buying a house during coronavirus

Buying a House During Coronavirus

As a broker, I want to protect my clients, my agents and myself. In today’s post, I advise clients on safety tips for buying a house during coronavirus.

Rental Scams

Rental Scams

Rental scams happen when either a property owner or potential tenant misrepresent themselves. Rental scams also misrepresent the terms and availability of a rental property. Fake ads and fake responses to rental ads can hurt both tenants and property owners.

renting in mid city

Renting an Apartment in Mid City

Throughout my years of selling real estate, Mid City has by far been a favorite. I have seen it blossom into what it is and what it is becoming, and the mixture of folks who live there is a delight. The mix of homeowners and renters are about even, so my renter friends: if renting an apartment in Mid City …

Buying in the Best New Orleans School District

Buying in the Best New Orleans School District

My first question is: do you have kids? If so, then it probably matters a lot. Our city is a private school-heavy city because we have historically had a very poor public school system. However, that is all changing. Both Orleans and Jefferson parishes have really stepped up their game due to a particular Mr. John White. He has transformed …

Road construction in Lakeview

Road Construction in Lakeview

This week New Orleans City Business reported on a nearly $3 million project to improve Marconi Drive and Orleans Avenue. This Road construction in Lakeview is set to take place between City Park Avenue and Zachary Taylor Drive. Is moving to Lakeview a dream of yours? Are you a little scared of the street situation because your car may or …

Buying a Home in New Orleans

Buying a Home In New Orleans

At some point in our lives, pretty much everyone in the New Orleans area (myself included) has paid rent. Renting can be an ideal way to put a roof over your head for the short term. However, once you factor in the rising costs of rent and the low mortgage rates, buying a home in New Orleans is the more cost-effective solution for the long haul.

Stale real estate listing

Stale Real Estate Listing – What Now?

I’ve been in real estate long enough to see what happens when a real estate listing goes stale. It creates anxiety and upset for the client and the agent. The best solution? Go back to the beginning and make the appropriate changes for the current market and get that stale listing so fresh and so clean. It may take some …