April 2024

The 2024 Crawfish Season: In a Bit of a Pinch 

by Taylor Trahan Henry    Since the early 1800s, crawfish farming has been a cornerstone of Louisiana’s agricultural landscape. What began as a modest enterprise has transformed into a robust industry. Today, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, crawfish represent a staggering $300 million industry in the […]
April 2024

Renting a Home – Six reasons why it makes good sense

 Renting has long been seen as second-best to owning a home. But Dwellsy CEO and cofounder Jonas Bordo says more and more Americans are relegating that perception to the same scrap heap that holds landlines, paper road maps, and VHS tapes. As the world has evolved, so have attitudes toward […]
April 2024

Red Flags!  Know the warning signs for pests when home buying 

Buying a home is one of the most significant investments you’ll make in your lifetime. It’s not just about finding the perfect layout or ideal neighborhood — it’s also about ensuring the property is free from potential hazards, including pests.  While a home inspection is a crucial step in the […]
April 2024

Finding the Right Insurance Coverage for Your Home 

by Stefanie Powers    Buying a home can be a daunting experience, and comes with many responsibilities, including selecting a homeowner policy that best fits your needs. Where do you begin?    “There are so many different insurance policies on the market,” says State Farm Agent Jennifer Mabou. “Coverages can […]
April 2024

Landscaping Increases a Home’s Value 

by Kerry Andersen    When it comes to real estate, first impressions are everything. As prospective buyers pull up to a property and look at the outside of your home and your landscaping, that curb appeal sets the tone for what they expect to see inside. The importance of a […]
April 2024

Here Come the Bows | 2024’s Bridal Dress Trends Focus on Detail 

by Kerri Cooke   It’s the most exciting time of your life, and the question “what do I wear” begs to be answered. While shopping for the most important dress you’ll ever own is exciting, it can also be stressful. However, you don’t need to get lost among your options. Here […]
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