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Pat Starnes, Realtor and New Home specialist in Brandon, MS, shares real estate news and current events happening in and around Brandon, Flowood, and the Reservoir area.
With the holiday season around the corner, many individuals in nursing homes are forgotten, so what can we do to spread joy at this time of year? There is always an opportunity if we look for it.  I stopped at a nearby retirement home and approached the activities director about whether they had ...
As we reflect on Thanksgiving and the things we are grateful for, I have to say how thankful I am to be in the real estate business and financially able to support myself and my family. I've lived through strong real estate markets and NOT-so-strong markets over the last 30 years. I've taken sabb...
If your Brandon MS home is for sale during the holidays, you want to keep your Christmas decorations "no fuss" and easy. Follow these tips to keep your decor low-key, so the focus remains on your HOME, not your Christmas tree: 1. Decorate your entry table with greenery or a mini-tree.2. Add garla...
If you act within the next few weeks, there is time to be in a new home for the holidays.  While it's true that real estate sales typically slow down in the fall months, people still move during these months and there are fewer buyers (less competition) for homes on the market. You can take advan...
Who doesn't love a challenge? This months' challenge is Time Management. If I told you I'm a time management expert, I'd be LYING!  If I told you how organized or efficient I am, how I stick to a schedule, how I limit my time on the internet, how I invest my time wisely... well, I wouldn't be tel...
When ActiveRain hosted the photography contest earlier in the year, I discovered a few cool photo-editing tools and have enjoying using them periodically to spice up my marketing campaign. I learned how to erase unwanted items from a photo as well as how to sharpen the images, straighten crooked ...
191 Holmar Drive, Brandon, MS (Update: This Property is now SOLD. Contact me about other homes for sale in this price range) This affordable 3 Bedroom 2 Bath home in Reservoir East is offered at $164,900. Features include:  Beautiful bamboo flooring in family room; fireplace with gas logs Archi...
Recently, Donald Payne posted Times You Shouldn't Text Your Client. In addition to Donald's tips, there is another time you should call rather than text your client - when you have to deliver unpleasant news. On one of my recent sales, closing was going to be delayed one day due to TRID regulatio...
The strategy of buying the least expensive home in the neighborhood is a good one for those wanting to maximize their investment. Read Lee's article as he explains why it's the smart thing to do. When you're looking at homes to buy, be sure to keep in mind the basic real estate principles of prog...
The following article was written by a lender who deals with credit reports on a daily basis. It's scary to think our confidential information could be compromised. I invite each of you to CHECK your information by following the link in the article to see if your information was hacked. Equifax i...

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