Northshore

Where New Orleans Meets the Lake

Take a ride across one of the world’s longest bridges, The Causeway, to reach what New Orleanians call “The Northshore.” Consisting of cities such as Mandeville, Covington, Madisonville, Folsom and Slidell. Development of the Northshore area began in the 1800s. Mandeville was first known to be a vacation town from the hustle of the New Orleans city life. The building of the Causeway Bridge in 1956, made the Northshore more accessible across Lake Pontchartrain, and really help develop the area. Today, homes are a subdivision type model, that is different from other neighborhoods in the Greater New Orleans Area.

5 Renovations to do with a 203k Loan

5 Renovations to do with a 203k Loan
5 Renovations to do with a 203k Loan New Roof Did you discover in the inspection period that the roof needed to be replaced but the seller is adamant about not fixing it. Maybe they are willing to reduce the sales price to accommodate the repairs, but what good does that do for you if you... Read More

FHA 203K Loan – List of Contractors

FHA 203K Loan – List of Contractors
203K Renovation Loans - List of Contractors in the Greater New Orleans Area The following is a list of contractors that have been accepted on previous 203K Renovation Projects with America's Mortgage Resource.  You are not obligated to choose from this list and America’s Mortgage Resource or... Read More

5 Great Places to get a King Cake in New Orleans

5 Great Places to get a King Cake in New Orleans
It's Carnival Time! And that means lots of King Cake! There is no short list of places to get King Cakes through out town, but some New Orleanians' will argue there is only one place for them. Here are 5 just to name a few. For a list of other places around town to get king cakes, check out... Read More

Safety in Real Estate – Remembering Beverly Carter

Safety in Real Estate – Remembering Beverly Carter
Safety in Real Estate - Remembering Beverly Carter   As a REALTOR, its the kind of thing you hear COULD happen all the time. Actually reading about it is a different story. As I think about Beverly Carter, her family, friends and the community around her suffering from her tragic loss, I... Read More

5 Reasons to Buy a Home in the Next 5 Months

5 Reasons to Buy a Home in the Next 5 Months
  Everyone has their own reasons when they decide to buy their first home or even a second home.  MainStreet.com wrote an interesting article giving more present day perspectives on why the next 5 months may be a better time to buy than ever. Click HERE or on the picture above to... Read More