Month: January 2020


DDIY: Mardi Gras Edition

  Don’t Do It Yourself. DDIY. Not that you can’t – but maybe you don’t have the time. Or energy. Or the skillset. Whatever reason it is, you don’t have to do it yourself. You can hire someone.  If you hate doing the dirty work, then you’ve come to the right place. Let Be New… Read more »

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To-Do List Task Force: Mardi Gras Edition

  This is a list of people to help check off your to-do list for Mardi Gras related items.    Places to buy throws:  Beads by the Dozen: 333 Edwards Ave., New Orleans 504-734-9966 TJ’s Carnival & Mardi Gras Supplies: 28 Fairfield Ave., Terrytown 504-392-7217 Plush Appeal: 2811 Toulouse St., New Orleans 504-482-6100   Places… Read more »

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Be New Orleans Playlists

  Y’all – it ain’t New Orleans if there isn’t some music blasting somewhere. Whether it’s the house on Tchoup that has bubble machines and loud tunes, a dive bar on the corner in the Bywater, live music at Le Bon Temps, or in your car cruising down Claiborne – New Orleanians LOVE them some… Read more »

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How to finance an investment property

  If becoming a landlord is a dream of yours, you first need to know how to finance an investment property. There are many different ways to buy this investment property and some of them may even surprise you!   Please note that credit score requirements have changed during COVID-19.    Financing Investment Property Option… Read more »

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Interior Trends: Winter 2020

  Kelly Hopkins Brown, of KHB Interiors, spent time this fall at the High Point Furniture Market to bring us back the latest in interior design trends!     Kelly explains, “High Point furniture market, located in High Point, North Carolina takes place twice a year, in the spring in April and in October in… Read more »

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Extra Costs of Home Buying

  What are the extra costs during home buying? Homebuying has costs that are more than just a down payment and closing costs. We will cover everything from inspections to elevation certificates so that you know how much money you will need.   Extra Cost #1: General Home Inspections Home inspections are a crucial step… Read more »

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