November 2019

Found 2 blog entries for November 2019.

The Best Chef’s Kitchens for Holiday Gatherings

Are you dreaming of a fabulous kitchen – space to move around, gleaming countertops and appliances, great storage, and maybe a generously-sized island? Well, you’re in luck – because there are many listings on the market with chef’s kitchens that truly inspire. After all, the kitchen is the heart of a home, and for anyone who loves to cook and entertain, you want it to have the bells and whistles that’ll help you pull off those special holiday meals – as well as the room to welcome in family and friends. Rêve Realtors Partner Joey Walker knows what he’s talking about when he says, “Kitchens and bathrooms sell homes.” Check out these listings with beautiful kitchens, and you’ll see why.


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The Characteristics & History of Victorian Homes 

From Uptown mansions near Audubon Park and smaller homes in Mid-City to “gingerbread” beauties in Algiers Point, Victorian architectural styles in New Orleans abound. These styles were very popular with builders and their affluent clientele during the 1870s-1900s -- the Victorian era that followed the end of the Civil War in 1865. 

Notable features of Victorian homes include detailed, decorative woodwork and patterned trim, bright colors, and floor plans that include ornate staircases as well as lots of nooks and crannies. Victorian mansions in the Queen Anne style can be quite large with two to three stories, featuring detailed ornamentation, gabled roofs, wrap-around porches, rounded towers,

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