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For You My Clients – To Better Serve You

Yesterday the local multiple listing service in New Orleans, affectionately known as GSREIN, which stands for Gulf South Real Estate Information Network, rolled out a new MLS program by the name of … [Continue Reading]

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412 Evergreen Drive, LaPlace, LA 70068

For $137,000. you can get a colonial with 4 bedrooms, 2 full and 1 half bath on a quiet tree lined street only minutes away from shopping and Airline Highway.  LaPlace, LA is about a 40 minute drive … [Continue Reading]

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Out of the Box Marketing You Won’t Forget

With the cold gripping much of the nation the City of Ithaca New York posted something so unexpected and out of the box that it crashed their website - so many people were trying to see it and the … [Continue Reading]

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Here for Mardi Gras? Car Towed? Why and Who to Call

There are loads of people here in the New Orleans area for the last weekend of Parades before Fat Tuesday.  This is a big weekend for the City of  New Orleans who tickets and tows....and makes a lot … [Continue Reading]

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Mold And What You Need To Know

So, in the State of Louisiana real estate licensees are required to provide the informational pamphlet on Mold from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to all purchasers of real estate.  We can … [Continue Reading]

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Safety Advice for Sellers

During the past year across the country there have been reports of agent's being harmed and even murdered at open houses or at showing's of properties.  The expectation from consumers that they can … [Continue Reading]

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Another Day, Another Scam

Today I learned about a new scam.  So, when a sign is posted in front of a property that states it is protected by an alarm company there are scammers who will send letters to the individuals living … [Continue Reading]

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Call To Action on the “Mortgage Forgiveness Tax Relief Act”

If you or anyone you know is "under water" on their mortgage and has or might attempt to "short sale" their property with their mortgage provider we need you.  The Mortgage Debt Forgiveness Tax Relief … [Continue Reading]

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Single Payment Mortgage Insurance

Mortgage insurace is something that I would recommend that buyer's obtain.  There is protection for the lender and there is protection for the buyer....if someone comes along and makes a claim against … [Continue Reading]

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Need a Smoke Detector?

The City of New Orleans Fire Department will come to your home and provide two free smoke detectors and/or change the batteries of the elderly or physically challenged individuals.  This program is … [Continue Reading]

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Seniors and Real Estate -Avoiding Falls in the Home

One of the designations I have received is the Senior Real Estate Specialist.  Senior homeowners have unique challenges when it comes to staying in their homes or moving.  This course taught me how to … [Continue Reading]

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Willie Mae’s on St. Charles Avenue, Just Opened

Yesterday Willie Mae's restaurant opened.  Today starting at 11am when they opened they were packed. lines to order.  This is a second restaurant for a landmark restaurant in New Orleans.  The … [Continue Reading]