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By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 1
 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...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 11
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...

By Amanda Hendry & Associates at Coastal Realty Group
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2 E 52nd St, Gulfport MS 39507PRICE: $195,000No flood zone!Wonderful home in the heart of Bayou View. Located on a corner lot. This home features a split level 3BD/3BA. Freshly painted, new carpet, updated kitchen. Rear access from Courthouse Rd with double carport, fenced yard, and much more. #1...

By Amanda Hendry & Associates at Coastal Realty Group
Comments 2
15173 Sunset Dr, Gulfport MS 39503PRICE: $124,900Beautiful home on a quaint street in Northwood Hills subdivision! This house has been completely updated with granite counter tops in both bathrooms, stainless steel appliances in the kitchen, hardwood floors, fresh paint, wood burning fireplace, s...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 14
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...

By Amanda Hendry & Associates at Coastal Realty Group
Comments 2
7208 Apple Dr, Biloxi MS 39532PRICE: $105,000Great house that sits on a large lot with over 1,800 square feet in D'Iberville! Home features a large master suite addition with a screened back porch, single carport, storage building and fenced back yard! Bathrooms have been completely updated and h...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 11
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...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 16
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...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 5
A few weeks ago, I posted an article about Preparing a House for Sale and Going Above and Beyond. The seller, a past client, hired me to sell his condo. The unit needed a fresh coat of paint, some minor repairs, and staging. We contacted a professional home stager but the seller was on a tight bu...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 12
Belhaven Art Travel Fortification Street in Jackson MS and you'll do a double-take when you pass this two story home. I wish I knew the buildings' history, but I admire it whenever driving by.If any local Jacksonians follow my blog, please let me know the history. My internet search only reveals ...

By Amanda Hendry & Associates at Coastal Realty Group
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13482 John Clark Rd, Gulfport MS 39503PRICE: $284,900Beautiful home on 2 acres loaded with features inside and out! Property includes home, boat shed, and mother-in-law quarters. Home features: gas fireplace and stove, beautiful built-in cabinets in the den, hardwood and brick floors, granite cou...

By Amanda Hendry & Associates at Coastal Realty Group
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733 Sharon Hills Dr, Biloxi MS 39532PRICE: $145,000Rare find in North Bay School district!!! Great house in Holly Hills Subdivision with seller paying up to $5,000 toward buyer's closing cost with acceptable offer! This house has been updated with commercial grade vinyl wood like floors! Features...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 9
Baseball. It's as American as apple pie, hot dogs, and fried chicken.The Mississippi Braves, a Double-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves, moved to Pearl MS from Greenville, SC in 2005 and it's been fun for Mississippi baseball fans ever since.Residents within a few miles radius of the 8400 capacit...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 2
The Gardens of Manship recently held a Grand Opening for the neighborhood pool and clubhouse at 124 Amethyst Drive. The clubhouse has a community room, kitchen, and bath. The pool area is landscaped, fenced, and overlooks the lake.  Pool hours are posted at the clubhouse. Access fobs will be made...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 2
One of Brandon's newest neighborhoods at the reservoir is Kensington Subdivision, located off Marshall Road in Northwest Rankin County. Kensington is convenient to retail shopping at Dogwood Festival and Promenade. Area schools and churches are nearby, as are restaurants and recreational activiti...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 6
Realtors are asked hundreds of questions throughout the homebuying and selling process. These are my Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions, in no particular order: FAQ #1 ~ Do I Need a Home Inspection Before I list My Home?FAQ #2 ~ How Do I Prepare My Home for Sale?FAQ #3 ~ How Much Down Payment Do I ...

By Amanda Hendry & Associates at Coastal Realty Group
Comments 1
12491 E Briarwood Dr, Gulfport MS 39503PRICE: $189,900Pride of ownership! Beautiful home on almost an ACRE LOT with a saltwater in-ground pool! You will be amazed at all of the amenities this home provides! Home features include; brand NEW roof and kitchen counter tops, wood burning fireplace, su...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 5
When talking to home buyers about ordering their home inspection, some express confusion, and think the home inspection and the appraisal is the same report. Some borrowers think the bank will order the "inspection" for them.An appraisal is NOT the same as the home inspection.An appraisal determi...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 4
You found a house you love and want to make an offer. You discuss price, terms, etc., with your Realtor, write the offer, and mentally start making plans for the future.The next day, your Realtor tells you another offer was more favorable, and you lost the house. What went wrong?You may be shocke...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 7
A home seller asked this question ~ "Should I get a home inspection before I place my house on the market?"Family members shared with this client a horror story where someone they knew put a home up for sale. Once a contract was on the table, the inspector found major issues. The repairs were sev...

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