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Selling Your Home During the Holidays

Selling Your Home During the Holidays

It can be the most wonderful time of the year, even if there’s a For Sale sign in your yard this holiday season. Selling your home during the holidays, although a challenge, could give you one...

Tips for First Time Homebuyers

Tips for First Time Homebuyers

Buying your first home can be both exhilarating and stressful.It’s difficult to know what to expect. There are unfamiliar terms, the worry of meeting the monthly note, wondering if the home is...

The King of Cakes  A SWLA Tradition!

The King of Cakes A SWLA Tradition!

It’s Mardi Gras time and that means plenty of beads, parades, and yes, king cake!  We enjoyed this blog from our friends at the Lake Charles Convention and Visitor’s Bureau giving us...

Finding a Home in a Fast-Paced Market

Finding a Home in a Fast-Paced Market

Southwest Louisiana is experiencing an increase in temporary and permanent residents due to expansions at area industries. It’s anticipated that the number of available homes will decrease...

What Do Millenials Want In A Home?

What Do Millenials Want In A Home?

Born between 1980 and the late 90s, Millenials are in the market for a new home. These 20 and 30-somethings are changing the way homes are built, bought, and sold.In the past, first-time homebuyers...

How Much Can I Afford?

How Much Can I Afford?

It’s fun to dream of the beautiful home you hope to have one day, the expansive pantry and luxurious master suite, not to mention the elegant curtains, crown moldings and, of course, a lush...

Top Tips for Selling Quickly

Top Tips for Selling Quickly

When that “For Sale” sign is up in your front yard, and you’ve found the home of your dreams pending the sale of your home, every day that ticks by is prolonging the day when you...

Adventures Close to Home

Adventures Close to Home

Whether you’re a new resident in Southwest Louisiana or you’ve been here all your life, there are always new things to discover. As our area grows, new adventures await and time-honored...