Explore Slidell, LA

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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As of July 13 there are 14 active listings in the Oak Harbor Fairways and Inlets of Slidell Louisiana. Four have sold since the first of the year.  The average selling price was $282,583. Price per square foot was $81.59 per square foot of living area.  Of these four one was $1,2 million and two ...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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Here is a six month update for Cross Gates Subdivision in Slidell Louisiana. As of July 13 there were 23 active listings. There are 2 under contract. 17 have sold for the first six months. Average selling price has been $226,200 per home for a $98.32 per sqaure foot of living area.

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
Comments 1
Anyone who likes cars shouldn't miss this.  At the Harbor Center located near Eden Isles in Slidell Louisiana.  This will be an indoor event.  Good thing given the July heat around here.  There will be rock climbing and spacewalks for the children.  The late Al Copelands collection will be on han...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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My turn to tell everyone Happy Fourth and hope you have a good holiday.  No traveling for me this year.  I hope to take the family to Heritage Park in Slidell.  They usually put on a pretty good show.  I hope the rain holds off tonight.  Well thats about it for me today.  You know I actually had ...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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Louisiana actually has the best tax credit in the nation to those who wish to cut their hot water heating costs.  A system costs about $6000 and you will get a 50% tax credit from the state.  Example, if you owe the state a $1000 you will get a tax refund of $2000.  The federal laws aren't as swe...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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Those of you living in Southern Louisiana know what a hurricane can do to our homes and lifestyles.  The state of Louisiana has a web site to help make leaving a little easier.  Go to www.makeaplan.org for more information.  The season started just yesterday, and we have a way to go before the al...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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There are openings for anyone interested in a volleyball clinic at Northshore High School.  It will be held from June 9-13.  This is the 15th year in a row for the "Queen of the Court" clinic.  Please apply promptly since these camps fill up fast.  Call 774-7079 for more information.  Don't wait ...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
Comments 1
Slidell's Little Theatre is big news in these parts.  My daughter participated in one of their plays years ago.  While it wasn't her thing I realized that this was something special for any one who likes this particular activity.  There will be a drama-fest slated for Friday at 8 p.m.  This is a ...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
Comments 1
Friday, June 13th the Louisiana Lion's Club is holding their third annual golf tournament.  The event will be held at Oak Harbor Golf Course in Slidell Louisiana.  The cost is $100 per golfer and proceeds benefit the Lions Summer Camp.  The camp is free for boys and girls of Louisiana who have me...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
Comments 1
Yesterday I wrote about a blood drive being held later this month at the Ocshner Clinic in Slidell near Cross Gates Subdivision.  Today I have a similar theme in mind, but a different method.  On may 17 there will be a bone marrow registry at Our Lady of Lourdes which is located in Westchester Es...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
Comments 1
What is that old saying?  No one thinks about it until you need it.  Ochsner clinic in Slidell near Cross Gates Subdivision is having a blood drive on May 30 from noon to 3 p.m.  There is always a severe blood shortage that gets worse every summer.  Those donating will receive a t-shirt, mini phy...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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Fishing on the extreme Northern shoreline has been productive the last couple of weeks.  With the opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway on April 11, the saltwater species have been forced to the edge of the lake.  I caught 12 the last two days.  Not many but, you should have seen the size of these...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
Comments 1
The Office of State Parks of Louisiana is reopening Fort Pike tomorrow at 9 a.m.  Fort Pike was completed in 1826.  It is located on the Rigolets Pass between Slidell and Lake Catherine.  The fort suffered heavy damage from hurricane Katrina.  The eye of the storm passed directly over this area. ...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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St Tammany Parish president Kevin Davis will be the guest speaker at the Pinewood Country Club  tomorrow morning.  The doors open at 7:30 a.m. and breakfast will be served at 8:00 a.m.  While there Davis will discuss the state of our parish.  For more information call 643-5678.  I can't hardly wa...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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Get ready for May 3 when the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at Slidell's Heritage Park.  This event is free and draws 5,000 to 10,000 people every year.  The show begins at 7p.m.  But as usual there is much more to see.  Arrive early and enjoy the pre concert festivities.  There wi...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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Tanglewood Subdivision pool is starting a new membership drive.  They are held on Saturdays from 11 a.m to 3 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m.  to 1 p.m. at 205 Grafton Street in Tanglewood Subdivision.  If you register before May 15 you will get last years rates.Slidell Stealth 10U girls fast pitch ...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
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This coming Saturday April 26, Our Lady of Lourdes of Slidell La. holds it annual food and music festival.  The time is 9 a.m. to 6 P.m.  Proceeds from the festival go to the school to help with the rebuilding process.  The festival begins with the annual Henry J. Calamari road run.  The race beg...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
Comments 0
Just to remind any of you procrastinators.  The Slidell Hospice crawfish cook off will be held next Saturday April 19 at Fritchie Park.  The time is from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  There will be live music and plenty of good tasting crawfish for everyone.  There will be awards to the best crawfish recipe...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
Comments 2
Thursday was the first day lately that my dad and i were able to get out with very little wind.  We started about 7:30 a.m.  The tide was falling and the bite was on.  We had 32 keepers by 9:30 a.m.  I had to go do some real estate business in Slidell.  The fish were biting on the Southshore most...

By John Walters, Licensed in Louisiana
(Frank Rubi Real Estate)
Comments 1
Any one who lives in St Tammany Parish whether Madisonville or Slidell are very aware of the abundance of waterways in our area.  in fact this is one of the big reason many choose to live here.  Eden Isles , Oak Harbor and Clipper Estates are some of the waterfront communities that abound in Slid...

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