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This Saturday, October 2 Magnolia Forest Subdivision will be conducting it's annual garage sale.  The times are from 7 A.M. till noon.  This year there are 37 homes participating down from over 40 last year.  If you are a garage sale junky don't miss this one.  The weather will be fantastic and t...
Yesterday I had the pleasure of trying to clear up a discrepancy on one of my accounts.  I called the 1-800 number and wound up with a woman in California, not India for once.  I proceeded to give her all of my information and while waiting for her computer to pull up the information she asked "h...
The Inlets of Oak Harbor Currently Active:  4  $262,000 - $467,500 Currently Under Contract:  0 Sold 2010:  3  $264,000 - $380,000 Price per Sq Ft:  $106 The Inlets of Oak Harbor is one of several gated waterfront communities that are located between Slidell and Lake Pontchartrain.  All offer eas...
Market Report for The Moorings of Slidell For Sale (Active):  5  $439,900 - $1,349,000 Under Contract:  1  $344,000 Sold 2010:  3 Price per Sq. Ft.:  $135   The Moorings Subdivision is a gated waterfront community of  upscale homes located just south of Slidell.  Easy commute to  Mississippi Gulf...
I now know why people are walking away from their homes and letting them foreclose instead of short sales.  We have a bank mitigation officer that wants to approve the sale of the home but he can't get an answer from HUD. The listing agent and I spent most of the day calling HUD  and being treate...
I recently read what I thought was a great idea for our economy and home owners.  Many homeowners have been unable to take advantage of the record low interest rates due to several reasons 1. Home equity underwater. 2. Credit score not adequate. 3. Can’t afford the closing costs. And the reasons ...
Picture to the right shows what my family is eating today.   Caught in the Gulf of Mexico Saturday afternoon.  I can vouch personally for the seafood industry, the seafood is as good as ever.  No Oil in mine. Does it get any better than this? Saints game Thursday against the Viqueens and cooler w...
Quail Ridge Subdivision Slidell Louisiana Currently Active: 12   Price Range: $171,900-$375,000    Under Contract: 2 Under Escrow: 1 Sold 2010: 12   Average per Square Foot: $84 Quail Ridge is located East of Slidell and outside the city limits.  It is within Northshore High School District.   
Forest Ridge Pearl River Louisiana                   Active: 1 @ $209,900 Sold 2010: 4 Average Price per Sq Ft.$108 Average Days on Market: 105      Forest Ridge Subdivision is located North of I-10/I-12 just East of the town of Pearl River.  It features easy access to Slidell, New Orleans, Picay...

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