realtors: Louisiana Real Estate Law | Change June 8 2015 | Offers and Counter - 06/08/15 11:10 AM
 House Bill 468 - Act No. 24 by Representative Nancy Landry (Lafayette)
 
This bill has been signed into law and is now in effect. Previously the law stated licensees shall present all offers and counters unless the option was waived by client. Now, under this new Act, the ability of a client to waive the duty of presentation of all offers and counteroffers is no longer available. All offers and counteroffers must be delivered by the licensee and clients cannot waive this duty.  
 
My interpretation of this new law is that you Must present all Offers to the Client. Regardless, of the Client's … (1 comments)

realtors: 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)

realtors: Real Estate Property Tax 2009 Louisiana Homestead Exemption - 12/10/09 02:05 AM
Property Tax Due 2009

Property Taxes
A key factor in homes for sale in Louisiana is property tax. In Louisiana we are afford a Homestead Property Tax benefit. The first 75k of property value is excluded from property tax base throughout the state of Louisiana. In some parish in Louisiana the tax millage is higher than others. A Realtor can help you with figuring the amount of your property tax.
Many new investors in the greater New Orleans area often make the mistake of not understanding the property tax exemption. You must live in the property in order to qualify for the … (5 comments)

realtors: Kenner Metairie LA Real Estate - 11/10/09 10:28 AM
  First Time Home Buyers, Sellers, Real Estate Investors; Looking for Real Estate? I can help. I have a team that is ready to help with all your real estate needs. Simply call or email and I will answer you. Check my website www.frankrubi.com. I have agents and affiliates through out the state of Louisiana. We can assist in Residential and Commerical. My specialty is investment property. I have bought,sold and own several properties over the years. Let me help you with this important decision.   If your looking for property in Kenner or Metairie La I will help you.        
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realtors: New Closing Gift - 10/19/09 03:10 AM
Closing Gifts

My latest buyers will recieve a new closing gift for their purchase of a new home in Marrero, LA. Over the years we have given a wide variety of closing gifts to our buyers and sellers.  Recently, I gave my first ADStamp. The customer service is fantastic. Check out their web site. Email or give them a call. Their product is an address stamp. The important part is that your contact information is on the top the stamper. The cost is very reasonable and can be conducted all on line.
I like the Stamp so much I ordered one … (5 comments)

realtors: Closing Agents should be Prepared to Excute Closing - 10/14/09 12:49 PM
In the past, I have posted on helpful tips a buyer should do to prepare for a closing. I did not think at the time about Agent preparation for closing.  After all I thought it would be common sense. Here is a list of tips that I would do to prepare for a closing if I was a Listing agent:
Tell your Seller the time and place of the closing. Tell the Seller to Bring Keys Mention to the seller utilities transfer or turn off orders.  Bring your file to make sure the closing goes smoothly and to wrap up any lose ends. If … (0 comments)

realtors: Friday Night Lights and Busy weekend in the Greater New Orleans - 09/18/09 10:37 AM
As I'm leaving out the door for another busy Southeast Louisiana weekend, I just want to wish everyone to have a great weekend. As for my family tonight is high School football Holy Cross vs. Chalmette @ Chalmette 7PM. Tomorrow a day of Golf with my son @ Lakewood Country Club. After Golf to LSU for the night game.  Sunday in the morning meeting with a investor client and wiriting an offer on one my listings. Sunday afternoon Football and the New Orleans Saints with Drew.
So busy and just enough time to do it all.
 
Have a Great Weekend!
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realtors: Five Good Things about My Monday - 12/02/08 11:18 AM
Five Good Things that Happen on Monday
•1.       Listing Appointment for a home that I sold a year ago.
•2.       Spoke with a Client who is very interested in the new listing.
•3.       My CTS tires were rotated and she is riding smooth.
•4.       New customer emails via Active Rain looking to lease property in Kenner or Metairie, LA.
•5.       Picked up my children from school, visited with grandmother and did homework.
In these times when times are hard look at the bright side of our day. Building on the positive is the best way to keep building.  Tell me about … (1 comments)

realtors: Turning Away Business - 11/20/08 02:20 AM
Turning Away Business
In this market I have had to turn away business that does not make sense. I recently took a property off the market at the owner request. The owner had contacted a property manager to manage and rent the property while under listing. The owner then calls to cancel the contract. We had the listing and within two months we had an offer. The owner turn away the offer, they should have taken it. I did many things including handling an eviction and cleaning the property up for viewing. Then she cancels the listing.
Well the listing is … (4 comments)

realtors: Taking Care of Friends - 11/17/08 09:39 PM
Taking Care of our Friends
I have notice quite a few of us are not posting as much. As a reminder, let's email those that you may follow and check in on them. A visit may be what the doctor order. We all can use a friend to lean on so write that email or call and encourage all to get back in the rain. The holidays are here and a new year is just around the corner.
Have a Great Day.
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realtors: USMC #233 - 11/09/08 10:58 PM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY USMC
#233
A Birthday Salute
November 10, 2008
Today marks the 233th birthday of the United States Marine Corp.  I would like to Salute each and every Marine for standing up for all of us.
In addition, I would like to extend the Salute to all who have served and are serving: ARMY, AIR FORCE, NAVY and COAST GUARD.
CARRY ON!
 
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realtors: Pre and Post Inspections - 10/28/08 02:10 AM
 
 
When looking to buy or sell homes for sale in Kenner, Destrehan, Slidell, look to an agent who has purchase several properties in these areas and willing to share his experience. As a buyer and seller agent I always recommend full inspections to be performed. One way to prevent any delays in the closing process is to have an inspection preform by the seller before a offer arrives. In fairness the seller may be unaware of any short coming of a property. They may have paid their contractor for work that was suppose to be performed in a professional manner and to current … (2 comments)

realtors: Question of the Day - 10/16/08 02:22 PM
Question of the Day
 
Today was a typical day; probably no different from most Realtors. When in the introduction stage of any relationship typical comments are passed along. When just about everyone I meet on the street finds out you're a Realtor the question pops up. How's the market? This part is typical. Now the hard part, do you say it is a tough market or it just great?
Here is an answer I was using. I always would reply with it is time to buy. Back to that in a moment; the other day I attend a workshop where … (3 comments)

realtors: Huntwyck Village Slidell LA - 08/23/08 09:19 AM
Huntwyck VillageSlidell LA.


In Slidell LA there are many subdivisions. One subdivision which is centrally located is Huntwyck Village. The subdivision is support by a great schools district:
•1.       Carolyn Park
•2.       Slidell Junior High
•3.      Slidell High School
There is an Active Homeowners Association. There contact information is 985-641-9946. Huntwyck Village is locate a very short drive to the Northshore Square Shopping Center.

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realtors: 804 Huntwyck Dr. Slidell LA 70458 - 08/23/08 08:53 AM
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realtors: Active Rain is like Pre Game - 08/21/08 03:41 AM
Active Rain is like Pre Game

 
Each and every morning the first things I do are fire up the computer and start a pot of coffee. I open my emails and Active Rain on my dual monitor computer system. Each and every day I start with Active Rain. I check on previous post and their comments. Then I comment on my subscription poster that I follow. How is this like pre game? Whether you played Football, Baseball or Golf you have a warm up routine that you follow. Well my Pre Game is Active Rain. I have state how … (3 comments)

realtors: 209 Cougar Drive Arabi, LA. 70032 $99,900 - 08/12/08 12:18 PM
209 Cougar DriveArabi, LA 70032
$99,900
This one is back on the market with a new price. This home has been restore to like new. The home has been totally renovated to like new status. The new appliances and cabinets are very nice. Hurricane Katrina tried but could not take her away. The square footage is 1500. It is a three bedroom and two baths.  The asking price 99,900.00. So many extras have been include, recess lighting, brand new Central AC, just to name a few. All offers will be consider.
Specialized Real Estate Services, Inc. Broker/Manager7809 Airline Dr. Ste 309Metairie, … (0 comments)

realtors: Real Estate Transfer New Orleans - 08/11/08 03:33 AM
East Jefferson Real Estate TransfersTransfer filed June 26-30 2008The Times- Picayune provides every Saturday the Real Estate transfers for the entire Metro New Orleans Area. Here is the direct link for all the transfer that are report to the newspaper.
City of Kenner LA
Bimini Drive 67. Dorothy J. McCabe and Ronald F. McCabe to Manley H. Miller and Dana S. Miller, $209,900.
California Ave. 3217. Ivan A. Childs Jr. to Ivan A. Childs Sr. and Debra A. Childs, donation, no value stated.
 
Crestview Office and Industrial Park subdivision, lot C, square 169. G&V Investments LLC to Verdin Group LLC, … (0 comments)

realtors: Happy to be Here on Active Rain and Thanks - 08/10/08 03:34 AM
As I fast approach the 200k club here on Active Rain, I am thinking back over the last year and half. What has over taken me to stay the course? What have I learned? Has it help increase my team business? In the course of writing some 400+ post, the overwhelming answer is YES, it is all Active Rain.
From listing investor's property from all across the US, to include: Rhode Island, Florida and most recently Hawaii. The help with finding new buyer's; This is all made possible while using Active Rain's platform. My internet skills have improved in such a … (1 comments)

realtors: Check List for a Day of Fun - 08/06/08 11:03 PM
Which items will you carry when you walk out the door this morning?
I always seem to feel as if I am forgetting something when leaving my home. Now a day, I almost have to do like a pilot waiting to take off on the runway, cell phone (CHECK). I keep a box in my trunk at all times. In the box:
•1.     Portable Printer
•2.     Tape Measure
•3.     Legal Paper
•4.     Pens
•5.     Cables for the printer
•6.     Lock box
•7.     Flashlight
•8.     Clipboard
•9.     Hammer
•10.                        Screw's
Now my problem is not those things. It the stuff I keep … (7 comments)

 
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