2011 Posts

Gingerbread House Making Contest

Join Us For Our First Annual Gingerbread House Making Contest

On December 15th Build Now will ring in the holiday season by hosting a gingerbread house making challenge at Tracey’s bar at 2604 Magazine Street in New Orleans. We’ll supply the materials, you bring the creativity, and Tracey’s will provide the drink specials! Winners will receive prizes and bragging rights for the next year. Admission is free for Building Krewe members and $10 for non-members. Click here to become a Building Krewe member. You can RSVP by phone at (504) 324-3964 or by email at holbein@buildnownola.com

Benefits of Being A Certain Age: How to Use a Reverse Mortgage as a Tool in Financing Your New Home

Thursday, October 20th, 6pm– 2372 St Claude Ave
If you own your own home and are at least 62 years of age, a reverse mortgage provides an opportunity to convert your home equity into cash. The reverse mortgage allows you to take out a loan against the equity in your home, but you don’t have to repay the loan during your lifetime as long as you are living in the home and have not sold it. Let a Reverse Mortgage Specialist show how a Reverse Mortgage can work for YOU!


Saturday, May 21st, 2011
Come out and join Build Now on Saturday, May 21st from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. as we host ArtHouse, a home and art tour featuring Build Now’s newly constructed homes. This event supports the community, its residents, and some of the very talented artists that live among us. Build Now has recently completed over thirty homes in hard hit neighborhoods throughout New Orleans and we are showcasing these homes for one day only. Over the past three years, Build Now has been working hard to bring New Orleanians back home to their neighborhoods and on May 19th, we invite the public to view our sites transformed by local artists into in-home galleries featuring some of New Orleans’ most exciting new artistic expressions.

Build Now’s Ninth Ward Crawfish Boil

Saturday, April 2, 2011 11a – 5pm
Celebrating the Construction of Build Now’s 40th House and the Continued Renewal of the Lower Ninth Ward. At the intersection of Tricou street and N.Prieur street.

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