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  Nobody hates “mortgage-ese” more than us. But today, we’re making an exception. The real estate market is incredibly competitive right now. Homes are selling within days or even HOURS of being listed. Sellers are getting multiple offers (they’ve got choices). Buyers are putting in multiple offers (just in case). But here’s the problem… potential
Is a Pandemic a Good Time to Buy a Home?
Thinking about buying a home, vacation property or rental, but just not sure what COVID has in store for the rest of 2020? Is NOW, with all this uncertainty, a good time to buy? The answer is – it depends. If you don’t feel good about the future of your job or business, then now
  Did you know we are now home to the ‘Face of Reverse Mortgage’ in New Orleans? That’s right. Our very own Alison Calamia, Certified Reverse Mortgage Professional (CRMP) and Assistant Vice President of AMR, is featured this month as part of New Orleans Magazine’s 2020 Faces of New Orleans series! We couldn’t be more
3 Changes to the Real Estate Market in the Post-COVID World
We’re almost 90 days into the COVID crisis and the end is nowhere in sight. The new normal may be here to stay. At least for the foreseeable future. This isn’t necessarily bad news for the real estate market. The last 2-3 months have produced a record number of transactions as people capitalized on low
Virtual Mortgages from America’s Mortgage Resource
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