2010 Posts

Furnishing Homes for the Holidays

Pravda, 1113 Decatur Street
Thursday, December 9th 2010

Drink for a good cause at Pravda! The local bar will be donating a portion of the proceeds from all drinks sold to the Build Now Furnishing Fund. Donations will help families who lost everything in Hurricane Katrina purchase new furniture to furnish their brand new home.

Ms. Myers’ Housewarming Party

Molly’s on the Market, 1107 Decatur Street
September 15th, 2010 6-9 pm

$10 suggested donation.
Or, bring a housewarming gift. Small kitchen appliances, housewares, and more are welcome. All new, please!

Build Now client Hazel Myers spent every last penny to rebuild in the Lower Ninth Ward. Now she needs to furnish her beautiful, new home on N. Derbigny Street.

Join Ms. Myers and Build Now for a special housewarming party, hosted by Molly’s on the Market. All guests who donate $10 or a gift of equal or greater value will enjoy complementary appetizers and will be entered into a raffle to win a $100 bar tab at Molly’s on the Market, along with other prizes.

All donations will benefit The Build Now Furnishing Fund, for homeowners who have invested all their funds into their new house, and need a little extra help to make it feel like home.

Lagniappe: For the entire month of September, Molly’s on the Market will feature the “Ms. Myers’ Dark & Stormy,” a drink special with proceeds to benefit The Build Now Furnishing Fund. Stop by, and bring friends.

For more information:
(504) 373-6962

6260 Vicksburg Street House Tour: 70124

Sunday, August 15th, 2010 2PM to 5PM
Are you looking to build a new home on your pre-Katrina property, but don’t know where to start? Do you have questions about financing and Road Home deadlines?If so, join Build Now and Burk Brokerage Real Estate for a house tour in Lakeview to learn about the different housing and pricing options that are available to you and your family. The tour will feature 6 homes in the Lakeview neighborhood – 3 of Build Now’s brand new, elevated, modest-sized homes and 3 of Burk’s BPI Homebuilder homes for families who are looking for more square footage. Participants can pick up a tour map at the Burk offices, located at 6260 Vicksburg Street.There will representatives on hand at each location to answer questions aboutthe homes. Participants are invited to come by Gulf Coast Bank and Trust (locatedat 848 Harrison Avenue) for an informational seminar that will be given throughout the afternoon. Entitled Putting the Pieces Together, it will cover sources of funding including Road Home, ICC, HMGP and conventional construction loans. For more information call (504) 373-6962

Landscaping Our City Starting at 5713 Elysian Fields Avenue

Saturday, May 15th, 2010 1-6pm
Join Build Now and Delgado Community College for a celebration of Build Now’s new homes for families in Gentilly and Lakeview, with gardens designed and plantedby students from Delgado’s Horitculture Technology program as part of amonth-long landscaping competition. All plants provided by The Garden Gate.

Putting the Pieces Together: How to Finance the Construction of Your New Home in Hollygrove

Wednesday, April 14, 2010 6pm
Build Now is working with the Hollygrove Community Development Corporation and Trinity Christian Community to provide valuable information to Hollygrove residents who need additional funding to construct a new home on their pre-storm property. The information session will focus on the process of putting together a financing package for your new home. We will focus on HMGP, ICC, and Road Home funds, as well as private loans.

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