stay away from the New Orleans East area if you want a quick resale.
I would focus finding a home in the Lakeview 70124, Mid-City 70119, or Gentilly 70122 area.
Make sure your rehab is equipped with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, granite counters and a jetted tub. Don't 4get about the jetted tub. Once you finish your project make sure to budget some landscaping and you will be good to go.