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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.
Today began as most real estate days do. My schedule was planned and I was walking out the door when I received an "urgent" call that tossed my schedule into a frenzy. When you buy a house with FHA financing, the house must meet specific FHA guidelines. One of the requirements is that windows are...
Great news for the City of Brandon! The Brandon Amphitheater opened in the Spring of 2018 on Boyce Thompson Road in Brandon. Locals and tourists from across the country have enjoyed performances by national entertainers, including Hank Williams, Jr., Dave Matthews Band, Salt-N-Pepa, and many more...
Thanks to a generous out-of-state seller and the perfect timing of blueberry season, I've had the opportunity to make several blueberry cobblers for friends and family to enjoy. One of my vacant listings has two mature blueberry bushes and the time is right for harvest. At the sellers insistence,...
An owner was in process of preparing their home for sale. It was weeks away from being completed. Meanwhile, an out-of-town buyer was anxious to see the house through another agent. I scheduled a showing with the explicit understanding that the house wasn't quite ready as the seller was taking ca...
Moving to a new city? You will find this article helpful in navigating your new area. Whatever did we do before GPS? Let me know if I can introduce YOU to your new city.  You are moving to a new city and your belongings are on the truck. How do you get to know your new community? Whether you move...
Imagine being awakened at 2:00 a.m. by a loud, persistent banging at the door, with the sound of a roaring evacuation vehicle in your driveway. Quick, what would you do? Would you have time to grab important papers, valuable mementos, or family pets?This happened to me one spring morning last yea...
I'm certain my idea is not original, but experience has proven that neighborhood posts give bloggers a subtantial return on their time and investment... of BLOGGING!Neighborhood posts have what is known as a "long-tail", they are evergreen and show up time and again when anyone is on the Internet...
It's Wednesday and time for another creative, upcycled piece of art. Remember last week when I stopped and captured the image of the blue bicycle? I would have missed this proud dragonfly with his fan blade wings if the owner had not invited me to stroll his fence line.A few years ago, I saw this...
421 Terri Lane, Pearl, MS Priced to sell at $135,900 Great opportunity to own a home cheaper than rent. Home is neat and clean with ceramic tile throughout most of the home. Three average sized bedrooms plus one large room that can serve as either a master bedroom or spacious family or game room....
My readers know I love quirky yard art. While driving out of town yesterday I caught a glimpse of something unique and interesting and immediately turned the car around to capture this photo.Normally I would pull over, grab the shot and be on my merry way, but because the owner was standing in th...

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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.