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We’re New Orleanians. And we love high fives, handshakes and hugs as much as anybody. Our favorite part of being mortgage lenders is meeting with clients to talk about their dreams and figuring out how to make them a reality. Sadly, right now it’s best NOT to meet with people directly. There’s no high fives,
Is there anything in the $2 Trillion dollar stimulus package which provides help for real estate agents? Here is a preliminary roundup & summary of information courtesy of Bob Bergeron at Crescent Title. Point #1: Do Real Estate Agents DO Qualify A concern among real estate agents has been their self-employed, independent contractor status. However,
Dixie Beer Brewery was a New Orleans staple from 1907 until Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. After the storm and resulting flood, the brewery was closed and forced to move brewing out of state. It’s a story locals know all too well. But just like Hubig’s Pies and other local NOLA brands we love, Dixie
Did you know that 1 out of every 5 home purchases are made by a single female? It’s actually 1 out of 4 between the ages of 54-63! Single women now make up the 2nd largest group of buyers behind married couples & they’re buying property at twice the rate of single men. NAR Data
Focusing on a particular part of town or neighborhood is a great way to really stand out in the real estate world.  But unless you have had clients recently in the mid-city area, you might be missing out on great opportunities in what might be NOLA’s hottest area. Get Reacquainted with Mid City Mid City
Buying real estate in metro New Orleans isn’t as simple as it sounds. We’ve got old homes. Flooded homes. Renovated homes. Raised homes. That’s why we’ve learned after 25+ years in local real estate that you NEVER want to skip the inspection on a purchase transaction. And while you can read lots of rational lists
Make no mistake about it… our seniors are at risk when it comes to losing their money. And when it happens, it hurts. On average, seniors lose between $40k – $50k when they are the victims of abuse. Scammers, predatory lenders, caregivers & even family members are stealing money from seniors in record numbers.  
Changing the mind of a senior is not an easy thing to do. They have strong beliefs. When those beliefs are founded on facts, seniors usually make good decisions. But sometimes, we find those beliefs are founded on the wrong information, and that can drive seniors to avoid things that may actually be able to
April is National Financial Literacy Month. It’s a good thing, because America (as a group) needs help in the area of finances. Even the seniors. Seniors Debt Levels Are Headed in the Wrong Direction We traditionally think of seniors as having net worth tied at least in part to the increasing equity in their homes.
There’s a misperception brewing here in America. A big one. The traditional idea of retirement is changing. Fast. Most people think Americans have it all planned out… work until your early 60s. Retire. Sell the big house and move into a smaller home or even a condo. Something with less maintenance. Not so fast. New