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Yes... 5 Full Bedrooms, Soaring Ceilings, Gourmet Kitchen w/ Island, Granite & Raised Bar, Den w/ Surround Sound & Wet Bar, Formal Living & Dining Rooms, Gas Fireplace, 12' Ceilings, Grand Master Suite w/ Jacuzzi Tub & Double Closets, Covered Patio, Privacy Fenced Yard, Guest Suite & Master Suite Down, Separate Game Room, 2 Walk-In Attics, Garage w/ Ped Door, Super Neat & Clean! (0 comments)
Perfect in Every Way... New Kitchen, HVAC, Baths, Sheet Rock, Windows, Electrical, Appliances, Carpet & Tile. Neutral Colors, Open Floor Plan, Plumbed for Wet Bar, Bay Window, 2 in. Blinds, Pre-Wired for Wall TV, 30X12 Covered Patio, Fenced Yard, No Water from Hurricane Isaac... This House is a 10! (0 comments)
Relaxing Waterfront Living... 16' Raised Home - Everything is New - 3/4 Hardwood Flooring, Trim Electric & Plumbing, New Roof & HVAC Units, Huge Deck, New Kitchen, Windows & Baths, Huge Den, Butler's Pantry, Master Suite w/ 6' Whirlpool Tub, Separate Shower & Huge Closet, French Doors Lead to Waterfront Views, On Demand Water Heater, 6'' Gutters, Cargo Elevator, Boathouse w/ Hoist - This Home is a 10! (0 comments)
One Level Gem... Open Kitchen, Stunning Hardwood Floors, Formal Dining Room, Huge Den w/ Cathedral Ceilings & Fireplace, Covered Back Porch, Large Utility Rm, Massive Master Suite w/ Walk-In Closet & Dbl Vanities, Privacy Fenced Yard, Gutters, New HVAC & Roof in 2007, 8X8 Storage Building, 2 Attic Accesses & Much More! (0 comments)
wayne turner: Mandeville Named Top City in Louisiana to Raise Children - 03/08/13 02:27 PM
Businessweek and Bloomberg Rankings teamed up to find the best cities in America to raise children. Mandeville, a cozy lakeside town just north of New Orleans, beat out all other Louisiana cities for that title. In the study, public schools and safety were most heavily weighted followed by median family income and the parish unemployment rate. Mandeville's public school ranking is a 9 out of 10, according to GreatSchools.org, the source used in the study. The median family income was $86,731, with housing costs at 19% of income, and the parish unemployment rate at 5%. Great schools, low crime rate, low (2 comments)
wayne turner: Local Real Estate Community Participates in “No Home Goes Hungry” - 02/26/13 12:20 PM
Mandeville, La. – The first annual “No Home Goes Hungry” Realtor food drive was held this past holiday season to collect food for the Food Bank in Covington. Over 1.3 tons of food was collected thanks to many generous businesses on the North Shore. One of those businesses is Turner Real Estate Group. As a sponsor of the food drive, Turner Real Estate Group collected non-perishable food items that were distributed to many local families in need. “We were happy to be a part of this great fundraiser sponsored by the North Shore Real Estate Community,” says Wayne Turner, Owner/Broker of (0 comments)
wayne turner: "25 Fix Ups... Improve Home Value" - 02/20/13 12:41 PM
25 Fixes to Drive Up the Sales Price of Your Home Because your home may well be your largest asset, selling it is probably one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. Once you have made that decision, you’ll want to sell your home for the highest price in the shortest period of time without compromising your sanity. Before you place your home on the market, here’s a way to insure you are as prepared as possible. To assist home sellers, a new industry report has just been released: “27 Secrets That Get Your Home Sold (1 comments)
JUST REDUCED - $299,500. Live on the Water... Yes! It Never Flooded. Private dock w/ covered boat slip & 9,000 lb boat hoist, storm shutters, private room w/ hot tub, huge den w/ built-in surround sound, open air kitchen w/ water front views & full appliances, 9' & 10' ceilings, spacious bedrooms & walk-in closets, walk-in attic, center hvac, master suite on main level... 15 hour boat cruise from home to Pensacola, FL! For More Info Visit:http://www.localnorthshorerealestate.com/homes/118-Marlin-Dr/Slidell/LA/70461/28098908/?index=12&utm_source=BLOG&utm_campaign=Marlin&utm_medium=referral (0 comments)
wayne turner: Just Listed - 308 Autumn Creek Dr. - 02/14/13 01:36 PM
by Turner Real Estate Group Will Not Last Long... Huge open kitchen w/ island, stainless appliances & granite countertops, master suite w/ double vanities & whirlpool tub, split floor plan, tile & hardwood floors, 12' ceilings, formal dining room, gas fireplace, recessed lighting, neutral colors, covered back porch, private backyard overlooking pond. Must see! For More Info Visit: http://www.localnorthshorerealestate.com/homes/308-Autumn-Creek-Dr/Madisonville/LA/70447/28461838/?index=14&utm_source=BLOG&utm_campaign=Autumn+Creek&utm_medium=referral (0 comments)
wayne turner: Just Listed - 202 Tallwood Dr. - 02/14/13 12:55 PM
A Rare Find... New tile & carpet, new paint, windows & HVAC units, 2 living areas, private guest suite downstairs w/ bath, huge bedrooms, remodeled baths, den w/ hardwood floors & real wood fireplace, central vacuum, 2 attics for storage, huge screened back porch & covered patio, privacy fenced yard, massive rear entry garage - super neat & clean! For More Info Visit: http://www.localnorthshorerealestate.com/homes/202-Tallwood-Dr/Slidell/LA/70458/28343696/?index=22&utm_source=BLOG&utm_campaign=Tallwood&utm_medium=referral (1 comments)
wayne turner: Just Listed - 18420 Hosmer Mill Rd. - 02/14/13 12:45 PM
Peace & Tranquility... 1.89 Acres, No HOA, 7 Yr. Old Roof, Circular Driveway, Huge Brick Front Porch, Grand Foyer, Den w/ Massive Fireplace & Recessed Lighting, Full Size Bar, Hardwood & Tile Floors, Gourmet Kitchen w/ Gas, Guest Bedroom Downstairs w/ Full Bath, 2X6 Ext. Walls, Crown Molding, Formal Dining Room, Inground Pool w/ New Pool Liner/Pump/Filter, Stunning Live Oaks, Fenced Yard, Daylight Attic, 1 Year Warranty! For More Info Visit:http://www.localnorthshorerealestate.com/homes/18420-Hosmer-Mill-Rd/Covington/LA/70435/28355312/?index=4&utm_source=BLOG&utm_campaign=Hosmer+Mill&utm_medium=referral (0 comments)
JUST REDUCED - $79,900. It's New & Updated... Permanent foundation, open kitchen, excellent condition, cathedral ceiling, walk-in closet, new water heater, very cold central AC, huge 50X40 barn w/ stalls, pond on property, dead end street, property lines go 10' into woods surround property, "privacy", live on your property while you build, 8 miles from I-12 Robert exit. Bond for Deed/Owner Financing available! (0 comments)
wayne turner: Is Your Realtor Certified? - 01/30/13 02:22 PM
Mandeville, La. – All Realtors are licensed real estate agents, but are they all certified by the Council of Residential Specialists? That’s a question Wayne Turner, Broker/Owner of Turner Real Estate Group in Mandeville, La. wants buyers and sellers to start asking. Turner, who is a Real Estate Broker and Certified Residential Specialist (CRS), has been recognized as a leader in residential home sales for more than a decade. He is placed in the top ½% of all Realtors in the nation for home sales. “In my 17 years as a Realtor I consistently list and sell over 300 homes a (0 comments)
wayne turner: Just Listed - 2075 Lakeshore Dr. #A-4 - 01/30/13 02:15 PM
Panoramic Lakefront Views Will Leave You Breathless... Stunning Old Mandeville Condo, Top Floor End Unit, High End Designer Upgrades Include Custom Carpets & Drapes, Exquisite Kitchen w/ Viking Appliances & Marble Backsplash, Seamless Shower & Marble Master Bath, 10 Ft. Ceilings, Crown Molding, LAS Storm Shutters, Hardwood Flooring, & 2 Private Balconies. Beautiful New Orleans Style Common Area w/ Elevator Access. Lakefront Living at it's Best! For More Information Visit: http://www.localnorthshorerealestate.com/homes/2075-Lakeshore-Dr-A-4/Mandeville/LA/70448/28330618/?index=3&utm_source=BLOG&utm_campaign=Lakeshore+Dr.&utm_medium=referral (1 comments)
wayne turner: "So What's a Bond for Deed?" - 01/25/13 10:43 AM
Notice that I have attached a video and a direct link to the site that shows you every owner financed/bond for deed home for sale in St. Tammany Parish. So What Is It? A bond for deed sale is when a home owner buys a house and the seller keeps their name on the deed and title. The home buyer goes on the deed and yes it's recorded. The home buyer receives the tax benefit on the property. The home for sale does not have to be paid off. There is a 3rd party company that is the escrow holder for the (0 comments)
JUST REDUCED - $219,900. It's the One! 2 driveways, cul-de-sac lot, 2 car detached garage, all brick - completely updated (roof, remodeled kitchen, granite counters, paint, carpet, & hwd floors), new baths from floor to ceiling, neutral colors, fenced backyard, big gazebo, cathedral ceilings, open floor plan, large utility rm w/ lots of storage, private home office, mins to I-12, shopping & schools! For More Info Visit: http://www.localnorthshorerealestate.com/homes/204-Governors-Ct/Mandeville/LA/70448/22908919/?index=13&utm_source=BLOG&utm_campaign=%22204+Governors%22&utm_medium=referral (0 comments)
Yes... A True 5 Bedroom! Exquisite downstairs master suite w/ double closets, vanities, full tiled shower & whirlpool tub, elegant den w/ fireplace & wet bar, soaring ceilings w/ skylights, 2 new HVACS, huge kitchen w/ stainless appliances, new paint & carpet, open catwalk, formal dining room, hardwood floors, circle & side entry driveway, 2 in blinds, recessed lighting, fenced yard, community pool & more. Only 3 minutes from the Causeway! For More Info Visit: http://www.localnorthshorerealestate.com/homes/773-Rue-Calais-Dr/Mandeville/LA/70448/28098925/?index=8&utm_source=BLOG&utm_campaign=773+Rue+Calais+&utm_medium=referral (1 comments)
Live on the Water... Yes! It Never Flooded. Private dock w/ covered boat slip & 9,000 lb boat hoist, storm shutters, private room w/ hot tub, huge den w/ built-in surround sound, open air kitchen w/ water front views & full appliances, 9' & 10' ceilings, spacious bedrooms & walk-in closets, walk-in attic, center hvac, master suite on main level... 15 hour boat cruise from home to Pensacola, FL! For More Info Visit: http://www.localnorthshorerealestate.com/homes/118-Marlin-Dr/Slidell/LA/70461/28098908/?index=10&utm_source=BLOG&utm_campaign=118+Marlin+Dr.&utm_medium=referral (0 comments)
JUST REDUCED - $399,900. Private Custom Acadian... Reduced By $40K - Motivated Seller! 2 full kitchens, recessed lighting, hardwood floors, cat walk - banister w/ iron spindles, walk-in tile showers, entire home foam insulated, kids game room, stunning master suite w/ 6' whirlpool tub & dual head shower, travertine floors, open kitchen w/ granite & raised bar, full unfinished basement w/ kitchen & bath, sep workshop, irrigation system, 40 yr roof & more. Flood Zone C - No Flooding! Home also has grand ceilings, 5'' baseboards, 3 car garage, two 30X10 covered back porches, loads of storage & 2 water (0 comments)
JUST REDUCED - $174,900. Everything is Perfect... Cathedral ceilings, formal living/dining rm, big kitchen w/ bar seating, Moen faucets, upgraded tile flooring, insulation, 30 yr roof, gutters, lighting, patio w/ gazebo, private fenced yard backs to pond, 2 in blinds, split floor plan, 10X10 storage, exquisite master suite w/ double vanities, garden tub, oversized shower & huge walk-in closet w/ built in shelving, french doors, irrigation system - Bond for Deed available. For More Info Visit: http://www.localnorthshorerealestate.com/homes/721-Simpson-Wy/Covington/LA/70435/20279953/?index=20&utm_source=BLOG&utm_campaign=721+Simpson+Way&utm_medium=referral (0 comments)
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