Pat's Spring Cleaning - Updating Old Posts

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On the surface, the June 2018 Challenge of Spring Cleaning didn't appear very difficult. But once I got started,  it was more time consuming that I anticipated. Elephant Cartoon


So how do you eat an elephant?


One bite at a time. And that's how I completed  the challenge, by revising one post per day until I was done.


I begain with neighborhood posts. A few were written in haste, and important information may have been omitted. So I ensured links were included for readers to view active listings, I provided area and school information, and reviewed the font and paragraph style.


I also checked links to be sure they were still viable and corrected the few that were obsolete.



Taking the challenge a step further, I recycled the posts on my Facebook business page ,Twitter and LinkedIn to attract a new source of home buyers. 



Here are my edited posts:

Magnolia Place - New Construction in Brandon's 39047

Explore Patrick Farms in Pearl MS

Explore Gardens of Manship Subdivision Brandon MS

Homes for Sale in Scottish Hills - Brandon MS 39047

Explore Castlewoods Subdivision in Brandon MS 39047

Rankin County Requires Utility Permit

What's Your Central MS Home Worth?

Should I File Homestead Exemption on my Brandon MS Home?

Fall in Love with Brandon MS

Castlewoods Country Club Open House and Grand Re-Opening



Cute Elephants

Thanks to friend and fellow Realtor Debe Maxwell, CRS for the monumental task of hosting this challenge


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Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Well, thank you, Pat! I love your description - one bite at a time - exactly how you have to approach this task!

Glad you got a little spring cleaning done...I'm still not through with mine! LOL

Jun 25, 2018 07:47 PM #1
Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty
Front Gate Real Estate - Brandon, MS
601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell

Debe Maxwell, CRS - what are you waiting for? LOL

Jun 25, 2018 07:52 PM #2
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

I say that about a lot of things. We just have to get started and work at it. You did a good job here, Pat.

Jun 25, 2018 07:53 PM #3
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

LOL Hosting two contests in a busy market - what was I thinking, Pat?!!

I plan to finish them up this week - I HOPE!

Jun 25, 2018 08:11 PM #4
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Pat, I knew this would be hard, I am still debating to start it:)) not as easy as it looks, Endre

Jun 25, 2018 10:03 PM #5
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Good morning, Pat... I took pretty much the same approach...updating posts by topic.

Jun 26, 2018 04:17 AM #6
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Good for you Pat.  This morning I wrote a post referring to an old post (2014), and I had to fix that one too.  It is a good thing as hard as it has been for all of us.  A

Jun 26, 2018 09:49 AM #7
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

You did a great job!  You are right, I didn't think it would be that huge of a task either, but when I got into it, I realized it was a lot of work.

Jun 26, 2018 12:29 PM #8
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

I took on that task several days ago.  It took time.  It took tenacity.  But, I'm glad I did it.

Jun 26, 2018 01:44 PM #9
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Pat- what an apt description!  I did it and while it wasn't an impossible task, it took more time than I thought it would. 

Jun 26, 2018 05:19 PM #10
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