david stewart jr: Slidell Home Search - 11/24/10 02:27 AM
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Search Slidell Real Estate at http://www.propertypromenade.com
Please feel free to sign up for your Personalized Home Search on the site. This exclusive search will allow you to fully customize your search with all search criteria to suit your individual needs.  For more information or any questions please email or give me a call! 
David Stewart - REALTOR Licensed in Louisiana Stewart & Smith, Your Home Team ABEK Real Estate 820 Oak Harbor Blvd. Slidell, La 70458 Cell: 985-710-1728 Email: dstewart.realestate@gmail.com
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david stewart jr: History of Slidell, LA - 11/23/10 03:09 AM
History of Slidell, LA
Slidell, Louisiana was founded around 1882 during construction of a major new railroad from New Orleans to Meridian, Mississippi, connecting there with Cincinnati, Ohio and eventually with New York, NY. The New Orleans and Northeastern (n.o.n.e.) Railroad established a building camp at first high ground north of Lake Pontchartrain which eventually grew into the city. Slidell was chartered as a town in 1888 by the Louisiana legislature.Sometime prior to Slidell's formal incorporation in 1888, its first streets were laid out in a grid pattern, mostly east of the railroad, running three blocks along the road by four … (0 comments)

david stewart jr: Slidell Athletic Club - 10/28/10 06:21 AM
Slidell Athletic Club; 1311 Gause Blvd, Slidell, LA 70458
(985)649-7357
For those of you relocating to the Slidell, LA area, or if your just looking for a new gym I wanted to pass along some information about where I work out.
I've been a member of Slidell Athletic Club since 2005.  Its a fantastic place to work out. Its one of the leaset expensive gyms in Slidell and one of the largest.  It has over 52,000 square feet of health and fitness equipment, an indoor and outdoor pool, the largest cardio area on the northshore and tons classes. 
The staff is always extremely friendly and … (0 comments)

david stewart jr: Slidell Relocation - 10/20/10 07:31 AM
Slidell Relocation (edit/delete)
Slidell Relocation
Relocating to Slidell, La?  Find everything you need to know about Slidell, La on http://www.PropertyPromenade.com.  Here you will find links to helpful information on:
Slidell SchoolsSlidell EventsSlidell Utility CompaniesSlidell Sports and RecreationSlidell Arts and EntertainmentSlidell Local WeatherSlidell Hospital and MedicalSlidell Properties for SaleSlidell Properties for Rent
www.PropertyPromenade.com is courtesy of Karin Smith - Realtor with ABEK Real Estate in Slidell, La.
Contact David atCell: 985-710-1728Email: dstewart.realestate@gmail.com
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david stewart jr: 8 Camera Tips to Capture a Room's Size - 10/11/10 06:45 AM
8 Camera Tips to Capture a Room's SizeMake sure every square foot counts when photographing interiors. Try these tips to expand the space. By Melissa Dittmann Tracey | August 2010
Buyers love spacious homes. They also love to look at online property photos. But it's not always easy to squeeze square footage into a camera shot-and sometimes furniture arrangements or floor coverings actually do a disservice to the way your listing is presented online or in marketing photos, says Debra Gould, president of home staging company Six Elements Inc. in Toronto and creator of the Staging Diva training program.
 
She … (0 comments)

david stewart jr: What to Leave for the New Owners - 10/05/10 04:33 AM
What to Leave for the New Owners
Owner's manuals and warranties for appliances left in the house. Garage door opener. Extra sets of house keys. A list of local service providers - the best dry cleaner, yard service, plumber, etc. Code to the security alarm and phone number of the monitoring service if not discontinued. As a courtesy, you could provide numbers to the local utility companies. If it's a condo, leave information on how to contact the condo board. This has been Reprinted from REALTOR® magazine (REALTOR.org/realtormag http://www.realtor.org/realtormag) with permission of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®. Copyright 2008. All rights … (2 comments)

david stewart jr: Slidell Waterfront Market Report 10/5/2010 - 10/05/10 04:12 AM
Slidell Waterfront Market Report 10/5/2010
October 5, 2010 - LAST SIX MONTHS OF ACTIVITY
Sold: Navigable/Single Family Residential/Waterfront Properties sold in the last six months.Total: 52
Sold Prices Range: from $60,000 in Bayou Bonfouca Estates to $600,000 in Lakeshore Estates.
Active: Navigable/Single Family Residential/Waterfont Properties.Total: 107
Under Contract/Pending: Navigable/Single Family Residential/Waterfront Properties.Total: 9
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david stewart jr: Is Your Buyer Qualified? - 09/30/10 04:17 AM
Is Your Buyer Qualified?
Unless the buyer who makes an offer on your home has the resources to qualify for a mortgage, you may not really have a sale. If possible, try to determine a buyer's financial status before signing the contract. Ask the following:1. Has the buyer been prequalified or preapproved (even better) for a mortgage? Such buyers will be in a much better position to obtain a mortgage promptly.2. Does the buyer have enough money to make a downpayment and cover closing costs? Ideally, a buyer should have 20 percent of the home's price as a downpayment and between … (0 comments)

david stewart jr: How to Prepare for the Open House - 09/30/10 03:59 AM
How to Prepare for the Open House
Advertise your open house. Ideally you should advertise both the weekend before and the weekend of the open house. Check with the local paper to see when their ad closing deadlines are. Create a property summary sheet. This sheet gives prospective buyers an overview of your home. Include dimensions for each room, copies of a property survey, summaries of utility costs and property taxes, and a list of when capital items such as roofs and furnace were added. Develop a sign-in form for prospects' addresses. You'll ideally want both phone numbers and e-mail addresses … (2 comments)

david stewart jr: Open House Safety Tips - 09/30/10 03:56 AM
Open House Safety Tips
An open house can be a great sales tool, but it also exposes you to numerous unfamiliar people for the first time. Stay safe by practicing these guidelines.
Call the local police department and ask them to have a squad care drive by during your open-house hours. Check your cell phone's strength and signal prior to the open house. Have emergency numbers programmed on speed dial. Carry an extra, fully charged cell phone battery. Determine several "escape" routes that you can use in case of an emergency. Make sure all deadbolt locks are unlocked to facilitate a … (2 comments)

david stewart jr: 5 Feng Shui Concepts to Help a Home Sell - 09/30/10 03:52 AM
5 Feng Shui Concepts to Help a Home Sell
To put the best face on a listing and appeal to buyers who follow feng shui principles, keep these tips in mind.1. Pay special attention to the front door, which is considered the "mouth of chi" (chi is the "life force" of all things) and one of the most powerful aspects of the entire property. Abundance, blessings, opportunities, and good fortune enter through the front door. It's also the first impression buyers have of how well the sellers have taken care of the rest of the property. Make sure the area around … (0 comments)

david stewart jr: 12 Tips for Hiring a Remodeling Contractor - 09/30/10 03:47 AM
12 Tips for Hiring a Remodeling Contractor
1. Get at least three written estimates.2. Check references. If possible, view earlier jobs the contractor completed.3. Check with the local Chamber of Commerce or Better Business Bureau for complaints.4. Be sure the contract states exactly what is to be done and how change orders will be handled.5. Make as small of a down payment as possible so you won't lose a lot if the contractor fails to complete the job.6. Be sure that the contractor has the necessary permits, licenses, and insurance.7. Check that the contract states when the work will be completed … (0 comments)

david stewart jr: Prepare Your Home for a Virtual Tour - 09/30/10 03:33 AM
Prepare Your Home for a Virtual Tour
With more buyers shopping for homes on the Web, photos and virtual tours are a must. There are many things you can do make your home shine on camera.1. Understand the camera's perspective. The camera's eye is very different from the human eye. It magnifies clutter and poor furniture arrangement. To make a home shine in a virtual tour or video presentation, cater to the lens.2. Make the home "Q-tip clean." Because the camera magnifies grime, each room must be spotless. Don't forget floor coverings and walls; a discolored spot on the rug might … (0 comments)

david stewart jr: Stewart & Smith "Your Home Team" - 09/26/10 02:08 PM

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david stewart jr: Low-Cost Ways to Spruce Up Your Home's Exterior - 09/10/10 04:21 AM
Low-Cost Ways to Spruce Up Your Home's Exterior
Make your home more appealing for yourself and potential buyers with these quick and easy tips: 1. Trim bushes so they don't block windows or architectural details.2. Mow your lawn, and turn on the sprinklers for 30 minutes before the showing to make the lawn sparkle.3. Put a pot of bright flowers (or a small evergreen in winter) on your porch.4. Install new doorknobs on your front door.5. Repair any cracks in the driveway.6. Edge the grass around walkways and trees.7. Keep your garden tools and hoses out of sight.8. Clear toys from … (1 comments)

david stewart jr: 6 Creative Ways to Afford a Home - 09/10/10 04:02 AM
6 Creative Ways to Afford a Home
1. Investigate local, state, and national down payment assistance programs. These programs give qualified applicants loans or grants to cover all or part of your required down payment. National programs include the Nehemiah program, www.getdownpayment.com, and the American Dream Down Payment Fund from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, www.hud.gov.2. Explore seller financing. In some cases, sellers may be willing to finance all or part of the purchase price of the home and let you repay them gradually, just as you would do with a mortgage.3. Consider a shared-appreciation or shared-equity arrangement. Under … (0 comments)

david stewart jr: Short Sales Tips for Sellers - 09/10/10 03:49 AM
Short Sales Tips for Sellers
If you're thinking of selling your home, and you expect that the total amount you owe on your mortgage will be greater than the selling price of your home, you may be facing a short sale. A short sale is one where the net proceeds from the sale won't cover your total mortgage obligation and closing costs, and you don't have other sources of money to cover the deficiency. A short sale is different from a foreclosure, which is when your lender takes title of your home through a lengthy legal process and then sells it.
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david stewart jr: Slidell Homes - New Kingspoint - Seller will pay up to $5,500. of Buyer's Closing Cost! Free Home Warranty! - 08/31/10 06:44 AM
Slidell Homes - New Kingspoint - Seller will pay up to $5,500. of Buyer's Closing Cost! Free Home Warranty!
Seller will pay up to $5,500.00 in Buyers Closing Cost! Free Home Warranty!
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david stewart jr: Slidell Arts and Entertainment - 08/31/10 06:36 AM
Slidell Arts and Entertainment
SLIDELL ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENTRelocating to Slidell, LA?  Finding information about Slidell Arts and Entertainment on the top of your to-do list?  You've come to the right place!
For information about Slidell Arts and Entertainment visit:
www.realestatepub.com; on the menu bar select 'About Slidell - local area info,' scroll down to 'Arts and Entertainment.'  Here you will find links that will direct you to Slidell, La.  Arts and Entertainment  Websites.
Looking forward to working with you!David
David Stewart-REALTORABEK Real Estate820 Oak Harbor Blvd.Slidell, La. 70458Cell: 985-710-1728
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david stewart jr: Stewart & Smith "Your Home Team" - 08/27/10 04:30 AM
Stewart & Smith, "Your Home Team"
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