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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, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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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, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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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, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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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, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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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
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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, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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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, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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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, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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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...

By Pat Starnes, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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If you look beyond the blooming petunias, you'll see an antique bicycle planter that was lovingly passed down to an appreciative friend of mine. The planter belonged to her grandparents and it is treasured by the family.You know I HAD to take the picture. No flower left unphotographed. Happy Wedn...

By Pat Starnes, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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Mississippians know how to put on a 4th of July celebration. Mark your calendar for these events happening throughout the week preceding the holiday, and may the fourth be with you! June 29, 2017 ~ 5:30 - 9:00 p.m., Shiloh Park, Brandon United We Stand - Tribute of Praise to God & CountryImage co...

By Pat Starnes, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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I hear this question all the time from owners who want to sell their Brandon MS home or condo, "What should I do to get my house ready to sell?"CLEAN:The first thing that needs to be done is a thorough house cleaning. From top to bottom, inside and out, the grounds, gardens, flower beds, door fra...

By Pat Starnes, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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One of the things I love about my job is helping sellers prepare their home for sale.After several consultations with my seller client, he is making repairs to his condo prior to putting it on the market. I stopped by to observe the progress and lend advice. One thing led to another, and the next...

By Pat Starnes, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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Talk about a unique container garden! This old truck couldn't be more charming. It's rusty bed is filled with knockout roses and what appears to be sweet potato vines. Blooming daylilies surround the truck, while old churns and milk jugs are used as plant stands.Someone else obviously shares my l...

By Pat Starnes, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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Living on the golf course has its perks, like sitting on your patio/deck watching golfers go by. There's an added perk of golf course living; someone else maintains the greens, but YOU get the enjoyment.This photo was taken on the 6th tee box at Castlewoods Subdivision overlooking one of the many...

By Pat Starnes, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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ABOUT PATRICK FARMS:  Patrick Farms is a planned residential community located in Pearl MS, 10 minutes from the Jackson International Airport and convenient to I-20. It is surrounded by a semi-private 18 hole golf course built in 1999 by the Randy Watkins Golf Group.Homes in Patrick Farms are aff...

By Pat Starnes, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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ABOUT CASTLEWOODS: Castlewoods Subdivision in Brandon is home to over 2000 households that entwines with Castlewoods Golf Course, a Jack Nicklaus designed course built in 1994. The club is independently owned and operated.  Castlewoods consists of several sections governed by an active homeowners...

By Pat Starnes, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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If you've ever traveled along Highway 471 in Brandon, you've likely done a double-take at the family of dinosaurs and the big chicken just past Grants Ferry Road. Hundreds of cars drive by on a daily basis. At long last, I decided to stop and inquire about the giant dinosaurs and discover what ot...

By Pat Starnes, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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Compare the two signs below. The sign on the left is worn, tired, and faded. Some people might not notice, but I thought it reflected poorly on the neighborhood.Since I'll be placing one of these units on the market soon, I didn't want anything to create a negative impression as potential buyers ...

By Pat Starnes, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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When I saw this charming figurine at a Realtor Open House last week, I had to snap her photo. It appears she is straightening her spring bonnet which is filled with pink (or are they purple?) petunias.As charming as the outside of this home is, you really should see the inside. It's a beautiful 3...

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