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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.
 Hidden Hills Market in a Minute ~ End of August, 2017 ​ It's been a busy summer in Brandon MS and the surrounding area, school is back in session, and it's finally September! Following are the market statistics for Hidden Hills at the end of August, 2017.   FOR SALE:   Currently there are 15 hom...
Today closed a chapter in a client's life. We sold the home they had lived in for 20 years while raising their family so they could move into something smaller and close to their children.The house sold fast and at full price. It was on the market less than a week before we received multiple offe...
A primary question of prospective homebuyers is the type loan they should use. Your Realtor or loan officer will discuss options that are best for you, but this article details the most popular loan products available. Your situation may have unique circumstances, and a qualified lender can guide...
Oh, the stories this house could tell if walls could talk. There's not much left of the old homeplace; the siding and tin roof have seen better days.This house has been a landmark for many years along Highway 471 in Brandon. I haven't researched the property to see who owns it. My guess is that i...
I came across this article on school bus laws and it's an important PSA. Although this article was written for a Florida audience, Mississippi has the same law in effect.PLEASE STOP for our school buses. Slow down and drive defensively. Our children's lives are at stake!   I saw this information ...
I'm sitting at my desk, shaking my head in disbelief over how incredibly simple and easy this "improvement" tip is and how much time it would have saved me if only I knew it existed.  While reading a post this morning by Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, she referenced how to find contests at th...
Sometimes you need a quick and easy dessert. This one definitely qualifies. Summertime is blueberry season so you can take advantage of plentiful fresh berries to prepare this treat in less than 5 minutes, I swear (less bake time, of course).The recipe appeared in one of my local newspapers; I th...
Castlewoods is a golf course community located off Highway 25 in the suburbs of Jackson and Flowood, MS. There is an 18-hole golf course with tennis courts, a swimming pool, and clubhouse that supports the local housing market, as well as quality schools, shopping, and churches nearby, making Cas...
My phone rang and a savvy buyer began asking detailed questions about one of my new listings. I could tell she was very interested by the type questions she asked. She found the listing online and had already looked at Google Street Maps, Zillow, and I'm not sure what other research she had done,...
June and July went by fast this year. The Brandon real estate market was HOT this summer. After working 12 hours days for extended periods of time, I didn't have the stamina or brain power to share on my blog very often.So while the real estate market has been hot, the weather in Brandon has been...

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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.