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How to Buy a House in New Orleans

  Are you wondering, “how do I buy a house in New Orleans?” Well, you’ve stopped at the right place. Team Be New Orleans can guide you through the one-way streets and potholes of home buying.    Traditionally you would start your home buying journey like this:  Pick a Realtor Talk to a local lender… Read more »

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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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Sellers: You Can’t Lie!

Hey there Mr. & Mrs. Seller! I am interested in buying your home but your property disclosures say unknown to everything. You lived here for 20 years and you don’t know anything about your property?!   NOPE.  Sorry, Mr. & Mrs. Seller, you have to tell us what’s up with the house.   How much… 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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Recording Your Lease

  Recording your lease in the city of New Orleans is an absolute must.   Wondering what recording your lease does for you? It protects you as a renter!  There are lots of things to know about New Orleans rentals, but no one ever tells you about recording your lease. If the house you’re renting… 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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