Posts Tagged: new orleans

The Advocate’s Queerest Cities in America – 5. New Orleans

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Every year, The Advocate ranks the cities in the US for queer friendliness based on a number of criteria. This year, the criteria includes lesbian bars, trans events, gay rugby teams, theaters screening “Moonlight”, Misterb&b hosts, LGBT centers, and more. Here’s today’s pick: We’ve long had a soft spot for New Orleans, just as NOLA… Read more »

Today’s Real Estate Report – Louisiana

At Gay Realty Watch, we look for news to share with you about the gay real estate market – both lgbt real estate news and news specific to gay and lesbian real estate meccas. If you have a gay real estate story that you’d like to share with us, contact us at Today, in… Read more »

New Orleans Economic Recovery Number One in US

New Orleans continued to fare better than any other metro area in the U.S. in recovering from the recession during the third quarter of 2012, according to a report released Wednesday by the Brookings Institute. That same report put Baton Rouge in the middle of the pack in terms of the comeback, coming in 52nd… Read more »

New Orleans Home Sales at Five Month Low in May

Americans bought fewer new homes in June after sales jumped to a two-year high in May. The steep decline suggests a weaker job market and slower growth could make the housing recovery uneven. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that sales of new homes fell 8.4 percent last month from May to a seasonally adjusted annual… Read more »

New Orleans Home Sales Up, Prices Stagnant

Spring marks the beginning of a new season – not just for weather, but for housing. It’s considered by real estate experts to be the start of the home buying busy season. Local realtor Claudette Reuther said low interest rates may be helping with an uptick in sales. “The past few months have really picked… Read more »

New Orleans Real Estate Market Improving

The New Orleans area housing market finally appears to be recovering, Latter & Blum president Rick Haase told the UNO Economic Outlook and Real Estate Forecast Seminar Friday afternoon. When a real estate market begins to recover, the number of homes sold increases, the backlog of unsold homes on the market decreases, but prices continue… Read more »

LA: New Orleans’ Lakeview Neighborhood Booming

Six years ago, Hurricane Katrina ravaged Lakeview. Floodwaters from the Aug. 29, 2005, storm breached the 17th Street Canal, leaving water standing as high as 10 feet throughout the neighborhood. The storm destroyed more than 9,000 homes and a way of life that began in 1835 when yachters, boaters and coastal traders developed the resort… Read more »

LA: New Orleans One of the Top Improving Real Estate Markets

Three Louisiana cities including New Orleans appear on a new list looking at metropolitan areas nationwide showing the most improvement in their housing markets. The National Association of Home Builders’ new First American Improving Markets Index identified 12 metro areas that have seen a turnaround for at least six months in three economic areas key… Read more »

LA: New Orleans’ Rent Prices Falling

New Orleans housing market is in better shape than much of the nation’s, and what renters may see as good news, real estate investors may see another way. Even though nationally rents are rising on all types of housing with some markets seeing rent jump 10-15%, here in the metro area there’s a very different… Read more »