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New Orleans Real Estate

A Locals Guide to New Orleans

Get ready to experience the vibrant city of New Orleans! Located on the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain, this city is bursting with over 300 years of rich culture, delicious cuisine, and exciting events. From seafood, cajun, creole, to global delicacies, New Orleans has it all. Not only is it home to the famous Mardi Gras, but also to many other festivals such as Southern Decadence, Jazz fest, Essence Festival, and French Quarter Fests. And there’s even more to discover beyond that! Get ready for a thrilling adventure in New Orleans!

RESIDENTS

Based on 2020 census records Metairie consists of nearly 376,871 residents.  Homes vary from historic homes, subdivisions, luxury properties, garden home communities, townhomes, and condos. 

SCHOOLS

New Orleans offers both options for public and private schooling. Make sure to check with the Orleans Parish School District to research your options in the area. 

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TO DO

Frenchman Street

Discover the vibrant and authentic New Orleans experience you crave on Frenchmen Street! This lively strip is a favorite among locals, boasting live music, bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and art galleries for several blocks. Here, the crowds are thinner, the prices are lower, and the music is better – think of it as Bourbon Street’s trendy and hip cousin. And if you’re not a night owl, don’t miss the Palace Market, where locals sell unique homemade art and jewelry. Open Sunday through Wednesday until midnight, and Thursday through Saturday until 1 a.m.

French Quarter

Get ready to fall in love with New Orleans! Begin your adventure in the lively and charming Vieux Carré, also known as the French Quarter. This neighborhood is the heart and soul of the city, and it’s a National Historic Landmark. You can explore the narrow cobblestone streets and discover amazing attractions like Jackson Square, Faulkner House Books, and the Cabildo. Don’t forget to take in the stunning architecture with baroque ironwork, hanging plants, and bubbling fountains. The French Quarter is the perfect place to experience the unique culture of New Orleans, but keep in mind that it can be pricey to stay in one of its fabulous hotels.

Garden District

Get ready to be amazed by the stunning homes of the Garden District, located just a short distance southwest of the French Quarter. This historic neighborhood is a true gem, filled with lush trees, ivy, and beautiful gardens. Visitors rate it highly for its peaceful atmosphere and well-preserved properties, making it the perfect escape from crowded tourist spots. And don’t forget to explore the shops, cafes, and Lafayette Cemetery No. 1, all conveniently located at the intersection of Prytania Street and Washington Avenue. Top off your day with a meal at the famous Commander’s Palace Restaurant. You can easily reach the Garden District by taking the St. Charles Avenue streetcar, Magazine Street bus or carriage.

Real Estate Available in New Orleans

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