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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

5 Reasons to Call a Professional Cleaner During COVID-19

The Value of Regular Cleaning and Disinfecting Our Spaces
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on May 19, 2020 in  Cleaning  COVID-19  Homeowner Tips
The following is a guest post from Jessica Thiefels The value of regular cleaning and disinfecting the spaces we occupy has become more important than ever. Following the guidelines of the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO), it’s extremely important for the safety of you, your loved ones and colleagues that you take all precautions in preventing the spread of COVID-19. Regular maintenance is key to reducing the risk of infection, and hiring a professional cleaning service can... read more

How to Tell if a Home has Good Resale Value

Make Sure You Are Making the Right Investment
Posted by Jessica Wimberly on May 19, 2020 in  Buying A Home  First Time Home Buyer
Most people never think about selling a home before they buy it. The average home buyer will purchase based on an emotion, a memory, or even an impulse. They can live in the house for years and be completely happy, but issues may arise when they try to sell the home down the road. This is when they discover that others see the home's fanciful features as a fatal flaw. Markets are constantly changing, but it's so important to check out the ways that you can tell if a home is going to have resale potential:1. Gr... read more
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