So, Where is Uptown?
Buying Uptown New Orleans Real Estate
People who live Uptown or plan to buy Uptown are relatively die hard. It’s a charming place to reside for many reasons. There are tons of restaurants, shops and parks tucked all over the place. Folks who don’t live there go there to get in on these things, if only for a few hours or a day. Each year the prices of houses rise pretty dramatically, and it gets harder for people to afford it. Check out the house I sold Uptown - the price, the square footage, the number of bedrooms - it will blow you away! The enjoyment factor is there, though, and there are pockets that are more affordable than others. Again, it just depends on what you consider Uptown. I generally refer to the outer pockets as the “Uptown areas” so as not to sound like I have no idea what I’m talking about.
There are people coming from out of town to buy second houses. They want Mardi Gras in their backyard, community, walkability, and all the other yumminess that Uptown New Orleans real estate has to offer. Buyers coming from the east and west coasts have a very different opinion on prices here. They think it’s more affordable than we New Orleanians do, mainly because the prices on the coasts are so much higher. Plus, there is nowhere else like New Orleans to come and let the good times roll, so of course investing here is at the top of their list! I typically have several buyers at a time from out of town looking at second homes, and Uptown is definitely one of “the spots” to land. There really is no other place like it in the city.