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By Mike Mayer
(Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC)
Comments 57
My cell phone rang at 3:07 pm CST this afternoon. The caller ID identified it as a local call and as is customary, I answered. "Hello this is Mike. How may I help you?" "Hi Mike this is Julieta. Can you help me find a pig?" "Excuse me? Would you mind repeating that please?" "Yes. Hi, my name is ...

By Mike Mayer
(Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC)
Comments 1
I'm often asked, "Is now a good time to buy a home in Lafayette or Acadiana?"  My answer is a confident, "Most definitely!" The question that usually follows is, "Why?" Well there's several reasons it's now a great time to buy a home in Lafayette and Acadiana: It's a Buyer's market! You have a gr...

By Mike Mayer
(Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC)
Comments 0
Friends don't let friends pay 6%, 5%, or even 4% real estate commissions. If you're selling your home in Lafayette, Louisiana, you can potentially save thousands of dollars by choosing an alternative to the commission-based firms.                              i List for Less offers offers consume...

By Mike Mayer
(Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC)
Comments 2
i List for Less, a local real estate firm in Lafayette, Louisiana offers sellers a more cost-effective means to achieve their goals. By unbundling the services offered by traditional full-commission brokers, our customers and clients select the marketing products they want, enabling them to save ...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
Comments 0
RED Day was a success once again here in Lafayette, LA as it was across North America. RED Day (Renew, Energize, Donate) is "an initiative dedicated to celebrating Keller Williams Realty’s year-round commitment to improving our local communities. Each year, on the second Thursday in May, tens of ...

By Mike Mayer
(Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC)
Comments 2
One of the most dramatic changes you can make involves flooring. If you're considering creating a new look underfoot, then "YOU REALLY FLOOR ME!" may offer some assistance with choice and selection. Updating, upgrading or replacing old, worn flooring can help you add value to your home. It's cons...

By Mike Mayer
(Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC)
Comments 0
Homeowners, i List For Less Realty offers a more practical approach to selling your home in Lafayette, Louisiana. The phrase, "There's a new sheriff in town!" originated in films known as "spaghetti westerns" that were popular in the 1970s. However, the phrase can easily be adapted to fit the i L...

By Mike Mayer
(Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC)
Comments 7
"Mais oui! [may wee] How you dun pronounce dat word, Mike?" So you want to Speak Cajun like a native. I consider myself blessed to have been born in Louisiana. The French influence is abundant and self-evident. We possess a distinctive culture, a rare outlook on life, and truly unique words and v...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
Comments 2
Yes, it is that time of year again! RED Day is this Thursday, May 12th, 2011. RED Day (Renew, Energize, Donate) is a day where Keller Williams agents and offices across North America give back to the communities in which they live. The initiatives are varied, from rebuilding homes, refurbishing l...

By Mike Mayer
(Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC)
Comments 1
The Property Value Freeze Program enables eligible homeowners to "freeze" the assessed value of their homes at the January 1, 2011 value. In other words, if your home in Lafayette Parish was valued at $100,000 as of January 1, 2011, that value will be frozen until the home is sold or remodeled. I...

By Mike Mayer
(Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC)
Comments 3
One of the questions I'm often asked by sellers is, "Mike, do those "Just Listed" postcards really work? Are they effective?" My answer is, "Yes they do when they are carefully designed, professionally printed and engage the recipient." It's important to realize that we live in a society that is ...

By Mike Mayer
(Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC)
Comments 1
Festival International de Louisiane is underway in downtown Lafayette, Louisiana. Festival International de Louisiane is 25 years old and commemorating its Silver Anniversary, April 27-May 1, 2011. This FREE family event is celebrating the French cultural heritage of southern Louisiana with music...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
Comments 0
Festival International de Louisiane is next week, April 27 - May 1, 2011, and this 25th anniversary edition promises to be something to remember! Click on this year's logo to be taken to the Festival's web site. For the past two years, I've been a member of the Board of Directors for Festival Int...

By Mike Mayer
(Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC)
Comments 1
I woke up early this morning grappling with a nagging question. Sleep evaded me as I lay there bewildered and perplexed. Perhaps someone has a resolution to one of life's uncertainties. The question? Why is it....                         we DRIVE on PARKways,                                   ......

By Mike Mayer
(Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC)
Comments 3
The 2nd Annual Top of the Hops Beer Festival will be held at the Cajundome Convention Center in  Lafayette, Louisiana on Saturday April 9, 2011 from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm. Top of the Hops Beer Festival will showcase craft beers from around the world. Patrons will receive a commemorative sampling mug ...

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
Comments 0
If you've been thinking about a career in real estate, this free seminar is an excellent opportunity for you to learn more about what it takes to be successful in today's market and to learn what Keller Williams has to offer.  

By Trumps Elite, Realtors/Career Consultant
(Keller Williams Realty Acadiana)
Comments 0
The 2011 edition of the (49th) annual Parade of Homes from the Acadian Home Builders Association in the Lafayette, LA area begins next weekend! Mark your calendars: April 9, 10, 13, 16 & 17, 2011 The Parade of Homes is the public's opportunity to view brand new homes built by some of the best bui...

By Mike Mayer
(Mike Mayer, Broker/Owner - i List For Less Realty, LLC)
Comments 8
Downtown Alive! will kick off its 27th season on March 11th in Lafayette, Louisiana. Each Spring and Fall area residents and visitors head downtown to enjoy free outdoor concerts. Performances by renowned musicians and up-and-coming stars offer great entertainment in a variety of genres ranging f...

By Ann Dail, Broker/Realtor,CRS, ePRO, SRS, B.A.Chem
(Baton Rouge Area Homes, Louisiana, USA, 225-761-0551)
Comments 3
  This weekend is the big Louisiana Fur and Wildlife festival in Camerson, and after blogging on it I got some questions about Gumbo.  For all of you unfamiliar with this delicacy, it deserves a few comments. Gumbo is a stew or soup which originated in south Louisiana in the 18th century.  Hunte...

By Ann Dail, Broker/Realtor,CRS, ePRO, SRS, B.A.Chem
(Baton Rouge Area Homes, Louisiana, USA, 225-761-0551)
Comments 0
In Lafayette on a 10-acre grounds you can enjoy Christmas at Noel Acadien au Village.  There are lighting displays, carnival rides, nightly live entertainmnet, food in Santa's kitchen, shopping in the Christmas store, photos with Santa and more. Nightly December 23rd, 5:30- 9:00pm, you can see li...

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