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Photo Credit: Valerie Esparza

The second oldest neighborhood in New Orleans, situated next to and just downriver from the French Quarter, is the Faubourg Marigny. The first "suburb" of the French Quarter, it was developed by Bernard de Marigny in the early 1800s. (Faubourg is the French word for suburb.) Referred to simply as “The Marigny” by locals, this popular neighborhood has been transformed over the years, from residential to small business and industrial, and back again to residential. It’s got a funky, artsy vibe and is filled with beautifully restored Creole cottages, B&Bs, bars, restaurants, music venues, and historic landmarks like the St. Roch Market.

Bordered by Esplanade Avenue, St. Claude Avenue, Franklin Avenue and the

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Meet Jennifer Fowler – Reve Agent and Stager Extraordinaire

Jennifer Fowler got into real estate when she and her husband George started renovating homes in 2012. At the time, the New Orleans housing market was very hot, and houses didn’t need to be staged because listings sold so quickly. Eventually, the market slowed, with lots of homes listed in the same price range – the perfect scenario in which staging can give a home a creative edge and a leg up over the competition. How? Staging helps a buyer visualize how each room can be used, and how their own furniture and accessories might fit into the space.

Jennifer started staging her properties because she couldn’t find anyone doing what she envisioned. “I saw a need because there

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Can you believe these BEFORE and AFTER photos of 2021 Dumaine Street? 

It always breaks my heart to see the face of a historic home "erased" by inappropriate renovations over the years.  Not only were the original doors and windows stripped from this house, they covered it in fake brick siding!  Thankfully, the brackets were intact and Kex Design Build thoughtfully brought the rest of the historic façade back to life with proportional windows, transoms, shutters, and wide plank wood siding.  Inside, they opened up the former double shotgun into a bright open single family home that boasts a mixture of original and reclaimed hardwood, as well as modern designer tile in the bathrooms.  



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