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Small Boutique Residential Real Estate Company located in the New Orleans area. Individualized service..



This article about Buyer Broker Agreements is so true.  The public doesn't realize that the gas can cost us more than what we will be paid on some of these sales and what Broker Bryant suggests is a very smart solution.  If you want service and an agent to preview homes and do a really excellent ...
This is a wonderful piece by Elizabeth Weintraub who writes nationally for About.com and here on Active Rain.  This particular post struck a cord with being in a new area and seeing some really bad behaviour on the part of some of the long time agents.  These agents have a sense of entitlement th...
A short funny video about a pushy real estate agent. Enjoy.
The author of the post below is an attorney in Florida.  He has written some superb articles about short sales and foreclosures.  I am so glad that he takes the time to share his expertise as I find his posts so educational and well written.  Why does the bank file and aggressively continue a for...
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I had a discussion in my office yesterday with another agent.  The question was is it ethical for a listing agent to disclose the price a seller paid to a buyer's agent? to a buyer?   This agent believes that since sale prices are public record and anyone can go look it up it is perfectly ethical...
This is a good alternative to a foreclosure proceeding.  For anyone who doesn't know what a Deed-In-Lieu of Foreclosure is here is a short explanation.With the Deed-in-Lieu of Foreclosure, the homeowner voluntarily transfers ownership of the property to the servicer in full satisfaction of the to...
I received a referral from an agent in another state several months ago.  I really love referral and was glad that this agent chose to call me.  She has a relative in my area who needs to sell a property and could I talk to her relative.  Certainly. So I call this relative and no return call.  I ...
I am in a unique position being licensed as Broker in two different states.  I get to see differences in how real estate is practiced from one state to another.  I moved from New York State where I had been a member of two Boards and MLS's down to New Orleans.  When you move  it takes some time t...

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