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City on way to prettier neighborhoods

July 9th, 2016

The Daily News

Bogalusa, LA-We’re happy that so far six homes that had been abandoned and off of the property tax rolls in Bogalusa have now been sold, are on the tax rolls and are on their way to looking better.

We want to congratulate the city leaders once again for voting to allow CivicSource to auction off abandoned property. Six houses isn’t a lot in the face of the dozens of abandoned properties, but it is better than nothing and we suspect when more people realize they can buy a home for $5,000 or $6,000, they will participate in CivicSource auctions. And while it is true that these houses may need a lot of work, the end result could easily be less than buying a home in better shape.

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