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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 »

Jen - enjoying the sunset from the deck of the Creole Queen

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 »

New Orleans Double

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.