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St. Marks Fall Festival Provides Fun for All ~ Brandon, MS - 10/27/10 05:40 PM
St. Marks Fall Festival Provides Fun for All ~ Brandon, MS There is always something fun to do in the Jackson Metro area, especially during the holiday season. This weekend I took the grandkids to St. Marks UMC Fall Festival, and there were games for both the younger set as well as the older kids.
Costumes were optional, although most children took the opportunity to dress as their favorite cartoon character or super hero.
There were simple, easy games for the under 4 set, ranging from "Go Fishing", Bowling, Bean Toss, and Golf, to bull riding and Gladiator jousting for the older (4 comments)
Keller Williams Chili Cook-Off in Jackson MS on November 18th! - 10/27/10 04:06 PM
Come enjoy chili at the Keller Williams Chili Cook-Off on November 18th in Jackson, MS at the Mississippi Ag Museum. Our local Keller Williams Realty office is sponsoring the 3rd Annual Chili Cook-Off as a fundraiser to support our national non-profit organization. KW Cares is a charitable corporation designed to assist Keller Williams associates and their immediate family members in case of emergency or hardship. Not only does KW Cares support its own members financially through personal tragedy or hardships, but KW Cares also donates to other charities, like M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Tickets for the Chili Cook-Off are $5.00 and can be purchased in advance or (3 comments)
Mistletoe Marketplace, a Jackson Shopping Tradition, is coming to MS Trade Mart! - 10/26/10 12:35 AM
Mistletoe Marketplace, a Jackson Shopping Tradition, is coming to MS Trade Mart November 4-6, 2010. This event, sponsored by The Junior League of Jackson, is a three-day shopping extravaganza that marks the beginning of the holiday season. Over 160 merchants from across the U.S. bring their wares and artwork to sell at Mistletoe Marketplace. Speaking from personal experience, this is a must attend event, and a terrific opportunity to secure some unique and treasured Christmas presents from talented artisans.
General admission begins Thursday, November 4th from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday's hours will be 11 a.m. - 8 p.m., and (5 comments)
Halloween Events and Festivals Abound in Brandon MS - 10/22/10 05:34 PM
Several Halloween Events and Festivals Abound in Brandon and other nearby MS cities, offering a variety of Halloween fun for the entire family. Flowood's Kids' Night Out will be held this year at Liberty Park, behind the Flowood YMCA. Kids' Night Out is an annual fun-filled event that includes space jumps, kids karaoke,and a petting zoo. This FREE event is set for Saturday, October 30, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Boo at the Zoo will be held this Friday and Saturday, October 22-23, 2010 from 5-8 p.m. at The Jackson Zoo. General admission applies. Visit The Jackson Zoo website for more info. The Dark (4 comments)
NW Rankin Cougars Celebrate 2010 Homecoming Game - 10/22/10 05:14 PM
The NW Rankin Cougars celebrated their 2010 Homecoming game with a pre-game parade Thursday evening. Both sides of Vine Street were lined with Cougar supporters and friends of NW Rankin School. The parade's theme, "Classic Cartoons", featured the Cougars' marching band, NW Rankins' ROTC, and themed floats with plenty of throws and treats for the kiddies.
The Seniors float was "The Smurfs", the Juniors float was "Scooby-Doo", Sophomores was "Batman", and Freshmen was "The Flintstones".
NW Rankins' Homecoming Game against Greenville starts at 7 p.m. Friday night (October 22, 2010). The Homecoming Court will be presented at 6:30. NW Rankin Cougars (0 comments)
I Don't Have to Sell, I Can Wait - 10/21/10 11:07 AM
This article was written by my good friend, Sandy Shores, a Realtor in Melbourne, Florida, but the message is universally applicable. In a soft market, there are many competing properties for sale. Sandy said it better than I could. Thanks to her for sharing this article with my readers: Via Sandy Shores- Melbourne FL Realtor®, Melbourne Real Estate, M & M Real Estate (Brevard County Real Estate / Melbourne FL Real Estate ): I recently went to meet with a seller that has an interest in putting his house up for sale in Melbourne FL. I asked him to walk me through (2 comments)
The number of homes for sale in Rankin County for the month of September totaled just over 1000, for an average list price of $214,002. The breakdown for each city follows:
For questions regarding this market snapshot for Rankin County, or if you are considering a home sale or purchase, I welcome your questions or comments. Rankin County, one of the fastest growing counties in Mississippi,includes the cities of Brandon, Pearl, Flowood, Richland, Florence, Pelahatchie, Puckett, and several smaller communities. Brandon is the county seat. (0 comments)
A group of KW agents went during lunch today to consume corn dogs, fried potatoes, grilled corn on the cob, and of course, funnel cakes. If there is any doubt as to this author's personal favorite, check out this photo.
(If you don't believe me, you should see the dusting of powdered sugar in my car!) (4 comments)
~ 39047 ~ Number of Available listings on the market: 443 Average LIST price of these homes: $232,944 Average DOM (Days on the Market) for listed homes: 131 Number of Closed Sales for September 2010: 43 vs. 48 for same time last year Average SALES price of closed sales for month of September: $190,166 List to Sale Ratio of closed homes in Brandon (39047) for September 2010: 96% Sixty-four (64) Northwest Rankin homes are pending (under contract) in this area. The number of Brandon, MS Reservoir area homes sold year-to-date in 2010 is 449, (4 comments)
In September 2010, five (5) houses closed in Castlewoods Subdivision, with an average sales price of $217,180. The average days on the market for these five homes were 60 days. There were 18 new listings added to the market in September, bringing the total number of available homes in Castlewoods to 72. There are 10 homes under contract (either pending or with contingencies), and five properties expired (left the market) in September. Castlewoods market appears to be improving, since last month there were five closings, compared to three in September 2009. (0 comments)
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