new orleans real estate: [VIDEO] Meet the Team :: Heather Shields New Orleans REALTOR - 08/17/18 09:45 AM
Heather Shields REALTORHeather Shields has over 20 years of professional experience; her background and strengths include: project management, sales, strategic planning, negotiations, fiscal management, human resources, and unofficial life counseling. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.
 
But enough of the stuffy stuff... Once she arrived in New Orleans, Heather began working on the renovation of her Algiers Point home. In the subsequent years, she's become an expert in choosing finishes and decor (if you saw her house, you'd swoon!) and picked up her real estate license along the way. It's the details … (2 comments)

new orleans real estate: Holy Cross New Orleans Neighborhood Guide - 06/07/18 08:08 AM
About Holy CrossYears from now, new residents will wonder how the Holy Cross New Orleans neighborhood got it's name, since the school that gave rise to the moniker has relocated to Gentilly. But this subsection of the Lower 9th Ward, between St. Claude and the river, will always be remembered by natives as Holy Cross.
Measuring less than 1 square mile, Holy Cross took a hard hit during Hurricane Katrina. This is evidenced by the number of empty lots and homes still in need of rebuilding, even in 2018. But the neighborhood is definitely experiencing a comeback in popularity, as home buyers find … (0 comments)

new orleans real estate: Discover the Fairgrounds New Orleans Neighborhood - 06/05/18 07:11 AM
Fairgrounds Neighborhood New OrleansSurrounding the Fair Grounds Race Course in Mid City, the Fairgrounds neighborhood is mostly residential, with the architecture dominated by raised cottages, shotguns, and townhouse style homes that sit on long, narrower lots.
Bordered by Bayou St. John, you'll find City Park, the New Orleans Museum of Art, and plenty of outdoor activities nearby.
Buyer beware, though! For 2 weekends each spring, the Fairgrounds neighborhood is inundated with both locals and tourists during Jazz Fest. If you don't have off street parking, you'll need to butter up that neighbor that does so you don't get stuck schlepping groceries … (0 comments)

new orleans real estate: 1222 Treme St, New Orleans LA [VIDEO] - 05/31/18 07:45 AM
Fabulous home in historic Treme neighborhood
There aren't many houses that make me swoon, but *this* one? Oh yeah. 
Located in the heart of the historic Treme neighborhood, you'll experience the lifestyle of being a stone's throw away from the French Quarter combined with the luxury and quiet of Treme. Wood floors, high ceilings, original fireplace mantles, and so much more. 
Built near the turn of the century as a double shotgun, it's been converted to a private 2 bedroom, 2 bath home. With a brand new gourmet kitchen, a stunning library, a Caribbean style screened porch, and an oversized yard, you need to … (4 comments)

new orleans real estate: 3021 Joseph St New Orleans LA :: SOLD! - 05/30/18 07:25 AM
New Orleans Cottage with Salt Water Pool
2 beds • 2 baths • 1,218 SF living area
Offered at:  $410,000
 
What a view! 
This amazing Broadmoor cottage offers an open living/dining/kitchen area with original hardwood floors through the entire span. 
Updated baths with modern fixtures and finishes, including a private bath in the sizable master suite. 
But it's the backyard that's the piece de resistance...
The screened rear porch has space for outdoor dining + entertaining and overlooks the in-ground salt water pool and spa. Grab the remote and control the settings while you're lounging in the sun or taking advantage of the shade. The rear shed is … (6 comments)

new orleans real estate: New Orleans Brokerage Seeking New REALTORS - 05/29/18 01:44 PM
Crescent City Living is hiring new agents!
Are you a licensed New Orleans real estate agent? If so, we need to chat. Crescent City Living is on the hunt for the best of the best to join our boutique brokerage. 
What do we expect?
Since our mission statement is "Creating exceptional client experiences by cultivating exceptional agents", it goes without saying that we're looking for some top tier talent. 
Let's be clear that top tier doesn't = production. We're more interested in your social skills, your contract proficiency, and your ability to mastermind and come up with creative solutions than we are in how many … (1 comments)

new orleans real estate: Do I Need a Termite Contract in New Orleans? - 04/20/16 05:45 AM
Termites in New OrleansWe're getting close to that time of year when the termites start swarming in New Orleans. If you haven't experienced swarm season, you're in for a treat (that's sarcasm, for the new folks).
There's nothing quite like having to turn off all of your exterior lights to avoid attracting the little darlings during their mating season and then finding tiny termite corpses scattered everywhere the next day.
Repeat every single night for a couple of weeks and you'll get an idea of why termites are always part of the conversation when we talk about New Orleans real estate.
The damage that termites … (2 comments)

new orleans real estate: 6 Quick Things to do Before Showing Your New Orleans Home - 04/12/16 05:47 AM
 
The sign is up. 
The lockbox is installed. 
Now the appointment requests are starting to roll in.
Once your house is on the market, you'll quickly discover that sometimes you don't get very much notice that an agent wants to show your New Orleans home. 
What are the most important things you can do to quickly prepare for a last minute showing?
Ditch the clutter
Truly, your agent doesn't care if you kick the laundry under the bed or hide things behind the sofa. What they care about is the buyer envisioning themselves at home in your home and making an offer. Make a quick … (3 comments)

new orleans real estate: Pros and Cons of Condo Living in New Orleans - 03/31/16 02:03 AM
New Orleans Condo Buying
New Orleans was late to the condo game, but we've exploded with options over the past few years.
Some buyers are looking for a second or vacation home when they visit the Crescent City. Others are downsizing because they're tired of spending the weekends cutting grass. And milliennials seem to love having a built in community that comes with living in a building instead of a single family home or apartment. 
What do all of these buyers have in common?
They need to know the pros and cons of condo living before they make a decision about where they will plant their roots. 
 
Can we help … (0 comments)

new orleans real estate: 5 Questions To Ask Before Buying a New Orleans Home with Solar Panels - 10/23/14 07:02 AM

Over the last few years, we've seen more and more New Orleans homes with solar panels.
They've been all the rage as a potential energy saving device on homes.
Are you considering the purchase of a home with existing solar panels? Here are some things to think about before writing that offer.
1. Are the panels leased or purchased? If they were purchased, the seller will have to pay them off at closing since they are an attached fixture on the property. But, if they are leased, the seller doesn't technically own the panels.
2. If leased, what's the monthly cost and can the lease … (1 comments)

new orleans real estate: Let's Talk About HGTV and New Orleans Real Estate - 09/10/14 10:32 PM
Is HGTV influencing your perspective on how real estate is bought and sold in New Orleans? If so, we need to talk.
 

 
REALTORS® love to make fun of real estate related television, because 99% of the time, it has no basis in reality. The programming is designed to show you a successful outcome for every home buyer, but the reality is that it will more than likely take looking at more than 3 homes to find the one you love.
Most of the time, the home owners shown have already chosen a house and their agent has agreed … (30 comments)

new orleans real estate: 543 Olivier Street, New Orleans LA 70131 | Algiers Point Home for Sale - 08/23/13 05:10 AM
Have you ever considered a home in Algiers Point?  Located on the West Bank of the Mississippi River, it's the second oldest neighborhood in New Orleans (only the French Quarter dates further back). You'll still find historic architecture and walkable streets, but prices are much more affordable.
Presenting 543 Olivier Street
543 Olivier Street has some of the best curb appeal in all of Algiers Point. From the romantic front porch with columns flanked by flowing curtains to the lush landscaping that lines the front walk and perimeter of the yard to the custom wrought iron fence that encloses the … (1 comments)

new orleans real estate: 507 English Turn Drive, New Orleans LA 70131 | Gated Golf Community - 07/20/12 02:32 AM
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