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2008 

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How many times have you answered your phone and heard the voice on the other side say just that.  Or something like I am tired of wasting my money renting?  My first question is always where are you looking and what price range.  Then I ask if they are pre-approved for a loan.  No, my credit isn'...
03/31/2008
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Saints coach Sean Payton bought the first five tickets for Raising the Roof Charity.  Seems he couldn't meet with officials to draw the winning ticket, so he offered to buy the first five tickets.  These tickets cost $100 a piece.  They are only going to sell 2500.  The home is a four bedroom, th...
03/29/2008
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Many a people are working to see the old I-10 twin spans become a fishing pier once they are no longer needed.  I think this would be great for Slidell.  I remember as a child my dad and I would go out on the bridge when they weren't opened yet.  we would catch crabs and an occasional fish.  We w...
03/29/2008
Seems almost three years after hurricane Katrina there are over 1000 unclaimed boxes just from Regions bank alone.  The owners have until April 11 to claim the contents are the bank is going to donate the items to Brad Pitts Make It Rught Foundation.  The items will be sold for cash.  I know a lo...
03/29/2008
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Pearl River Louisiana used to be a little sleepy town just North of Slidell.  Well this all changed after Katrina.  They experienced a large growth in population as people seeked higher ground.  A result of this they now will have a second red light installed this week.  Thats right, Pine Street ...
03/29/2008
The Henry J. Calamari Memorial 2-mile roadrace will be held this year on April 26. The race will be run through the streets of Westchester Estates subdivision.  This date correlates with Our Lady of Lourdes fair.  The race will start as always at the school and end at the school.  Race begins at ...
03/29/2008
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A fishing derby will be held April 5th at Fairview-Riverside State Park in Madisonville.  This park is located on the banks of the Tchefuncte River.  There will be bait provided but each youngster must bring his or her fishing pole.  There will be an educator from the Louisiana Wildlife and Fishe...
03/29/2008
Lovely home on corner lot in Eagle Point Slidell Louisiana featuring three bedrooms, two ana a half baths.  Open floorplan with kitchen overlooking family room.  Bose surround sound in family room.  Bonus room that can be a fourth bedroom, office or even a formal dining room.  Kitchen features st...
03/27/2008
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Are we in a recession.  Probably by definition.  I am sick and tired of voters bemoaning hard times.  Do you really expect government to bail you out.  Can someone tell me one thing the government got involved with that turned out better years down the road.  WELL I am waiting.  As I see it the g...
03/26/2008
I listed my first home using the new disclosure papers Louisiana's real estate commission approved earlier this month.  The very last question asks are there any crystal meth labs on the property.  WHAT, am I reading this correct???  I wonder how many people check yes for this one.  I wonder if t...
03/24/2008
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