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I know not everyone looks at Halloween as a holiday or as a day to celebrate.  I have noticed some churches calling today a Fall fling.  What ever you choose to call it be safe and have fun doing it.  I will take my son to neighbors homes and make it a short evening.  Please don't let your young ...
Have you noticed the recent sharp spike in oil prices.  If not take a look.  This impacts everything we do.  From having affordable houses to food.  I know peoples salaries haven't kept pace with these increases over the past couple of years.  We may get lower interest rates this week, but this c...
I wrote about the above subject two or three days ago.  Some comments from readers led me to believe not all understood how it worked.  The one I am most familiar with is adding the buyer with the owners name.  This can be recorded or not.  We allow about fifteen months before the buyer gets fina...
My broker sold a house today using unusual techniques today.  The owner of the house is willing to do bond for deed.  He says the problem with selling homes right now are the banks.  Everyone working to him can afford a house if they can get by the banks.  This person had bad credit and will move...
Come on back to the parish.  We will have several agents in Arabi tomorrow from 12-3.  We have many homes totally redone and ready to moved into.  These homes are beautiful and have attractive financing available.  The owners are making deal that you wouldn't believe.  I will be at 2300 Mehle Ave...
I don't know how many of you are familiar with the movie Kelly's Heroes?  It happens to be one of my all time favorite movies of all time.  I can't stop chuckling at the continuous contrast of personalities of Oddball, the tank commander and his mechanic.  The mechanic always gripped about someth...
Just wanted to show the best priced house in the neighborhood.  This home was completely redone after Katrina.  Features an excellent view of the Oak Harbor Golf Course 7th green.  The home also overlooks the lagoon on the golf course.Home features a split level floor plan, bulkhead and wrought i...
This is undoubtedly the best market for a home buyer in years.  There is an multitude of homes to look at and choose from, both new and existing.  Also the prices aren't sky high like in years past.  However these same buyers may not qualify for loans now.  The newer restrictions placed on borrow...
Lovely Acadian in Madisonville Louisiana.  Home is located in The Whispering Timbers Subdivision of only 20 homes.  This house sits on over an acre of land and offers plenty of privacy.   Features include: Chatanooga brick outside and inside.  The kitchen and den are all brick floors with transom...
I had a closing today on some rental property I was selling.  After we had finished the paperwork we got talking to the closing attorney about business.  Seems he has been very slow also.  I asked him what he thought was the problem  His answer kind of surprised me.  He thinks the credit companie...

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