Explore Metairie, LA

By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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You’d think that the single most influential factor governing a potential Metairie home buyer’s decision on whether to buy now or hold off would be the ongoing bottom line—that is, the amount of an anticipated monthly mortgage payment.Maybe not. The New York Federal Reserve argues otherwise. Not ...

By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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Built into the way a Metairie home changes ownership is the institution of the appraisal report—the document which attempts to place a dollar value on the property in question. That word “attempts” is the key when it comes to appraisals. Although it would make life easier if Metairie appraisals c...

By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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When you go searching for the latest Metairie real estate news online, as likely as not you will find the lion’s share is dominated by advertisements (not to complain: I advertise, too) and the current Metairie listings.There is rarely any true Metairie real estate news as such—since what’s ‘new’...

By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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Looked at from one perspective, there has been a “bailout” of enormous magnitude.Okay—maybe you have to expand the meaning of “bailout” just a bit, but if you do, many Metairie homeowners can be counted among the most prominent beneficiaries.We Metairie real estate agents wouldn’t be complaining,...

By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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A sizable portion of the recruiting business has gone online, and a lot of small and medium-sized businesses are using them.We hear a lot of ads for them—promising job hunters an efficient way to distribute their resumes; promising business managers an efficient way to attract new talent.Busy Met...

By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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Suppose you had done everything right: Interviewed several Metairie real estate agents and compared what they told you Prepped your property to near-perfection before the professional photographer’s arrival Confirmed all the descriptive details before they appeared in the Metairie listings… Yet s...

By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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“Is now a good time to sell?”A Metairie home is never put up for sale on a whim.Although outside events can conspire to control the timing of that kind of major real estate venture, in most cases, the sale or purchase of a home happens on a timetable the Metairie buyer or seller thoughtfully work...

By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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For Metairie first home buyers who are of a certain age (for the moment let’s call that 40+ or so), the prospect of making such a prodigious commitment should be less intimidating than for the younger set.You have been around for long enough to have seen the ups and downs of the economic cycles; ...

By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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As its name clearly implies, The 184 Things a Real Estate Agent Does for You is an exhaustive list of the actions a Metairie real estate agent is called upon to perform on behalf of a client. It is an authentic real estate Golden Oldie.Whenever someone wonders aloud what it is that Metairie real ...

By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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Even if you don’t pride yourself on your artistic flair, you probably have developed fairly firm ideas about what makes some Metairie homes come across better than others.Without even consciously thinking about it, you know as soon as you walk through a front door whether that immediate impressio...

By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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It’s usually around this time of year when the one in charge of keeping track of your Metairie household’s finances either sits down to do some budget arithmetic, or (at a minimum) goes hunting for a new shoe box to hold the coming year’s tax receipts. Both activities are simply exercises in asce...

By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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New Year’s Frame of Mind and Metairie Real Estate  Along with all of last week’s New Year’s Day festivities came what you could call the New Year’s Frame of Mind:The familiar, this-time-of-year special consciousness of the passage of time.For most Metairie residents, all the other seasons come a...

By Frank Rubi, FrankRubiRealEstate.com
(Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC)
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Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC Great Louisiana HomesGreater New Orleans | Baton Rouge   Metairie | KennerEn nombre de todo el equipo a Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC le deseamos la paz, la salud y la prosperidad en el Año Nuevo 2016.Gracias por su confianza y la confianza que tiene lugar en Frank Rubi ...

By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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A key step in preparing a home for sale is creating its listing for Metairie’s online MLS. It’s part science—getting all the physical details exactly right (trickier than you’d think)—and part invention.The goal is to devise phrasing that accurately portrays the property’s unique appeal without r...

By Frank Rubi, FrankRubiRealEstate.com
(Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC)
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When Purchasing a new home in SouthEast Louisiana, these phone numbers and website will come in handy: Important Phone NumbersEntergy 800-368-3749ATMOS (Gas) 800-547-4321Cox Cable 504-304-8444AT&T 888-757-6500Times Picayune 504-822-6660 Jefferson ParishAssessor Eastbank 504-736-6370Assessor Westb...

By The Williams Team, 985.727.7168 www.TheWilliamsTeam.com
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Click here to check out the parks and playgrounds of Metairie, Louisiana! We hope you thoroughly enjoyed reading our blog - The Williams Team loves staying up to date on what is going on in our community, as well as helping our community BUY, SELL, & INVEST in Real Estate. Our belief is that Real...

By Frank Rubi, FrankRubiRealEstate.com
(Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC)
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         Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC Great Louisiana HomesGreater New Orleans | Baton Rouge   Metairie | Kenner | Northshore     Residential Market Report The Year To Year comparison show a 110% Increase in Listings. Year to date also shows an increase of 7% in average price per for Homes Sold. T...

By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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Look over the carpeting in your home.If the carpeting is old and outdated, or the color severely darkens a room, replacement is necessary.Many houses have languished on the market with no offers because of old and outdated carpeting. Once the carpeting was changed, offers to purchase these same h...

By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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There are many generalizations that can be truly instructive for homeowners with local homes for sale. The undeniable importance of “location, location, location!” is a good one; de-clutter! As a main order of business is another…as is the wisdom of researching neighborhood comparable.Anybody wit...

By Terez B. Harris, Your Real Estate Advocate
(Keller Williams Realty New Orleans)
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 Think of your backyard as an extension of your home. You want it to be as comfortable and inviting as the inside.If the weather is nice, display freshly scrubbed or newly painted patio furniture outside. Place them in a conversational grouping.If you have a nice garden, flowering shrubs or some ...

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