Entries by Jennifer Graves

Lower Mortgage Rates Encourages Gains In Existing Home Sales

New home sales are on the rise but the existing home sales are keeping up. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) total existing home sales reported a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.42 million. The NAR reported that on a year-over-year basis, existing home sales were 0.6% up than a year ago which […]

National Mortgage Rates Are at a Near 3-Year Low

According to Sam Khater, Freddie Mac’s chief economist, the lower mortgage rates are getting positive results from home buyers across the nation. Mortgage applications for home purchases are rising steadily and have seen the highest year-over-year change since the fall of 2017. Here is a look at the national averages with mortgage rates Freddie Mac […]

Lowered Interest Rates Are Favorable For the Economy

Most Americans are affected by interest rates whether through a mortgage or credit cards. July 2019, marked the first time the Federal Reserve lowered interest rates since the crash in 2008. Pressured by President Trump and the possibility of an economic downturn, policymakers voted 8-2 for the small cut in federal rates. “Should trade negotiations […]

St. Tammany Crab Festival, September 20, 2019

Annual event that takes place on the shore of Bayou Bonfouca in Slidell. St. Tammany Crab Festival When: September 20, 2019 5pm -11:30pm Where: Heritage Park 1701 Bayou Lane Slidell, LA 70458 What: Music Line Up: Adam Pearce Green Gasoline Asleep In The Wake Drowning Pool Lit Click Here for More Information.

Honey Island Swamp Fest, September 14, 2019

The Honey Island Swamp Fest takes place at the Town Hall in Pearl River. When: September 14, 2019 11am – 11pm Where: KBR Lake 39576 Pump Slough Rd Pearl River, LA 70452 What: Free Event. Line Up: The Crowe Brothers The 2nd Hand Blues Band The Huey P’s Eli Seals Voodoo Gumbo Click Here For More […]

Comedy Night, September 14, 2019

Come laugh in Covington at the Firehouse Event Center. Comedy Night When: September 14, 2019 8pm – 9:30pm Where: Slidell Municipal Auditorium 2056 2nd St Slidell, LA 70458 What: Tickets  are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Click Here for More Information.