Article submitted by David Walker, Leasing and Sales Agent for Saurage Rotenberg Commercial Real Estate

As we, in the “real estate business” know that over the years real estate has seen its ups and downs. The worth is not as easy to monitor as are bonds and stocks. I have a friend that has never built any apartments over the many years we have been friends. When he gets in the mood it seems that there is a glut and rentals are cheap and complexes may be in financial straits. He is hesitant to buy or build and lets the moment pass. Then there is the time that bankers won’t finance or interest is too high. Another moment passes. Real estate is akin to Exxon stock. Buy it and stay with it. Of course, there are times to sell both.A recent article examines the choice that should be made as to stocks or real estate in the year 2013.

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David Walker joined Saurage Rotenberg Commercial Real Estate in 2012. David is a graduate from University of Southern Mississippi with a multi major in Accounting, Marketing and Business Administration. David practiced accounting with KPMG in New Orleans, LA. He then began working with Audubon Insurance gaining multiple years’ experience in this field. Leaving as Chief Operating Officer from Audubon Insurance, David began his real estate development career. David has multiple years in real estate brokerage dealing in farm and large tracts of land.

Saurage Rotenberg Commercial Real Estate is a member of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber of Commerce (BRAC); the West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce; the Baton Rouge Growth Coalition; the Baton Rouge Better Business Bureau; the Louisiana Commercial Data Base (LACDB); and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Several agents, on an individual basis, are members of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR), the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute (CCIM); the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR); and the Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS® Commercial Investment Division (CID).