In the curated articles section, the focus is on how to turn your backyard into your own private oasis; an outdoor, open-air living space in which you can relax, entertain, and thoroughly enjoy the art of being!
You'll find how-tos and ideas on elements that may elevate this important area of your home. You'll even find backyard party menus and some interesting trends in homes, including a retro-trend for socializing!
As always, you'll also find my Listing of the Month and Clients of the Month.
But First, the Market Highlights.
Below, please find national real estate housing data and infographics from the National Association of Realtors. Then keep reading to view the summary for the Louisiana market. Then scroll down even more to learn about the region [New Orleans Metro, Tangipahoa, and St. Tammany].
We think you'll be most interested in what is happening here, but it helps to be aware of national market trends.
National Snapshot for the month of *March
Pending Sales are down 5.2% - month over month [while in the South they are up .2%]
Existing Home Sales are down 2.4% - month over month
- Low inventory
- Housing not becoming available any time soon
The month of March reverted to a Sellers' Market with 2.6 months of Inventory
*Please continue to keep in mind that data and statistics lag about one month behind.
National Market Data: