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Demand Rising As Prices Fall in West Bank Real Estate

Single Family and condo sales on West Bank 2012-2014

Single family homes and condo sales on the West Bank of New Orleans 2011-2014

Marrero LA | 2014 Home Sales Trends

Marrero LA 2014 real estate absorption trends

Marrero LA Real Estate Trends   Median Home Prices in Marrero LA Overall, there has been a slight dip in the median (half are higher, half are lower) sales prices in Marrero. Spring and summer of 2014 were strong, but prices have been slowly dropping since then. From January 2014 to January 2015, median sold…

Harvey LA 70058 | Real Estate Market Trends

Number of homes sold | Harvey LA 70058

Trends in Harvey LA Home Sales Number of single family homes sold Sales continue to increase in Harvey, ending 2014 with 310 homes sold – the largest number we’ve seen over the last 5 years. However, with 206 homes for sale at the end of the year, there is still a significant amount of inventory…

761 Glouster | Renovated Terrytown LA Home for Sale

761 Glouster, Terrytown LA Home for sale

FOR SALE • 4 BEDS • 3 BATHS • 2250 SF LIVING • $219,900 100% FINANCING AVAILABLE on this beautifully renovated Terrytown home. Formal living and dining rooms plus a den provide plenty of entertaining space. The updated kitchen has new cabinets, granite counters, new appliances, fixtures and flooring. With an attached breakfast area, it’s perfect for casual dining….

301 D Cherry Blossom Ln | Terrytown LA Condo for Sale

301 D Cherry Blossom Ln, Terrytown LA Condo for Sale

FOR SALE • 3 BEDS • 1 FULL, 2 HALF BATHS • 1600 SF LIVING • $110,000 There are very few condos in Terrytown, so this is your chance to give up outside maintenance and relax. Spacious 2 story unit with living space downstairs and big bedrooms with attached baths upstairs. Wood floors, unique kitchen…

Gretna LA 70053 | Home Sales and Real Estate Trends 2014

Home sales in Gretna LA 2014

Gretna LA 70053 Real Estate After a rough couple of years in Gretna LA, we witnessed a rebound last year, with average sale prices up almost 22% from 2013 to 2014. WHAT’S YOUR GRETNA HOME WORTH?    At the same time that prices were going up, the average time for a home to sell in…

Louisiana Property Disclosure 2015

real estate disclosures

Every couple of years, the disclosure forms that every seller has to provide to a buyer changes. Effective February 1, 2015, a new seller property disclosure form came into play. Who has to provide a disclosure? Louisiana law states that anyone selling a residential (1-4 family) property must provide a disclosure to potential buyers, including…

3320 Claire Ave, Gretna LA | HOME FOR SALE

3320 Claire Avenue

FOR SALE • 3 BEDS • 1 BATH • 1045 SF LIVING • $124,900 100% FINANCING AVAILABLE  for this adorable updated home in the City of Gretna with a great view of the dog park right across the street. Warm and welcoming colors accent the living/dining combination that features big windows for natural light, recessed lighting and easy…

100% Home Loans Now Available on the West Bank | Jefferson and Plaquemines Parishes

100% financing

Effective today, 100% home purchase financing is now available on the West Bank of New Orleans in every area except Algiers. The USDA has opened up to include Plaquemines and West Jefferson in the qualifying communities for 100% rural development loans. Some of the rules for qualifying for 100% USDA financing Owner occupants only 2…

Why Are Most Real Estate Closings Scheduled For the End of the Month?

West Bank real estate

Why are so many real estate closings at the end of the month? Easy question! At the closing, the home buyer pre-pays their mortgage interest for the month. The closer to the end of the month the closing is held, the less cash the buyer has to come up with out of pocket. Pushing an…