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Caroling in Jackson Square, December 19, 2021

2021 Caroling in Jackson Square is an annual holiday tradition in New Orleans.   700 Decatur St New Orleans, LA 70116 December 19, 2021 7:00pm    Click Here for More Information or Call 888-756-6250.  

New Orleans Home Prices Future Outlook and Effect on the Economy

National industry leaders say that the housing market might slow down soon affecting the home price increases. Although this report looks negative, local New Orleans real estate specialists are confident the market will not go cold soon. “I don’t think weakness is the right word for what we’ll see; I think it’s going to be […]

Reports Show an Increase in Steel Prices While Lumber and Concrete Prices Fall

Good news in the residential construction industry. Both lumber and concrete products have dipped in price. This has caused prices paid for goods used in residential construction ex-energy decreased 0.8% in September (not seasonally adjusted), according to the latest Producer Price Index (PPI) report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The price index of services […]

Suburban and Exubran Communities See The Fastest Home Building Activity

The pandemic has not only changed buyers’ perspectives on what they want in a home but also where they want their home to be located. More and more buyers are searching in the suburbs away from crowded urban areas. Surprisingly the multifamily sector is seeing more new home starts in the suburbs and lower-cost markets. […]

Hilcorp Might Purchase Phillips 66 Refinery in Belle Chasse

This can be both good news and bad news for Belle Chasse and Plaquemines Parish. Phillips 66, which is based out of Houston wants to sell its Alliance Refinery in Belle Chasse. The good news is that Hilcorp Energy Co. is considering purchasing the refinery but the bad news is over 850 workers and contractors […]

New Project Set To Be Constructed on Al Copeland’s Lakefront Property

Years ago Al Copeland Sr., founder of Popeyes Fried Chicken, purchased a big piece of lakefront property in Mandeville. His plans for the property, a 30,000 sq. ft. home, horse stables and a helipad never happened. Today, the Copeland family has given the 29-acre property that is worth $7 million to the LSU Health Foundation. […]

Riverfront Hotel Planned for New Orleans Convention Center Will Still Happen

The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center has chosen AECOM-Broadmoor to oversee their $557 million project to upgrade the complex. This is the first upgrade project since the convention center was constructed in 1984. The center has already tapped into the budget and spent $115 million on updates through the linear park which runs along the […]

Biden Administration To Cut Payments on Government-Backed Loans

The COVID-19 pandemic has hurt our economy and the well-being of our country tremendously. July 2021 the administration announced that there will be new loan modification options for those who have government-backed home loans. Biden’s administration wants to give borrowers the opportunity to catch up or keep paying their mortgage payments due to the struggles […]

Seven Louisiana Towns To Escape to for a Weekend

When Louisianans think of a weekend getaway the Gulf Coast usually comes to mind but there are some perfect getaways throughout the rest of Louisiana. These charming small towns are great places to go for rest and relaxation. Here are seven small towns located in Louisiana that are perfect for nature lovers to main street […]

This Years New Orleans Parade of Homes Will Be Both Live and Virtual

Each year the Home Builders Association of Greater New Orleans (HBAGNO) hosts the Parade of Homes. This is said to be the biggest official showcase of homes and their latest designs and floor plans in the Greater New Orleans area. Patrons who attend the 2021 Parade of Homes can tour homes in person or via […]

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