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4 Tips for Instant Curb Appeal

Making your home attractive to all those who drive by!
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on May 29, 2020 in  Curb Appeal  Home Selling Tips  Homeowner Tips
It's about that time, y'all: Curb Appeal Season! The front of your house is the first impression buyers will have of your home, so you want to make it good. You want everyone that drives by to take notice and wish that they lived there, too!Whether you're planning to sell once the coronavirus crisis passes or you're simply using the extra time at home to spruce up your property, here are some of our tips to increase your curb appeal:1. Plan on power washing. Dirt, grime and mold builds up on the outside of your hom... read more

How to Keep Your Kids' Minds Moving

Tips on how to keep your kids motivated, learning and entertained during this strange time.
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on May 26, 2020 in No Category
Guest post written by Co-Founder NorthStar Moving Company Laura McHolm These are certainly challenging times, especially if you have children who are home because their schools and daycare facilities have been temporarily shut down due to COVID-19. Whether or not you are working from home yourself, many still need to figure out how to keep their kids busy and challenged – without the options of trips to parks, libraries, theaters, museums and other public gathering spaces. Here are some tips on how to keep yo... read more

What's Happening in NWLA's Housing Market

Your April Housing Market Update
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on May 26, 2020 in  Market Statistics  Press Release
THINKING OF SO MANY I wanted to start this month’s column by letting you know that all of us at Coldwell Banker Gosslee are thinking about those in our community who have lost a loved one or friend to Covid-19. It is heartbreaking to know that we have lost about 215 to the virus in Caddo, Bossier and Desoto Parishes with about 3,000 known cases. We are also rooting hard for bounce back in the service and retail sectors, restaurants, casinos and those who have been laid off or furloughed can soon return to wor... read more

The Market at a Glance

April 2020
Posted by Sheryl Garcie on May 21, 2020 in  Market Statistics
April Market OverviewShreveport/Bossier, LA – (Caddo, Bossier, Desoto Parishes only) April Summary:  Sales were down.  Average price was up.  Inventory declined.   Sales:  With the Covid-19 shelter-in-place order beginning in mid-March and continuing all throughout April, homes sales in April were down as anticipated but not as much as many expected.   Closed sales were down –10% this April with 378 closed compared to 420 last year.  Pending activity wa... read more

The Rural Revolution

Bringing Rustic Design Kicking & Screaming Into the 2020s
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on May 19, 2020 in  Home Design  Interior Design
Rustic design can easily be fused with modern interior design principles to bring this characterful design theme well and truly into the 2020s – and we’re here to show you how. SAM SHALOMMAY 5, 2020 SHARE The following is a guest post by Suhayl Laher  The rustic look has long been a celebrated staple of interior design, having injected a sense of quaint yet elegant traditionalism into homes across the globe for centuries. However, this much-loved aesthetic doesn’t have to be limited... read more
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