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RECENT BLOG POSTS
If your family is anything like mine when it comes to what to eat it is always, “I don’t know, what do you want to eat?” then, “I don’t know, I asked you…” Usually we get in the car and ride around and end up at our usual spots. With so many GREAT food options in our area no wonder it is always s...
02/19/2016
During the recession, many young adults graduating from college were forced the millennials to move back in with their parents. This caused new household formations to drop dramatically from the long term average of 1.2 million formations annually to half that number. However, this may be the ye...
02/17/2016
New Orleans Location, Location, Location!“Location, location, location!” is one of the few proclamations which needs no verb, no adjective, no preposition to fully communicate its message.Everyone in New Orleans understands—and usually agrees with—its meaning: The location [of something] is all-i...
02/17/2016
Play Chess...Not Checkers Even though the objective of Chess is simply laid out — obtain the other player’s King — the process in which to obtain this goal is much more strategic. Chess requires a greater understanding of the ability of each of the 9 different pieces on the board and a risk asse...
02/16/2016
New Listing Coming Soon in the Heart of MetairieClose to Rummel High School, Causeway, & Lakeside Mall.  This property features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, Detached Garage, Plus Additional living quarters and Much More! Want the Price? Call Terez B. Harris at 504-297-2619   Terez Harris Terez Harris NO...
02/15/2016
CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 256,000 properties regained equity in the third quarter of 2015. This is great news for the country, as 92% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation.Price Appreciation = Good News For HomeownersFrank Nothaft, CoreLogic’s Chi...
02/10/2016
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 ...
02/06/2016
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...
02/04/2016
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’...
02/04/2016
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,...
02/03/2016
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