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Our offer has been accepted, and we close November 20, 2015. It’s a “hurry-up-and-wait” thing for now, just going through the process of appraisals, inspections, loan finalization, and so on. Meanwhile… I am collecting ideas from Pinterest, trying to get …

It’s Official – We Are Renovating an Uptown Double! Read More »

By the end of this post, you may wonder how long we’ve owned this property.   For the record, we haven’t even got an accepted offer yet.  We do have a “handshake” deal that will be formalized by the end of …

Uptown Double – A Journey in “What if…” Read More »

What’s better, an Open House or Broker Tour for your listed home? In my opinion, the Broker Tour wins hands-down, and here’s why: One of the first things we do when we list a property is schedule a broker tour.  …

Open House vs. Broker Tour Read More »

  If you are working as a “For Sale By Owner” on selling your home, you may have already encountered a sale that fell through due to an unqualified buyer, or other obstacles that you didn’t foresee. You can visit …

For Sale By Owner – Or Not? Read More »

It’s easy to take for granted all the scenes we see every day in New Orleans.  If not for getting volunteered to work a trade show this weekend… we would never have done such a “touristy” thing as jump on …

Livin’ Like Locals… Read More »

Due to the generous increases in New Orleans property values over the last few years, Bobby and I suddenly find ourselves with a ridiculous amount of equity in our Cotton Mill corporate rentals – and a line of credit on …

New Orleans Doubles…Double the Profit, Double the Fun! Read More »

Beck Renovations has vast experience with second home owners’ properties, which forms the basis of our monthly maintenance program – an important, cost-saving preventative checklist of items we maintain to protect your most important investment. Whether your home is your …

Homeowner Maintenance Program Read More »

It’s kind of a new thing, but we’re starting to have a significant number of clients who plan to retire in New Orleans. Most recently, a man from New Jersey called and stated that he wanted to spend a few …

Retire in New Orleans? Read More »

In any other venue, a hurricane would be BAD for property values, civic organization would be a GOOD thing, and property hunting would be a straight-forward process. But New Orleans is… special.