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 Recently relocated from New York one thing in particular is giving me pause in my daily life in New Orleans. On the East Coast and in New York we have laws that prohibit talking on your cell phone while driving.  Mostly we are allowed to use a hands free device but rarely do you see someone jus...
05/02/2010
  One of the running jokes in New York is that when New Yorkers are thinking of relocating the comment is "but you can't get a good bagel out of New York!"    I am here to tell you that is not true in New Orleans.  There is a market and deli that imports bagels from the Upper West Side of Manhat...
05/02/2010
  As of April 22, 2010 anyone that renovates and disturbs lead based paint in a home, school, or child care facility must be certified and know the good practices to prevent lead contamination.   Also, beginning April 2010, federal law will require contractors that disturb lead-based paint in hom...
05/01/2010
The RE/MAX N.O. Properties Office is located on Maple Street in the Uptown area of New Orleans. There are about 5 blocks with restaurants, a Starbucks, a clothing boutique and a Merle Norman Cosmetics franchise.  I had the opportunity today to take a walk and check things out on Maple Street.  I...
04/26/2010
On the web site TMZ was an article this morning about Nicolas Cages properties in Malibu being foreclosed on and Active Rain is quoted! Sort of like Newsday or the New York Times.  The writer or author is not quoted just the newspaper.   The minimum bid, according to Active Rain, is $11,004,189. ...
04/08/2010
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I recently have had the need to refer some of my buyers to other agents.  I have always maintained that it is not the Agency you are referring to but the agent. Agents change company's all of the time and it is not the agency that the buyer will have discussions with about properties or about an ...
04/05/2010
Unless you don't read the papers or watch the news then you know that the WiFi version of the iPad was in the Apple Stores starting this past Saturday.  The individuals who pre-ordered would start to receive their iPads at home and the rest of the us went to the store.  I went, not with the purpo...
04/04/2010
In New York we have cooperatives as a form of ownership.  You need to pass a Cooperative Board who reviews your finances, references, and does background and credit checks in order for you to close.    Be careful what your kids put out there on Facebook as the couple in this story found out their...
03/31/2010
Last week I got a call from the Associated Press.  They were asking about the current real estate market - what is going on in Westchester County they wanted to know.  Because RE/MAX International has national housing reports that they do with the Associated Press they call RE/MAX agents througho...
03/21/2010
Please read and reblog this post from Mary Pope Handy.  We can all help this family reach their goal.Sam Callahan, the son of a Realtor (and my friend & Active Rain member) in Silicon Valley, is 14 years old and has cancer which is not responding to two different types of chemotherapy.  His cance...
03/08/2010
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