Annual Northshore Family Fun Day & Back to School Expo, July 29, 2017

Expo in Slidell for grades pre-K to 12th grade. Family Fun Day & Back To School Expo When: July 29, 2017 10am – 4pm Where:Northshore Harbor Center 100 Harbor Center Blvd., Slidell, LA 70460 What: Free Event. Click Here For More Information.

Interesting History of the Bank Building in Old Mandeville

Bank Building in Old Mandeville

The Candy Bank, located in Mandeville at the corner of Claiborne and Carroll Street, famous slogan is “Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is!” This sweet filled store sells candy and ice cream and is owned by Thomas and Lisa Keiffer. Why they chose this catchy phrase can be explained by the history of this… {Read More}

Builders See an Almost 13% Increase in New Home Sales

6-50 Natchez Trace Brilliant Kitchen Lighting

Throughout all regions of the United States in February, the real estate industry had something to celebrate. All regions increased new home sales compared to the same time in February, 2016.  In the South, new home sales increased 3.6%, which was 7.9% higher than the past year.  Approximately 592,000 new homes sold in February, 2017,… {Read More}

Streetscapes on Interstate 12 Interchanges in St. Tammany Parish

Interchange Renewal

As Andrew Grant the famous author puts it, “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.”  This is a focal point when it comes to the streetscapes on Interstate 12 interchanges in St. Tammany Parish. “The first impression of St. Tammany needs to be a positive one. We want them to like… {Read More}

New Wedding Venue in Mandeville

Greystone Wedding Venue

In 1990 both Mandeville City Hall and St. Tammany Parish governments agreed to split taxes that came out of the City of Mandeville. The catalyst for this tax sharing agreement was from annexation growth. As of November 2016, 6 1/3 acres of land that sits on the east side of Mandeville has been annexed into… {Read More}

Archdiocese of New Orleans Has Built a Unique Senior Living Community

New Senior Living Community

When it comes to the bustling population of a community, senior citizens are often over looked but the 55 and over make up a good portion of the St. Tammany population.  With this in mind, the Archdiocese of New Orleans has built a unique senior living community in Covington called St. Anthony’s Gardens. The community… {Read More}

New Mandeville Subdivision Near Archdiocese Land

Sharp Road in Mandeville

Brentwood Land Development LLC of Mandeville plans to build a new subdivision off Sharp Road near Mandeville.  The new community is slated to bring 103 new homes to the area.  The 104-acres, just south of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, is under contract and is presently owned by the Archdiocese of New Orleans. The land… {Read More}

Supply & Demand Drives Home Pricing

1-Lot 207 Front Exterior

One of the key factors to success in any kind of business is supply and demand. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) agrees that this principle has boosted home pricing in the current housing market. NAR’s chief economist Lawrence Yun believes the housing market is still going strong because of the lack of inventory even… {Read More}

NAHB Works with Congress to Help Low-Income Housing Laws

Architectural details of modern apartment building.

Without the help of the country’s federal government, many Americans could not see homeownership in their future.  The National Association of Home Builders worked with the House of Representatives and the Senate to pass a bill in Congress that would facilitate the chance for low-income Americans to become homeowners.  On July 29, 2016, the President… {Read More}

National Lot Size Average Helps Builders and Home Buyers

16-12 Bedico Creek Rear of Home

The number of jobs available in the construction sector have become a positive “negative” for the United States’ real estate market.  Employers are reporting more open positions for construction employees and sub-contractors.  This shortage of workers is actually contributing greatly to the slow completion of new homes for sale on the market.  However, new home… {Read More}

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