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Helene helped us purchase our first, beautiful home in Baton Rouge.  Immediately we were put at ease with her extensive knowledge of the area and years ...
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-J & S
This was the best experience I’ve had with a realtor…Ever! Helene is simply the best, this is no exaggeration. She just recently sold my Baton Rouge ...
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-Diane and Mike
Listed Friday and we officially have a contract today! Thank you so much Helene Kurtz for everything! You’re recommendations have been spot on! Your crew was ...
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Helene did outstanding work for us in selling our house in Baton Rouge. This was the second house she helped us sell in 5 years. Her ...
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Helene helped us find a great home. She was honest and straightforward with us the entire time and was always looking into our interests. ...
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-Frank and Megan
Helene helped us sell our house in less than two months. We were really happy to have her as our realtor. She’s professional and ...
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I want to thank Helene Kurtz for her help in the recent purchase of our new home and sale of our old home.
Helene has become ...
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Robert and I are grateful to you for your diligence in selling our home.  Your creativity, energy, and attention to detail put you over the top ...
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-Patti and Robert
My husband and I live in Texas and were trying to sell our condo at LSU. Being in another state was only one of the many ...
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-Dawn and Byron
“We have bought and sold many homes throughout the years, and have had the opportunity to work with some wonderful realtors. Helene Kurtz is our favorite. ...
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-Kevin and Jackie
“If anyone is in the market for a home in Baton Rouge or the Lafayette area, Helene is definitely your best bet! She has been so ...
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“Just a short note to indicate how much we appreciate your very professional assistance during our recent search for a home in Baton Rouge. Your efforts ...
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-Hal and Sharon
“The process of selling my house was made much easier once Helene listed it. I originally tried to sell my house as a “for sale by ...
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“Thank you for such a great experience finding a new home for our family. While there were bound to be ups and downs, not to mention ...
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“Helene did a fantastic job for us. She was knowledgeable, well-informed, and always willing to go the extra mile … a true professional and a great ...
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-Don and J.T.
“Helene Kurtz was brought to my attention by a realtor from San Antonio, TX. He had never met her but was impressed with her Bio and ...
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“Helene brings a lot to the table and truly knows her trade. She is a skilled negotiator and an asset in the final days of a ...
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-Sarah and Nathan
“Selling our home was a terribly emotional time for our family. Choosing Helene Kurtz to help us sell our home was absolutely the first and best ...
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-Branden and Margaret
“We are completely delighted with our experience with Helene.  She got our house sold quickly for the price we asked, and got us into a new ...
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-Jim and Bridget
“Helene starting working with Catherine and I about a year ago when we were referred to her through a colleague and dear friend of hers and ...
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-Bill and Catherine
“We found a house which we loved at a time when we were not really looking for one. Our schedule was very busy and buying and ...
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-Horia and Catalina
“First, we would like to thank Helene Kurtz for her diligent work and unwavering commitment she provided during our first time home buying. Helene Kurtz is ...
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-Orhan and Funda

University Gardens

The area north and west of College Drive between Perkins Road and LSU is often thought of as “Southdowns.”  Well, some of it is.  But there’s another neighborhood there:  University Gardens.  Think of the “Dales:” Cloverdale, Cherrydale, Myrtledale, Cedardale, Ferndale, and Hollydale. And, that area along East Lakeshore Drive where everyone goes for walks around the LSU Lakes – some of that is in University Gardens, too. What makes University Gardens different from Southdowns is the size of the lots and the prices of the homes – the lots tend to be larger and the homes more expensive.

As you drive through University Gardens what you’re likely to notice most is that it’s eclectic. There are small cottage homes on piers and small ranch homes on slabs.  There are remodeled homes, homes that have been added on to, and homes that have been torn down and new homes built in their place.  The land values are very high, upwards of $200,000 for a lot. And you have to love those old live oak trees.  They’re majestic and our community wouldn’t be the same without them.

From University Gardens you can walk to Magpie Café for breakfast, get groceries at Trader Joe’s, get a beer at Schlitz and Giggles, or a sandwich at Jimmy Johns.  You can walk to LSU (although it’s a bit of a hike but better than trying to find a parking spot on game day).  The new children’s Knock Knock Museum is up the street off Dalrymple and you can bring your dog to the Raisin’ Cane’s dog park. And who doesn’t love Trinity Episcopal Church and Day School on the corners of Stanford Avenue, Morning Glory, and Cherrydale.