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About Us

Baker Agri-Forest Properties, LLC is a Louisiana licensed real estate brokerage firm specializing in agricultural land, forestland, recreational land and rural properties.

Baker Agri-Forest Properties, LLC is a Louisiana licensed real estate brokerage firm specializing in agricultural land, forestland, recreational land and rural properties.

Baker Agri-Forest Properties, LLC stands ready to assist clients in the marketing or acquisition of the above noted property types. Melanie J. Blanchard is the licensed broker. Donald J. Baker, Edwin L. "Beau" Barnes, Jr., Robert J. Tassin, Clay Cook, Angie James and Dick Zeagler are the licensed real estate salespersons.

Melanie J. Blanchard and Donald J. Baker are the principals of Baker Agri-Forest Properties, LLC. They are also the principals of Baker Land & Timber Management, Inc., a forestry consulting firm which has been in business since 1986 and manages forestland in 25 Louisiana parishes. Melanie J. Blanchard, Donald J. Baker, Edwin L. "Beau" Barnes, Jr., Robert J. Tassin are all degreed foresters with a combined 90+ years of experience post graduation. The synergy between these 2 companies uniquely qualifies Baker Agri-Forest Properties, LLC to market forestland properties for clients or to assess forestland property for its suitability regarding acquisition when representing a client wishing to acquire a certain type of property.

In connection with the marketing of properties to be sold or searching for suitable properties for clients, Baker Agri-Forest Properties can provide in-house, detailed mapping of properties to be sold or acquired; locate properties; comment on access, property conditions & boundary lines; mark discernible exterior boundary lines when requested; carry out on ground acreage determinations with high precision GPS; carry out timber estimates & appraisals; generate forest management plans post timber estimates; carry out research regarding bare land values based on comparable sales, etc. 

Baker Agri-Forest Properties is well poised to provide a high degree of professional assistance to clients who decide to list property with us or engage us to assess or search for a property which could be acquired. Our knowledge and expertise with rural properties will definitely benefit our clientele.

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