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By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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Let me share some tips with you about catching beads and throws during the Lake Charles Mardi Gras Parades.  Over the last 30 years, I've attended the parades as a parent with small children, a  float rider, and an adult parade watcher on the sidelines!     Lake Charles has a Mardi Gras Children...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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  In the past week I have overhead several conversations  where an individual has announced they decided to obtain their Louisiana Real Estate license or shared that they are a new licensed agent.  Today I'm going to share my view on why it is important to choose an experienced Realtor who has be...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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Christmas has come and gone and all the tinsel may be packed away but Purchase Contracts negotiated in December may still linger into the New Year! While most people spend the month of December with visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads, holiday parties and moving their Elf on a Shelf fo...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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JUST LISTED 2513 Tyler, Lake Charles, LA Weaver Park Home for Sale Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 full Living Area Approx: 1875 List Price: $Get Current Price Well maintained one owner home on a corner lot in Weaver Park within walking distance to Barbe High School! The updated kitchen features beauti...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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In a recent economic forecast, Freddie Mac addressed the inventory levels as BELOW historic norm.  " Including newly built homes in the inventory count, the total number of homes offered for sale relative to the number of households in the US has been running at the lowest level in more than 30 y...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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 BOOM HERE COMES THE BOOM LAKE CHARLES!   This song from POD comes to mind when I look around Lake Charles!  Why? Because we are booming and its alright!      This map with all the blue tags just shows the tip of the iceberg of economic growth in Southwest Louisiana with industrial projects.    P...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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    If a property has ever been rented or had  a turn over in tenants, the home may have been abused and in need of repairs before it is even ready to be listed for sale.  Such was the case with the most recent rental property I was asked to list and sell for an out of state investor.  Prior to m...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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Many Southwest Louisiana residents are off work today in observance of Good Friday.   You may wonder how people  in Southwest Louisiana spend the day on Good Friday.  There were many activities going on throughout Calcasieu Parish and will continue tomorrow with Easter Egg Hunts and celebrations!...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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I  am very excited to be a  Century 21 Centurion and President's Award Winner which is pretty much like the Oscar of Real Estate!  It was a proud moment to be congratulated  in person by Century 21 CEO/President Richard Davidson!   To achieve CENTURION® status is to earn one of the most prestigi...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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Century 21 recognizes the importance of technology!  It was announced at Century 21 Global Conference that Century 21 will partner with Google!   Sam Sebastian, director , local at Google shared the excitement about collaborating with what he called "the boldest brand in real estate"It was also a...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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New Years and the Super Bowl have come and gone but we here in Southwest Louisiana Roll right into Mardi Gras season!  Twelfth Night was January 6, 2014 and that is when Mardi Gras begins.  From then until March 2, 2014 you can expect to see Mardi Gras events taking place in Calcasieu Parish! Let...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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One of the pluses of Lake Charles LA Living is we here in Southwest Louisiana  enjoy mild winters!  Normally our only worries pertain to Hurricanes.  Last Friday, January 24th was the first rare "snow day" here in Lake Charles, LA this was the view I woke up to of my backyard! Those of you who l...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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Calcasieu Parish is the No 1  county in the nation for planned industrial projects in 2014! In a marketwatch.com press release dated January 13, 2014 …Calcasieu Parish is Poised for Growth With $19 Billion in Industrial Projects on the Books for 2014, There are 63 projects coming to Calcasieu Par...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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There is always something going on in Lake Charles LA. This morning the Lake Charles LA Color Vibe 5K was a lot of fun! Lake Charles Color Vibe 2014 Runners and walkers participated in a color filled 5K along Shell Beach Drive and the Boardwalk and the weather was beautiful! It's events like this...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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As a local Century 21 Realtor, I am frequently asked by those relocating to Lake Charles, LA area what there is to do in our City.  As we approach Thanksgiving November rings in the Holiday Season  there are several events Lake Charles residents can enjoy Artisian 121 Bistro sponsored  its 2nd An...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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4211 Beau Chene in the Oaks of Heyd Lake Charles, LA  Why do Lake Charles residents of  Oaks at Heyd Place in South Lake Charles, Louisiana love living in this neighborhood? Not only is The Oaks of Heyd Place one of the finest subdivisions to choose from in Lake Charles, homes in the Oaks at Heyd...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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    2013 Mistletoe & Moss Holiday Market in Lake Charles LA  The holiday season has begun in Lake Charles with the Mistletoe & Moss Holiday Market! Every year the Lake Charles Civic Center is transformed into a festive shopping experience among twinkling lights and lots of sparkle!    Mistletoe &...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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Autumn Run Subdivision in Lake Charles     Autumn Run is a 12 year old South Lake Charles, Louisiana Neighborhood located in South Lake Charles, LA off of Gauthier Road.  Homes in Autumn Run currently have well water and mechanical sewer systems.  There are two entrances to Autumn Run off of Gaut...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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  Is Your Lake Charles Home Listed  For Sale During the Holidays?     Tips For Lake Charles Home Sellers who have a Home Listed for Sale during the Holidays Of course Sellers may still decorate  their Lake Charles home is currently listed for sale during the holidays.  It may be more of a challen...

By Marilyn Boudreaux, Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor
(Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Mike D. Bono & Co.'s)
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Allow Time to Close on a Home During the Holidays   The holidays are fast approaching and holiday decorations can already be seen in stores and homes in Southwest Louisiana!    As 2013 draws to a close so is a buyers time frame to close on a  Southwest Louisiana home in 2013! I have written three...

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