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Holiday Home Tours - New Orleans Tradition

There are several Historic Homes in New Orleans decked out for the Holiday Season. If you want to tour these homes dressed up in their finest, check out the following website for dates, times, and cost: https://gonola.com/things-to-do-in-new-orleans/new-orleans-holiday-home-tours?fbclid=IwAR3AlXAKnwZ7Iz_tFqBcfKCBXkTBlfU0voDjP-M8aKs0_Nqm0_bP53Q_Xns Share this fun event with family and friends who are in town celebrating the holidays. Get in the spirit of New Orleans from long ago.

Terrazzo-Making a New Comeback

Terrazzo is making a comeback, and is being used for floors, back splashes and walls. It is unique with chips of glass, marble and other embedded materials. You can purchase this material in polish or matte finishes in different colors. It requires minimal maintenance; the colors stay vibrant and will not fade. Terrazzo lasts a lifetime of a building! Check out this material for your home when you are redesigning or building.

Keeping Your Home Cozy

During the winter months, the days are shorter and cooler. To keep your spirits up, try adding more light to the room with lamps and other creative lighting styles. Get cozy with pillows and throw blankets that will add color and texture. Textile rugs for your bathroom will keep the chill down, especially on those cold mornings. Pretty comforters and quilts will not only make your bedroom pretty but keep you from being cold on the winter nights. Enjoy baking your favorite recipes. It will add a wonderful smell and warmth.

Preparations for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Enjoy your Thanksgiving Holiday by being prepared before the actual day. Clean out your refrigerator so that you will have maximum space. Get all your table settings ready. On Wednesday, prepare all the side dishes that can be just warmed. Mashed potatoes can also be made a day ahead. Heat up your potatoes with cream or milk to fluff them up. While your turkey is resting, the remainder items can be prepared and heated. Your meal will be stress free, and you will have time to have fun with your guests.

Get together on Tuesday Broker Tour

The Broker's Open House Tour is strictly limited to other real estate agents and industry professionals. This is a helpful tool that real estate agents use to market a home. On the day of the tour, agents will be given a chance to tour your home, enjoy the free lunch while catching up with colleagues, offer your agent their opinions, and know what is available for their clients. Our agent, Susan Sawyer, will be having an open house tomorrow at 3820-22 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA 70117 from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. It is a great opportunity to observe the market.

Fete des Fromages

The Fete des Fromages, a Festival of Cheeses, Wines and Music, will be held this Saturday, November 17 from 11 am until 5 pm. The Event will be featuring over 100 cheeses, wine, beer, cocktails, food vendors, and several bands and DJs. . There will be a 65 lb Cheese Wheel Cracking Competition featuring Chef Michael Gulotta vs. Chef Isaac Toups. The location for this fun festival is at the New Orleans Jazz Museum at the U.S. Mint. Come and say hello to us at the Revolution Realty Table. For more information, check out the web site https://www.fetedesfromages.com/tickets/

"How To Stay Out of Trouble In A Troubled World"

Special thanks to Attorney Jim Smith from Title Stream for presenting the 2 Hour CE Class, "How To Stay Out Of Trouble In A Troubled World." The class was held at the Revolution Realty's Uptown office. This training gave agents an opportunity to acquire their 2 out of 12 hours before the end of the year. We appreciate all the work from Amanda Bourgeois and Diane Izzo for putting it all together. Effie Chaisson, Broker/Realtor of Revolution Realty is always happy to open up her office to other Real Estate agents to satisfy their annual requirements.

Mandatory CE Class held at Revolution Realty's Uptown Office

A big thanks to Crescent Title for presenting the 2018 Mandatory: "Real Estate Best Practices." The 4 Credits LREC Continuing Education was held at the Revolution Realty's Uptown office on Monday, November 12, from 9:30 am to 1:30 pm, and was open to all agents who signed up. Robert Bergeron, Attorney at Law and Daniel Douglass, Attorney at Law, were the instructors. Charlotte and Carley orchestrated the event, and Crescent Title provided pizza and snacks for the agents.

REVOLUTION'S FEATURED COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

If you are looking for office space or a property that you can use for light retail space, you will not need to look any further. This location at 513 Clearview Pk. in Metairie LA 70001, commercial zoned and has plenty of space to utilize for parking. To view this property, schedule an appointment with Effie Chaisson, Broker/Realtor, Revolution Realty, 504.957.3876.

Election Day!

Today, November 6, 2018 is Election Day, held on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November and individually State run. This is your opportunity to vote for your Federal, State, and local government. The registration cut off was on October 17. Check on line for your local voting precinct. https://www.sos.la.gov/ElectionsAndVoting/Pages/default.aspx