Do Good Fences Make Good Neighbors?

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors. ~ French Proverb Do good fences make good neighbors? Not so much. Good neighbors make good fencing choices! That can make any fence a good fence. Planning ahead and making careful choices along the way, means you’re more likely to end with a beautiful fence and happy neighbors. Below are […]

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Arizona Biltmore Resort

I had the pleasure of staying at the Arizona Biltmore last week, thanks to Infusionsoft. The architecture is detailed, unique and surprising to find in a hotel. At first glance you may assume it was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. He did consult on it – and actually this is the only hotel with his […]

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Not All Real Estate Advertising is Created Equal

I took a late night picture of the exterior of this home while visiting New Orleans during Carnival week. When I looked up the information, I realized it was a perfect example of how listing marketing can vary by agent as well as demonstrate how listing facts can appear inaccurate online. I wrote about the […]

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Get Your Irish Up: Ten St. Paddy’s Day Traditions

If you need to get your Irish up this St. Patrick’s Day, here are ten St. Paddy’s Day Traditions you can bring into your home whether your heritage is Irish or not: The wearing of the green: Since elementary school, most of us don some piece of green apparel, or if we’re particularly Irish ALL […]

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Top 5 Mistakes Buyers Make When Searching for a Home – Part 5

This is the fifth and final post in a series called Top 5 Mistakes Buyers Make When Searching for a Home. See Buyer Mistake #4 here. Buyer Home Search Mistake #5: Assuming all sellers are desperate to sell their homes You’d think that if someone has placed their home on the market for sale that […]

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Top 5 Mistakes Buyers Make When Searching for a Home – Part 4

This is the fourth post in a series called Top 5 Mistakes Buyers Make When Searching for a Home. See Buyer Mistake #3 here. Buyer Home Search Mistake #4: Exclusively Searching Foreclosures Because You Assume They Are The Best Deals When the market first dropped foreclosures were most often the best deals because home owners […]

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John Goodman’s New Orleans Home for Sale

This neoclassical mansion located in the Garden District of New Orleans belongs to John Goodman. Goodman played Dan Conner on Roseanne, and most recently Al Zimmer in The Artist. Goodman purchased this mansion from Trent Reznor from the Nine Inch Nails in February 2005 for 1.8 million. It’s currently listed with Gardner Realtors for $12,500,000. […]

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Top 5 Mistakes Buyers Make When Searching for a Home – Part 3

This is the third post in a series called Top 5 Mistakes Buyers Make When Searching for a Home. See Buyer Mistake #2 here. Buyer Home Search Mistake #3: Using Search Criteria that is Too Restrictive Thank goodness for modern technology, computers, auto-searches and databases. When the market was seller centric… meaning there were more […]

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Top 5 Mistakes Buyers Make When Searching for a Home – Part 2

This is the second post in a series called Top 5 Mistakes Buyers Make When Searching for a Home. See Buyer Mistake # 1 here. Buyer Home Search Mistake #2: Assuming an agent will let you into a house with very little personal info on you. For most people, purchasing a home is an exciting […]

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Top 5 Mistakes Buyers Make When Searching for a Home – Part 1

Buyer Mistake #1: Believing all the property information online is accurate and up-to-date. With so much available information online, finding your dream house yourself is a good possibility. Over 90% of buyers search for their homes online before they ever step into one. There are just a couple of things you need to be aware […]

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