Monthly Archives: February 2011

New Orleans Real Estate Records Fully Restored- Or Not?

According to a Times Picayune article by David Hammer which appeared on Nola.com on Thursday, February 3 2011 a city court official said all mortgage and conveyance records have been fully restored. Interestingly enough, I was at a real estate … Continue reading

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Real Estate Investing – Buy Tax Lien Property at Government Auctions

Ben and I, both seasoned New Orleans real estate investors, uploaded this video to Youtube over a year ago. Seeing as it currently has over 4,000 hits and increasing daily, we thought it silly not to have have on one of our own sites! So here it is, the story of how Ben parlayed Continue reading

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Luxury 3 Plex For Sale Uptown Owner Financing

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This is a rare opportunity to take advantage of low interest rate to expand your real estate investment portfolio or owner occupy a beautiful Uptown New Orleans home with substantial rental income. Continue reading

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100% Financing On Investment Property

The days of obtaining 100 percent financing on investment property from bank mortgages are over. There are government programs for first time home buyers, but that excludes investment properties. The traditional methods of buying property with no money down all include owner financing. Here are some examples: Continue reading

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Tulane University Off Campus Housing Expo

Last Wednesday I was invited to participate in Tulane University’s first Off Campus Housing Expo. The event was a huge success. Hundreds of students showed up to meet a handful of local landlords who had been referred to the coordinators as “good” landlords by current students. Continue reading

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Property Management Secrets: Forget Credit Checks, The Holy Trinity of An Effective Tenant Application

One major shortcoming in the policies of almost all property management companies is factoring in credit reports as a primary component in screening tenants. Continue reading

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Welcome to my New Orleans Real Estate site!

Hey there, thanks for stopping by! I’ve been a real estate investor in New Orleans since 1995 and I thought this would be great way to showcase my properties and share valuable information about the New Orleans real estate market. … Continue reading

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