Explore Jackson, MS

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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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 Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 14
Exercise has never been particularly compelling to me. I was fortunate to inherit good genes and a healthy metabolism. But as we age, metabolism slows, and Father Time introduces us to a few aches and pains we have never experienced. I wasn't ready to slow down. A few months ago, I started making...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 5
Unusual Yard Art ~ Mama Said There'd Be Days Like This! When I saw the unusual landscaping in the front yard of this Jackson MS home, I had to circle the block to snap this photo.I've seen creative uses of found objects before in my everyday travels, but this one may win the prize of "most unusua...

By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
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Credit Repair in Mississippi National Credit Fixers: 330 Roberts Street Suite 402 East Hartford CT 06108 phone: 860-282-6181. National Credit Fixers boasts of 14 years experience repairing low FICO scores. Whether your credit has been damaged by a foreclosure, bankruptcy, slow credit, collections...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 3
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 corpo...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 5
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...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 5
Mississippi's 151st State Fair is underway at the Mississippi Coliseum and State Fairgrounds in Jackson MS. The fair opened Wednesday, October 6th and will remain open until the 17th.                                 A group of KW agents went during lunch today to consume corn dogs, fried potatoes...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 3
The Historic King Edward Hotel, a landmark to many local Jacksonians, is open once again after a major rehabilitation that began in 2008 and was completed in 2009. Now known as the Hilton Garden Inn, the hotel has 186 hotel rooms and 64 luxury apartments, in addition to a coffee shop, restaurant,...

By Pat Starnes, Brandon, MS, Broker Associate, ABR, 601-278-4513
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 3
OK, folks! It's time for the annual Mal's St. Paddy's Day Parade and Sweet Potato Queens March in downtown Jackson MS! This event is so much fun and draws over 50,000 people (surely a conservative estimate) annually. Mark your calendar...the date is Saturday, March 20 at 1 p.m. for the parade, bu...

By Mary Watkins
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Selling your home is a huge decision.  It will be one of the biggest decisions of your life. Therefore, to maximize your gain, you need to be sure your Jackson, MS home is in great condition when it comes time to place it on the market.  If it's not in the best possible condition, you most likely...

By Mary Watkins
(Keller Williams Realty)
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It's finally time for the biggest party in Jackson, Mississippi.  The Mal's St. Paddy's Parade is just weeks away, set for March 20th.  The parade will begin its roll through downtown Jackson at 1:00 pm.  And, this year's theme is "It Ain't Easy Being Green." The parade will begin its route from ...

By Mary Watkins
(Keller Williams Realty)
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As the first month of 2010 has already come and gone, it seems that a growing trend with aging Mississippi home buyers has already begun.  The most current trend shows that aging Mississippi buyers want comfortable, easy maintenance homes with the master bedroom on the first-floor. It's looking a...

By Mary Watkins
(Keller Williams Realty)
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With so many New Year's Eve events going on around Jackson, Mississippi, where will you welcome your New Year's in?  We have compiled a list of venues that are having New Year's Eve events, so you don't miss out on all the fun. The First Baptist Church Jackson is having a ballroom dancing event f...

By Mary Watkins
(Keller Williams Realty)
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When it comes to finding affordability and happiness, you can now look to Jackson, Mississippi for both.  Now that Americans are looking for affordable housing, solid real estate, stable employment, easy commutes and a place they can be happy, they aren't flocking to the Sun Belt or coastal citie...

By Mary Watkins
(Keller Williams Realty)
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As the year comes to an end, we are suddenly feeling the need to express just how much we are loving Jackson, Mississippi in our blog.  There are many people around who like to focus on the negative things that happen in the city and are all too ready to take potshots when positive things happen....

By Mary Watkins
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
Many people know Jackson, Mississippi as the City with Soul.  And to help ensure that visitors are happy while in town, the Jackson Convention & Visitors Bureau is launching a new program called the Hospitality Certified Program that is directed to ensure that all visitors have exceptional lodgin...

By Matt Listro, Your Credit Repair Expert
(National Credit Fixers - Matt Listro)
Comments 14
Yesterday I was updating a client of mine from Mississippi (who saw my ActiveRain blog on Mississippi Credit Repair and subsequently hired me)!  First thing we did was to obtain a copy of her credit profile.  This woman had 39 derogatory items on the three credit bureaus.  I took her on as a clie...

By Mary Watkins
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Now here's an interesting piece of information we thought would be good to include in our weekly blog.  There is a superintendent search for Jackson, Mississippi going on through October 2, 2009.  We recently came across the news that the Mississippi Board of Education is searching nationally for...

By Angie Vandenbergh, A Crye-Leike Blogger
(Crye-Leike, Realtors)
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Crye-Leike, REALTORS In Jackson, Mississippi Invite The Public To A Back To School Open House Extravaganza With Special Pricing Only During The Two Day Event Crye-Leike, REALTORS in Jackson, Mississippi invite the public to a Back To School Open House Extravaganza on August 15th and 16th. During ...

By Mary Watkins
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Great news art lovers!  For the whole month of July, there will be over 200 outstanding paintings on display from artists across the state at the Art Center of Mississippi in downtown Jackson.  It is what we locals have come to know as the annual Mississippi Artists' Guild fine arts exhibition.  ...

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