‘Cause Everything Old Is New Again

      So you’ve decided to to do some updating and/renovating to your old New Orleans home? Or maybe you are building a new home but want to incorporate some of the architectural details that New Orleans is known for. However, you feel a little nervous because you don’t want to rely on just… Read more »

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Touro Neighborhood Street Names

  As you wander the streets of New Orleans, many people wonder where the street names derive from. The Touro street names are derived from generals, battles, and even just family names. While the Touro neighborhood itself was named after a doctor who founded the hospital in the area, the street names tell us more about… Read more »

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How to get around New Orleans: Blue Bikes

  Welcome to New Orleans! Your favorite New Orleans real estate agents want you to have all the necessary info to navigating our one-way and bumpy roads. If you’re eco-conscious or just love to pedal, you’re gonna love Blue Bikes!   If you’re new to the area, you might find yourself without a mode of transportation… Read more »

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New Orleans is for Readers

“I am at the moment writing a lengthy indictment against our century. When my brain begins to reel from my literary labors, I make an occasional cheese dip.” -Ignatius J. Reilly     When I recently asked the question, what is the one book, fiction or non-fiction, set or about New Orleans you’d pick, the… Read more »

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Country Clubs in New Orleans

  New Orleans is a far cry from a city you would typically associate with country clubs – but there are many residents who want them. Pool, tennis, golf, and a clubhouse are all amenities that many seek out when purchasing their New Orleans home.   Some neighborhoods in the greater New Orleans area include… Read more »

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Porch Sitting

    It’s summer in New Orleans, yes it’s hot. As a matter of fact, everywhere you go, someone is going to comment on how hot it is but you know what I have always found amazing? Hot as it is, people are still porch sitting. Porch sitting is its own culture and for the… Read more »

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Bottles Up

How did bottle trees become a tradition in the South? Here is a condensed history lesson!    Start Saving Your Bottles Traditionally, bottle trees are made up of bottles saved over the course of years.  Any type of bottle can be used, but I think it’s most common to see wine and/or beer bottles used… Read more »

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Interior Trends: Summer 2019

  Team Be New Orleans sees a lot of houses every week – big, small, updated, and retro. As your New Orleans real estate agents, we find that you begin to see lots of the same trends in renovated homes. Subway tiles, the same shade of paint, flooring that similar in every home – these are… Read more »

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