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Craig Martin's TangiProperties Blog will present community information, new and events for the Tangipahoa Parish and surrounding communities. You will also find periodic real estate market upddates, real estate tips for buyers and sellers as well as current market conditions and real estate news on a local and national level.
The always fun and exciting Tickfaw Italian Festival will kick off this Saturday, April 18th with a Spaghetti Cook-Off.  The Spaghetti Cook-Off will be held near the White Pavilion at the railroad tracks in Tickfaw.  Everyone is invited to watch the competing chefs.  So, bring a chair, soak up so...
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how the Tangipahoa School System Proposed a New Plan.  Your input regarding the plan is being requested by city leaders and the Tangipahoa School System.  The proposed plan is important to all of us, especially those with children in our school system and future stu...
Tangipahoa Homeowners should know that the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is providing help for delinquent and non-delinquent homeowners.  Last month, the Treasury Department announced its Making Home Affordable programs.  Making Home Affordable provides two options for homeowners, refina...
It is still in the planning stages, but the proposed plan to increase educational opportunities in the Tangipahoa Parish are very attractive.  The proposed plan would upgrade our current opportunities by creating a High Tech Career Education Center and specialized training classes in magnet schoo...
Tax season is in full swing, which put me in mind of the Tax Credit being offered to first-time home buyers as part of the Economic Stimulus Plan.  This tax credit should not be confused with the Tax Credit of 2008.  The tax credit in the 2008 stimulus plan was for $7,500 and had to be repaid.  T...
The Florida Parishes Bank received a $3.24 million in TARP funds in January.  The TARP fund came to the bank through the Capital Purchasing Program.  This allows banks with financial strength to participate in the program.  The TARP funds are used to help banks free up monies for credit.  The TAR...
Looking for something special to do this Valentine's Day in Hammond?  Southeastern Louisiana University's Columbia Theatre For the Performing Arts is offering a Valentine treat on Saturday, February 14th.  A special production of the Broadway musical Bye, Bye Birdie will be performed at 7:30 p.m....
The City of Hammond will be the host site for the Tangi Home Show to be held this weekend, at the Old Hobby Lobby Building across from the Wal-Mart store (2704 West Thomas Street).  The Tangi Home Show is organized and sponsored by the Tangipahoa Home Builders Association.  More than 50 exhibito...
Hammond Square is buzzing with hammers pounding and saws buzzing. Construction has already begun on a new restaurant, the Santa Fe Cattle Co., a family roadhouse-style steak eatery. Hammond Square will feature seven new restaurants. Raisin Canes will begin construction in about a week. Raisin Can...
There will be a lot of activity coming soon to the corner of Phoenix Square Avenue and J.W. Davis Drive .  The non-profit Gulf Coast Housing Partnership is ready to begin construction on the Phoenix Square subdivision. A total of 44 homes will be built over time. Eight homes will be built in Phas...

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