Foreclosures in Lake Charles, LA

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4 View this home at Birdnest Rd Lake Charles LA 70611

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3 Bed | 2 Bath | 2,340 Sq. Ft.

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$173,655 EMV
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$83,385 EMV

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Home Value Estimator For Lake Charles, LA

There are currently 13,601 real estate properties in Lake Charles, LA, with a median automated valuation model (AVM) price of $195,400.00. What is an AVM? It is a smart computer program that analyzes and predicts the approximate value of a home, property or land in Lake Charles, LA, based on current market trends, comparable real estate sales nearby, historical data and, of course, property features, among other variables. These automated home estimates are often very helpful, providing buyers and sellers with a better idea of a home’s value ahead of the negotiation process. For example, the average home price in Lake Charles, LA, is $230,187.00, with the most expensive house in Lake Charles, LA, topping out at $8,742,200.00 and the cheapest home in Lake Charles, LA, clocking in at $11,600.00. In other words, there’s something for every potential homebuyer or savvy investor in Lake Charles, LA!

Rent Prices In Lake Charles, LA

With the expiration of certain local, state and federal housing-related restrictions and mandated programs, the rental market in Lake Charles, LA, is on a rollercoaster ride. The average rent price in Lake Charles, LA, is $1,363.00. Indeed, when looking to rent in Lake Charles, LA, you can expect to pay as little as $500.00 or as much as $3,420.00, with the average rent median estimated to be $1,350.00. The good news is that finding an affordable and desirable property to rent in Lake Charles, LA -- whether it’s apartments, townhomes, condominiums or single-family homes -- is made easier with knowledge of the local market and, of course, a little patience.

Foreclosure Homes in Lake Charles, LA

Find the best foreclosure homes listings for sale — bank-owned, government (Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, HUD, etc.) and others — in and near the Lake Charles, LA area at Get information on foreclosure homes for rent, how to buy foreclosures in Lake Charles, LA and much more. Save thousands at closing with home foreclosure listings in Lake Charles, LA — up to 75% off market value!

Top Reasons To Live In Lake Charles, LA In 2023

Lake Charles is located in Calcasieu, Louisiana, with an estimated municipal population of 78,396 residents. All of the best foreclosed homes for sale in Lake Charles are located in the following zip code areas on 70605 70607 70601 70615 70602 70606 70609 70612 70616 70629. The estimated population per square kilometer (.62 miles) in Lake Charles is 674.

Cost Of Living In Lake Charles, LA

So, about how much do homes cost in Lake Charles? The most recent median value of resident-owned homes in Lake Charles is 155,745. An estimated 52.4 percent of households in Lake Charles own their homes, with an average family size of 3.07. The median household income in Lake Charles is 42,942, with18.7 percentage of households earning at least $100,000 annually. For working parents and professionals who are searching for cheap homes in Lake Charles, the median commute time of resident workers (in minutes) is 17.2. And last, but certainly not least, are you looking for homes to rent in Lake Charles? If so, the average rent price paid by renters in Lake Charles is 816, according to recent statistics.

Diversity And Demographics In Lake Charles, Louisiana

Where a home is located is almost just as important as the home itself. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or are relocating to Lake Charles, it is essential to take a deep dive into your potential future neighborhood. Homeownership is often a long-term relationship; therefore, be sure to do your due diligence to ensure that you make the best long-term decision.

The median age of residents in Lake Charles is 36.2, split between 47.8 percent male versus 52.2 female. The percentage of residents who report being married in Lake Charles is 35.2, with an average family size of 3.07.

The percentage of residents who report their race in Lake Charles is as follows:

White 46.8%
Black / African American 47.7%
Asian 1.9%
American Indian / Alaskan Native 0.5%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacifc Islander 0%
Multi-racial 2.3%
Other 0.7%

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The percentage of residents who report their age in Lake Charles is as follows:

Under 10 12%
Aged 10-19 12.7%
20s 16.6%
30s 13.6%
40s 10.2%
50s 13.1%
60s 10.5%
70s 6.7%
80+ 4.6%

Best Schools In Lake Charles, Louisiana

It was a rollercoaster ride for academics in 2020, with school districts throughout the nation transferring their classes online because of the global pandemic. Numerous school districts will continue online courses, while others will welcome students back to campus. Regardless, homebuyers are shopping for homes in Lake Charles with dedicated in-home learning spaces, as well as for homes located within the best school systems for in-person instruction in Lake Charles.

Pros And Cons Of Living In Lake Charles, Louisiana

How do you know that living in -- or moving to -- Lake Charles is right where you need to be? Perhaps you grew up in Lake Charles or already live nearby; therefore, the decision to buy a home in Lake Charles is a no-brainer. For others, however, it may not be such a straightforward or simple decision. Whether you are relocating to Lake Charles for work or just looking for a fresh start, getting a read on a neighborhood from afar (online) can be tricky... and exhausting.

Here are some questions to ask yourself when shopping for foreclosed homes for sale in Lake Charles:

  • What type of neighborhood environment (suburban, urban, rural, etc.) do you prefer?
  • What types of shopping (mom and pop, mall, big box), restaurants (fast food, chain, local) and businesses (small, big, mixed) would you like nearby?
  • What leisure-time activities (golf, biking, hiking, etc.) do you enjoy?
  • What type of commute (car, plane, home office) do you seek?

In short, it always helps to create a “Pros vs. Cons” list of what you need in a home and/or neighborhood like Lake Charles.

Reasons To Move To Lake Charles, Louisiana, In 2023

Prospective homebuyers are clearly taking advantage of the low interest rates and numerous government assistance programs. These low interest rates mean homebuyers in Lake Charles can now afford much more house for the same monthly payment (if interest rates were higher). Motivated and opportunistic sellers in Lake Charles, meanwhile, can field multiple offers from more qualified buyers.

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