Metairie is primarily a bedroom community of single family homes just north of New Orleans. It's a scenic lakeside community of neat, well maintained housing developments. It's also the home of The University of New Orleans, which means that apartments and condos are readily available.
Although one can be in New Orleans from Metairie within minutes, there is a decidedly different feel here. Many people who purchase homes in Metairie commute to New Orleans and find the quieter, more relaxed family friendly atmosphere preferable to the considerably more state environment of many New Orleans neighborhoods.
Lake Ponchatrain is one of the biggest tourist areas in New Orleans and residents of Metairie are fortunate enough to have it right in their backyard. Whether you like boating, fishing, swimming, or just a day by the water, the convenience of living in a waterside community is an appeal that draws many people who are looking for a home in the New Orleans area to Metairie. In addition, some of New Orleans best parks and museums are just up the road. For those thinking of purchasing real estate in Metairie, the community is also lined with bike trails that make it possible to bike within Metairie or, if one desire, to bike into New Orleans.
Metairie - Louisiana
Although the occasional remnant of Hurricane Katrina can still be found, Metairie is a community in which the residents were quick to rebuild. The occasional deal on Metairie real estate can still be found here for someone who is looking to purchase a home in the in the New Orleans area with a family and is looking for Metairie real estate. It is a little bit more removed from New Orleans but still offers the convenience of having access to everything the city has to offer.
Century 21 Action can help you find the right home in Metairie. Whether you're relocating to the area and in search of real estate in Metairie or already a resident thinking of purchasing a new home, stop by our office to consult with us about your next home purchase.
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