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CYPRESS LAKES SUBDIVISION SLIDELL LOUISIANA Active Listings: 7  $295,000-$370,000 4 Sold 2010  Price $117 sq. ft.   Under Contract: 0        Cypress Lakes is a gated community located in South Slidell just outside the city limits.  Many of the homes rear yards back up to Oak Harbor Golf Course.  ...
SPARTAN TRACE SUBDIVISION, SLIDELL, LOUISIANA                                                                                             Spartan Trace Market Report Update 2010 Currently there are 7 active listings.   Asking Price: 174,900-295,000 1 Under Contract 1 Sold 2010: $194,500  $109 per...
         Yesterday I had the pleasure to meet an old co-worker of mine in New Orleans.  Him and his wife are both nurses and earn a fairly good living. Problem is they have been trying to sell a house for over two years now.  They have it listed with a local agent and haven't had any success.  Th...
I never gave this much thought until recently.  A scheduled closing this month was delayed because my buyer caught a gap in the title insurance of about 12 days.  The title company would not do a new search without an additional $750.  The odds are slim but what if the seller had taken out a seco...
Turtle Creek Subdivision is located in Eastern St. Tammany Parish East of Slidell.  The majority of the houses are newer than 10 years old.  Located in demand school district of Northshore High School.                                         Active For Sale: 10  List Price: $299,900-649,000 Under...
I have been working with an out of state client for the past couple of weeks.  She is an investor scooping up short sales and foreclosures in the area.  She apparently had some dealings with one of the biggest producers in the Slidell area.  Things didn't go very well it seems. I didn't know abou...
Magnolia Forest is located between Slidell and the city limits of Pearl River.  Each home is located on approximately one acre or more.  As the name suggest there are many magnolias and oaks lining the street throughout the neighborhood.  Easy commute to Stennis Space Center or New Orleans via I-...
Yesterday I had the Pleasure at dining at Hog Heaven Bar-B-Que in Sun Louisiana.  Located about 20 miles up Hwy 41 from Pearl River and Slidell.  This was the best brisket and pulled pork I have ever eaten.  I love to eat at the big boy restaurants, but I love the mom and pop ones even more.  If ...
Anyone looking to remodel a bathroom may want to consider refinishing the bathtub.  For less than $300 one can have a new used tub with a 5 year warranty. I never knew how much went into this type of work.  I watched Don Barnes spray paint stripper and then scrape all of the old paint off of the ...
              Cross Gates Subdivision Market Report.  Located in Southeast Slidell and home to the demand school district of Northshore High School.  Age of homes varies from rather new construction to the older more established homes. Current Homes for Sale: 18     Prices Range from  $159,000-$...

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