In 1916, Harry Latter and Joseph E. Blum founded Latter & Blum - Kaliste Saloom, a real estate company based in Lafayette. The company specializes in residential and commercial real estate. It also offers insurance, financial, and property management services. Latter & Blum's listings include local homes, such as residential estates and multi-family homes. It has offices in New Orleans, Mississippi, Baton Rouge, Texas, and Louisiana. The company also manages global properties located in Australia, Germany, and Romania.