04/09/18 by Jennifer Cohn Nierman

Jazz Fest: A gumbo pot of music for all to enjoy

Spring is a busy time for Realtors, so for this month’s blog post I trusted by music loving husband to write you little something. He’s dishing out his tips on what to listen to during Jazz Fest 2018. I hope y'all enjoy the read. Spring in New Orleans is a glorious time. The end of “winter” (in quotes because it’s a relative term down here)... More >

02/15/18 by Jennifer Cohn Nierman

New Year's Resolution Reset

We all started the year with the best intentions. We made resolutions to improve our diet, exercise, relationships, etc., but then life happened. The Saints made it to the playoffs only to break our hearts. Mardi Gras came and every day there was a new king cake in the office that you HAD to try. And that one glass of wine you were going to drink turned into a bottle. If this sounds... More >

01/09/18 by Jennifer Cohn Nierman

It's King Cake Season, Baby!

These days, there are so many different kinds of king cakes! Picking out just one has turned into a major dilemma that can lead to a marital argument and severe anxiety. Here’s a list of just a few king cakes that I think are worth the calories. Maurice French Bakery Store Location: 3501 Hessmer Ave in Metairie Suggested... More >

12/12/17 by Jennifer Cohn Nierman

New Year, New You: How to Make Your Resolutions Count

Have you found yourself making the same New Year’s resolutions year after year? If so, you may need to reassess your goals. When creating your resolutions, start with smaller, more realistic goals. You want to set yourself up for success, not failure. For example, if you are new to running, your goal shouldn’t be to finish a marathon. Start small and work your way up.... More >

11/07/17 by Jennifer Cohn Nierman

Features to Consider When Buying a Kid-Friendly Home

  Searching for a home as a single person or even a married couple can be a challenge. But throw in thinking about raising a family in that space and it’s a whole new ballgame! Here’s a short list of things to consider when purchasing a kid-friendly home.   Space Now that it’s not just the two of you anymore, your home needs enough space for... More >

10/09/17 by Jennifer Cohn Nierman

The Big Cheese

Whenever we have friends over at our house, I love making a charcuterie board. They seem to always make an impression and are a sure way to impress a crowd without even using your oven or stovetop! If you follow these tips you will surely awe your house guests too! Choose Your Cheeses Wisley I usually follow the rule of one hard, one soft, one blue. This way your... More >

09/07/17 by Jennifer Cohn Nierman

Mortgage Loans 101: Part II

  Mortgage Loans 101: Part II For those of you who missed last month’s post, please click here to read the first half of this article. In this second part of Mortgage Loans 101, Donnie Piccou of Movement Mortgage goes more into depth describing different types of loans offered. Read on to learn what type of loan is best for you! What... More >

08/14/17 by Jennifer Cohn Nierman

Mortgage Loans 101: Part I

  Mortgage Loans 101: Part I For all you first-time home buyers out there, don’t be intimidated to meet with a loan officer -- they won’t bite! Especially if you meet with Donnie Picou from Movement Mortgage. Donnie has been in the real estate business for 6 years: his first 5 years as a real estate agent and just this past year as a loan officer. Donnie... More >

07/05/17 by Jennifer Cohn Nierman

Guide for a First Time Home Buyer

Guide For a First Time Home Buyer Purchasing a home can be a daunting undertaking, especially if it’s your first time. But it also can be fun and exciting! If you have a good realtor, they’ll help you through every step of the process and answer any questions you may have. If you’re thinking of taking the plunge into homeownership, check out these tips... More >

06/11/17 by Jennifer Cohn Nierman

MOD About You

Patrick Meloncon is an architect and founding partner at Meloncon Ortega Designs (MOD). He is also a dear friend of mine. We first met about 6 years ago at a Varsity Sports social run. Patrick’s sister and business partner is Monica Melancon. She handles interior design for MOD and the two have been working together for 10 years. The first time I saw one of Patrick and... More >

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