Skip To Content

Monthly Archives: August 2018

    What No One Tells You About Buying a Home

    By Admin | August 31, 2018

    Finalizing your household budget, becoming obsessed with property listing updates, and receiving tax breaks each year are just some of the unexpected benefits of becoming a first-time homeowner. As a first-time homebuyer, you’ll likely encounter more than a few surprises both before and after you close. Learning from others’ experiences could help you anticipate and... Read More

    5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your NOLA Home

    By Admin | August 28, 2018

    How to Facilitate a Smooth Transaction and Get the Best Price Why isn’t my home selling? This is a question that nobody who has listed a home for sale wants to ask. Unfortunately, homeowners who fail to properly prepare themselves may find themselves asking it. Here are five mistakes to avoid when putting your New... Read More

    Types of Mortgage Loans Explained

    By Admin | August 24, 2018

    A Quick Guide to New Orleans Home Financing Purchasing a home is likely one of the biggest financial commitments the average person will make, and more than 48 million Americans currently hold a mortgage, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. Along with all of the considerations that go into buying a home in New Orleans,... Read More

    Buying a Home in New Orleans? Know Your Wood-Destroying Insects.

    By Admin | August 21, 2018

    For first-time homebuyers, knowledge is power. Here’s what you need to know about wood-destroying pests common in our area and what to do if insects are uncovered during inspections. Whether you sell or buy a home in New Orleans, checks and inspections — electrical, plumbing, and structural — are required; some lending institutions won’t approve... Read More

    What Does It Mean to Sell As Is?

    By Admin | August 17, 2018

    You can make the most of selling your New Orleans house as is by eliminating surprises and adjusting expectations. You need to sell your NOLA home and know that it needs some repairs. Will selling as is stall the closing? Attract fewer buyers? Not if you set and manage your expectations upfront and eliminate potential... Read More

    Want to Get More Money for Your New Orleans Home?

    By Admin | August 14, 2018

    Make it more energy efficient. Like many homeowners, you might think that making as many improvements as possible will increase your property’s value when it’s time to sell your New Orleans house. But not all home upgrades are created equal. Energy efficient houses typically not only sell well, but also for more money. According to... Read More

    How Long Does It Really Take to Sell a House?

    By Admin | August 10, 2018

    Discover the 7 steps to proper home selling, from listing a New Orleans home to landing a buyer. You’ve decided to sell your New Orleans home, and now you’re ready to find a buyer and close the deal as quickly as possible. From contacting a NOLA Realtor and planning, to completing repairs and cleaning up,... Read More

    Ask a Real Estate Agent: Is Summer Too Late to Buy a Home in New Orleans?

    By Admin | August 7, 2018

    Absolutely not. New Orleans homebuyers can enjoy recently lowered prices, less competition, and a more flexible schedule from mid- to late summer. Sure, the spring months, April through June, are considered the peak selling season in real estate, with the fall following as the second best time to put your house on the market, but... Read More