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Terrytown LA 70056 | March 2014 Home Sales

Homes sales in Terrytown LA

Terrytown Home Sales Prices have increased slightly in Terrytown, after remaining flat for several months. Planning to sell your Terrytown home? Fill out the form below and we’ll start on your personal market analysis.

Gretna LA 70053 Home Sales | March 2014

Average home prices in Gretna LA 70053

Gretna LA Home Sales Home prices in Gretna have been on an upward trend since November of 2013. The 70053 market has a lot of movement in it (see the chart below) mostly because of the disparity between the high and low ends of home prices but the 1st quarter of 2014 has seen an…

Algiers Home Sales | March 2014

Home sale prices in Algiers LA

Home sales in Algiers (70114 and 70131) After drifting upward during 2013, average sale prices are down this year in Algiers. Take a look at the trends over the last 2 years for average and median sold prices throughout the 70114 and 70131 zip codes. The good news is that median prices are on the…

FHA Loan Limits 2014

Mortgage rates

24% of the homes sold on the West Bank this year have been financed with FHA, so it remains a very popular financing option, especially for first time home buyers. The loan limits in the New Orleans metro area are set annually and have been reduced for 2014 to the following. FHA LOAN LIMITS FOR…

5515 Sutton Place, New Orleans LA | ALGIERS HOME FOR SALE

Mid Century Modern home for sale in Algiers

FOR SALE • 3 BEDS • 2 BATHS • 2506 SF LIVING • $239,000

Fabulous example of mid century modern architecture with original finishes and details intact.

100 Chapel Hill Rd, Belle Chasse LA | FOR SALE

100 Chapel Hill

FOR SALE • 4 BEDS, 2 1/12 BATHS • 2945 SF LIVING • $499,000

Beautifully designed new construction in Chapel Hill subdivision, just off of Woodland Highway in Belle Chasse.

You’ll be greeted by an open floor plan with 12 foot ceilings in living, dining, breakfast and kitchen spaces and 10 foot ceilings through the rest. The living room is light filled and features wood floors, built in shelving for surround sound, gas fireplace and a view of the backyard.

New Orleans LA 70114 | 2013 Home Sales and Property Prices

Home security when selling

Median price Dec 2011: $26,250 Median price Dec 2012: $38,500 Median price Dec 2013: $57,500 Median prices are up 49.4% from 2012 to 2013, but they are still among the lowest in the West Bank real estate market outside of Algiers Point. Average price per square foot rose from $44 in Dec 2012 to $60…

Woodmere Subdivision Home Sales | Harvey LA

Woodmere Home Sales

Since we were talking about the new Woodmere neighborhood organization today, I thought I’d take a look at home sales in the area for a quick update. Active Listings:   35 homes currently for sale Average list price: $112,626 Current under contract/pending sales: 9 homes Sold in Last 6 months: 25 homes sold High sale…

Gretna LA 70053 | Real Estate Market Report January 2014

Gretna LA City Hall

Home Sales in Gretna LA 70053 Prices in Gretna have continued to rise as the city offers better and better quality of life for residents, making it attractive to West Bank home buyers. Single Family Home Sales Median price January 2012: $60,000     Average sale price: $73,423 Median price January 2013: $76,000    …

You Need a Local to Get Local Real Estate Information

What Trulia thinks are similar homes may not be

What’s the best reason to not rely on a national real estate site when searching for a home? They don’t know the city like a local. Recently, I was on Trulia and the photo below was what they determined was a similar home in the same area. If you live here or you’ve spent any…