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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.



Yesterday I held a Realtor Open House in a popular Brandon MS neighborhood (Crossgates). Several Realtors combined efforts to open our listings for two hours to let agents tour the properties, have lunch, and register for door prizes. A preferred lender sponsored my door prize and accompanied me ...
First Time Homebuyers in Mississippi have heard about the $8,000 tax credit offered by the federal government to assist in buying a home. The new regulation is an improvement over the $7,500 tax credit for 2008. Details are depicted in the following chart. Major changes in the policy eliminate th...
Several Realtors have combined efforts to sponsor a Realtor Open House Tuesday, February 24th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Crossgates Subdivision of Brandon, MS. I am participating with this exceptionally clean and well-maintained home at 67 Summit Ridge Drive. All brick exterior, mature l...
Mardi Gras season is underway! The 3rd Annual Mardi Gras Parade was held Saturday at Patrick Farms Subdivision in Pearl, MS. Grand Marshall for the parade was Scott Simmons, local TV news anchor for WAPT-TV in Jackson, MS. You may notice the "floats" are unique. The Patrick Farms parade was conce...
Yesterday I shared information about the new MLS system adopted by the Jackson Association of Realtors. Today I've learned how to implement one of the features I've seen agents from other regions utilize, and I wondered "How'd They Do That?" Now I know! For one, they had a quality MLS. Second, th...
The Jackson Association of Realtors released their new MLS system a couple of weeks ago. The program, List-It, is provided by Solid Earth, a real estate technology company based in Huntsville, Alabama. Realtors have been experimenting with the new site since it went "live" on February 5th. As exp...
Looking for a gym to fulfill your New Year's Resolution, or perhaps you've just moved to the area and are looking for a place to work out? Try one of the numerous locations of Courthouse Racquet and Fitness Club. With locations in Jackson, Byram, Flowood, and Madison, you are sure to find a locat...
The real estate market in Mississippi, as it is throughout most of the U.S., is competitive. Sellers compete with each other to attract and hold onto the few qualified buyers who are prepared to buy a home during the current economic downturn. Likewise, Realtors compete for listings and buyers to...

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