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Latter & Blum

Latter & Blum, founded in 1916, initially focused on commercial real estate before expanding into residential sales. In 1986, Robert Merrick acquired the company, leading to significant growth. Latter & Blum expanded to the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 1993 and merged with C.J. Brown Realtors in 1995. Over the years, they acquired several firms, including Noles-Frye Realty, ERA Stirling Properties, Van Eaton & Romero, Moffett Realty, Patterson Real Estate, Century 21 Acadia, Realty Associates of Houston, Coldwell Banker Pelican Real Estate, and Gardner Realtors. With over 40 companies and 3,100 agents across 32 offices in four states, Latter & Blum is a dominant force, ranking #1 in the Gulf South and #19 nationwide. Clients benefit from their market position, experienced agents, and a century of proven success in the real estate industry.... Read more


Since its founding over a century ago, Latter & Blum has forged an unparalleled reputation as the most successful and largest independent real estate companies in the Gulf South, ranked #2 in the nation. We are dedicated to building communities, careers and lives through the professional and ethical practice of real estate.

With over 30 offices across Louisiana and more than 3,700 agents, we offer clients from every walk of life the guidance, expertise and professional service they deserve. Latter & Blum is the largest, independently owned real estate company in the Gulf South and operates in the markets of Louisiana, Southern Mississippi, and Houston, Texas.
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Even after 100 years, Latter & Blum’s vision remains the same – to be a the top market leader in the Gulf South and offer the best resources, technology and talent in order to build a better life for people, their communities and future generations.... Read more


Latter & Blum is a family-owned and operated company with a mission to build lives, careers and communities through the ethical practice of real estate.... Read more

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Family-owned and operated for decades, we aim to create life-changing opportunities and meaningful careers. Providing our employees and agents training and education that helps them achieve and build personal wealth. And, all along, building together a family. A family of families— people who share beliefs, values, and aspirations.... Read more

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