13 places to visit in the city So, you want to learn more about New Orleans? There is no better place to start than the city itself. New Orleans is a living and breathing history book. For starters, the city has several intact 19th century homes that are for sale right now. Many of these are historic designs native to New Orleans, such as the shotgun and Creole cottage. But beyond its unique and beautiful architecture, the city holds a long and deep history of its residents.
The Moonwalk on the New Orleans riverfront is headed for a revitalization that includes shade trees and a wide staircase leading down to water's edge for viewing the river, under a contract the French Market Corp. board approved Wednesday (July 5). "It will allow people to go down a few steps and and sit and enjoy the riverfront and ships going by," said Kathleen Turner, executive director of the French Market Corp., which manages city-owned French Quarter real estate includ
Prioritize the projects that will bring the most value The process of getting a property ready to put on the market can seem daunting enough. There’s clearing the clutter, endless amounts of cleaning, organizing and scrutinizing your property with a fine-tooth comb. What needs attention and what can you leave alone? Welcome to the new world of “fixing to sell.” Gone are the days of throwing it on the market and seeing what happens. Prepping for sale is a highly choreographed
Don't expect a big return on most home improvement investments. When setting out to improve your home, you’re usually motivated by making the space more comfortable for your family. You justify the expense by saying that the project will inevitably add value to your home. But most home improvements don't add as much value to your home as you spend on the project, at least if you’re going to sell soon. Remodeling magazine’s 2017 Cost vs. Value report, which analyzed 29 project