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While some parts of the city have been completely gentrified (along with the accompanying increase in real estate prices), the Marigny and Bywater neighborhoods in New Orleans still have some of the grit, the edge, the quirkiness...the soul and personality that personifies NOLA to me. Take a look...
FOR SALE • 5 BEDS • 3 BATHS • 3,177 SF LIVING • $399,000 Stunning custom built home in Nine Mile Point, on the West Bank of New Orleans. Built in 2004, 676 Normandy has everything that buyers are searching for. Nine Mile Point feels rural until you realize that you are less than 10 minutes from M...
The architectural style that is most synonymous with the New Orleans area is the shotgun, either single or double. Shotguns fit perfectly onto the narrow lots that made up early New Orleans, often with only 25-30 feet of frontage but typically with a depth of at least 100 feet. The front width o...
The architecture of New Orleans offers a wide variety of choices, including the Townhouse style. It's not what you might think of when hearing the word "townhouse", because it's actually a single family home. Townhouse Architecture in New Orleans From The Townhouse bu...
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 aff...
One of the things I love most about New Orleans is the proliferation of color throughout the city. With very few restrictions on exterior paint colors, you can find vibrant, eye catching homes in almost every corner of the city.  Check out the colors on some of the homes we've seen recently: ...
We all get so used to seeing the things in and around our own house, that it usually takes an outsider to point out the little things that have become invisible to us. I often hear from home sellers that they are photo ready, but when I get there to take the pictures, there are lots of little th...
  What to do with the side of a building that is nothing but a blank wall and a line of electric meters? Create a mural, of course. I was absolutely captivated by the vibrant colors in this work of art that turned a blah cinder block wall into an eye catching garden. Want your own photo op? You ...
Since questions about flood zones, policies and premiums are among the most popular with New Orleans home buyers, we're happy to see that the NFIP is now making getting this information just a bit easier. The National Flood Insurance Program has set up a hotline to provide information to Lou...
One of my favorite styles of home in New Orleans is the simple cottage. Typically featuring a front porch and large windows, cottages can be found in almost every neighborhood in the city. Don't let the quaintness throw you off...often, the interiors of these homes have been stunningly renova...

Lisa Heindel

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