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This Sunday, June 1st, is the official start of the 2008 Atlantic hurricane season, which means that all of the talking head newscasters will be predicting doom and gloom for the entire Gulf Coast region until November.  There will be footage from Katrina played over and over again and "experts" ...
I spend so much time living, breathing and writing about West Bank real estate that sometimes I forget one of the most unique cities in the world lies just a few short miles from my front door.  So it was fantastic to spend Saturday night in downtown New Orleans on date night with the hubby and a...
Are you getting ready for the long Memorial Day weekend?  Planning that backyard BBQ?  Before you fire up the grill, be sure to check out these grilling safety tips from the Home Safety Council.   When you're not hard at work cooking over open flames, here are some other great things to do on the...
One of the casualties of Hurricane Katrina was the city sponsored curbside recycling program.  Before the storm, I faithfully filled my little blue bin and placed it by the street every week for the recycling truck to come by and empty.  Did I make a real impact?  In a city that measures the succ...
Have you ever heard that old saying about people who have "never met a stranger"?  Well, that's just a way of life in southeast Louisiana.  Strangers become acquaintances, acquaintances become friends and friends become family.  We have a tendency to celebrate for any reason, or sometimes for no ...
Here we are at the middle of May already and it's time again for the monthly absorption reports for the West Bank of New Orleans. The best performing West Bank communities this month are all in Jefferson Parish.  The top three selling areas are Marrero, Westwego, Terrytown and unincorporated Gret...
Don't forget about the Gatsby Dog Second Line Parade in Algiers Point!  The fun starts this evening at 5:30 at the Algiers Ferry Landing, with a doggie and owner costumed second line parade through the Point.  A benefit for the Louisiana SPCA, there will be food, music, kids activities and more. ...
A recent article in City Business magazine states that foreclosures in the Louisiana real estate market rose 70% from the 4th quarter of 2007 to the 1st quarter of 2008. One in every 944 households in Louisiana received a foreclosure filing in the first three months of this year. That’s well belo...
Here is your chance to have the convenience of walking to the ferry, to local restaurants and cafes or even taking a stroll along the levee while enjoying a skyline view of the city.  Or, you could sit and relax on the front or back porch and listen to the sounds of river...the distant notes of a...
The real estate market on the West Bank of New Orleans has been in a state of flux since Hurricane Katrina.  Prior to August 2005, we were seeing a slow, but steady, increase in values across the entire West Bank.  Since flooding was limited to just a few affected areas in Jefferson Parish, there...

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