Explore Madison, MS

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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Are you a teacher, nurse, or EMT? Perhaps a firefighter or police officer? If so, a new loan program is available in Mississippi that offers 100% financing. That's ZERO DOWN PAYMENT!I'm excited to share this mortgage program, available through Liberty Financial MS Mortgage Department, to our loca...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity. ~ Lewis Grizzard Let's face it. Football is HUGE. And what goes better with football than tasty appetizers? My September postcard has a football theme a...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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Beautiful Cypress Lake is located in the heart of Madison, MS, just off Highland Colony Blvd. and a stones throw from Madison Central High School. Cypress Lake is a gated residential neighborhood with home prices starting in the upper $200s. Different sections within Cypress Lake offer varying pr...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 15
Thanks to a generous out-of-state seller and the perfect timing of blueberry season, I've had the opportunity to make several blueberry cobblers for friends and family to enjoy. One of my vacant listings has two mature blueberry bushes and the time is right for harvest. At the sellers insistence,...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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As a Realtor, I've seen hundreds of buyers and sellers negotiate costly home inspection repairs. The home inspection can create undue stress and conflict for the parties involved. By taking a few simple steps BEFORE the inspection, some of the drama and cost of repairs can be avoided.  Remove clu...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 10
Someone commented the other day that "everyone knows" houses don't sell during the holidays. That may be true is certain parts of the country, but it isn't true in Brandon and Madison, MS!Sure, the market may slow down, but people DO buy houses during the holidays. And homes that are properly pos...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 8
It's time to load the family into the car and enjoy Christmas lights in cities across Central Mississippi. There's still time to get into the spirit of the holidays and enjoy the festive Christmas displays in the following locations: TOWN SQUARE, CANTON, MSYou simply MUST see the Canton Christmas...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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When ActiveRain hosted the photography contest earlier in the year, I discovered a few cool photo-editing tools and have enjoying using them periodically to spice up my marketing campaign. I learned how to erase unwanted items from a photo as well as how to sharpen the images, straighten crooked ...

By Steve Houck
(Real Estate Partners, LLC)
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I recently hired a new agent, so, I was in the process of training him to do things the way I feel they should be done. One of the first things that I told him is that nobody wants to be "sold" anything. This got me to thinking about what a valuable lesson this is. As Realtors, it is our job to s...

By Steve Houck
(Real Estate Partners, LLC)
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"I was told that I could get a 2.75% mortgage from this lender"You can get this rate from any lender. That is if you pay enough discount points and origination fees. (That is in the fine print) I get letters in the mail from lenders offering the low rates. People outside of the business may not k...

By Steve Houck
(Real Estate Partners, LLC)
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How much is my home worth? The Jones', down the street sold their's for 450k, so mine should go for about that. How does your home relate to the Jones' home? Is it the same size? Does it have a 3 car garage like theirs? Was it built about the same time? Does it have the same updates and amenities...

By Steve Houck
(Real Estate Partners, LLC)
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Winter is here again with all of it's ravages, even here, in the south. We must remind our clients to leave faucets dripping at night, when it is the coldest. I talked on this subject last year, but we are back again. Those who have the old copper systems: copper breaks, when frozen and thawed ou...

By Steve Houck
(Real Estate Partners, LLC)
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   Outdoor kitchens, along with outdoor fireplaces, outdoor rugs, outdoor curtains, have become extremely popular in our area. The outdoor furniture that people are buying is no longer folding lawn chairs, wrought iron, etc. our patios have become an extra living room. We have T.V.s and stereo sy...

By Steve Houck
(Real Estate Partners, LLC)
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This weekend was the first of 2 weekends of our local parade of homes. It was a blast for me! I talked to over 100 couples who were looking for their new dream home. It is interesting to see the similarities in their searches.  They are all looking for open plans. They are all looking for large c...
 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS-Homes for Sale in Madison, Jackson & Ridgeland MS   ‘TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS ‘Twas the night before Christmas, When all through Real Estate Partners, LLC, Things were really quiet, no phones not a client; The files were put up in the cabinets with care, I...

By Steve Houck
(Real Estate Partners, LLC)
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      Thank you Homeowners! In showing houses this weekend, I was impressed with your decorating talents and staging abilities. Now more than ever before Homeowners are listening to the experts. Great Job! Maybe it's the new home shows on television or their listing agents preparing them, but the...

By Steve Houck
(Real Estate Partners, LLC)
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  Why Can’t People Be More Like My Emily? I’ve been racking my brain trying to come up with something to say to start posting to my blog, besides just my new listings.  Then Emily touched my heart one day recently.  Emily is our friend and companion.  She is our dog, a Brussels Griffon.  I had lo...

By Steve Houck
(Real Estate Partners, LLC)
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5/4 1/2 Luxury Home for Sale in Madison, MS-Johnstone Truly a dream home in a dream setting! This Luxury Home for Sale has it all!  An open plan with a gourmet kitchen and huge prep island/ breakfast bar overlooking a spacious family room. The kitchen counters are topped with gorgeous 3 cm granit...

By Mary Watkins
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Tulane University is opening its second satellite campus in Madison, Mississippi with the first classes beginning this summer.  The expansion came after discussions with city officials who wanted to attract a university to the growing community of Madison, which has nearly 30,000 people.  Within ...

By Stephanie Hall
(Keller Williams Realty)
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