaurants are a tough business, and where a restaurant is located can be a make or break proposition. Smalls Sliders, launched in Baton Rouge, is a sensation and Scott Fargason of Smalls joins Calvert Stone of Commerce Title to discuss the real estate of restaurants. Scott offers his insights about how Smalls is maximizing the opportunity of their unique location. Calvert quizzes Scott about what goes on behind the scenes in a successful restaurant and Scott shares from his extensive background
Jim Johnston and Brandon Branch | St. Francisville Inn Refurbished and Reborn
S2E5 – The St. Francisville Inn is under new ownership and is experiencing new life as a premiere place to stay in wonderful St. Francisville. Owners (and masterminds) Jim Johnston and Brandon Branch join host Calvert Stone to talk about big, multi-million-dollar projects, near disasters, and the dream of owning an inn. How did Jim and Brandon translate their prior professional experience into success as inn keepers? How does a business person identify profit centers in their property? Season Finale.
Owen Couhig Kemp | Airbnb Superhost in St. Francisville
S2E4 – In West Feliciana Parish sits lovely St. Francisville where Owen Couhig Kemp is a Realtor, yoga instructor, and Airbnb Superhost. Owen shares her experience (good and bad) as a real estate investor and how she’s found success and enjoyment as an Airbnb Superhost. Host Calvert Stone gets Owen’s tips and insights into how pricing can boost a sharing economy profile, how to know what is going to make guests most comfortable, and (of course) how location (location, location) impacts success.
Michael Craven | Demystifying Historic Tax Credits
S2E3 - Maybe you have seen a historic building or a structure with some architectural interest getting restored to its former glory. While the restorer may have purely aesthetic interests, they also may have a little help from Historic Tax Credits. Michael Craven of Enhanced Capital demystifies this process with Rousing Housing host Calvert Stone. What is the purpose of these credits? How do they work? These questions and more are answered on this episode of Rousing Housing.
James Fogle | From an Old Church to The Mid City Ballroom
Mid City is happening and one of the best places to hear music in this revitalized part of Baton Rouge is the Mid City Ballroom. James Fogle is one of the proprietors of the Mid City Ballroom, he also happens to be a real estate professional, and he's our guest on Rousing Housing. James and Rousing Housing host Calvert Stone talk about seeing potential in buildings as well as gauging an "up and coming" area.
A Rousing Podcast!
Such a great podcast! Great information that is delivered in an easy to understand and captivating way!
Great information and funny too!
I enjoyed the information and it was delivered in a way that held my attention.
Awesome real estate info for BR locals
This is really good information for Baton Rouge locals who are curious about investing in real estate. I love that there are CPAs, attorneys, Realtors so you can get all perspectives. Beware: it will make you want to buy all the houses!!🏠🏡🏠🏡🏠