destrehan: Time to Sell Your Metairie Home | 200k and up | Outgrown your Property - 05/12/15 11:42 PM
Home for Sale near Metairie. Homes Price correctly are Selling Fast in Metairie.
Have You Outgrown Your Metairie Home?
Five Ways to Tell if It's Time to Sell Your Metairie Home.
Your home is your castle, your own little piece of the American dream. But lately, your little corner of the world has been feeling cramped and you find yourself eyeing those larger homes. Is it time to pull up stakes and move on from your starter home?

1. Growing Family
If you've added to your family in recent years, you may have more bodies than bedrooms. A three bedroom home may … (7 comments)

destrehan: Metairie Homes for Sale Resale Value Renovations | Destrehan 200k - 05/12/15 05:38 AM

Selling your Metairie Home.
Metairie Homes for Sale near Golf Course and Price points starting at $200,000
Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC
Selling Your Home in 2015? Boost Your Resale Value with These Three Inexpensive Renovations
To get top dollar for your home, renovations may be necessary. However, some renovations can prove costly and they don’t always add value to your home. Here are three inexpensive renovations that are sure to improve the resale value of your home.

First Impressions
Your home needs to have curb appeal. If the potential buyer doesn’t see that, it will be difficult to get the price you want. Spend … (0 comments)

destrehan: Best Luling La. Home | Sold | Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC. - 04/14/15 10:51 AM
1022 Gassen St. Luling La 70070
Home Sold 
Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC
How to Sell My Luling, La. Home for More?

This beauty only lasted 7 days on the open market. 
If you want your home sold please feel free to fill out my form 
What's Your Property Worth?
I will run a market analysis and could assist you in selling your home. 

Call and experience Realtor / Investor who has personally Flipped more than 30 properties since 1995. Helping Buyers and Sellers in Since 1986.
Drop me a note or text 504-319-9696.

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destrehan: PRIMAVERA ADELANTE | HORARIO DE VERANO | Kenner Casas en Venta - 03/07/15 06:57 AM
HORARIO DE VERANO 08 de marzo 2015
Kenner Casas en Venta
En Metairie, LA. estamos en horario central. A las 2 am giraremos nuestros relojes hacia adelante. Se inició veces el horario de verano durante la Primera Guerra Mundial con el fin de ahorrar energía para la producción de guerra mediante el aprovechamiento de las últimas horas de luz del día entre abril y octubre. En 1966, el Congreso apruebe una la Ley Uniforme de tiempo que requiere y estandarizada la duración del horario de verano.
En la primavera que saltar hacia delante y … (1 comments)

destrehan: Metairie Appreciation Jan 2014 |Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC - 01/07/15 12:29 AM
Metairie Home Prices
Understanding Appreciation in Metairie
For many years Metairie and Kenner Homes for sale saw a consistence property appreciate. Before 2005, we saw a 5% appreciation rate year in year out.

There are no guarantees especially in real estate. As we saw from 2007 to 2014 appreciation rate dropped. In late 2014, many feel we are turning a corner. The Northshore specifically the Madisonville area. There it appear the appreciation is running above 5%. Metairie and Kenner are seeing a similar increase in appreciation at a rate of 2%.

 Increase in appreciation is directly related to … (2 comments)

destrehan: Happy New Year 2015 | Active Rain - 12/31/14 05:17 AM
Happy New Year 2015

The New Year is here and new hope and aspiration are in the air. Looking forward I think our business will continue to grow and show strength in 2015. 
May this New Year bring good Cheer and Happiness for You & Your Family.
May Favor rain on You and Your Business
Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC
Next for New Orleans is Mardi Gras 2015. 

destrehan: Greater New Orleans Home Prices are Rising in 2015 | Metairie / Kenner - 12/31/14 02:32 AM
Greater New Orleans Home Prices are Rising in 2015
If you're ready to purchase a new home in Metairie and Kenner in 2015 expect to see property values increase. In general we are not seeing the Foreclosure and Distressed Properties entering the Metairie / Kenner market in the last quarter of 2014. Up until 2007 as Realtor I would not even use Foreclosure data for
comparables. This was due to the range was only about 2% or less of the total market. In addition, the condition of those Foreclosure was not as today's Foreclosures. Many Foreclosures are close to ready to move in condition. Where in years past total renovation may have been … (0 comments)

destrehan: REALTORS Get a Bum Rap from the Public - 07/29/14 03:05 AM

Our friend in Clarksville, TN. ~ Debbie Reynolds ~ wrote this post. She explains how Realtor work and hit it out the park. A Realtor work with the Public to help them obtain their dream which is to purchase a new home. 
REALTORS® Get a Bum Rap from the Public
I read a post about agents not showing houses for a living and it got me to thinking that REALTORS® get a bum rap from the public. I have heard all kinds of statements over the years and have politely corrected the public but it is time to set the record straight. I want to let … (2 comments)

destrehan: Why I Fall a Little Bit in Love with ALL of my Listings! - 07/28/14 06:05 AM

Enjoying and living for your passion. When choosing a Realtor consider not only their Track record, the vehicle they drive or recommendation. Look at the Person. Do they Love what they do? This post says it all. Thanks to my friend in Bentonville, AR - Kim Norton for sharing this post. 
I LOVE taking on a new listing!  I LOVE the thrill I feel when I gain an appointment or a referral calls saying they need me to sell their home.  I LOVE the moment when I share what I can do for them and they say YES!  I LOVE going to the photography … (0 comments)

destrehan: Preparing Your Kenner Home for Sale Photos | 70065 | University City - 07/09/14 11:26 PM
Preparing your Kenner Home for sale for a listing photo shoot
Here are some points to help you prepare before the photo shoot.

• Clean driveway and walkways, sweep patios, decks, remove leaves etc.
• Remove your car from driveway and park across the street
• Remove all garbage cans from view
• Do a little landscaping, fresh flowers, make sure flower beds are clean, no weeds etc.
• Garden hose, sprinklers, shovels, etc. should be put away.
• Clean pool and add cushions to garden furniture.

• Open window covers and turn … (1 comments)

destrehan: YOUR HOME'S VALUE | Search New Orleans Real Estate - 06/03/14 05:34 AM
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destrehan: Homes for Sale Metairie, LA. Market Report - 06/02/14 11:46 PM
Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC
In the National News widespread reports about property appreciation have been reported. Homes for sale in Metairie, La. have seen an increase in market sales.  Although the price point has not increase in home values in Metairie. The local Metairie real estate market is roughly at June 2005 levels (Roughly the Time of Hurricane Katrina).
This report generated on June 2, 2014, represents the time period of January 1st 2014 thur May 31, 2014. The data represent 1,050 properties.
The number of sold during this report period was 429 … (2 comments)

destrehan: Metairie, LA. 70006 Residental Real Estate Market Report - 01/10/14 04:26 AM

Average Days on Market: (For all Homes Sold): 130 Days
Average Days for Sale (Frank Rubi Real Estate): 102 Days
Months Supply of Inventory (# Homes Sale/ # Homes Sold): 3 months Supply 
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Statistics are compiled base on figures and data generated by the Gulf South Real … (0 comments)

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destrehan: 12 Things to Do while in New Orleans - 12/19/13 05:18 AM
12 things to do in New Orleans:
Ride the Steamboat Natchez  
Visit Audubon Zoo  
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas  
Cafe Du Monde - Have coffee and Beignets  
Harrah's Casino  
Attend a New Orleans Saint game in the Louisiana Superdome  
Eat Seafood (especially Crawfish)  
Visit Shops in the French Quarter  
Chalmette Battlefield  
Walk Down Bourbon St  
Play a round of Golf @ Lakewood Country Club (ask for me I just might be there) or TPC of Louisiana  
Go to a Mardi Gras … (5 comments)

destrehan: Tax Free Weekend Louisiana 2013 - 05/24/13 11:49 AM
Tax Free Weekend Louisiana 2013
Hurricane Preparedness May 26 & May 27
Louisiana residents can stock up on items in Hurricane preparedness.   With Hurricane season fast approaching you need to prepare now. Louisiana residents can stock up and not pay 4 percent tax on qualified items. Hurricane Season for Louisiana starts June 1st. Now is the time to prepare and avoid long lines when a storm enters the Gulf of Mexico. 
The items that can be purchase during this tax free weekend are use full: • Self-powered light sources, such as flashlights and candles• Portable self-powered radios, two-way radios, and … (0 comments)

destrehan: Real Estate is Back via Active Rain - 03/11/13 09:48 AM
This graphic was supplied by Active Rain. Let's spread the word and go to work. 
Real Estate Is Back. Look at the US Data. Some interesting thoughts to share with your clients, customers and friends. The news is good and getting better. 
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destrehan: Lakewood Golf Club Junior Golf Saturday October 20 2011 - 10/21/11 03:01 PM
Lakewood Golf Club Junior Golf
This Saturday may be the best weather we'll have all year.  I am looking forward to seeing all of you.Class will be from 9:30-11am.  Lakewood will be the hosts for New Orleans Men's Amateur Golf Championship next weekend, October 29 & 30.  We will not have class next week.  You are welcome to come out for the Short Course or practice after 12 noon.  I want to personally thank the Holy Cross Golf Team for volunteering to assist during this championship.
Lakewood Golf Club Come visit the Rebirth of a Legend

Lakewood Golf Club
4801 … (0 comments)

destrehan: Louisiana Realtors is Your Nick Name in Compliance - 10/14/11 04:16 AM
In Louisiana, all real estate advertising and marketing campaigns require Name, Address and Phone number. The name on all advertising must be the name register with LREC. 
This is a reminder for all Louisiana Realtors. The Louisiana Commission has granted a one-time opportunity, without penalty to change and/or add DBA/ Nick name by October 31, 2011. 
Here is the Link to add your DBA/Nick Name to LREC.
Here are FAQ provided by LREC web notice:
The LREC will be taking a hard look at licensee advertising, so please act promptly to resolve any issues related to the name that you use … (0 comments)

destrehan: HOLY CROSS ALUMNI GOLF TOURNAMENT 2011 - 09/02/11 01:22 PM
Holy Cross Alumni Golf Tournament
Monday, September 19, 2011
Rescheduled due to weather 
Chateau Country Club
Time: 11:00 AM 
Players: Open to Alumni and Friends of
Holy Cross
The format is a 4 person scramble. 
Your participation, as a SPONSOR, is critical to ensure the success of this event. We also need non-player volunteers to assist on the day of the tournament. 
Becky & John “Bobby” Persson ‘63, Co-Chairpersons
Work Tel: (504) 309-9426           Cell Tel: (504) 782-8926         Email:


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