By Kathy Bowen Stolz
“We began with building one spec house, and business has really grown from there,” said Earl Lattier, Sr., who started the company in 1992 with his late wife Paulette and son Earl Lattier, Jr., after years of working in the oil fields. They focused on building quality homes from the beginning. “We do quality work, not quantity. We base our reputation on it,” Earl, Sr., said.
And having that reputation for building quality products pays off regularly. Not only do their clients refer the Lattiers to their friends and families, but also some of their clients come back as repeat customers. It’s not unusual for Louisiana Classics to build a first home and then a second or third for clients. Sometimes the clients are upgrading and expanding their homes, and other times the clients are downsizing after their children leave home.Continue Reading