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Home Selling: Fix What’s Broken

  Hello, future home sellers and savvy real estate enthusiasts! If you find yourself preparing to list your cherished dwelling in the midst of a buyer’s market, let’s talk about why addressing those nagging repairs is not just advisable but a strategic move to stand out in this competitive landscape. Extra care can make all… Read more »


Don’t Turn Off the Utilities

  Hello, to all my home sellers! There are some fundamental rules to follow when it comes time to sell your New Orleans home. We will ask you to ensure fresh landscaping, touch up any nicked paint, and keep it clean. But, often, if you’re not living in the home, our home sellers forget the… Read more »


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Second Homes in New Orleans

  Second homes in New Orleans are popular for many different people for a variety of reasons!  Maybe you only want a second home in New Orleans because you’re a Saints fanatic who lives in Alabama, Texas, or Mississippi. Other reasons people consider a second home in the N.O. is they love driving in for… Read more »


Move to New Orleans

  During the 2020 pandemic, we saw people make major life moves. Not only did they pack up their homes and start selling – but they are venturing across the country for whole new lives.   Team Be New Orleans has helped many sellers leave for places like Iowa, California, Illinois, and North Carolina this… Read more »


Straighten Up and Pi(e) Right

  3-14…. you know what that means right? Time to let your inner math geek loose and celebrate everybody’s favorite never-ending number, it’s National Pi Day Y’all!!! Who makes a good pie? Well I’m glad you asked…   Pies to Buy. Levee Baking Company Y ‘all the hand pies…my mouth is watering just thinking about… Read more »


Hashtag: Mardi Gras Problems

    People of New Orleans, here are your big #MardiGrasProblems.   To stay home or not “Finding the desire to even go” – Jeffy R. “Getting called into work on the one parade day you had scheduled off for 3 weeks.” – Aloysius “Mega crowds. Anxiety meds to the rescue….” – Meaghan C.   … Read more »


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Who Sets the Home Prices?

  Who sets the home prices when it comes to real estate listing? Despite how it comes across sometimes – the agent, Zillow, nor the homeowner truly sets the prices. Let’s dive into who actually sets the home prices in our market!    Do real estate agents set the home price?  While it is up… Read more »


Hot Hoods: July Edition

  Welcome to Hot Hoods – where we tell you what the hottest neighborhoods of New Orleans were for the past month! This is the July 2023 edition!   Single-Family Homes 0-$100k: 8 sales total; completely divided between New Orleans East, Algiers, St. Roch, & Hollygrove $100k -$200k: 48 sales; New Orleans East & Algiers… Read more »


Co-Living Spaces

  With the rise in housing costs and rents, many people consider turning their homes into co-living spaces. Is this a fancy way to say get roommates? Sure is! But, these are not typically long-term roomies. It’s a little more than that!     First Thoughts Before you think of co-living as just a roommate… Read more »


What is the MLS?

  Many of you have heard your real estate agent mention the MLS. But… what is the MLS? What does it mean? What does it do? And does it affect me as a home buyer or seller? Let us walk you through the MLS and explain why you should know about it as a buyer… Read more »


New Orleans CondosView All

1201 Canal St | New Orleans Condo Buildings

  1201 Canal is historically known for being the Krauss Department Store building! Opening in 1903, it was over 300,000 square feet (by the time is closed – but started at 20,ooo square feet) and open for 94 years before closing its doors and then becoming condos. It was designed by Louisiana architect, Thomas Sully.… Read more »


731 St. Charles | New Orleans Condos

  731 St. Charles Condos are located in the Warehouse District of New Orleans. As of October 2020, construction has not been completed. However, units are being pre-sold for this building that sits right on the parade route. (Almost half have been sold: 10/10/2020) There are 71 units available in this 4-story building.   The original… Read more »


425 Notre Dame | New Orleans Condos

  425 Notre Dame Condos can be found in the Warehouse District of New Orleans. Using many lots surrounding the building, architects created a high-end, new building while blending in with the adjacent architecture. Architects restored the original facade of the Girod Street side of the building as well. Architects completed the entire renovation/restoration in 2014.  … Read more »


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