jr: Leslie Molbert Dame Cancer Fundraiser - 12/08/10 03:47 AM
Leslie Molbert Dame Cancer Fundraiser
I received thie email below a few days ago...  Leslie is a really good family friend of mine and really needs help right now.  I know that we are always on here to promote real estate and ourselves but if you have an extra minute please read this and take a look at the t-shirts with the link I've provided.  If your interested in donating anything or purchasing a t-shirt you can either email Rudy or call or email me directly.  Thanks again everyone!
David Stewart
"Leslie Molbert Dame is a Slidell, LA resident, married to Mark Dame. She graduated from PRCC … (0 comments)

jr: Slidell, LA Listing Agents - Stewart & Smith, "Your Home Team" - 12/03/10 07:14 AM
Slidell, LA Listing Agents - Stewart & Smith, "Your Home Team"
Stewart & Smith, "Your Home Team" 
List with Us!
 The decision has been made, you're upsizing, downsizing, relocating, or simply ready for a change.  You are now faced with the challenge of finding a Listing Agent to journey with you to the closing table.  You've 'googled' Slidell, La Listing Agents and have arrived at our website - WELCOME!  We're delighted you stopped by! 
We now have one chance to  grab your attention, one chance to allow you to determine if we're the right agents for you.  The road to the closing table can be quite a … (0 comments)

jr: 6 Creative Ways to Afford a Home - 12/03/10 06:44 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 … (3 comments)

jr: Building Your Dream Home - 12/03/10 06:17 AM
Building Your Dream Home 
Building a home can be scary in this day in time.  To take some of the stress out let me help you find the land you want to build your dream home on as well as fantastic recommendation for a custom home builder.  My father owner of David W Stewart Inc has been building custom homes in the Slidell, Mandeville, Covington area for the last 25 years.  David W Stewart Inc is all about quality over quanity.  He is not a builder that strives to build the most houses possible but instead strives to build the best … (2 comments)

jr: Forms You'll Need to Sell Your Home - 12/01/10 05:15 AM
Forms You'll Need to Sell Your Home
1. Property disclosure form. This form requires you to reveal all known defects to your property. Check with your state government to see if there is a special form required in your state.2. Purchasers access to premises agreement. This agreement sets conditions for permitting the buyer to enter your home for activities such as measuring for draperies before you move.3. Sales contract. The agreement between you and the seller on terms and conditions of sale. Again, check with your state real estate department to see if there is a required form.4. Sales contract contingency … (0 comments)

jr: Speckled T's Restaurant - 11/24/10 03:23 AM
Welcome to Speckled-T's Seafood Restaurant & Speckled-T's After Dark!!                                                        158 S. Military Rd.Slidell, La 70461985-646-1728                                                                                                             http://www.speckledts.com
Whether you are relocating to Slidell or a life long resident I wanted to make a recommendation...  Speckled T's is a fantastic place to enjoy a meal or see live entertainment after hours...
Speckled T's is open for lunch, dinner and for that late night crowd on the weekends!  Sunday- Saturday they offer a full menu for lunch and an extravagant buffet for those of you that are on time restraints because of work. Dinner is from 5pm- 10pm with a full menu and way to many … (0 comments)

jr: David Stewart- Realtor - 11/24/10 02:40 AM
David Stewart- Realtor
 Meet David Stewart  
David Stewart was born and raised in Slidell, LA.  After graduating from Salmen High School, he moved to Hattiesburg, MS to attend the The University of Southern Mississippi.    
While in school pursuing his undergraduate degree David was involved in many different organizations including being a member of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity, Student Government Association, Inter Fraternity Council & Young Business Entrepreneurs. While a member of Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity David held offices as a New Member Educator and President in 2000.
 After graduating in 2003 with a … (0 comments)

jr: Christmas Under the Stars - 11/23/10 02:59 AM
 Christmas Under the Stars
December hosts the City of Slidell's "Christmas Under the Stars" in Griffith Park - a spectacular nightly display of lights, music, storytelling, entertainment, Parade of Trees, and of course, Santa and Mrs. Claus and always Free Admission!
Join us in Heritage Park this year when the City of Slidell presents Christmas Under the Stars, a magical holiday celebration featuring live entertainment from community groups, storytelling, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus and beautifully decorated community Christmas trees. And don't miss the miniature train and village display, which this year will be hosted throughout the holiday season by DuBuisson … (1 comments)

jr: Listing Agents in Slidell, LA - 11/23/10 02:30 AM
Listing Agents in Slidell, LA

David Stewart & Karin Smith of ABEK Real Estate specialize in listing homes in the Slidell area.  We are 100% committed from start to finish in advising you how to prepare your home to get it "show ready", finding a buyer & bringing you to the closing table.
With todays constantly changing and evolving world we believe that online marketing and advertising is the very best and most productive source of spotlighting your property. Today the vast majority of consumers do most of there shopping online and purchasing a home is no exception. We strive … (0 comments)

jr: October 2010 Market Report for Slidell, LA - 11/23/10 02:01 AM
October 2010 Market Report for Slidell, LA
This is the first time I'm doing this report.  However I am going to do a monthly report from now on.  By doing this we can judge what the market is doing in Slidell, LA.  If anyone has any questions please don't hesitate to contact me at (985)710-1728 or by email at dstewart.realestate@gmail.com
Active Listings as of 10/31/2010-                                 750
New Listings from 10/1/2010- 10/31/2010-             114
Listings Under Contract or Pending-                             111
Sold Between 10/1/2010- 10/31/2010-                       51
Again, if you have any questions regarding this report or any other real estate need please let me … (0 comments)

jr: What Not to Overlook on a Final Walk-through - 11/22/10 10:29 AM
What Not to Overlook on a Final Walk-through
It's guaranteed to be hectic right before closing, but you should always make time for a final walk-through. Your goal is to make sure that your home is in the same condition you expected it would be. Ideally, the sellers already have moved out. This is your last chance to check that appliances are in working condition and that agreed-upon repairs have been made. Here's a detailed list of what not to overlook for on your final walk-through.Make sure that:
Repairs you've requested have been made. Obtain copies of paid bills and warranties. … (0 comments)

jr: Slidell Athletic Club... $1.00 Enrollment! - 11/22/10 10:24 AM
Slidell Athletic Club; 1311 Gause Blvd, Slidell, LA 70458
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.
Hurry $1.00 Enrollment ends November 30, 2010.  This is a fantastic deal 
I've been a member of Slidell Athletic Club since 2005.  Its a fantastic place to work out. Its one of the least 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 … (0 comments)

jr: What a Home Inspection Should Cover - 11/22/10 10:16 AM
What a Home Inspection Should Cover
Home inspections will vary depending on the type of property you are purchasing. A large historic home, for example, will require a more specialized inspection than a small condominium. However, the following are the basic elements that a home inspector will check. You can also use this list to help you evaluate properties you might purchase.For more information, try the virtual home inspection at www.ASHI.org, the Web site of the American Society of Home Inspectors.Structure: A home's skeleton impacts how the property stands up to weather, gravity, and the earth. Structural components, including the foundation … (1 comments)

jr: Slidell, LA Short Sales - 11/17/10 03:34 AM
Slidell Short Sale 
Whether you are searching for active short sales in Slidell, LA or considering if you qualify to sell your home as a short sale we can help.  Purchasing properties below market value is possible in our market with Short Sales.  Short Sales are properties in which the listing price is less than the current loan balance on the property.  The lender has agreed to allow the borrower to sell the property at a loss instead of going to foreclosure.  You, the buyer, can take advantage of this opportunity and get more for your money with a short sale … (0 comments)

jr: Slidell, La Listing Agents - Stewart & Smith, "Your Home Team" - 11/17/10 03:22 AM

jr: Tips for Finding the Perfect Neighborhood - 11/17/10 03:02 AM
Tips for Finding the Perfect Neighborhood
Your neighborhood has a big impact on your lifestyle. Follow these steps to find the perfect community to call home.
Is it close to your favorite spots? Make a list of the activities - movies, health club, church, etc. - you engage in regularly and stores you visit frequently. See how far you would have to travel from each neighborhood you're considering to engage in your most common activities. Check out the school district. This is especially important if you have children, but it also can affect resale value. The Department of Education in your … (2 comments)

jr: 10 Questions to Ask the Condo Board - 11/17/10 02:58 AM
10 Questions to Ask the Condo Board
Before you buy, contact the condo board with the following questions. In the process, you'll learn how responsive - and organized - its members are. You'll also be alerted to potential problems with the property.1. What percentage of units is owner-occupied? What percentage is tenant-occupied? Generally, the higher the percentage of owner-occupied units, the more marketable the units will be at resale.2. What covenants, bylaws, and restrictions govern the property? What grandfather clauses are in place? You may find, for instance, that those who buy a property after a certain date can't rent out … (0 comments)

jr: Pros and Cons of Going Condo - 11/17/10 02:53 AM
Pros and Cons of Going Condo
Condominiums and townhouses offer an affordable option to single-family homes in many markets, and they're ideal for those who appreciate a maintenance-free lifestyle. But before you buy, make sure you do your legwork. These are some of the important elements to consider:
Storage. Some condos have storage lockers, but usually there are no attics or basements to hold extra belongings. Outdoor space. Yards and outdoor areas are usually smaller in condos, so if you like to garden or entertain outdoors, this may not be a good fit. However, if you dread yard work, this may … (0 comments)

jr: Understanding Capital Gains in Real Estate - 11/17/10 02:50 AM
Understanding Capital Gains in Real Estate
When you sell a stock, you owe taxes on your gain - the difference between what you paid for the stock and what you sold it for. The same holds true when selling a home (or a second home), but there are some special considerations.How to Calculate GainIn real estate, capital gains are based not on what you paid for the home, but on its adjusted cost basis. To calculate, follow these steps:1. Purchase price: _______________________The purchase price of the home is the sale price, not the amount of money you actually contributed at closing.2. … (0 comments)

jr: 5 Property Tax Questions You Need to Ask - 11/12/10 03:25 AM
5 Property Tax Questions You Need to Ask
1. What is the assessed value of the property? Note that assessed value is generally less than market value. Ask to see a recent copy of the seller's tax bill to help you determine this information.2. How often are properties reassessed, and when was the last reassessment done? In general, taxes jump most significantly when a property is reassessed.3. Will the sale of the property trigger a tax increase? The assessed value of the property may increase based on the amount you pay for the property. And in some areas, such as California, … (0 comments)

David Stewart, Slidell Homes - New Orleans Homes (Engel & Völkers USA)

David Stewart

Slidell Homes - New Orleans Homes

Slidell, LA

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Engel & Völkers USA

Address: 820 Oak Harbor Blvd, Slidell, LA, 70458

Office: (985) 646-2111

Mobile: (985) 710-1728

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