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By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
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I just wanted to share a few photos from the first day of the 2008 Gretna Heritage Festival with you. I didn't get a chance to see everything, but I'm heading back out today to capture some more! Things kicked off with the West Bank's own Chicken on the Bone on the Market Stage: After the band fi...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 12
The festival is here! The festival is here! My absolutely must attend West Bank festival is taking place this weekend in the City of Gretna and I can't wait to get out there and hear some great music, eat some fantastic food and try to keep at least a little cash in my pocket while drooling over ...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 13
I ran into my favorite local hairdresser, Alise Lavergne at Regis Salon in Oakwood Mall, last night and found out that the salon will soon be participating in a national campaign to raise funds to fight breast cancer. On October 18, 2008, Regis Salon will be offering $15 hair cuts with all proce...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 15
My absolute favorite festival on the West Bank is the Gretna Heritage Festival, held the first weekend of October each year. There are enough things for the kids to do and ride and eat and play on that I could easily go broke in 3 short days, but we've learned to make them budget their money for...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 9
Garden Park is a well established and high demand neighborhood located inside the city limits of Gretna, Louisiana.  Winding, tree lined streets and a range of home ages make it a very pleasing place to call home.  The neighborhood is actually divided into 2 sections, Garden Park on the south sid...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 0
Stretching from Belle Chasse Highway to the south side of Lapalco Boulevard, Timberlane Estates is one of the shining stars of Gretna, LA real estate. Originally developed in 1959, Timberlane has continued to grow through the years with new homes still being constructed in this prestigious golf c...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 3
It's that time of month again - time to take a look back at the single family home sales on the West Bank.   Here are the monthly reports for the City of Gretna (zip code 70053) and unincorporated Gretna and Terrytown (zip code 70056).City of Gretna Home SalesSales of single family homes in the c...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 10
In my continuing review of gated communities on the West Bank, this week's focus is on The Commons in Gretna, LA.  Developed by Willow Builders in 1999, The Commons is centrally located on the West Bank of New Orleans off of Wall Blvd. with easy access to the Central Business District, NAS JRB Ne...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 0
The January sales reports are in for the City of Gretna, LA, zip code 70053 and for unincorporated Gretna and Terrytown, LA, zip code 70056.City of Gretna Home SalesWhile the average sale price has increased by almost 38% from January of 2007, the increase cannot be used as a market indicator wit...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 2
As we close the calendar on 2007 and enter a new year, take a look back at the historical trends for home sales in the City of Gretna, zip code 70053.  Some highlights worthy of mention:99 homes were sold in 2007, a decrease of over 21% from the number of homes sold in 2006.   This marks the smal...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 6
 As a little girl, I loved putting on my Christmas dress, pulling up my tights, strapping on my shiny new patent leather Mary Janes and standing in the line to visit Santa Claus.  While my younger sister was terrified (and cried every year) I couldn't wait to jump up on his lap and whisper in his...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 2
 What's on tap for this week in Gretna? Gretna City Council Meeting11/14/2007 beginning at 5:30 pmGretna City HallThe public is always welcomed at the monthly City Council meetings.   Visit the Gretna Farmer's MarketSaturday, 11/17/20078:30 am - 12:30 pm at the Gretna MarketHuey P. Long between 3...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 0
West Bank market update for Gretna and TerrytownOctober sales volume (number of single family homes sold) has declined from the 2006 level of 36 homes sold to 24 homes sold in October of 2007, a 33% decline in the total number of homes sold during the month. It should be noted, however, that home...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 0
The spotlight this week is on the Bellemeade subdivision in Gretna, Louisiana.The Bellemeade subdivision is divided into two sections, Bellemeade North and Bellemeade South.  Conveniently located, Bellemeade has easy access to both Belle Chasse Highway and Lapalco Blvd. making it a snap to get an...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 9
Children are not things to be molded, but are people to be unfolded - Jess Lair Like a lot of others my age, when I was growing up, my mother did not work outside of the home. She was waiting when I arrived home from school at the end of the day, making sure I did my homework before I was allowed...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 7
What a weekend! I am worn out from spending 3 straight days at the Gretna Heritage Festival, but it was time well spent. For those of you who missed it, here's my recap of the events: FridayThe festival kicked off on Friday afternoon at 4 pm. While it was overcast with some rain off and on, it di...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 10
It's that time of year again.  The Gretna Heritage Festival is this weekend, starting Friday, October 5th and running through Sunday, October 7th - are you ready?The festival is held on the West Bank in the City of Gretna on the first weekend of October each year, just as the weather is becoming ...

By Frank Rubi, FrankRubiRealEstate.com
(Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC)
Comments 0
Gretna Heritage FestivalOctober 5th - 7th This is a great time in Gretna, LA. This festival has it all. The Bands this year include the Beach Boys, Irma Thomas, Clarence Carter; The Topcats just to mention a few. More information go to http://www.gretnafest.com/.The food court will have food for ...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 2
There will be multiple open houses this Sunday, September 23, 2007, in Terrytown, RAIN OR SHINE. The Saints are not playing until Monday night, so it's a great opportunity to view those homes you've had your eye on, but haven't had a chance to see yet. Click on the addresses below for details and...

By Lisa Heindel, New Orleans Real Estate Broker
(Crescent City Living LLC)
Comments 2
Garden Park is a high demand neighborhood located inside the city limits of Gretna, Louisiana.  Winding streets and a range of home ages make for a pleasing place to call home.  The neighborhood is actually divided into 2 sections, Garden Park on the south side of the Expressway, and Old Garden P...

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