A 20% Increase in Home Sales During May

4-932 Beauregard Pkwy. Batten Board and Wooden Beam

There is absolutely no doubt that the housing market is recovering steadily without any pit stops along the way. As statistics are released each month by multiple agencies, the news is always the same: records are being set, year-over-year increases in new home sales, existing home sales, and all home sales are happening almost every… {Read More}

Should I Rent or Should I Own

20-324 TerraBella Custom Hot Tub & Pool

Do you ask yourself the question should I rent or should I own? If you are looking for a smart investment then owning is the way to go. Here are some things to think about when weighing owning versus renting. Whether you are renting or purchasing your money matters!  Research where to get the most… {Read More}

Home Prices Skyrocket in 1st Quarter

To see national total homes sales which include single-family homes and condos grow 5% year-over-year and 1.4% compared to the 4th quarter, 2016, reaching a total of 5.62 million total sales is incredible for the first quarter of 2017, but to know that it is the second highest growth rate in real estate sales since… {Read More}

Challenges Facing Millenials to Buy a Home

2-324 TerraBella Front Porch View

With home pricing increasing in the last 3 consecutive quarters of 2016 and 2017, interest rates inching up because of the Fed allowing interest rate increases, and the supply of housing dwindling because of an active real estate market, the home buyers in the market to purchase a home are in for a lot of… {Read More}

Pelican Park Receives Excellence in Parks Award

Pelican Park

One of Mandeville’s treasured landmarks which also services up to 1 million visitors a year, Pelican Park was recognized by the Louisiana Recreation and Park Association, receiving the Excellence in Parks Award for 2017 at the association’s recent annual conference in Baton Rouge. Pelican Park and the Castine Center are located in an independently goverened… {Read More}

Moving to St. Tammany Parish Good for Business

Chevron in Covington, LA

For people moving to St. Tammany Parish, this part of the Greater New Orleans area includes a diverse arrangement of local businesses, franchises, and big box retail stores.  There are also several large corporations that have locations in the parish, such as Chevron, LLOG, Budweiser, WalMart, and others.  It’s hard to describe a bedroom community… {Read More}

Builders Surveyed About Green Building Products or Practices

0-50 Natchez Trace Overview

A list of the 21 green building products or practices used per the standards of the National Green Building Standard Certification include solar water heaters, passive solar design, energy management systems, reused or salvaged materials, smart appliances, prefabricated components, building materials driven from renewable resources, recycling construction waste, building materials with recycled content, alternatives to… {Read More}

Upgrading to a New Home – Home Selling Tips

Selling your home is one of the biggest challenges a homeowner will face throughout the life of owning a home.  Upgrading to a new home (2nd or 3rd time home buyer) is not only an investment of equity but also a thrilling adventure, but you have to get the first home sold first!  To do… {Read More}

Land in Louisiana Still Available for Building One-Story Homes

1-229 Bedico Creek Overview

New Orleans is a big city with many surrounding suburbs, and even though it is a populous area, there is still a lot of land in Louisiana on which to build.  The area is less dense than many cities across the country with very little land constraints.  No wonder the US Census Bureau’s Survey of… {Read More}

NAHB States Homeownership Is One of the Highest Investments

2-Lot 34 Autumn Creek Family Room

According to over 80% of Americans surveyed by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), homeownership is one of the highest and best investments in not only a financial future but also an emotional and mental future as well.  Home provides security in investment, security in living (the physical walls of the home), security in… {Read More}

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