Housed: A New Orleans Real Estate Bulletin

Whenever I drive down Wisner or West End Boulevard all the way to Lake Ponchartrain, I can feel myself start to relax.  It is so peaceful looking out at that open water and passing through the quiet tree lined streets of New Orleans' Lakefront neighborhoods.  In a dense and vibrant historic city like ours, sometimes you want a change of pace and a little more open space for your private home.  Not only are the Lake Terrace, Lake Vista, and Lakeshore neighborhoods attractive, they also fall in the preferred X flood zone where many homes have never flooded!  If you are looking for more square footage, an ovesized lot, a close walk or bike ride to the lake, AND low flood insurance, I encourage you to check out my listing at 1734 Lakeshore Drive, now at

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Can you believe these BEFORE and AFTER photos of 2021 Dumaine Street? 

It always breaks my heart to see the face of a historic home "erased" by inappropriate renovations over the years.  Not only were the original doors and windows stripped from this house, they covered it in fake brick siding!  Thankfully, the brackets were intact and Kex Design Build thoughtfully brought the rest of the historic façade back to life with proportional windows, transoms, shutters, and wide plank wood siding.  Inside, they opened up the former double shotgun into a bright open single family home that boasts a mixture of original and reclaimed hardwood, as well as modern designer tile in the bathrooms.  

  

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Whenever I drive down Wisner or West End Boulevard all the way to Lake Ponchartrain, I can feel myself start to relax.  It is so peaceful looking out at that open water and passing through the quiet tree lined streets of New Orleans' Lakefront neighborhoods.  In a dense and vibrant historic city like ours, sometimes you want a change of pace and a little more open space for your private home.  Not only are these neighborhoods attractive, they also fall in the preferred X flood zone where many homes have never flooded!  If you are looking for more square footage, larger lots, a close walk or bike ride to the lake, AND low flood insurance, I encourage you to join me for the Luxury on the Lakefront tour of homes!  Experience all the luxury

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