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Pat Starnes, Realtor in Brandon, MS, shares real estate news and current events in the Jackson Metro area, as well as market information.
You know the phrase, right? It's part of the Fifth Amendment of the Miranda Rights.Law and Order may not be standing at your door with handcuffs in hand, but if you are house hunting, the seller may have surveillance devices or Ring doorbells, which could record any comments you make while viewin...
Today's tip is about housekeeping. Not my favorite topic, but one that is important for obvious reasons.When do you clean house? Do you have a routine? I'm curious... do you have a set schedule? Do you tackle everything in one day? Or do you do one chore each day of the week? Is your home always ...
My job is to help people move.I've helped sellers downsize not only their home, but also their possessions. Sometimes I post items for my senior clients in Facebook Groups because they don't use Facebook and I do what I can for my clients.A friend saw all my furniture postings, and asked if I was...
I am NOT a cook, but I eat to survive. I've recently discovered you can add cottage cheese to recipes to make them healthier with added protein.When my son was little, my favorite cookbook was titled "Feed Me I'm Yours". This was my introduction to slipping veggies into recipes to get him to eat ...
Congratulations! Your home is under contract, and the buyer has ordered the home inspection. As the seller, you are probably busy packing for the big day. A hundred details are running through your mind. But take a few minutes to prepare for the home inspection.If your home is in need of repairs,...
The title of this post was intriguing, so I had to see what Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets had to say. The public is mostly unaware of what goes on behind the scenes, and I for one appreciate what he has to say. Thanks also to the input from the gang in the ActiveRain Q&A Sectio...
Today's Tip is of a cautionary tale; if you have dead or dying trees on your property, it's better to face the problem head-on rather than let nature take its course.Thousands of acres of Mississippi forests were affected by last year's drought, then many of these weakened trees were hit again by...
Love them or hate them, if you're buying a home within the confines of an HOA, you need to understand the rules before completing your home purchase. Your Realtor can provide you with a copy of the Rules and Regulations (Restrictive Covenants) before you consummate your purchase. Below is an exce...
Many people are oblivious to how their homes look or smell. We live in our homes, and as owners we sometimes neglect or don't notice deferred maintenance or odors that can knock a visitor down as they walk through the front door.Cooking odors, pet smells, musty odors, and smoking are some of the ...
Today's maintenance tip "Keep Your Gutters Clean" comes from practical experience in the life of a Realtor.On occasion, I have viewed homes with small gardens growing in the gutters. It's ok to have roof-top gardens if they are designed as such, but vegetation growing in gutters is not ok.The num...

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Pat Starnes, Realtor in Brandon, MS, shares real estate news and other items of interest in and around Brandon, Flowood and the Reservoir area.