Author Archives: Joseph R. Marriott

About Joseph R. Marriott

I am an attorney practicing and servicing the greater New Orleans area. My practice focuses on business and real estate transactions exclusively.

BR Company Seeks to Real Estate Market by Leveraging Technology.

  Silicon Bayou News[1] recently featured an article on Property Sprocket, a new and upcoming Baton Rouge real estate technology startup company. The company’s stated purpose is to “disrupt the real estate market” by levering technology to provide seller’s a … Continue reading

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Second Property Assessment Coming in the Spring of 2017 to Orleans Parish

In December of 2016, the residents of Orleans Parish approved a property tax millage increase for both fire protection and drainage. The New Orleans City Council adopted the millage ordinance on January 26, 2017. Continue reading

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2017 LREC changes to the Mandatory Agreement to Buy or Sell and Residential Property Disclosure Form

As we prepare to enter into the year 2017, it is important that all agents and individuals are informed as to the modifications and additions to the mandatory forms as approved by the LREC. Specifically, those forms include the Residential … Continue reading

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Condo Purchasers Beware!! Make Sure You Receive the Mandatory Disclosures.

Whenever a person purchases a condominium in Louisiana, there are mandatory disclosures and declarations that the Condo Association must provide to the Seller to be provide to the Purchaser prior to the signing the act of sale. Until such time … Continue reading

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Another crash looming or consumer scare

Another crash looming or consumer scare tactic? Lenders have resumed lending money on some loans that were significantly abused and granted to non-credit-worthy buyers last time. http://ow.ly/7n5J3013fYO

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Title defects/issues are only 10% cause

Title defects/issues are only 10% cause of delays. http://ow.ly/3aby300SVC9

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10 Mortgage Numbers You’ll Be Glad You

10 Mortgage Numbers You’ll Be Glad You Know http://ow.ly/C169300QJJL

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Investors here is a list of seven proper

Investors here is a list of seven property types primed for investment this year. http://ow.ly/Ocdu300QJwJ

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New York developer acquires more propert

New York developer acquires more property along Tulane Avenue http://ow.ly/n94C300Os1w

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New Residence Inn in Elmwood to join ext

New Residence Inn in Elmwood to join extended-stay trend http://ow.ly/nZkR300MjeC

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