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Although Record Lows, Mortgage Rates Are Still Falling

Mortgage rates are at record lows but are now even lower according to Freddie Mac. In fact, they are at the lowest level they have recorded in the last 50 years. The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is currently at 3.29% and the 15-year fixed-rate fell to 2.79%. “It’s definitely a good time for someone looking […]

South Plaquemines Elementary School Visits Delgado Community College

JA BizTown, run by Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans, is a program for students in elementary and middle school. The educational program focuses on financial literacy and gives students the tools to equip them to one day be successful leaders, employers and executives. January 9, 2020, the fifth and sixth graders from South Plaquemines […]

The Audubon Aquarium Turns 30

As the aquarium itself puts it they are celebrating their 30th “Aquaversary” this year. The aquarium will make this a year-long celebration. To celebrate they are asking residents and visitors to New Orleans to come visit in 2020. Along with the ticket giveaways, animal enrichment activities and scavenger hunts, they are also asking the public […]

Record $29.2 Trillion For U.S. Home Values

The Federal Reserve’s Flow of Funds report delivered good news for the beginning of 2020 for the housing industry. The value of all U.S. owner-occupied homes increased to a record $29.2 trillion in the third quarter. The report also shows that the total of home values for all U.S. residential real estate was $32.9 trillion. […]

West Bank $2.5 Million Road Upgrades Begin

The $2.5 million road upgrade projects began at the beginning of January 2020 and are scheduled to be completed by spring 2020. The city of New Orleans hopes the two projects will alleviate traffic problems. Commuters that are affected by the areas of construction need to plan for additional travel time. Commuters also need to […]

A Look at What $300K – $400K Will Get for a Home in New Orleans

Local New Orleans residents are familiar with the famous city’s unique buildings and niche communities. When purchasing a home in the area the price is based on many variables such as size, building type, and location. The $300,000-$400,000 price range affords many great homes in New Orleans. If you want the best bang for your […]

Padua House Gets A Visit From Dozens of Santas

The Padua House located in Belle Chasse is a residential program of Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans for those with “profound disabilities and intellectual challenges”. The licensed Intermediate Care Facility is the home to residents from birth to 35 years of age. Along with Children’s Hospital, the home ensures a great life and individualized […]

The Louis Armstrong Is New Orleans’ Newest Riverboat

When thinking of New Orleans, visitors and residents alike will always picture the grand riverboats. The New Orleans Paddlewheels riverboats can be seen running along the Mississippi River any given day or night. These floating venues host many events but are limited on space. New Orleans is now home to the newest riverboat the Louis […]

Actor Bryan Cranston Monarch of 2020 Orpheus Mardi Gras Parade

It is almost that time of year! Mardi Gras 2020 is just around the corner. February 2020 marks NOLA’s Mardi Gras season. One of the best known parades for beautiful floats is the Orpheus parade. The Orpheus parade, founded by Harry Connick Jr., Sonny Borey and Harry Connick Sr. in 1993, “is led by a […]

Who Will Develop the New Addition on the Earnest N. Morial Center

The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has plans to add a new 1,200-room hotel, residential and entertainment district on 47-acres upriver. The commercial district will focus on music and sport themed venues. Plans to build an Omni-branded hotel and entertainment attractions are part of the Convention Center’s multi-billion-dollar refurbishment and expansion program. The program was […]

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