Monthly Archives: April 2011

2 acres of Commercial Land for Sale On Nouveau Lane Near Moss Street

Just listed is 2 acres of commercial land on Nouveau Lane in Lafayette. Nouveau Lane is located off of Moss Street between Pizza Village and Chris’ PoBoys. The property is located at the end of the cul-de-sac and the zoning is B-G.

Arial view of Nouveau Lane property for sale

Nouveau Lane features single residences (north side of street) and a dentist office (bottom left).

Nouveau Lane property for sale, Lafayette, LA

This is a view of Nouveau Lane taken from Moss Street. The Available property is where the trees are in the cul-de-sac.

Click here for more information about this property or visit my web site to search for all available properties in Lafayette, LA and Acadiana.

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Festival International de Louisiane: Are You Ready for the 25th Edition?

Festival International de Louisiane is next week, April 27 – May 1, 2011, and this 25th anniversary edition promises to be something to remember! Click on this year’s logo to be taken to the Festival’s web site.

Festival International de Louisiane 2011 logo

For the past two years, I’ve been a member of the Board of Directors for Festival International and this year, everyone worked hard at making the 25th edition very special.

Festival International de Louisiane 2011:link to performers' scheduleThe line up is fantastic, as always, and this year, the programming committee made it a point to invite popular artists from past editions of the Festival. One of my favorite bands from Canada, “Suroit,” is back this year and so are the Burundi Drummers, Balkan Beat Box, MarchFourth Marching Band, Ricardo Lemva & Makina Loca, and Maria de Barros.  New and exciting performers are Bomba Estereo, JJ Grey & Mofro, Toubab Krewe and Red Baraat!!!!

On the site, you can build your own schedule and save the bands you do not want to miss. You can also download the FREE Festival International App for iPhone and Android!

Festival International de Louisiane 2011 Become a Volunteer

Festival International de Louisiane is Free for everyone because of our volunteers! If you would like to volunteer and be a part of Festival, please register on our web site and tell us which area interest you.

We are in particular need in the following areas: -Production (we need strong individuals willing to work hard) -Ticketing at Scene International -La Boutique -and the volunteer Center.

I hope to see many of you there next week.

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REO listings on the rise in Lafayette parish and Acadiana

Since the beginning of the year, we have seen a slight increase in the number of REO listings in our area.

Foreclosure rate going up in Acadiana and Lafayette

As of April 15th, REOs, or bank owned properties, represented 3.3% of the active listing inventory in Lafayette parish and 4.75% in all the Acadiana area. Since the beginning of the year, REOs have accounted for about 8% of all home sales in Lafayette parish and 14% in Acadiana.

In September of 2009, I wrote about the foreclosure rate in Acadiana and Lafayette parish. At the time, active listings represented 1 to 2% of our inventory in Lafayette and Acadiana.

Foreclosures and REO listings are on the rise in Lafayette and Acadiana. If you are a buyer or an investor, it means that there are some great deals out there. Let me help you find what you are looking for! Email me today to start receiving your free list of foreclosures in our area.

1st Quarter Home Sales for Lafayette, LA and Acadiana

Home sales continue to be steady in Acadiana and in Lafayette parish this first quarter. In Acadiana, an average of 9 homes sold every day in March and over half of these sales were in Lafayette parish.

1st quarter home sale for Lafayette, LA and Acadiana

Below is the graph showing a slight decline in home sales in Lafayette parish when we compare this first quarter with the first quarter last year.

Lafayette Home sales 1st quarter 2010 vs 2011

There are currently 538 home sales pending in Acadiana and 355 in Lafayette parish. The inventory has been pretty stable, too, with 2318 homes available in Acadiana and 1257 in Lafayette parish.

If you are considering buying a home or investing in real estate in our area, I would love to assist you. Visit my web site to start your search today!

Monthly Archives: April 2011

2 acres of Commercial Land for Sale On Nouveau Lane Near Moss Street

Just listed is 2 acres of commercial land on Nouveau Lane in Lafayette. Nouveau Lane is located off of Moss Street between Pizza Village and Chris’ PoBoys. The property is located at the end of the cul-de-sac and the zoning is B-G.

Arial view of Nouveau Lane property for sale

Nouveau Lane features single residences (north side of street) and a dentist office (bottom left).

Nouveau Lane property for sale, Lafayette, LA

This is a view of Nouveau Lane taken from Moss Street. The Available property is where the trees are in the cul-de-sac.

Click here for more information about this property or visit my web site to search for all available properties in Lafayette, LA and Acadiana.

logo La Real Estate Doctor.com

Festival International de Louisiane: Are You Ready for the 25th Edition?

Festival International de Louisiane is next week, April 27 – May 1, 2011, and this 25th anniversary edition promises to be something to remember! Click on this year’s logo to be taken to the Festival’s web site.

Festival International de Louisiane 2011 logo

For the past two years, I’ve been a member of the Board of Directors for Festival International and this year, everyone worked hard at making the 25th edition very special.

Festival International de Louisiane 2011:link to performers' scheduleThe line up is fantastic, as always, and this year, the programming committee made it a point to invite popular artists from past editions of the Festival. One of my favorite bands from Canada, “Suroit,” is back this year and so are the Burundi Drummers, Balkan Beat Box, MarchFourth Marching Band, Ricardo Lemva & Makina Loca, and Maria de Barros.  New and exciting performers are Bomba Estereo, JJ Grey & Mofro, Toubab Krewe and Red Baraat!!!!

On the site, you can build your own schedule and save the bands you do not want to miss. You can also download the FREE Festival International App for iPhone and Android!

Festival International de Louisiane 2011 Become a Volunteer

Festival International de Louisiane is Free for everyone because of our volunteers! If you would like to volunteer and be a part of Festival, please register on our web site and tell us which area interest you.

We are in particular need in the following areas: -Production (we need strong individuals willing to work hard) -Ticketing at Scene International -La Boutique -and the volunteer Center.

I hope to see many of you there next week.

logo La Real Estate Doctor.com

REO listings on the rise in Lafayette parish and Acadiana

Since the beginning of the year, we have seen a slight increase in the number of REO listings in our area.

Foreclosure rate going up in Acadiana and Lafayette

As of April 15th, REOs, or bank owned properties, represented 3.3% of the active listing inventory in Lafayette parish and 4.75% in all the Acadiana area. Since the beginning of the year, REOs have accounted for about 8% of all home sales in Lafayette parish and 14% in Acadiana.

In September of 2009, I wrote about the foreclosure rate in Acadiana and Lafayette parish. At the time, active listings represented 1 to 2% of our inventory in Lafayette and Acadiana.

Foreclosures and REO listings are on the rise in Lafayette and Acadiana. If you are a buyer or an investor, it means that there are some great deals out there. Let me help you find what you are looking for! Email me today to start receiving your free list of foreclosures in our area.

1st Quarter Home Sales for Lafayette, LA and Acadiana

Home sales continue to be steady in Acadiana and in Lafayette parish this first quarter. In Acadiana, an average of 9 homes sold every day in March and over half of these sales were in Lafayette parish.

1st quarter home sale for Lafayette, LA and Acadiana

Below is the graph showing a slight decline in home sales in Lafayette parish when we compare this first quarter with the first quarter last year.

Lafayette Home sales 1st quarter 2010 vs 2011

There are currently 538 home sales pending in Acadiana and 355 in Lafayette parish. The inventory has been pretty stable, too, with 2318 homes available in Acadiana and 1257 in Lafayette parish.

If you are considering buying a home or investing in real estate in our area, I would love to assist you. Visit my web site to start your search today!