14 episodes

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.

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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.

    $80,000 Disaster and Some Rent is Better Than No Rent

    $80,000 Disaster and Some Rent is Better Than No Rent

    S2E1 - Welcome back to Rousing Housing, the podcast of Commerce Title. To kick-off Season 2, host Calvert Stone walks listeners through a real estate disaster that appeared (at first) to be an $80,000 blunder. This episode is dedicated to the idea that talking about problems is just as important as sharing successes, also bolstering the mindset that every problem has a solution and overcoming obstacles is a way to develop confidence. Calvert (reluctantly?) is joined by Katie Wilcox, Marketing Coordinator with Commerce Title and Catherine O'Brien, podcast producer.
    Calvert Stone is an attorney with Commerce Title in Baton Rouge, LA. From large, complex commercial transactions to small home equity loans, Commerce Title is prepared to handle your closing in an efficient, professional manner. Close with confidence! Learn more by calling 225-769-8800 or visiting Commerce Title online. Find Commerce Title on Instagram or Facebook. Please note: This podcast is for informational purposes only.

    • 34 min
    James Fogle | From an Old Church to The Mid City Ballroom

    James Fogle | From an Old Church to The Mid City Ballroom

    S2E2 - 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. 
    James and Calvert get real about risk/reward planning, having a dream, making things work, and even get real about the perpetual problem of (ahem) plumbing issues.
    If you have ever had a dream about what a building could become, this is the Rousing Housing episode for you!
    Reach James Fogle, Century 21 Investment Realty  Catch a show at the Mid City Ballroom Calvert Stone is an attorney with Commerce Title in Baton Rouge, LA. From large, complex commercial transactions to small home equity loans, Commerce Title is prepared to handle your closing in an efficient, professional manner. Close with confidence! Learn more by calling 225-769-8800 or visiting Commerce Title online. Find Commerce Title on Instagram or Facebook. Please note: This podcast is for informational purposes only.
     

    • 45 min
    Michael Craven | Demystifying Historic Tax Credits

    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 perhaps little known and probably misunderstood process with Rousing Housing host Calvert Stone. What is the purpose of these credits? How do they work? What is the life-cycle of credits and how do they impact a community? These questions and more are answered on this episode of Rousing Housing.
    Calvert Stone is an attorney with Commerce Title in Baton Rouge, LA. From large, complex commercial transactions to small home equity loans, Commerce Title is prepared to handle your closing in an efficient, professional manner. Close with confidence! Learn more by calling 225-769-8800 or visiting Commerce Title online. Find Commerce Title on Instagram or Facebook. Please note: This podcast is for informational purposes only.

    • 58 min
    Owen Couhig Kemp | Airbnb Superhost in St. Francisville

    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. The Rousing Housing podcast goes on the road to St. Francisville and speaks with Owen from the gorgeous St. Francisville Inn. 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. If you have ever thought of purchasing a property and home sharing, this is the episode for you!
    Calvert Stone is an attorney with Commerce Title in Baton Rouge, LA. From large, complex commercial transactions to small home equity loans, Commerce Title is prepared to handle your closing in an efficient, professional manner. Close with confidence! Learn more by calling 225-769-8800 or visiting Commerce Title online. Find Commerce Title on Instagram or Facebook. Please note: This podcast is for informational purposes only.

    • 41 min
    Jim Johnston and Brandon Branch | St. Francisville Inn Refurbished and Reborn

    Jim Johnston and Brandon Branch | St. Francisville Inn Refurbished and Reborn

    S2E5 – A fabulous and elegant bar, well appointed refurbished rooms, and a homemade fried chicken that will make you come back for more. 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? Would they do it again? And, possibly most importantly, how do you make the best Old Fashion??
    Find the St. Francisville Inn online on their website, Facebook, and Instagram.
    This is the Season Finale of Rousing Housing Season Two. We hope you have enjoyed the show—hear all past episodes of Rousing Housing on our podcast site, http://rousinghousingpodcast.com/
    Is there a topic you would like to hear in Season Three? Let us know!
    Calvert Stone is an attorney with Commerce Title in Baton Rouge, LA. From large, complex commercial transactions to small home equity loans, Commerce Title is prepared to handle your closing in an efficient, professional manner. Close with confidence! Learn more by calling 225-769-8800 or visiting Commerce Title online. Find Commerce Title on Instagram or Facebook. Please note: This podcast is for informational purposes only.

    • 54 min
    Former Flipper Turned Real Estate Investor - Jennifer Richardson

    Former Flipper Turned Real Estate Investor - Jennifer Richardson

    S1E1 - In the premiere episode of Rousing Housing, Jennifer Richardson joins host Calvert Stone to talk about her experience as a real estate agent and real estate investor. Jennifer shares how owning and selling real estate is a family tradition and how she found her own path to be a real estate investor. After trying her hand at flipping, Jennifer found buying and holding was a better fit for her and her goals. Calvert and Jennifer share some of their favorite tips for real estate investing success as well as things to watch out for as a beginner. Whether you are an experienced investor or just starting out, you are sure to learn something from this lively and informative conversation.
    Calvert Stone is an attorney with Commerce Title in Baton Rouge, LA. From large, complex commercial transactions to small home equity loans, Commerce Title is prepared to handle your closing in an efficient, professional manner. Close with confidence! Learn more by calling 225-769-8800 or visiting Commerce Title online or Facebook.

    • 39 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

allysaia ,

A Rousing Podcast!

Such a great podcast! Great information that is delivered in an easy to understand and captivating way!

ncstone ,

Great information and funny too!

I enjoyed the information and it was delivered in a way that held my attention.

Liss121412 ,

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!!🏠🏡🏠🏡🏠