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September’s State-Level Analysis on Employment

Thirty-three states and the District of Columbia saw a payroll employment increase in September compared to August. There was no change in Wisconsin and 16 states lost jobs during September. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there was a 194,000 increase during September. Broken down by states the top nonfarm employment month-over-month increase was […]

Tips To Take To Get a Higher Value on Your Home

One of the first rooms a buyer looks at is the kitchen. The kitchen has become the heart of a home, and its functionality and appearance are important. This is the reason why kitchens are the most popular room for renovations. Remodeling a kitchen can be very expensive and a lot of work, but will […]

A Positive Employment Report for August

The NAHB Eye on Housing reported an increase in nonfarm payroll employment from July to August this year. Nonfarm payroll employment increased to 31 states in August with 235,000. This was at a slower rate than seen in July with an increase of 1,053,000. August saw a strong increase on a month-over-month basis in California […]

Patios Are Now Built on Over Half of New Homes

The National Association of Home Builders reported that over 60% of new homes built in 2020 have patios. This is the first time since the Census Bureau’s 2005 survey that patios have been on over 50% of new homes. There were around 990,000 single-family homes started in 2020 and 61.4% of these homes had patios. […]

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 […]

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