New Home Owner Scam Alert

Don't fall for this scam!

If there’s one thing you can say about scam artists, it’s that they are nothing if not creative and persistent. We received an email from one of our clients that purchased a West Bank home last year.  She’s been getting repeated notices that she should request a copy of her […] Read more »

Top 5 Outdoor Features that Buyers Love

Favorite outdoor living features for home buyers

Have you created outdoor living spaces?  While the summers in New Orleans can make you want to disappear inside with the air conditioning, having outdoor home features can add value to your property. We preach curb appeal all of the time to anyone considering updating, renovating or selling, but that […] Read more »

FREE Trees for Entergy Customers

New Orleans Home Improvements I don’t often read the little messages on my electric bill, but I’m happy I did it this month. From now through November 26, 2011, Entergy is partnering with The Arbor Day Foundation to give away 10,000 free trees to customers. It’s quick, it’s easy and […] Read more »

Don’t Confuse Maintenance for an Upgrade

bathroom improvements

There’s a difference between home maintenance and home improvement Pricing a home can be a balance between a science and an art.  One of the things that plays into how a home will be priced is the number and quality of upgrades. That’s where some home owners can get a […] Read more »

Are You Prepared for a Flood?

New Orleans Flood Insurance With all of the rain we have experienced in the last 24 hours, streets all over the West Bank and in New Orleans were flooded.  I hope no one had damage, but given some of the video footage that residents supplied to the news outlets, it […] Read more »

Saving vs Paying Off Debt: The Great Debate

We welcome guest blogger Miles Victor of Regions Bank with his take on saving vs paying off debt. Usually, my time is spent fielding questions from people about how they can better their current financial situation.  I’m frequently asked about our banks products and how they can help individuals “weather the […] Read more »