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New Orleans’ Housing Market Is Booming Making It Hard for First-Time Homebuyers

Across the United States, home prices are on the rise still and inventory is still behind. In New Orleans, this is no different as the lack of inventory and high home prices still remain. Late spring of 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic changed the home market. Sellers were scared to put their homes on the market […]

U.S. Regions Sees April Single-Family Permit on the Rise

The housing market is still booming, the first four months of 2021 the total number of single-family permits that were issued year-to-date among the country rose to 384,196. This makes a 35.6% increase over April 2020’s number. Year-to-date ending April 2021 there was an increase in all U.S. regions in single-family permits. The Midwest had […]

A Dozen Must Haves For Today’s Buyers

By now everyone has reshaped the way they see a home. The COVID pandemic pushed city dwellers to the suburbs and prices took a sharp turn up with the supply and demand. One thing that has not changed is location. Zillow reports that buyers look for a safe neighborhood, walkable neighborhood, close to shopping, short […]

Algiers Point Real Estate Changes in the Last Few Years

Algiers Point is the second oldest neighborhood in the City of New Orleans. Known as the Point by locals, this area of New Orleans offers affordable housing. It is a quiet and quaint neighborhood with the small-town charm just a ferry ride away from downtown. Algiers Point is across the Mississippi River from downtown. The […]

Home Price Boom In New Orleans’ Second Oldest Neighborhood

January 2021 brought activity to empty lots in Algiers Point. Close to half a dozen two-story homes were built in Algiers Point, the second oldest neighborhood in New Orleans. Homeowners in the area noticed the home building literally overnight in the area. Natives know Algiers Point as the Point a charming neighborhood that is affordable […]

Steps To Follow When Buying A Home

Purchasing a home is a big life step and with any big life change, it is always best to be prepared and knowledgeable in order to make the right decision. Below are five simple steps to take when buying a home. 1. Organize your finances The first major task in this step is to save […]

Seven Mistakes On Mortgages That Can Be Dodged

Whenever you are making any large financial decisions, due diligence is a must. When it comes to obtaining a mortgage, overlooking these mistakes can cost several thousand. Here are seven mistakes that should not be overlooked when it comes to a mortgage. Number one is to avoid not shopping around. Just like with any other […]

Things To Consider When Deciding To Downsize Your Home

Different stages in your life also can affect the amount of living space you need. If you are in an empty nest stage or just want a change, downsizing might be your answer. Of course, downsizing has financial advantages but a smaller living space also means less upkeep, and lower monthly expenses overall. Taxes can […]

Seven Tips to Make Buying a House Easier

Purchasing a home is in the top five most stressful events. Buying a house can be a complicated process but there are ways to make the process easier. Here are seven things you can do to simplify the process of purchasing a home. 1. Get your paperwork in order Getting your paperwork in order such […]

Construction Jobs Are Up In Residential Construction

March 2021 saw the employment total payroll increase by 916,000. The unemployment rate also dropped in March 6%. As the country is slowly reopening from the pandemic, the labor market is improving. In fact, the residential construction employment is beyond the level seen in February 2020. There were 37,000 residential construction jobs added in March […]

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