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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.
This weekend I took my granddaughter to Winners Circle Park and the Nature Trail in Flowood. She wanted to meet some friends and we ended up walking on the trail.It was a typical scorching Mississippi afternoon. As we walked over the bridge to leave, these four Canadian Geese were swimming equall...
This post was written by fellow blogger Paula McDonald. Its message is simple but so important to those entering the housing market. Before looking at new homes, buyers should talk with their trusted lender to see how much home they can afford. And if you have a home to sell before you can purcha...
Another holiday is upon us and many will be celebrating with friends and family, enjoying backyard picnics, or vacationing on warm, sunny beaches. Whatever your plans, here's wishing you a safe and happy 4th of July weekend. There will be fireworks, so be mindful of your pets and keep them indoor...
On the surface, the June 2018 Challenge of Spring Cleaning didn't appear very difficult. But once I got started,  it was more time consuming that I anticipated.  So how do you eat an elephant?  One bite at a time. And that's how I completed  the challenge, by revising one post per day until I was...
1098 Spanish Oak Drive, Pearl, MSPriced to SELL at $169,900 New to the market, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath home is immaculate and ready for new owners. Located in the Live Oaks Subdivision off Whitfield Road, this four year old home has lots to offer. Check out the features of this home: All Brick Con...
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...

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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.