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Hogs For the Cause Has A New Location This Year

Hogs for the Cause will be happening this year but at a different location and a new date. The annual event will take place this year June 4 – 5, 2021 in Belle Chasse. This will be the first time the event will be held outside of the city. The location will be at a […]

2021 Sees a Record High in Private Residential Spending

The total private residential construction spending is 21% higher than reported a year ago. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) analysis of Census Construction Spending data reported a 2.5% rise in total private residential construction spending in January. January saw a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $713 billion making this a record high. The […]

New Orleans Wine & Food Experience Is Coming Back This June

COVID-19 really changed the way New Orleans put on their events last year. In fact, many events were postponed or cancelled due to the pandemic. The New Orleans Wine & Food Experience (NOWFE) although was postponed, Aimee Brown, NOWFE executive director said they found different ways to bring back some of its features, including wine […]

Data Released Shows November 2020 Gains in Single-Family Permits

The National Association of Home Builders’ Eye on Housing reported that there was a 12.2% increase of single-family permits on a year-over-year basis from November 2019. The November 2020 number reached to 888,217 while the November 2019 level just hit 791,452. The South had an increase of 14.4% single-family permits which was the highest in […]

Tips To Making A Competitive Offer On A Home

Today’s housing market is definitely a seller’s market. A buyer has to stand out in order to successfully win a bidding war. Here are five tips to follow in order to set yourself above other buyers. Listen to Your Real Estate Agent Going at it alone is not a wise move when it comes to […]

Mortgage Refinance Demand Up 20% in 2021

The beginning of 2021 has seen an uptick in mortgage rates. This upward climb has many rushing to take advantage of the record low rates. According to Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted rate index, mortgage applications to refinance on a home loan have risen 20% last the first full week in January compared to the […]

New $30M Youth Sports Complex To Be Built In Westwego

A new 94-acre sports complex is planned to be built in West Jefferson. The project is planned to be completed in 2022 and is located on land purchased next to TPC Louisiana on Nicolle Blvd. This $30 million youth sports complex will include batting cages, a playground, a shaded pavilion, two baseball fields and five […]

7th Ward New Market and Restaurant

Vance Vaucresson’s family has been a part of the 7th Ward neighborhood in New Orleans for a while now. His family owns the Vaucresson Sausage Co. who has been part of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and in restaurants and local family recipes. The building which once housed the home of the company […]

Holiday Light Show Set to Celebrate 5-Year Anniversary of Lafitte Greenway

Supernova, the name of the light show that will celebrate Lafitte Greenway’s 5-year anniversary for the holidays this December, is based on the light-based art exhibit called Supernova. Friends, NORD and the Arts Council New Orleans’ LUNA Fete is responsible for this free outdoor holiday display running from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. December 9- […]

Homeowners and Buyers Came Out On Top This Election

COVID-19 helped push mortgage rates to record lows. Now, the 2020 presidential election is the catalyst to the 12th record low in mortgage rates this year. The unpredictable election was the reason it pushed mortgage rates even lower. “Interest rates dropped to another record low this week … because of uncertainty around the election results,” […]

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