Yes that is the Marigny and in fact it is considered the "Marigny Triangle" a small area of the Marigny with the French Quarter just to the West. Also the area just to the North is often call the "New Marigny" an emerging neighborhood with lots of renovation going on. Not long ago a client of ours purchased a beautifully resorted double (turned in to a single) for under $190,000. That same home in the Marigny Triangle would have gone for around $400,000 or if Uptown would have been over $600,000 so you can see how appealing an emerging area like the New Marigny can be for many buyers. The link below will provide you with a lot more information of the Marigny area.
I have a few that come to mind. Is your heart set on the Marigny, or will you also consider the Warehouse district? How many bedrooms/baths? Shoot me an email with your "must haves" and budget, and I will send over some properties for you to preview. Talk Soon, A... more
David, since it doesn't appear you are familiar with the neighborhoods you are interested in, I would highly recommend you find and work with an Agent if you don't have one now. And not because I am one.
Some make the mistake by going it alone and making a lot of mistakes by relying on bad information they may come across.
Oh and if you decide to hire an Agent to hlep with your search and purchase, speak to more than one agent you'll get an idea if they are looking out for your best interest or their own.
CCS Realty, LLC
New Orleans, La
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A soft second mortgage is a second mortgage typically offered by a city or parish that will be forgiven (i.e., you don't have to pay it back) if certain conditions are met. Here is the link to the Finance Authority of New Orleans' website, where you can find out the details.