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Listing Agent: Steve R Richards Cell: 504 258 1800 SteveRichardsProperties.com Latter & Blum INC Office: 504 948 3011 Licensed by the State of LA Independently Owned & Operated

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4532 W. Napoleon Ave.

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Metairie, LA, 70001

Mandeville, LA, 70448

Office: 504-564-7676

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Liz Ashe REALTOR®

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PICAYUNE PROPERTY Beautiful worship facility on over 5 acres. Offices, classrooms, kitchen, storage. Furniture & fixtures negotiable. 100 parking spaces. Turn key operation. $295,000

RARE FIND! St. Claude Ave, N.O. One of the few commercial properties available on the new streetcar line. HW floors, new electrical & paint. Don’t miss this opportunity! $375,000

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REVOLUTION 671 Rosa Ave., Suite 101 Metairie, LA 70005

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4805 Taft Park $439,900 Tastefully renovated home right at the levee. Over 2100 sq ft, 4 BR or 3 + large office, 2 full baths. Bamboo floors, designer lighting, double garage.

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EFFIE CHAISSON (504) 957-3876

930 E. William David Pkwy $285,000 Super solid home with almost 1600 sq ft living area w/ open floor plan, walk-in closet in master BR, huge backyard, and detached garage.

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EFFIE CHAISSON (504) 957-3876

2516 E. Pearl Dr $139,900 Solid, well-maintained 3BR/2BA in Marrero. Large den with fireplace. 1444 sq ft of living. Double garage. 100% financing available.

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William R. Penton III

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More Info Text P1063126 to 85377 More Info Text P1063479 to 85377 1500 W ESPLANADE #33E Beautiful 3BR/2BA condo. Wood lam flring, fireplaces in both den & upstairs master. Balcony. Pool. Walk to Mall. More Info Text P1060532 to 85377 $135,000 MLS:2081128

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3732 WHITNEY PL #304 2BR/2BA condo. Spacious den, newer appliances, huge master bdrm. Gated community w/pool & night security. Easy access to CBD. $129,000 MLS:2067532 506 5TH AVENUE Dynamite Renovated Cottage! 3BR/1BA, gorgeous custom kitchen. Covered, privacy fenced patio w/hot tub. Ample parking. $135,000 MLS:2080972 2728 WHITNEY PL #223 3BR/2BA, 1300sf condo at Whitney Place Condominiums. Gated Community. Elevators. Walk to shopping & restaurants. $160,000 MLS:2080357

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504-939-1657

Licensed by the State of Louisiana

301 FOCIS STREET Old Metairie Precious Cottage. Updated 2BR/1.5BA, garage, courtyard, crnr lot. Walk to dining, shopping. Pretty Parquet Floors. $329,900 MLS:2058161

504-301-7835

4509 Veterans, Metairie, LA Office 504-887-7878

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UPTOWN AREA Beautiful, renovated 2BR/2BA unit. No carpet. Private fenced patio, off street parking. Exercise room & additional storage in building. $1,875/month

UPTOWN DOUBLE Wood flrs, high tongue & groove ceiling. Washer/Dryer provided. Convenient to University. Close to levee, Audubon Park, St Charles. 2BR/1BA. $1,550/month

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RIVER RIDGE Newly renovated 3BR/2BA home with open floor plan, granite countertops & stainless steel appliances. Rear fenced yard with covered patio. $1,650/month

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922 JOSEPH $585,000 Oh so charming Uptown renovated cottage just off Magazine St. 3BR/2BA, 1661sf, yard, driveway. MLS/ID:2084976 More Info Text R172047 to 52187

3514 CANAL $750,000 Great for attorney offices plus one or 2 rental apts. 5000sf, between Carrollton & S. Jeff Davis. Cen A/H, driveway. MLS/ID:2081451 More Info Text R122785 to 52187

7035 CHESTNUT $849,000 Steps to Audubon Park! Renovated raised basement home on large lot. Beautiful yard and deck. 4BR/2.5BA MLS/ID:2065052 More Info Text P790687 to 52187

6220 FRERET $695,000 Beautiful renovated Victorian near Tulane University. 4BR/2BA, 4 fireplaces, tree-shaded brick patio, 2712sf, driveway. MLS:2082742 More Info Text R147452 to 52187

3420 TRAFALGAR $249,000 Charming cottage near Fairgrounds. New renovation! Beautiful floors, bright kitchen, huge yard. 3BR/2BA, 1462sf. MLS/ID:2081381 More Info Text R122132 to 52187

2708 S. CARROLLTON $535,000 Beautifully renovated Victorian in convenient location. Open floor plan with stunning kitchen. 4BR/2.5BA MLS:2059126 More Info Text P766315 to 52187

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ADDITIONAL INCOME 4BR/3.5BA, 10' ceilings. Separate apt. (1,104 sqft) with full kitchen, lg den, 2 bdrms, bath & laundry. MLS:2084571 $575,000

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3001 General DeGaulle Drive Suite B New Orleans, LA 70114 Office (504) 362-1823 Independently Owned & Operated

ENGLISH TURN Great view of lakes & golf course! Exquisite 4BR/3BA, cathedral ceiling, fireplace. Bonus room above 2 car garage. $575,000

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More Info Text P884349 to 85377 TERRYTOWN Well maintained 3BR/2BA plus den. Wood floors, fresh paint. Nice clean backyard with shed. Convenient location! $135,000

More Info Text P1054024 to 85377 WESTWEGO Cute cottage, 10 years young. 3BR/2BA, wood-look tile floors, fenced yard w/shed. X flood zone. Convenient to WB Expy. $138,000

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TERRYTOWN Charming 3BR/2BA with lots of updates including electrical, quartz c-tops in kitchen, plus more. Convenient location. X flood zone. $179,000

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First Time Buyer, Upsizing, Downsizing or Investment Property - We have you covered. Ask Us About A Free Home Warranty When Selling or Buying. GRETNA Beautiful 3BR/3BA in Gretna, just off the river at Isbell & Jefferson. Many recent updates. PLENTY of storage. MLS/ID:2085471 More Info. Text R174124 to 52187

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3804 LAKE ARROWHEAD Great Mother-InLaw 1BR/1BA w/ private entrance, Main house 2BR/2BA+Study. $219,900 MLS/ID:2050003 38 NOTTOWAY DR. Plantation Estates. Cathedral ceiling, garage. X flood zone. 4BR/3.5BA. Master down. $317,000 MLS/ID:2074163

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COMMERCIAL PROPERTY 4500 square feet retail/office for sale on busy East Judge Perez in Chalmette. $400,000 MLS/ID:30009109

TWO COMMERCIAL LOTS Just off I-10, Oak Harbor exit. Easy access to interstate. Borders beautiful canal. Sold separately 95K each or 190K for both. MLS/ID:18764747

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ADD CHARACTER TO YOUR COOKIE CUTTER HOME IN 4 STEPS By Elliot Johnson

If you’re needing to step out of the typical “cookie cutter” home, follow these 4 steps to get quick and easy ideas for your abode!

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LANDSCAPE Most new or simple homes provide very little landscaping, perhaps with a few sparse shrubs and freshly laid sod or grass. Consider purchasing small and large sized potted plants to place in your yard. Potted plants coupled with nice planters will make a big impact with little effort. Plant fresh brightly colored shrubs or small flowers to make your home stand out, and don’t be afraid to use colored mulch to make your home pop! Black, red, or brown mulch goes well with so many house colors!

2. STYLE THEMES

If you feel that your home needs a boost in character, it’s a good idea to change up some things on the inside. Updating the inside of a home makes a huge difference, especially since many cookie cutter homes have the same plain floor plans. Redecorating the inside of a highly used room will easily give it a fresh new look. The best rooms to style and decorate include the main rooms, such as your kitchen, living/family or dining room. For inspiration, pick a theme or color scheme that catches your eye. A contrasting accent wall along with a nice area rug and neat throw pillows can instantly make your home stand out when visitors or neighbors come over.

3. CHANGE THE PAINT

After your home is built and you feel it looks simple or too similar to the surrounding homes, choose a color that isn’t dramatic or too loud, then paint an outdoor accent wall or possibly the entire house. A small paint project like painting the wall near the front door or using an accent color to paint the front door can often make such an impactful and easy difference. Before painting the exterior of your home, however, be sure to get approval by the city ordinance or your neighborhood’s HOA.

4. SMALL FIXTURES

Often times, changing the smallest or most simple things have the biggest impact! Cookie cutter homes typically have a similar look, so focus on what you can change on the outside of your home (besides the landscaping projects mentioned above). To achieve a great first impression, simply swap out boring spotlights or exterior lights. Glassed enclosures, dangling chrome or copper sconces are always a classic touch that other homes probably don’t have! Consider adding other small upgrades like a custom or painted mailbox. Furthermore, changes like a custom front door or even a simple doormat for guests to wipe their feet on can make your house look so much better, while giving it the subtle yet memorable character it was missing.


8 Reasons Why Winter is the Best Time to Purchase your New Home By Talaia Whisenant Buying a home in the cooler months may sound unconventional, but it could easily be one of your smartest purchases of the year. You’ve probably heard that spring and summer are the best times to buy a new home. With more properties on the market, you’re more likely to find the home of your dreams, right? With warmer weather comes lots of competition. After all the price hikes, multiple offers and bidding wars, buyers often strike out! Here are the top 8 reasons to purchase your home during the winter season.

Lower Prices

Sellers are Motivated

Winter is a great time to buy a new home because it has the best deals! Sure there’s less inventory on the market, but there are also less shoppers and homeowners are eager for a sale. A survey conducted by RealtyTrac analyzed the sale of 32 million homes over a 15 year period during colder months. They concluded that on average, buyers paid 2.6 percent below the actual market value at the time for their homes. This means a discount of nearly $7,800 on a home that would typically sell for $300,000! That’s enough to do some decorating, or even small renovation.

There are plenty of reasons a seller may need to put their property on the market during winter. Whether the seller is forced to relocate to a new city, changing jobs, or dealing with financial hardship, these circumstances give buyers the upper-hand. It’s also a great opportunity to negotiate prices, which can result in scoring a superb deal. This is great news for buyers, who normally end up saving thousands in the home buying process!


There is Less Competition The home buying rush during the spring and summer months can be overwhelming, but by the time winter approaches, most buyers have bought and settled in their new homes. Choosing to purchase your home in the winter means less consumers competing for available homes on the market. Although inventory is plentiful in the spring, buying your home in the winter affords you the opportunity to make the right decisions without facing the exhaustive competition of other buyers. This ultimately drives the price up.

Availability of Vendors

Buyers have more negotiating power

Winter is a slow time for moving companies, so there will be plenty of available vendors to assist you upon purchasing your home. The lack of competition not only gives you the opportunity to get movers at a short notice, but you may also be able to use their services at a discounted price. Some moving companies may even give you a few hours of free service in order to beat out their rivals.

During this time of year, sellers may be motivated to sell fast. For example, he or she may be willing to lower the price along with offering perks and incentives to interested buyers. Deals like these are often scarce in the spring when multiple offers are on the table, and buyers are expected to submit their best bid. Purchasing your home in the winter gives buyers more negotiating power, and can definitely work in your favor.

RealtorsÂŽ have Flexible Schedules Spring is the busiest season for agents, and many work 12-15 hour days closing deals for their clients. During these hectic months, agents working with multiple families may not be able to meet with you on demand or answer your calls at the first ring. In the winter months, however, the home buying rush subsides and agents are generally more relaxed with less business. This means more time to assist you in the home buying process, which is especially important if you are a new buyer in need of guidance and education when purchasing your home! You will likely have the full attention of your agent when business is slow, and more confidence in your home buying decision.

A Lending Lull

Tax Benefits

Winter can be slow for those in the mortgage broker business. There are fewer real estate transactions during this period, and loan officers are more likely to give you a loan, sometimes with special incentives! This scenario means buyers can score better rates, better prices, and better terms when purchasing their homes.

When purchasing a new home, you may be eligible to receive. There are plenty of great incentives for closing on a home during winter time, especially when tax season rolls around. These tax deductions and credits for property taxes, closing costs, and interest rates offset your taxable earnings, potentially saving you thousands!


O T S Y A W E V I T A V O N N I & E L P SIM E D O B A R U O Y E Z I ORGAN LAR

BY RACHEL COL

We all love having stuff, but our stuff can start having a very negative impact on our home life if we do not keep it cleaned out and organized. Tyler Durden from the nineties hit film, Fight Club says, “The stuff you own ends up owning you.” Words of true wisdom, though I promise you do not have to set it all on fire to reclaim your freedom. Instead, you must tame your wild belongings into submission. Follow these simple tips to get organized and stay that way.

MAKE LIKE ELSA AND LET-IT-GO!

Reduce clutter and have a sale on social media to your friends, family and community members. The money you make can go towards a trip to OCD Utopia (also known as The Container Store) to buy the tools that you need to be successful. Practice the “everything in its place” rule by keeping a very simple idea in mind: If you bring something new in, something has to go. Keep a bin in your garage to collect the junk that has worn out its welcome, and donate or sell at the end of each month.

TO HAVE IS TO HOLD!

Take a look at each storage area in your home and determine whether the shelves are being utilized to their full potential. Use felt hangers in closets to create more space, while using clear containers to store shoes on higher shelves. Try converting Grandpa’s old dresser into a useful media cabinet by taking out a couple of drawers and replacing with baskets. Get creative with items you already own. Repurposing is cool, smart and quite trendy, so you will find no shortage of ideas for these types of conversions online.

PAPER TRAIL

Be sure to file all important documents and mail where you can easily access them at a moment’s notice. No office? Try using an attractive file cabinet as an end table or nightstand. Use this file for all necessary paperwork, including children’s artwork or aced math test after it’s had its proper time on the refrigerator door.

POCKET PALACE

Plastic pocket “over the door” shoe holders will change your life room by room. You are taking the previously useless back of the door space and giving it a very important job. Do this in your laundry room for stain removers, lost buttons, and solo socks. Do this in the guest closet for travel size toiletries and other convenience items. Do this in the children’s room for crafts. Do this in every room that you have tiny things that need a home. It will amaze you how much space you can create!

Remember: Staying the boss of your stuff is more than a weekend project; it is a state of mind. Good habits, consistency, and a healthy attitude towards letting things go will be your recipe for continued success.

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Is Your Lawn Ready for Spring? Springtime is right around the corner, so now is the perfect time to prepare your lawn for the new season. Once you’re finished, you’ll have the best curb appeal on the block! Before you put those gardening gloves on, however, tune-up your lawn tools and equipment. This includes items such as your lawnmower, leaf blower, pruner, rakes, and anything else you may need for spring cleanup. Now it’s time to get started.

1. Remove debris. Give your lawn a fresh start in the spring by raking away all leaves, sticks, and anything else that collected over the fall and winter months. Raking your lawn will even encourage healthy airflow by loosening the soil’s surface.

2. Heal your grass. Grass seed is extremely helpful for areas of your lawn that have weak grass growth or dead grass. Open the surface with a strong rake then mix the grass seed with new soil to be spread over the surface. You can even speed up the grass growth by watering.

3. Add mulch. Even in my personal gardening projects, mulch is always my finishing touch. Mulch adds a huge benefit to your lawn by providing a protective covering on soil

that locks in the moisture. You’ll keep your plants warm by simply spreading it around the bases of trees, shrubs and in your fresh spring flowerbeds.

4. Water wisely. It’s more beneficial to water your lawn only when it needs it, and with a lot of water. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, watering sparingly and deeply trains your grass roots to dig deeper into the soil. On the other hand, watering lightly and constantly will keep the roots closer to the surface.

5. Let’s go mowing. Mow your lawn high with a sharp blade, and keep it frequent. Remember that keeping your grass long while mowing often will keep it thick and healthy.

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Is a Cleaning Service Right for You? Between taking the kids to school, extracurricular activities, working at your job, and still having time to make dinner at the end of the day, the last thing you want to think about is cleaning the entire house once a week. Here are some questions to ask yourself in order to determine if a cleaning service is right for you.

1. What does a maid do? Contrary to what most people think of a cleaning service, a “maid” is not that cliché woman dressed in black in white that lives in a home and basically cleans all day, every day. In the real world, a maid or cleaning service will come to your home once a week for about an hour, giving them enough time to go through each of the rooms in your house to get everything clean. They will normally take special requests, as well.

2. How often do you ACTUALLY clean your house? If you answered any duration longer than weekly or biweekly, then you could probably use some extra help. This is typically the major reason that homeowners will choose to hire a cleaning service. Who has time for that, anyway?

3. Are you satisfied with the cleanliness of your home? Depending on how often you clean your house, how would you rate the cleanliness of your home? Try this – run your finger across your mantle or counters and see how much dust your finger picks up. Do you wish it were cleaner?

4. Is a cleaning service in your budget? First, get some quotes from different cleaning companies to determine if you can afford it. Then, try it out once or twice and ask yourself if it’s worth it. If you weigh the value you get from a maid service against the cost of a maid service, you’ll see that value wins almost every time. So, is a cleaning service right for you? Source: Maid Day Makeovers

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5 REASONS TO USE A HANDYMAN FOR HOME REPAIRS Whether you need help with small home maintenance projects like cleaning the gutters or larger repairs like fixing a leaky ceiling or faucet, using a handyman can offer huge payoffs for homeowners, not to mention a lot less stress!

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BRIGHTEN THINGS UP WITH A GREENHOUSE INSPIRED KITCHEN BY CAT QUEEN

When redesigning your kitchen, what better source to look to for inspiration than a gorgeous greenhouse? Celebrated for their clean lines, generous lighting, and lush greenery, greenhouses have long impressed designers interested in balancing functionality and natural charm. Read on to learn how you can transform your current

kitchen into a botanical wonderland.

Focus on light and greenery Today’s greenhouse-inspired kitchens begin with a simple base of neutral tones. Keep walls and surfaces relatively plain to let natural light and lavish plants be the focal point. Concrete or butcher block counter tops, both bold design choices in their own right, will blend seamlessly into your nursery-themed space without stealing the spotlight. Remember that with a hothouse kitchen, natural light and gorgeous greenery are key!

Take advantage of your windows Kitchens with ample windows and natural lighting are obviously ideal for a greenhouse makeover. But just because you don’t have huge panes of glass or dramatic skylights doesn’t mean you can’t bring the warmth and vibrant color of a traditional hothouse into your home. Make the most of your existing windows by installing glass shelving to create a faux greenhouse box. Use your new shelves to proudly display small potted herbs and cuttings where they can receive the most direct sunlight.

Upgrade accents Replacing your wooden cabinet doors with clear or opaque glass ones, and hanging vintage window frames on empty walls can also go a long way to giving your kitchen the open, airy feel of a proper conservatory. Terracotta pots, which can be purchased in varieties of sizes and colors to match your style and taste,

continue the simple, classic greenhouse feel. Visit your local plant nursery to find other modest garden accents that can double as containers for culinary tools: small wooden crates, metal buckets, and linen grow bags work perfectly for counter-top storage. Stained glass and mosaic tile pieces, if not overdone, can add subtle charm and color to your space.

Bring in the green Of course, no greenhouse inspired kitchen could be complete without plants! Small container gardens of succulents and air plants are perfect for counters and shelves alike—no green thumb required. Herbs that are easy to grow indoors, like basil, parsley, mint, dill, and rosemary, make lovely window boxes and will be wonderfully convenient to fetch when a recipe calls. Peppers, tomatoes, garlic, radishes, and even lettuce can all be grown right in your kitchen, so you can line your shelves with useful, edible décor! Another alternative that won’t take up much room is to create a vertical wall garden. You can purchase pre-made boxes or build your own! If space is an issue—or if you just don’t have time to take care of so many plants—select artfully framed pressed flowers or botanical drawings to hang on your walls. Knobs and drawer pulls with plant-themed designs will also bring the look together smoothly.

Whether you plan to completely renovate or simply redecorate, be inspired by the beauty and simplicity of greenhouses to brighten your kitchen.


Does Your Fireplace Need a Facelift? It’s Makeover Time! By Rachel Cronin

Fireplaces can add personality and warmth to any room. If they are neglected, however, they’ll draw unwanted attention to that very same area. Whether you want to modernize the fireplace or just give it a few touch ups, making over the fireplace can transform a room from drab to fabulous instantly. Before you start on your fireplace revolution, be sure to mark any painted areas off with painting tape and put down a plastic drop cloth to cover the floor. Once the area surrounding the fireplace is covered properly, you are ready to dive in!

Remove Grime

Prior to beginning any major projects on your fireplace, you will need to remove any soot buildup. First, sweep out the fireplace with a small broom to remove any debris and coal dust. To remove buildup off of the brick, spray an oven-cleaning agent on the grimy areas and let the product soak in before scrubbing the area with warm soapy water. Let the area dry completely and vacuum any fallen debris before moving on.

Remove old paint or finish

If you would like to deepen your fireplace makeover, you may choose to remove an older paint or finish on the bricks. This step should definitely be considered for chipping and peeling paint, which is not only unattractive but also produces paint chip litter in and around the fireplace. After you have cleaned the fireplace of any soot or debris, use a paint stripper to remove unwanted paint. With this product and a little elbow grease, you can restore your fireplace back to its original glow.


Find a Mason

After you have analyzed your fireplace foundation, you may have decided to contact a mason to aid in the structural integrity. In other situations, you may choose to contract a mason to install a stone veneer or simply replace a few crumbling bricks. No matter what your reason is, choosing a mason to assist with a fireplace makeover can save you time and stress. Leaving the more tedious jobs to the experts also ensures the safety and reliability of the final product, and can ultimately save you money should a DIY foundation repair go awry.

Replenish Mortar

If the foundation of the fireplace appears to be in good condition but the mortar needs some touching up, consider adding grout filler to these areas. To match the mortar, try using a chisel to chip off a small sample. This sample can be taken to your local home improvement store to find a grout that matches the mortar. When choosing your grout, pick one that is fire resistant. Prior to applying the grout, be sure that the area has been recently vacuumed. For a clean look, spread the product with a tuck-point trowel, and let the mortar dry completely before moving on to the next step.

Make Additions

Consider adding components to your fireplace, such as fireplace doors, a screen or a mantel. Doors and screens are particularly helpful if you notice soot buildup on the face of the fireplace. If your fireplace is lacking a mantel, consider adding a floating mantel shelf, which is available in store or online. You may choose to add a DIY project by simply drilling a finished wood block into the wall above the fireplace.

(Re)decorate the bricks

Whether you have stripped an old paint off of the bricks or are looking to touch up the unpainted bricks, adding some color can bring life back to dull bricks. Fortunately, you have multiple options for every paint project. For a quick and easy job, you may choose to do a simple clear gloss coat, or to use a paint color that matches the room. To rejuvenate faded bricks, there is also the option of painting a concrete stain directly onto each brick. While concrete stains or multiple paint colors on the fireplace bricks are more time consuming, they often offer additional depth and detail that one gloss or color may provide. After you have completed painting, spread clear masonry sealer over all of the bricks and wait until the product is completely dry before moving on. Applying the sealer is an important step in the process, as it protects the hearth from environmental damages, makes the area easier to remove soot, and provides a shiny finish to your fireplace.

Accessorize the Surroundings

Pull up the tape and drop cloth and pack up the painting tape, it is time accessorize your fireplace! If there is a mantel, add or swap out the current accessories for a fresher look. Simple decorations, such as candles, vases, and centerpieces can add a chic appeal. Another simple yet dramatic piece to consider is wall art to hang directly above or around the fireplace. After you have added your finishing touches with the decorations, you can enjoy your newly made fireplace!


PATTERNED TILE DESIGNS TO INSPIRE YOUR NEXT PROJECT BY RACHEL COLLAR If you are looking for a project to change up any room in your home, consider taking on a project with patterned tile. While the dramatic visual impact is a fantastic reason to add patterned tile, added value and ease of cleaning are also enticing motivation to add these ideas to your to-do list. With many styles, textures, and tiling patterns to choose from, tiling is a fun way to spice up any room of your house. Check out these inspirational ideas and hit up your local home store or specialty tile retailer to design your own tile masterpieces.

MAKE A SPLASH IN THE KITCHEN Add a backsplash between your counter and cabinets, or take on a smaller weekend project by just adding tile to the back of the sink. Try slate or subway tile arranged in interesting patterns, or go old school with a cement printed variety to customize a look that is vintage chic. The backsplash in the kitchen has the added benefit of being easy to clean and prohibits bacterial growth. Most importantly, adding tile anywhere in your kitchen will elevate the entire space and add value to your home.

A MARVELOUS MASHUP If you are feeling innovative, take a page from the Designer’s handbook and tile your floor out in an irregular pattern to meet your hardwoods. This unfinished yet stylish look is sure to make for a unique space that feels like a mix between Tuscan ruins and a downtown loft. Hexagon tiles and terracotta prints are excellent choices for this mashup. Sources: www.tileshop.com, www.pinterest.com, www.domino.com

STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN Adding mosaic tiles to your stair case is an inspired way to add visual interest to an otherwise forgettable area. Try framing out the face of the stairs with trim and choose a bright and fun pattern to add whimsical detail. You could alternate contrasting tiles on each stair or choose or go for the uniform look.

SHOWERED WITH STYLE Though the bathroom is an obvious place to start with a tile project, do not rest on the tried and true traditional tile ideas of yesteryear. In fact, the shower area is an excellent place to splurge on unique and high-end tile because such a small amount can be used. A garden tub wall also holds potential for dramatic innovation. If you are conserving cash, try using a less expensive base tile, and trim the area out with printed porcelain or concrete tiles. Do you want to take on the whole bathroom? Black and white vintage is making headlines in design journals as the new direction for the bathroom floors!

NO COMMITMENTS If you are feeling inspired by this article but you are not ready to commit, indulge your tile envy by creating a tile mosaic art piece that will bring in the look without any permanency. Using a small piece of plywood, apply trim and fill in with the tile of your choice. The board can be secured to your wall for an artistic mosaic touch in any room.


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LOVELY ACADIAN HOME on quiet tree shaded street, just steps from the lake. 4BR/2.5BA with pool. Hardwood floors, kitchen w/granite & ss appls. Workshop, rear yard access. Never flooded! MLS:2060680 $455,000

4509 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Suite 1A Metairie, LA 70006 NMLS: 91371 LA-18736 | Movement Mortgage, LLC supports Equal Housing Opportunity. NMLS ID# 39179 (www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org) | 877314-1499. Movement Mortgage, LLC is licensed by LA. Interest rates and products are subject to change without notice and may or may not be available at the time of loan commitment or lock-in. Borrowers must qualify at closing for all benefits. “Movement Mortgage” is a registered trademark of the Movement Mortgage, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company. 8024 Calvin Hall Road, Indian Land, SC 29707.

TO VIEW LISTINGS ON SMART PHONE, ENTER TEXT CODES BELOW

Martin Buras 504.220.7562 Martin@NolaRealty.com Licensed in LA

504.419.8161 www.NOLArealty.com 7611 Maple St #A New Orleans, LA 70118

For More Info. Text P967250 to 85377

For More Info. Text P916967 to 85377

For More Info. Text P968015 to 85377

600 PORT OF NEW ORLEANS Stunning contemporary. Soaring ceilings, marble entrance. 12ft windows overlook private courtyard. Amenities incl fitness room, pool. 2BR/2BR fully furnished! $1,200,000

920 POEYFARRE ST. Warehouse District with pool. 1st floor unit with secluded courtyard entrance, soaring ceilings, scored concrete. Large tall windows. Truly one of a kind. $324,750

6872 CANAL BLVD Stunning renovation in the heart of Lake View. 5BR/4BA, bonus room, office, fireplace. Two master suites. Rear drive access to two car attached garage. $677,000

2 LOCATIONS 2800 Hessmer Ave., Suite C Metairie, LA 70002 9111 W. St. Bernard Hwy. Chalmette, LA 70043 Phone: 504.883.5131 Fax: 504.883.5132 Page 17

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Randie Leggio

Gardner Realtors 4509 Veterans Blvd. Metairie, LA 70006-5322 504-887-7878 Licensed in Louisiana

504-236-8540

RandieLeggioGroup.com

Independently Owned & Operated

Text R123213 to 52187

Text R150987 to 52187

Text R155759 to 52187

Text R173688 to 52187

813 HARING RD METAIRIE 3BR/2BA, 1600 SqFt. $254,900

4413 WADE DR METAIRIE 5BR/3BA, 2700 SqFt. $399,000

NEW CONSTRUCTION 3917 KENT AVE METAIRIE 4BR/3.5BA, 2570 SqFt. $420,000

NEW LISTING 2021 RIVIERE AVE METAIRIE 5BR/3BA, 2488 SqFt. $297,000

SOLD 830 ROBERT E LEE BLVD NEW ORLEANS 4BR/3.5BA, 2836 SqFt. $659,000

604 N Starrett $154,900 SOLD - 39 Sherling $289,000 SOLD - 441 Hesper $320,000 SOLD

Candice Farthing Senior Loan Officer Cell: 504-442-0066 candice.farthing@movement.com NMLS ID 91371 Apply online www.movement.com/Candice.Farthing

4509 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Suite 1A Metairie, LA 70006 NMLS: 91371 LA-18736 | Movement Mortgage, LLC supports Equal Housing Opportunity. NMLS ID# 39179 (www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org) | 877-314-1499. Movement Mortgage, LLC is licensed by LA. Interest rates and products are subject to change without notice and may or may not be available at the time of loan commitment or lock-in. Borrowers must qualify at closing for all benefits. “Movement Mortgage” is a registered trademark of the Movement Mortgage, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company. 8024 Calvin Hall Road, Indian Land, SC 29707.

More Info: Text P987419 to 85377 NEW ORLEANS Gorgeous renovation in Holy Cross! 3BR/2BA in Historic District near Jackson Barracks & loads of new development. X flood zone! $185,000

More Info: Text P1060927 for 85377 NEW ORLEANS New Construction! Thriving location. 2BR/2BA, 1206 sqft. Plans for new development in neighborhood. Gorgeous features throughout! $133,000

More Info: Text P987420 to 85377 NEW ORLEANS Income producing property right outside Algiers Point. Updated 3BR/2BA PLUS 1BR/1BA detached apt. X flood zone! Thriving location. $150,000

Melissa McClendon 504-417-5131

Licensed by the State of Louisiana

Delisha Boyd, LLC 4221 S. Carrollton Ave. Ste. A New Orleans, LA 70119 504-533-8701

More Info: Text P1031634 to 85377

NEW ORLEANS Cute, well maintained 3BR/1BA in Algiers. Renovated kitchen, large yard. Currently tenant occupied. Great investment or starter home. $79,900

Text McClendon to 85377 to view all listings

Serving BOTH Southshore & Northshore

Sue Sampey Customer Relations Director

504-433-5930 sue@selecttitlellc.com Hablamos Espanol

732 Behrman Highway Gretna, LA 70056

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METAIRIE | (504) 887-7878 LAKEVIEW | (504) 288-4100 ORMOND | (985) 764-2328 UPTOWN | (504) 861-7575 ALGIERS | (504) 366-4511 Licensed in Louisiana & Mississippi

KENNER | (504) 443-6464 HARVEY | (504) 304-9211 BOUTTE | (985) 785-0336 GARDEN DISTRICT | (504) 891-6400 NEW ORLEANS EAST | (504) 242-9500

$325,000

$650,000

COMMERCIAL BUILDING Corner 4 Lots. Flood $1,024, Income $3,600 MO. Appraised 10/6/16 $343,000. Parking 10+. Submit offers. MYRNA SHELTON 504-858-5372 For More Info/Photos Text R123050 to 52187

CARWASH & STRIP MALL 5 bay carwash, 5 retail spaces, 239x150 2-story bldg w/2BR apt & RV/boat storage. Luling. LINDA RHODES 504-858-5019 For More Info/Photos Text P545449 to 52187

$134,900

$397,000

JUST LISTED! 3BR/1BA Luling home. Living room plus den, tile flooring, double carport. Fenced yard w/shed. X Flood Zone. REGINA ALLEMAND 504-495-2452 For More Info/Photos Text R149117 to 52187

DES ALLEMANDS 4BR/3.5BA, large bedrooms, loft/study. Fine quality & craftsmanship is apparent throughout. REGINA ALLEMAND 504-495-2452 For More Info/Photos Text P504245 to 52187

$171,000

$279,900

GRETNA 3BR/2.5BA Fireplace, fenced yard, shed. New paint, siding, roof, windows. Near military base & major thoroughfare. CECELIA BURAS 504-583-2902 For More Info/Photos Text R149053 to 52187

BELLE CHASSE Great home backs up to the base. 3BR/2BA, large den, vaulted ceiling, fireplace, office, fenced yard w/shed. CECELIA BURAS 504-583-2902 For More Info/Photos Text R177124 to 52187

$235,000

$1,700/mo

METAIRIE Old Chicago brick home in Country Club. Well maintained 3BR/2BA w/ updated appliances, water heater, & more. DIANE ROSENBACH 504-417-8787 For More Info/Photos Text R177126 to 52187

METAIRIE TOWERS CONDO/LEASE Gorgeous renovations w/wd flrs, custom closets. Incl all appliances. 24 Hr Security....2nd Floor. DIANE ROSENBACH 504-417-8787 For More Info/Photos Text R150162 to 52187 Page 19

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METAIRIE | (504) 887-7878 LAKEVIEW | (504) 288-4100 ORMOND | (985) 764-2328 UPTOWN | (504) 861-7575 ALGIERS | (504) 366-4511 Licensed in Louisiana & Mississippi

KENNER | (504) 443-6464 HARVEY | (504) 304-9211 BOUTTE | (985) 785-0336 GARDEN DISTRICT | (504) 891-6400 NEW ORLEANS EAST | (504) 242-9500

$257,000

$174,900

UPTOWN CONDO Spacious 2BR/2BA 1st floor, renovated kitchen, bamboo floors, storage. Gated off street parking. Pool. MARIA BORGOGNONI 662-820-2607 For More Info/Photos Text R155795 to 52187

LAPLACE Adorable 3BR/2BA, completely updated. Open living w/vltd ceil, FP. Dbl garage, wide driveway, fenced yd. DEANA SCOGNAMILLO 504-339-1298 For More Info/Photos Text R177321 to 52187

$249,000

$179,000

HISTORIC GENTILLY WOODS Completely renovated in 2016 from top to bottom! 5BR/3BA, 2220 sqft living, fenced yard. SHEILA JULIEN 504-782-8180 For More Info/Photos Text R157012 to 52187

CUTE GENTILLY COTTAGE Beautifully renovated 3BR/2BA. Metal roof, orig hdwd flrs, ss appliances, granite & much more. SHEILA JULIEN 504-782-8180 For More Info/Photos Text R177306 to 52187

$118,000

$35,000

NEW ORLEANS Well kept 5BR/2BA home. Wood flrs, fireplace, lovely kitchen wood cabinetry, ample storage. Bring all offers! LISA BURNS 504-616-5842 For More Info/Photos Text R177308 to 52187

BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME! Vacant land in Eastover gated community. No sign on prop. Huge cul-de-sac lot approx. 120x140. LISA BURNS 504-616-5842 For More Info/Photos Text R177313 to 52187

$375,000

$290,000

NEW ORLEANS Stunning complete restoration! 4BR/2BA, wd flrs, high/trey ceils, restored mantles, marble counters. ANDREA CHAMBERS 504-352-6063 For More Info/Photos Text R177368 to 52187

CHALMETTE BRICK COLONIAL Priced well below Market Value. 5BR/5.5BA, ofc, formal LR/DR, den, dbl gar. Tons of potential! ANDREA CHAMBERS 504-352-6063 For More Info/Photos Text R177394 to 52187

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METAIRIE | (504) 887-7878 LAKEVIEW | (504) 288-4100 ORMOND | (985) 764-2328 UPTOWN | (504) 861-7575 ALGIERS | (504) 366-4511 Licensed in Louisiana & Mississippi

KENNER | (504) 443-6464 HARVEY | (504) 304-9211 BOUTTE | (985) 785-0336 GARDEN DISTRICT | (504) 891-6400 NEW ORLEANS EAST | (504) 242-9500

$105,000

$499,748

NEWLY RENOVATED 3BR/2BA New Orleans home. New windows, plumbing, electrical. 10ft ceiling, granite counters, nice backyd. ERNESTINE SIMS 504-494-3814 For More Info/Photos Text R178773 to 52187

LOCATION! Fantastic uptown New Orleans home. Corner lot, fenced rear yard. 4BR/3.5BA, over 2700 sqft of living. ROY SCHNEIDER 504-813-9750 For More Info/Photos Text R178736 to 52187

$360,000

$275,000

BOUTTE Beautiful 4BR/3.5BA home on extra large lot. Bonus room, office space, covered patio. 2 car garage & carport. VICKI HATFIELD 504-231-1726 For More Info/Photos Text R150079 to 52187

WONDERFUL RENOVATION Gentilly Terrace split level 4BR/2BA. Stainless appliances, wood flrs, sunroom, lrg yard, garage. CORINNE FOX 504-239-1481 For More Info/Photos Text R157068 to 52187

$360,000

$375,000

ALGIERS RIVERPOINT Location! Beautiful 2 story, 4BR/3.5BA home in gated community. Walk to Algiers Ferry, Federal City, park. TARA JOHNSON 504-578-0063 For More Info/Photos Text R178741 to 52187

NEW ORLEANS Stunning complete restoration! 4BR/2BA, wd flrs, high/trey ceils, restored mantles, marble counters. TARA JOHNSON 504-578-0063 For More Info/Photos Text R177368 to 52187

$545,000

$399,995

DESTREHAN Beautiful traditional 4BR/3.5BA on one acre. Renovated kitchen, lg game room, den w/frpl. Ample parking. KRISTINE SMITH 504-913-3399 For More Info/Photos Text R155365 to 52187

LAPLACE Gorgeous custom 4BR/4.5BA home. Soaring ceilings, family rm w/FP, ofc, bonus/rec rm, gourmet kitchen. KRISTINE SMITH 504-913-3399 For More Info/Photos Text R157011 to 52187 Page 21

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Nina Loup Cell 504-650-7177

nloup@gardnerrealtors.com www.ninaloup.gardnerrealtors.com Licensed Louisiana Realtor

4509 Veterans, Metairie, LA office 504-887-7878

Independently Owned & Operated

For More Info. Text P463593 to 52187

For More Info. Text P1032299 to 52187

For More Info. Text P1032287 to 52187

3308 TOLMAS DR, METAIRIE 4BR/2.5BA, gated w/electronic fence, wood burning frpl, updated kitchen. Fenced yd w/rear yd access. Full house generator. Never flooded. MLS:2044394 $495,500

2429 CHARTRES ST, NEW ORLEANS Three unique units. Updated floors, central A/H, and more. Attractive opportunity option for owner occupied or investor. MLS:2070894 $899,000

4437 RUE PLACE PONTCHARTRAIN ST, KENNER 5BR/6BA exquisite, custom built with all the amenities imaginable inside and out. Heated salt water pool. $950,000

For More Info. Text R117327 to 52187

For More Info. Text P1005937 to 52187

For More Info. Text R77165 to 52187

312 ROSELAND PKWY, RIVER RIDGE 4BR/2BA/2HB, downstairs master ste., 2 story den, granite counters, loft w/ bar, study. Full rec room w/kitchen & half bath. Much more! MLS:2078691 $489,000

74438 GOTTSCHALK RD, COVINGTON Upgraded 3BR/2.5BA on 3.16 acres. Security system, cathedral ceilings, 2 fireplaces. Whole house generator, 1200 sf shed. MLS:2057084 $370,000

4757 LILLIE VALLEY DR, GONZALES Executive style masio, sits on 1.5 acres. 4BR/4.5BA, multiple bonus rooms, ceilings 10'-12', full home generator, 4 car garage. MLS:2075551 $980,000

For More Info. Text P1032308 to 52187

For More Info. Text R117242 to 52187

For More Info. Text R171130 to 52187

7311 SARDONYX ST, NEW ORLEANS Large open floor plan, 4600 SqFt. 5BR/4BA, pool, formal LR & DR, family room. Kitchen w/granite/stainless. Luxurious master suite. MLS:2064591 $649,000

4408 ALPHONSE DR, METAIRIE Open floor plan 4BR/3.5BA. Formal LR, den overlooking pool & spa. Garage is partial cabana, w/bar & bath. Staircase has chair lift. MLS:2080692 $577,000

4528 AVRON BLVD, METAIRIE 3BR/2BA, open floor plan, kitchen w/lots of cabinet space. Fireplace, sunroom, fenced in yard. Close to shops, interstate, and schools. MLS:2085007 $275,000

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Your Loan. Your Way.

Mark Boasberg Vice President 504.388.8684 NMLS - 111912

Joey Piel Vice President 504.315.0627 NMLS - 365511

Ryan Thomassie Vice President 225.938.1875 NMLS - 350514

Rachel West 504.439.0018 NMLS - 360470

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