The Garden District

I moved here 4 years ago from Shreveport. My territory with work  consisted of Louisiana, East Texas and Arkansas.  I love  old neighborhoods and when I would travel with work, I was always on the lookout for the perfect little house in a great Garden District.  I found it in  Monroe on 3rd street.  A bonus is that my house is only two blocks from a great public park and the lovely, underutilized Ouachita River." Dawn Eakin

“I moved here 4 years ago from Shreveport. My territory with work consisted of Louisiana, East Texas and Arkansas. I love old neighborhoods and when I traveled with work, I was always on the lookout for the perfect little house in a great Garden District. I found it in Monroe on 3rd street. A bonus is that my house is only two blocks from a great public park and the lovely Ouachita River.”  –  Dawn Eakin, Garden District resident

The Garden District in Monroe, Louisiana, is celebrated for its tree-lined streets and overflowing flower beds. Most people find that Monroe’s version is decidedly more laid back—and affordable, than those you’ll find elsewhere.

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The area borders the Ouachita River on its northern and western sides, and Forsythe Park, which offers tennis and volleyball courts, a nine-hole golf course, and a public boat launch. There is also a 4 mile bike trail that runs through the woods along the river. Continue reading

Top 10 Properties This Week 11.1.13

Take a look at the Top 10 John Rea Properties viewed on our website for the week of October 25 – November, 2013.  This week’s homes range in price from $112,500 to $569,000. If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home in Monroe, West Monroe, or surrounding areas of Northeast Louisiana, contact a professional Realtor at John Rea Realty!

1. 3200 Moore, Monroe – $569,000

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For more info, contact Barbara Thomas

2.) 2505 Bramble, Monroe – $287,000

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For more info, contact Mark Phelps  Continue reading

City of Refuge

The City of Refuge is an initiative started to help provide students at Wossman High School with basic toiletries and clothing. If you, your company or organization would like to help, please contact Danita Bright, LaRochelle Wooten, or Principal Sam Moore at Wossman High School. 318.387.2932. For more information on Love Your Community initiatives in Ouachita Parish, visit https://www.facebook.com/loveyourcommunitynela

Top 10 Properties This Week 10.25.13

Take a look at the Top 10 Properties viewed on our website for the week of October 18 – October 25, 2013.  This week’s homes range in price from $112,500 to $569,000. If you’re thinking of buying or selling a home in Monroe, West Monroe, or surrounding areas of Northeast Louisiana, contact a professional Realtor at John Rea Realty!

1.) 105 Country Club, Monroe – $335,000

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For more info, contact Nancy Inabnett

2.) 105 Bayou Bend, Monroe – $349,900

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For more info contact Janet Pearson

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Curbside Recycling Coming to Monroe

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The Monroe Garden Study League, a member of The Garden Club of America, is pleased to announce that Progressive Waste Solutions Inc., (Parent Company IESI Inc.) will be providing recycling to businesses and curbside recycling for residents of Monroe, including Continue reading

Welcome Aleta Eley

aleta-template(main) copyJohn Rea Realty is pleased to announce that Aleta Eley has joined the firm’s team of professional Realtors.

Aleta has been in the real estate business for 2 years as a sales person, and 15 years as an appraiser. Her specialty is helping people sell their residential property in Northeast Louisiana.

Aleta moved to Monroe at the age of 4. Her favorite thing about the area is the people. Aleta believes we have a great community and that it’s a fun place to live. Most people would describe Aleta as fiercely loyal and straightforward. When working with Aleta, clients can expect the best service and complete dedication to their needs.

Being a realtor combines Aleta’s two favorite things: real estate and helping people. In her free time you may find her spending time with her family, which includes four children age 10 and under, or training as a competitive tri-athlete. And you can always find her through John Rea.

You can contact Aleta directly at 318-805-1695, at John Rea Realty, 318-388-0941, or by emailing 318realty@gmail.com. Click Here to Visit Aleta’s Website.

Welcome Susan Mitchell

susan mitchellJohn Rea Realty is pleased to announce that Susan Mitchell has joined the firm’s team of professional Realtors.  Susan has been a resident of Ouachita Parish for the past 25 years. She is a graduate of Crossett High School in Arkansas, and attended ULM in Monroe.

Susan has experience in marketing, event planning, home design and housing development. She’s the proud mother of 3 boys: Cole, Evan and Max, and one daughter: Hannah. Susan is motivated to assist you and your family with your real estate needs.

You can contact Susan directly at 318-355-9292, at John Rea Realty, 318-388-0941, or by emailing sgmlaptop@comcast.net. Click Here to visit Susan’s website.