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By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 17
Downtown Jackson is rich with architecture from the MS State Capitol to the Governor's Mansion, and the most delightful time to tour Historic Downtown is at Christmastime. Guided tours are available at the MS Governor's Mansion throughout the year, but I had the opportunity to visit the Governor'...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 17
I'd never thought of taking photos of the changing season until fellow blogger George Souto introduced me to the gorgeous fall colors of New England. Last year was the first year I took photos of the changing season, and I wanted to share this years changing colors, too. Most of my readers will r...

By Steve Houck
(Real Estate Partners, LLC)
Comments 4
Many of you know that about 50% of my business is new construction. In my part of the country, we are faced with construction cost increases that we have not seen since Hurricane Katrina, many years ago. These cost increases are created by the tarriffs placed on building materials, the shortage o...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 18
 This photo was taken in Gulfport, MS circa 1996 as I prepared the holiday meal for family and friends.Wherever you spend the holiday, I hope you are surrounded by loved ones and make great memories.Also, I encourage you to reach out to anyone who may be lonely this season and brighten their day....

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 15
It's Thanksgiving week, a time to reflect and be thankful for our blessings. If you're reading this, I want to offer a very sincere thank you. For every Facebook post you've "liked" and for each comment, for every "share", for following my blog and leaving a few words, has helped grow my business...

By Steve Houck
(Real Estate Partners, LLC)
Comments 3
Did you know that water can do more damage to your home than fire and termites put together. This is a fact published in Realtor Magazine. What kind of damage? Now, I'm not going to speak of the obvious, like flood, water heater leaks, etc.. I'm going to speak of the less obvious. Look around you...

By Lori Windham, Elevating your health, wealth & happiness
( Elevacity )
Comments 0
It takes a mindset shift to see success!  I have friends who "want" something more but they aren't willing to change their mental process over money and success!  They believe that it is only for other people - not them.  They are not ready to embrace and celebrate others success; therfore, they ...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 4
Discover Le Bourgeois Estates, a residential neighborhood located on the outskirts of Brandon off MS Highway 471 yet convenient to schools, shopping, and dining. ABOUT LE BOURGEOIS ESTATES Le Bourgeois Estates began development in the mid 1970s. Most of the lots are wooded and rustic, and styles ...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 24
Every day brings new experiences, and in real estate, you never know what will unfold. I was helping clean out a house that I recently sold. The out of state seller had held an estate sale, followed by a garage sale, and anything left over was to be either donated or thrown away. Closing was sche...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 14
603 Wildberry Drive in Patrick Farms Subdivision in Pearl MS is now closed.   I had the privilege to represent the sellers when they purchased this home three years ago, and was happy they contacted me to handle the sale of their home now that they are selling. It's bittersweet, though, because c...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 8
Take a look at this inviting 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath home located on a quiet cul-de-sac in beautiful Turtle Ridge Subdivision. Convenient to everything in Flowood, including Dogwood Festival Market, grocery stores, drug stores, and the Ross Barnett Reservoir. You'll love the arched front doors leading ...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 13
Murphy's Law: What CAN go wrong WILL go wrong This post was inspired by a missing prescription. I went to my doctor who said she would phone in my prescription. After work I went to the pharmacy, only to be told they had no record of an order. They blamed the doctor's office, who was closed by th...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 23
Halloween is approaching and is a childs' third favorite holiday behind Christmas and Thanksgiving. While older teens and adults may enjoy costume parties, kids can't resist Trick or Treating. Follow these 10 tips to ensure a safe and fun-filled Halloween: Know when Halloween will be observed in ...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 8
 The property at 2359 Upper Drive in Pearl, MS is SOLD and CLOSED. The 3 bedroom, 2 bath house was listed in mid-September and closed in less than 30 days. The new owner intends to renovate the property. The house already had good bones; I can't wait to see the transformation.Upper Drive is locat...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 4
The City of Brandon had a Town Hall meeting recently to discuss Community Development in the city and the Police and Fire Department budget.  Two important announcements were made during the meeting. First, Brandon was named the Second Safest City in the State of Mississippi by the independent gr...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 11
Barking dogs might deter burglars, but they can also discourage buyers when your home is for sale. An otherwise desirable property might be rejected because the buyer doesn't want to hear Brutus and Fido barking each time they walk outside.While showing homes this particular day, I arrived before...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 11
It's been a while since I participated in a 5K, but I remember the excitement of crossing the finish line. I'm walking again, this time to benefit the Central MS Down Syndrome Society. Our office, Front Gate Realty, is participating in the Buddy Walk, 5K and Fun Run at Trustmark Park in Pearl on ...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 6
Are you a teacher, nurse, or EMT? Perhaps a firefighter or police officer? If so, a new loan program is available in Mississippi that offers 100% financing. That's ZERO DOWN PAYMENT!I'm excited to share this mortgage program, available through Liberty Financial MS Mortgage Department, to our loca...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 17
Are you looking for an affordable home in Pearl, MS? This 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath home is cheaper than rent. You can literally kiss the landlord good-bye! UPDATE: THIS PROPERTY IS SOLD. IF INTERESTED IN A FIXER UPPER OR SIMILAR PROPERTY, CONTACT ME AT 601-278-4513. Located toward the end of Upper Drive...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 19
 I happened to catch this helicopter hovering over the #1 tee at Castlewoods Golf & Country Club while dozens of golf balls were dropped onto the course. This event is in conjunction with the Chamber Cup Golf Tournament sponsored by the Flowood Chamber of Commerce. Golf balls were raffled off and...

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