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What Is PITI & the 28% Rule?

Now is the time to purchase a home with record low-interest rates. If you are considering making the leap into homeownership here are a few things you need consider. First how much can you afford? There are many items to factor into your overall budget for purchasing a home. You will need to think about […]

June Sees A Rise In Pending Home Sales

Homebuyers are eager to purchase because of the record-low mortgage rates. The month of May brought the largest monthly gain ever recorded, and this month the rise in pending home sales is back up to pre-pandemic levels. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) publishes The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI) which is the leading indicator […]

Builder Confidence Soars in July

Builder confidence has caught back up to the pre-pandemic level as of July. The housing market is in the lead to the U.S. economic recovery. According to the latest NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) newly-built single-family homes rose from 14 points to 72 points in July. The National Association of Home Builders started the […]

Three Things Not To Do When Obtaining A Mortgage

For potential home buyers taking out a mortgage can be a daunting experience. According to a mortgage survey taken by Freeandclear, 32% felt the mortgage process was overly complicated and stressful. Here are three mistakes to avoid when it comes to obtaining a mortgage. Always shop around for a mortgage. Not shopping around for a […]

Metro New Orleans Home Prices Are Rising

The latest data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) reports that home prices in the metro New Orleans area were up at the beginning of 2019. The National Association of Realtor sends out a quarterly report that gives data on median home prices, tracking the sales in metro areas across the country. In New […]

HeartGift Louisiana Helps Kids In Need

HeartGift is an organization that has helped over 400 children with life-saving congenital heart defect surgery in over 34 countries. For $25,000 each child, HeartGift brings the patient to the United States where the surgery is preformed. The patients surgery, travel expenses, medicine, recovery and more is covered. Louisiana’s HeartGift chapter which was formed in […]

Jefferson Parish and Plaquemines Parish School Systems Include Finalists for The Louisiana Students of the Year

Each year The Louisiana Department of Education gives an award to students in elementary, middle/junior high and high school recognizing their outstanding academic achievement, leadership ability and citizenship. This year there are two finalist from Jefferson Parish (Kavia Mallik, Haynes Academy for Advanced Studies and Sriram Srigiri, Airline Park Academy for Advanced Studies) and one […]

From St. Elizabeth’s Chapel to Upscale Condominiums

The home of Anne Rice and the former St. Elizabeth’s Chapel has been renovated into beautiful condominium units. Keller Williams’ Kelly Waltemath is listing a unit that is currently on the market for $1,750,000. This New Orleans’ historical marker, nestled in the Uptown neighborhood, has three bedrooms and five baths. “Once St. Elizabeth’s Chapel, the […]

How All Female Krewes Came About

Ladies have always had a starring role in Carnival in New Orleans. In the years past women were always behind the scenes but today females rule in several of the well known Krewes of Mardi Gras. Mardi Gras in New Orleans started with all-male krewes. Women were just recognized as queens during the Mardi Gras […]

The West Bank Home to The New We Dat’s

January 21, 2019 marked the first day opened for the new We Dat’s on the West Bank. The new Marrero location is one of three We Dat’s New Orleans Chicken and Shrimp, one is located on Canal St., and another at Old Gentilly Rd. A New Orleans’ favorite, locals are glad to see the restaurant […]

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The Kelly Waltemath Team
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Scott Waltemath
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