Category: New Orleans Home Buying


Good Neighborhoods in New Orleans

  Did you know that I can’t tell you which neighborhoods in New Orleans are the “good neighborhoods”? Yep. It’s true. It’s actually illegal. And I’m not talking about making a left turn on basically any street in New Orleans. I’m talking about PRISON. Real estate agents who don’t follow the Fair Housing policies are… Read more »

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First Time Home Buyer Classes

  Want to learn about first time home buyer classes in New Orleans?  Not all first time home buyer classes are the same. If you have to pay for the class, you should speak with a lender BEFORE doing that. Some classes are for you to qualify for specific downpayment assistance. The problem with that is,… Read more »

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Homestead Exemption

  After you close on your New Orleans home, you will need to file your Homestead Exemption if you will be living in this home full-time. (If this is a second home or investment property – you can’t file for Homestead Exemption)   What is a Homestead Exemption?  Homestead Exemption is a discount on your… Read more »

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What does my mortgage cover?

  This mortgage that I’ve been hearing all about – what exactly does the mortgage cover? When deciding to buy your New Orleans home, you should know what you’re getting into. As your top New Orleans real estate agents, we want you to be as informed as possible.   Your mortgage payment will cover the… Read more »

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Ain’t Dere No More

  This piece was written in November 2017. In the middle of this recent election, my greatest concern was if my newly-elected councilperson or mayor would give two damns about the epidemic that is Airbnb. Many of our neighborhoods have been bought up by out of towners, who never had any intention of using this… Read more »

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