The Home Buyer's Korner

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December 29th, 2016

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The median real estate price in the Westgate neighborhood of Metairie, Louisiana is $199,375, which is more expensive than over 79 percent of the neighborhoods in the state and more than 53 percent of the neighborhoods in the country.

The average rental price in the Westgate neighborhood is currently $1,225 a month, and the average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than over 82 percent of the neighborhoods in Louisiana. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied.

Westgate is an urban neighborhood located in Metairie, Louisiana, and residential real estate is primarily made up of medium sized three and four bedroom to large four, five or more bedroom single-family homes. Many of the residences in the Westgate neighborhood are established, but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999, will a number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in the Westgate neighborhood is seven percent. Demand for real estate in Westgate is above average, and signals some future price increases or new construction of residential homes.

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its flair. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while, and why it is important to learn all you can about the neighborhood you plan to call home.

An interesting fact about the rootedness of residents in the Westgate neighborhood is that more residents live here today that also were living in this same neighborhood five years ago. This neighborhood is really made up of people who know each other, don’t move often, and have lived here for quite a while.

Furthermore, Westgate is a great neighborhoods for families with its combination of  good public schools, low crime rates, and it owner-occupied single family homes, which gives this neighborhood the look and feel of a “Leave It to Beaver” episode.

Many families with school age children live here, making it easy to socialize and develop a strong sense of community. Overall, you will find all of the amenities a family needs to thrive in the Westgate neighborhood.

The Westgate neighborhood stands out for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than nearly 96 percent of other neighborhoods nationwide. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Your future neighbors in the Westgate neighborhood of Metairie earn upper-middle class incomes, and this neighborhood has a higher income than 80 percent of the neighborhoods in America.

In the Westgate neighborhood, nearly 32 percent of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with over 31 percent of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations at almost 20 percent, and over 17 percent in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Culture is the shared learning behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicity and ancestry have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicity or ancestrywill express those cultures.

In the Westgate neighborhood of Metairie, Louisiana, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Italian at 19 percent. There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry at almost 17 percent, and residents who report German roots at 13 percent. Some of the residents are also of English or French ancestry at over 10 percent, while about two percent claim Cuban roots, among others. In addition, nearly 11 percent of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The most common language spoken in the Westgate neighborhood is English, spoken by 82 percent of households, while nearly 15 percent speak Spanish, and nearly one percent speaks Mon-Khmer, the dominant language of Cambodia.

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tree removal, repair a driveway and sidewalks

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