NOLA Lifestyles: St. Roch

NOLA Lifestyles: Fontainebleau

Michael interviews his clients Adam Eversole and Kyle Fulton at their gorgeous home in the Fontainbleau area of New Orleans. They talk about the neighborhood, deliberate on what number of dogs is appropriate, debate bowling as an activity, and dismantle and discard some furniture.

NOLA Lifestyles Episode 6: Freret

Michael heads back Uptown to the booming Freret neighborhood to discuss with client and First Time Home Buyer Alegra Grieb about her home buying experience and everything there is to know about the neighborhood.

Congratulations to the Marigny’s Newest Resident, Elisa Cool!

Elisa Cool is moving in from Brooklyn, New York to become New Orleans’ newest homeowner.  The details of the real estate transaction can be found at this link:

It was a pleasure working with Elisa.  Congratulations!

NOLA Lifestyles Episode 3: West End/Lakeview

Michael Styles interviews his very first clients, Ethan and Eric McDonald, about New Orleans life in the West End neighborhood.  The guys discuss the benefits and pitfalls (read: potholes) of the neighborhood as well as advice for other First Time Home Buyers.

New Freret-Uptown Neighbors – Congrats to Alegra and Harrison Grieb!

Congratulations to my friends and clients Alegra and Harrison Grieon their purchase of a gorgeous property in the Freret Neighborhood of Uptown today! It was such a pleasure working for you. Expect frequent drop-in visits, you two.

More information on this property can be found at this link.

How to Make an Offer on a House in Louisiana

This article will focus on residential and multi family homes. Attached is a blank contract for you to use as a reference, as we’ll go line-by-line down the contract, with each line being numbered. Before we begin, if you’re not working with an agent, get one. It’s free for buyers and they will be able to walk your through the process and help negotiate on your behalf.

New Homeowners in Lakeview

New Orleans locals Ethan and Eric McDonald, a married couple and a straight duo of extraordinary gentleman, bought their first home today in Lakeview today. They were formerly at 1201 Canal Place and are now homeowners. Ethan and Eric were a pleasure to work with and I wish them many happy memories in their wonderful new home.

New Orleans Flood Insurance Costs and Requirements

New Orleans Flood Insurance Costs and Requirements fluctuate depending on where your property is located and how far above (or below) the Flood Zone you lie. New Orleans elevation levels transcend neighborhoods and can even be different for two of the exact same style properties located on the same block. There are two major Flood Zones- A and X.

Realtors are Free for Home Buyers

If you’re looking to buy a house, the cost of hiring a Realtor is free and at no point in the transaction will you need to pay the Realtor any money for services rendered, whether you end up making a purchase or not. First Time Home Buyers are often confused by the nature of this business relationship and aren’t sure whether they were going to use a Realtor or not because they didn’t think they could afford it. When they finally understand that an Agent’s services for helping them find a home will cost them no money at any point they light up and accept their good fortune before sometimes asking how the agent will get paid. Here’s how it works: