Explore Brandon, MS

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 5
Rankin County is sponsoring Spring Clean Up Week that begins in a few days. Everyone can participate in Spring Cleaning, especially since last week's storms. The clean up is not only for yard debris; it's the perfect time to dispose of bulky, unusable items, including "white goods" (refrigerators...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 7
 Welcome to Vintners Crossing, a beautiful residential neighborhood in Brandon's Northwest Rankin School District. Vintners Crossing is located near Highway 25 and Vine. Home prices range from the upper $200s to the mid $300s. AMENITIES: Home buyers will appreciate the amenities of Vintners Cross...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 8
A new development is under construction in Brandon MS's 39042, a stunning community located off Highway 468 called Ironwood Estates. Several homes are available and in various stages of construction. The minimum square footage for homes in the development is 2000 heated and cooled. Prices range f...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 19
I'd never thought of taking photos of the changing season until fellow blogger George Souto introduced me to the gorgeous fall colors of New England. Last year was the first year I took photos of the changing season, and I wanted to share this years changing colors, too. Most of my readers will r...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 4
Discover Le Bourgeois Estates, a residential neighborhood located on the outskirts of Brandon off MS Highway 471 yet convenient to schools, shopping, and dining. ABOUT LE BOURGEOIS ESTATES Le Bourgeois Estates began development in the mid 1970s. Most of the lots are wooded and rustic, and styles ...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 8
Take a look at this inviting 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath home located on a quiet cul-de-sac in beautiful Turtle Ridge Subdivision. Convenient to everything in Flowood, including Dogwood Festival Market, grocery stores, drug stores, and the Ross Barnett Reservoir. You'll love the arched front doors leading ...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 13
Murphy's Law: What CAN go wrong WILL go wrong This post was inspired by a missing prescription. I went to my doctor who said she would phone in my prescription. After work I went to the pharmacy, only to be told they had no record of an order. They blamed the doctor's office, who was closed by th...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 4
The City of Brandon had a Town Hall meeting recently to discuss Community Development in the city and the Police and Fire Department budget.  Two important announcements were made during the meeting. First, Brandon was named the Second Safest City in the State of Mississippi by the independent gr...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 19
 I happened to catch this helicopter hovering over the #1 tee at Castlewoods Golf & Country Club while dozens of golf balls were dropped onto the course. This event is in conjunction with the Chamber Cup Golf Tournament sponsored by the Flowood Chamber of Commerce. Golf balls were raffled off and...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 4
Avalon Subdivision is situated between Old Fannin Road and Hugh Ward Parkway in Brandon. The main entrance on Old Fannin Road is just outside Flowood city limits in Brandon's 39047.  The prime location is convenient to restaurants, shopping, medical facilities and recreation. Avalon got its start...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 8
 Forest River Subdivision is one of Brandon's newest neighborhoods off Old Fannin Road. It's located at Farmington Station and Vernon Jones Road, behind Timberview Plaza office complex. AMENITIES: Homes in Phase One are under construction by several prominent homebuilders. Pricing for the homes r...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 6
SOLD - 77 Woodgate Drive, Brandon, MS This affordable home in Crossgates stayed on the market all of THREE days before a smart Brandon home buyer scooped it up. With three bedrooms and two full baths, a sunken family room with wood beams and a cozy fireplace, a screened porch and fenced yard, it ...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 21
While driving past the Brandon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center last week, I caught a glimpse of something colorful and of course, had to turn the car around to take a photo. The facility recently installed this gorgeous heart shaped flower bed smack in the middle of the front lawn. The picnic t...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 8
Great news for the City of Brandon! The Brandon Amphitheater opened in the Spring of 2018 on Boyce Thompson Road in Brandon. Locals and tourists from across the country have enjoyed performances by national entertainers, including Hank Williams, Jr., Dave Matthews Band, Salt-N-Pepa, and many more...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 8
As you enter Greenfield Station from Highway 468, you'll pass the neighborhood pools and cabana as well as a few estate sized homes on the right. You will notice the lush landscaped entrance and roundabout which leads to four communities within Greenfield Station.The first development in the neig...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 12
Northwest Rankin Middle School students were schooled in the art of real life recently by participating in a Reality Fair. I was fortunate to play the role of "Realtor" in two sessions at the school.Students selected their desired occupation, and based on that choice, they were paid a salary and ...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 5
Crossview Plantation is one of Brandons' newest neighborhoods with estate sized lots near the Ross Barnett Reservoir. Located off Holly Bush Road, Crossview Plantation features homes with lot sizes between 1.5 acres to 3 acres, with a minimum square footage requirement of 2,200.  Crossview Planta...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 18
If you've followed my blog for very long, you know I love to capture images like the one above. While viewing property this afternoon, I spotted this dilapidated old barn behind a row of new construction homes, and couldn't resist snapping this picture. And how about that tree? I wonder how old i...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 8
  My first contact with this couple was mid November. They were relocating to the Jackson MS metro area for a job opportunity and looking for a Realtor to help them find a home. Less than 60 days and two snow days later, we closed on their home.  My heart was full when I received the following re...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 14
I fell in love with this house the moment I saw it.  The owners wanted to buy a smaller home with a workshop. Through the course of our conversation, they lovingly described their current home in impeccable detail. It was quiet, peaceful, full of character and situated on 2.68 acres in the Johns ...

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