Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar is adding a second location on the North Shore.
Wrong Iron, a bike friendly beer and wine garden now open!
1. Less competition from home buyers
Most buyers take the month off to celebrate the holidays, attend parties, host out-of-town guests and, quite frankly, avoid trudging around in inclement weather to look at houses. Or, maybe they’ve heard that this is a lousy time to buy a house. Whatever the reason, shopping for real estate at a time when fewer buyers are in the market can pay off big.
NEW ORLEANS — WHEN DXC Technology, the Virginia-based global information technology giant, announced plans last year to build its latest "Digital Transformation Center," more than 30 cities threw their hats into the ring to host the facility. The lure: the project would create 2,000 high-paying tech jobs – averaging about $63,000 annually – over the next five years. The winner? A city more known for gumbo than gigabytes: New Orleans.Read More
Work was set to begin Tuesday evening (Nov. 6) on a $935,000 improvement project on Airport Road in Slidell.Read More
When it comes to real estate, don’t expect any sea changes coming from last night’s midterm election in which Democrats seized a majority in the House and Republicans tightened their control of the Senate. For one the housing market, unlike the stock market, does not make sudden moves based on events like elections.Read More
The single-family housing market is moving from a trend of record-setting prices of homes a few years ago to one where prices are decreasing at certain ranges.Read More
After years of abandonment since Hurricane Katrina and several attempts to redevelop Charity Hospital, LSU and the LSU Foundation decided to move forward again to redevelop the Charity Hospital building in downtown New Orleans.
AMITE CITY — Spooked by the speed of home development in the Bedico area east of Ponchatoula, the Tangipahoa Parish Council put a temporary halt Monday on approving more large subdivisions.Read More
Title insurance is substantially different than other types of insurance coverage, which can often lead to a misunderstanding of the productRead More
Check Out Landrieu’s Designs For The Future of Lee CircleRead More
With inventory diminishing daily and multiple offers becoming common, it is of great importance that you position yourself to have the “Best Chance” to get your offer accepted. Follow these key tips when making an offer on a house for sale.
ROBERT, La. — Voters in Tangipahoa Parish will decide in November whether to allow construction of a $100 million casino and events center near the Tangipahoa River.Read More
Drive Shack will spend $29 million to turn the former Times-Picayune building on Howard Avenue into a golf entertainment complex. The complex will employ 300 people.Read More
In 1986, the Louisiana Legislature addressed a perceived lack of protection for new home purchasers against builders for the purchase of homes with certain defects.Read More
The Lafitte Greenway is continuing to grow and attract investmentRead More
There are many unsubstantiated theories as to why home values are continuing to increase.Read More
It is difficult assuming the parental role with your parents and making decisions about "what is right" for the people who raised you.Read More
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) today released the results of the Realtors Confidence Index (see report below), which measures NAR members’ expectations for the housing market over the next six months on a scale of 1-100.Read More
The National WWII Museum will officially break ground on The Higgins Hotel & Conference Center on Friday, Dec. 8 at 10 a.m. at the corner of Andrew Higgins Drive and Magazine Street.Read More
The former historic Wax Museum in the French Quarter is being converted into 16 luxury condos by developer Earl Weber & Associates, the team behind the Jax Brewery Condos and 604 Esplanade Avenue.Read More
Renting Or Buying… Either Way You’re Paying A MortgageRead More
Today’s housing market is fast-paced and often pricier than it’s been in decades. Both renters and buyers are facing challenges in finding a place to call home. Both sellers and homeowners also face their own set of challenges — tied to the line they walk between seeing their home as a personal extension of themselves as well as one of their biggest financial investments.Read More
U.S. Housing Inventory Hits A New Low… List Your House TODAY!Read More
With just a few simple adjustments, you can plug into big savings on your annual utility spending.Read More
Recently released data from Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey revealed that rising home prices were the catalyst behind an eight-point jump in the net percentage of respondents who say now is a good time to sell. The index is now 21 points higher than it was this time last year.Read More
Our friends at Curbed have put together a nifty map showing a ton of the bigger construction projects happening across New Orleans as we speak.Read More
Get ready, we have a HUGE mortgage-related “did you know”:
If you’ve owned a home before and think you’re hereby and forever more excluded from the first-time homebuyer perks associated with some mortgage home loans, we have great news. You may still fit the description of first-time homebuyer.Read More
Hey everyone Javier Santana here with some more real estate news and tips. A lot of first time home buyers ask me if buying is cheaper than renting. I always say of course buying is way less expensive, a bit more upfront costs, but in the long run (2-3 years really) buying is less expensive. And at the end of it all, you pay down your mortgage and can build equity in the property, so when you are ready to sell, you are getting back a good chunk of change instead of wasting it all away with rent. Mandeville, Covington, and Madisonville area is a safe bet in the real estate market which has had some good appreciation in the last 10 years.Read More
Here in West St.Tammany Parish ( Mandeville, Madisonville, Covington, Abita Springs, Folsom, Lacombe) there has been a huge influx of First Time Home Buyers. With all the new construction around, affordable house, great school district, and safe location, St.Tammany Parish has been a very popular area to buy your first home. This can be a very stressful and confusing time if you are not prepped on some simple real estate knowledge. Here are some quick and easy bullet tips to give you some insight and get you ahead of the curve!Read More
There are several great loan programs that many people, especially first time home buyers are not taking advantage of in this new age of real estate! LITTLE TO NO DOWN PAYMENTS!Read More