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roscoemom, Home Buyer in New Orleans, LA

Relocating to New Orleans. Can you recommend neighborhoods for family with two children under 3?

Asked by roscoemom, New Orleans, LA Mon Oct 1, 2012

Would love a walkable area of the city. Looking for a move-in-ready home with 3 or 4 bedrooms around $400k. We are aware that we will probably have to pay for school. Thanks.

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Lakeview would be your best bet. There are several good private schools as well as a new charter school. The neighborhoods are nice to walk around, as well as walking along Harrison Avenue where there are shops, restuarants, and cafe's. I would be happy to email you some great listings in this area. The Uptown area is also a possibility for you. Email me at gkimball@kw.com for listings. Gretchen Kimball, Keller Williams Realty- New Orleans, http://www.buymyneworleanshome.com
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I would be glad to send you some information on great neighborhoods in your price range and near good schools. Email me so we can discuss, realtorcraig@cox.net
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So wonderful to hear you are coming our way!
Lakeview is a great place to raise a family. http://iansellsnola.com/neighborhoods/lake-view/
The Garden District has a special charm: http://iansellsnola.com/neighborhoods/the-garden-district/

The walkscore link can help you get a sense of the city: http://iansellsnola.com/neighborhoods/walkscore-find-a-neigh…

email me at ian@iansellsnola.com and we can tighten up what best suits your needs
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It depends upon your sensibilities ! Uptown is lovely and near Audubon Park with the zoo and wonderful picnic and playground possibilities . $400,000 won't buy a big house uptown but 3 bedrooms is doable . The lakefront is very nice and quieter than uptown . Lakeshore and Lake Vista are child friendly and comfortable with newer housing than uptown . The suburbs are nice and the edgier areas are OK but maybe you not want the French Quarter or Lower Garden District with 2 babies . Call me and I'll be delighted to show you a crosssection of the city . I've lived in several different areas and I have friends or family in almost every area of the city ! I am with Remax N.O. Properties and have many years of experience .
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