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By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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Below is the post I did last year on this day about the 9-11 memorial that we have here downtown Lafayette. If you haven't been or haven't noticed before, looks like today will be a beautiful day for a stroll downtown. ---------- I was not going to write anything about 9-11 today, mostly because ...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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So I came back from Canada just in time to prepare for Isaac with hardly any time to even unpack my suitcase. We were fortunate here on our farm; we didn't suffer any damage and Lafayette as a whole did well. I was, however, without internet for a while on my computer. Our chickens foraging in th...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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It's been 30 years this fall since the first edition of Downtown Alive! in Lafayette (DTA!), now an Acadiana tradition. This new season begin September 7th with some New Orleans Jazz and Swing by Kirmit Ruffins and the Barbeque Swingers. The following week will feature great Zydeco music by Horac...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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If you live around Lafayette, you've likely notice the Warehouse District Lofts on South College road. They are hard to miss with their tall, colorful metal structures and orange garage doors and they are in the heart of the city near Lafayette General Hospital, the Oil Center, Girard Park, ULL c...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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If you are thinking about selling your home, you should seriously consider hiring a stager. As a Realtor, I have a stager on my team of experts that I work with. Why? Stagers are trained to make your home look its best for potential buyers whether it's only by moving some furniture around and pai...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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If you've been dreaming about owning a home in River Ranch but have a budget under 300K, you will want to read this. And if you've read my latest article about home prices in Lafayette, you'll quickly realize that it may also be your last chance to get into River Ranch at such a low price. You se...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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With all the never-ending news about the housing bubble, the record number of foreclosures, and the fall of home prices on a national scale, I can't count the number of times that I've had to explain to my clients that none of this applies here in Lafayette, Louisiana. Real estate is a very local...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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Are you thinking about moving to Lafayette, Louisiana? If you are not and you are currently unemployed, you should be. On both the "2012 Best Cities for Job Growth" ranking by New Geography and in a new report from IHS Global Insight, Lafayette tops the list for job and economic growth. On CNN Mo...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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Welcome to Boulder Creek Subdivision in Lafayette, LA! Boulder Creek is located on the south side of Lafayette and features homes starting in the $300,000 and up to the $700,000. The most expensive home in Boulder Creek sold for $1,030,000 in 2009. Boulder Creek is a fairly young subdivision in t...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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It has been a while since I reported about home sales in River Ranch. So far this year, 23 homes have sold in River Ranch compared to 16 for the same period last year. The graph below illustrates sales for the first six months of 2011 and 2012. The average price of home sales in River Ranch is sl...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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Are you looking for things to do in the next couple of days to celebrate the 4th of July in Lafayette and surrounding Acadiana? JULY 3rd in Sugar Mill Pond, Youngsville, LA You can get a head start on your 4th of July party Tuesday, July 3rd, in Sugar Mill Pond with their Annual Independence Day ...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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The real estate market of the Saint Streets area in Lafayette is hot and moving again, especially in the lower price ranges. There are currently 11 homes under contract,  8 of which were priced under 175K. Since the beginning of the year, 24 homes have sold in the Saint Streets with an average pr...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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In the past few years, I've sold several homes to parents and students who opted to purchase instead of renting for 3-4 years while attending UL here in Lafayette.   The article below, originally published on KellerINK's Blog, is well worth the read and it shows why buying a homes, even if just f...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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Grand Pointe Subdivision in Lafayette, LA is seeing lots of new home construction this spring. There are 19 single family homes for sale in Grand Pointe currently starting around $175,000 for 1266 sqft and up to $368,000 for 2233 sqft. Of the 19 homes on the market, 17 are listed as being "under ...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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I see many homes every week. It is the nature of my job. Sometimes I see pretty unique stuff, too, and in the least expected places. We discovered this teeny tiny spiral staircase in a closet while doing inspections at a small cottage in Lafayette last week. Fun stuff! The space is tight for sure...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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Mickey Shunick went missing last Saturday in Lafayette, LA. The whole city is looking for her.  UPDATE 5/27: Authorities have found Mickey's bicycle beneath the Whiskey Bay I-10 bridge, at exit 127 in Iberville Parish. Search continues for Mickey and clues that would lead to her. In the past coup...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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We had a beautiful RED Day 2012 in Lafayette, LA as Keller Williams associates from our office gave their time to Habitat for Humanity and went to work grouting tiles and painting trims. RED Day (Renew, Energize, Donate) is a day every year when Keller Williams associates across North America giv...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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It's here! The 2012 edition of the Festival International de Louisiane is this week (April 25-29) in downtown Lafayette, LA. And it looks like the weather will be awesome with highs in the low 80s! I've been involved with Festival International for many years. I began by working security so I cou...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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Southern Living is taking your votes right now and until January 31st for the South's Tastiest Town Award. As I write this, Lafayette is leading by roughly 5,000 votes. There is no doubt in my mind that we live in food heaven here in Lafayette and Acadiana. As a friend of mine commented, "You can...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
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My daughter and I went to the Acadian Village Wednesday night to see the lights. We arrived early and the walk through the village was a breeze. By the time we left, shortly after 7pm, the sidewalk was packed with people and traffic in the streets leading to the village was pretty bad, too. Tonig...

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