July 2017

Found 5 blog entries for July 2017.

Once your home goes up for sale, there are plenty of things you need to do. You may have been working on getting repairs done, light remodeling and getting things ready to list the home, but the work doesn't stop once the for sale sign has been posted. Here are some of the things you should make sure you do once you're home is listed for sale.

Keep the Home in Show Ready Condition

If you're serious about selling, your home needs to stay in show ready condition. You never know when a potential buyer might want to see the home and you need to be ready. Keep the decor to a minimum, keep the home clean and don't let clutter pile up. In addition, make sure the air conditioning is turned up and leave plenty of lights on.

Invite the Neighbors In

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If you've been looking into selling your home even a little bit you probably already know how important curb appeal is to buyers. You have to make your home look appealing from the outside or nobody will want to step inside it. Not only will curb appeal show up at the curb, but it will also show up in your online listing pictures. If you want amazing pictures, create better curb appeal.

Several things can be done to increase your curb appeal without spending much money or taking up much of your time. Here are just three of the best ways to increase curb appeal fast and easy without hurting your budget.


One of the easiest and least expensive ways to make your home more appealing is landscaping. From keeping the grass cut to adding

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Public parks are a great place to go for fun. They provide a free option for all kinds of activities, along with fresh air and a new connection with nature. Whether you want to enjoy a family picnic, time on a playground or just the amazing scenery, New Orleans offers plenty of great parks.

There are several parks to enjoy and plenty of different ways to enjoy them. Here's a look at some of the top parks found throughout New Orleans.

City Park - 1 Palm Drive


Established in 1854, City Park covers more than 1,300 acres of space. It has survived through wars and the Great Depression. The park has been developed and redeveloped multiple times, as well.

New Orleans City Park is home to some of the oldest groves of live oak trees in the entire

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Found throughout the core of New Orleans, the Claiborne Corridor is one of the most celebrated areas of the city. It's home to some of the oldest commercial districts, the site of many events and one of the most job-rich business districts in the area.

Overall, the Claiborne Corridor includes 13 total neighborhoods. It's an area with plenty of socio-economic disparities. However, the city is working hard to revitalize this area with multiple plans in place for improvements. Six areas have become very important throughout the revitalization of the area, which include:

  •          Affordable Housing
  •          Transportation Access
  •          Safe & Healthy Neighborhoods
  •          Environmental Sustainability
  •          Cultural Preservation
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Magazine Street is known as a huge shopping area in the Garden District of New Orleans. Whether you're on the hunt for a gift, amazing fashion items, designer brands or something rather unique, this is one of the best places to go. You'll find everything from home decor items to antiques and so much more. Magazine Street provides all types of boutiques and shops to choose from with some of the best New Orleans has to offer lining the street.

About Magazine Street

The section of Magazine Street known for the shopping actually spans across six different neighborhoods. It's a diverse area with plenty of beauty, incredible shopping and so much more. The six neighborhoods the street covers include:

  •          Lower Garden District
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