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I recently read what I thought was a great idea for our economy and home owners.  Many homeowners have been unable to take advantage of the record low interest rates due to several reasons 1. Home equity underwater. 2. Credit score not adequate. 3. Can’t afford the closing costs. And the reasons ...
Picture to the right shows what my family is eating today.   Caught in the Gulf of Mexico Saturday afternoon.  I can vouch personally for the seafood industry, the seafood is as good as ever.  No Oil in mine. Does it get any better than this? Saints game Thursday against the Viqueens and cooler w...
Quail Ridge Subdivision Slidell Louisiana Currently Active: 12   Price Range: $171,900-$375,000    Under Contract: 2 Under Escrow: 1 Sold 2010: 12   Average per Square Foot: $84 Quail Ridge is located East of Slidell and outside the city limits.  It is within Northshore High School District.   
Forest Ridge Pearl River Louisiana                   Active: 1 @ $209,900 Sold 2010: 4 Average Price per Sq Ft.$108 Average Days on Market: 105      Forest Ridge Subdivision is located North of I-10/I-12 just East of the town of Pearl River.  It features easy access to Slidell, New Orleans, Picay...
CYPRESS LAKES SUBDIVISION SLIDELL LOUISIANA Active Listings: 7  $295,000-$370,000 4 Sold 2010  Price $117 sq. ft.   Under Contract: 0        Cypress Lakes is a gated community located in South Slidell just outside the city limits.  Many of the homes rear yards back up to Oak Harbor Golf Course.  ...
SPARTAN TRACE SUBDIVISION, SLIDELL, LOUISIANA                                                                                             Spartan Trace Market Report Update 2010 Currently there are 7 active listings.   Asking Price: 174,900-295,000 1 Under Contract 1 Sold 2010: $194,500  $109 per...
         Yesterday I had the pleasure to meet an old co-worker of mine in New Orleans.  Him and his wife are both nurses and earn a fairly good living. Problem is they have been trying to sell a house for over two years now.  They have it listed with a local agent and haven't had any success.  Th...
I never gave this much thought until recently.  A scheduled closing this month was delayed because my buyer caught a gap in the title insurance of about 12 days.  The title company would not do a new search without an additional $750.  The odds are slim but what if the seller had taken out a seco...
Turtle Creek Subdivision is located in Eastern St. Tammany Parish East of Slidell.  The majority of the houses are newer than 10 years old.  Located in demand school district of Northshore High School.                                         Active For Sale: 10  List Price: $299,900-649,000 Under...
Magnolia Forest is located between Slidell and the city limits of Pearl River.  Each home is located on approximately one acre or more.  As the name suggest there are many magnolias and oaks lining the street throughout the neighborhood.  Easy commute to Stennis Space Center or New Orleans via I-...

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