Backyard Fire Pits

Fire pits add more than design to a small space in your backyard, and have become increasingly popular in the last view years. Besides taking up little space, Fire pits can be designed by you, or bought in a variety of styles that can be set up straight out of the box. It is very relaxing to watch a fire and can be used all year round. Friends and family can sit around and tell stories, fun conversation, reminisce or play games. It is enjoyable roasting marshmallows or hot dogs too.

Revolution Realty Open House This Weekend

Stop in at this weekend open house on Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5 from 11 am to 1 pm at 1621 N Rocheblave St. New Orleans LA 70119. Its location is just a bike ride from Jazz Fest and the French Quarter. The home is a fabulous renovated three bedrooms and two baths home. This property has high ceilings, exposed brick and the original wood floors. The kitchen is large with new stainless appliances and it has a large backyard perfect for barbequing and entertaining. Take a break from the festivities and come and tour this property.

Jazz Fest Residents Day

You still have time to enjoy the music at Jazz Fest. Thursday, today, is local day, and residents with valid id can purchase a ticket for $50. You can purchase up to 2 tickets per resident. Be sure to wear your big hat, sunscreen, and bring a chair. There are vendors for food, t-shirts, art, etc. If you need more information regarding line up or other ticket purchases, the web site is the following:

Great New Construction

You will want to schedule an appointment to see this great new construction in Metairie. This five bedrooms, three and a half baths home has an open floorplan with a fireplace. It is on a huge lot and has a rear porch with rear yard access. You will love the marble everyplace and there is so much more. Effie Chaisson is the listing agent of this beauty and you can contact her cell, 504.957.3876, office: 504.309.7224 or email:

Creating Shade on Your Property

You may have several trees in your yard to provide shade around your home. If you need other areas kept from the sun’s exposure, here are a few suggestions. Pergola not only provides shade but you can brighten it up with intertwining with fabric to give it color and extra blocking from the sun. Retractable awnings will give you shade or sun on your porch or patio. A variety of oversized umbrellas gives texture, color and design to your home.

Check Out This New Listing During Jazz Fest!

Another new property just became available on the market, 1621 N Rocheblave St. New Orleans, Louisiana 70119, is a bike ride away from Jazz Fest and the French quarter. The fabulous three bedrooms, two baths renovated home has high ceilings, exposed brick and original wood floors. The large kitchen has new stainless appliances with stylish tile work and fixtures. The back yard is great for having friends over for a barbeque and entertaining. Tom Martinez, Associate Broker/Realtor, of Revolution Realty is holding an open house on April 27 and 28 from 11 am until 1 pm.

New Listing on the Northshore

Catherine Eppling, Realtor, Revolution Realty, has a new listing in the Northshore. You will love this renovated 4 BDR/2 BTH beauty in Riverwood! This home located at 107 Laurelwood Dr. Covington, Louisiana 70433 has so many extras: granite, wood flooring, modern bathrooms, updated appliances, carport/breezeway and more. Perfect place to have a crawfish boil. The property is in the Mandeville school district and the bus stop is only steps away. It also has easy access to the Causeway and the interstate that makes this beauty a commuter's dream!

Revolution Realty's New Listings

You can check out Revolution Realty's new listings by going to our website at This week's properties are 37 Anchorage Dr. Marrero, LA 70072 a spacious three bedroom, two and a half bathrooms. The listing agent for this home is Lisa Lanata and you can reach her at 504.458.0184. Looking for something in Metairie? A three bedroom, two and a half bathrooms, just came on the market in a beautiful neighborhood and is move-in ready! The address is 3713 Clifford Dr. Metairie, LA 70002 and the listing agent is Jennifer Tauzier, 504.940.7633.

Crescent City Farmers Market

Looking to bring healthy into your home? The Crescent City Farmers market has fresh, healthy and affordable produce for purchase at various markets. At the market you will find an array of not only locally grown produce, but fresh bread, baked goods, flowers, and more. For your areas are the following locations and times: (1) Tuesday, 200 Broadway St. at the River, 9 am - 1 pm (2) Wednesday, Chartres and Piety at The Rusty Rainbow, 3 pm - 7 pm. and at 2614 Jefferson Highway at Ochsner Rehabilitation Center, 3 pm - 7 pm (3) Thursday, 3700 Orleans Ave. at the Bayou, 3 pm - 7 pm.