Explore Pearl, MS

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 14
603 Wildberry Drive in Patrick Farms Subdivision in Pearl MS is now closed.   I had the privilege to represent the sellers when they purchased this home three years ago, and was happy they contacted me to handle the sale of their home now that they are selling. It's bittersweet, though, because c...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 8
 The property at 2359 Upper Drive in Pearl, MS is SOLD and CLOSED. The 3 bedroom, 2 bath house was listed in mid-September and closed in less than 30 days. The new owner intends to renovate the property. The house already had good bones; I can't wait to see the transformation.Upper Drive is locat...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 11
Barking dogs might deter burglars, but they can also discourage buyers when your home is for sale. An otherwise desirable property might be rejected because the buyer doesn't want to hear Brutus and Fido barking each time they walk outside.While showing homes this particular day, I arrived before...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 17
Are you looking for an affordable home in Pearl, MS? This 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath home is cheaper than rent. You can literally kiss the landlord good-bye! UPDATE: THIS PROPERTY IS SOLD. IF INTERESTED IN A FIXER UPPER OR SIMILAR PROPERTY, CONTACT ME AT 601-278-4513. Located toward the end of Upper Drive...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 14
A prospective home buyer and I were discussing the upgrades to the home for sale in Patrick Farms at 603 Wildberry Drive. While we talked, I browsed the photos from the old listing and compared to how the home looks today.What a transformation! The before photos show a cold, depressing home with ...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 7
 603 Wildberry Drive in Patrick Farms Listed for sale with Pat Starnes, Front Gate Realty JUST LISTED ~ Here's your chance to enjoy living in a golf course community overlooking the 7th tee. 603 Wildberry Drive features 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, an open floor plan with new light fixtures, granite coun...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 14
"Thanks for a job well-done.""Thanks for all your hard work""You were such fun to work with. Thank you!" Everyone appreciates a pat on the back, or an "atta-boy" for their job performance. It's no different for real estate professionals. It gives us a warm fuzzy feeling when clients take the time...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 5
My clients purchased this adorable new construction home exactly four years ago in the Live Oaks Community in Pearl. The house served their needs well. It has three bedrooms, one of which they used as a home office, two bathrooms, hardwood flooring in the family room, a generous covered back porc...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 64
Today began as most real estate days do. My schedule was planned and I was walking out the door when I received an "urgent" call that tossed my schedule into a frenzy. When you buy a house with FHA financing, the house must meet specific FHA guidelines. One of the requirements is that windows are...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 8
It's finally springtime and there's much to do in Brandon this month! Mark your calendars for these fun events around the Jackson Metro area. May 5 ~ Pearl Day FestivalThis event kicks off at 10:00 a.m. at Pearl City Park with arts and crafts, a Kid Zone with inflatables and a petting zoo, and a ...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 9
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-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 5
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-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 1
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-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 2
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 af...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 11
My phone rang and the pleasant voice at the other end said "Ms Starnes?", to which I hesitantly replied "Yes". Realtors receive telemarketing calls on a daily basis and THIS call sounded suspicously like someone wanting to sell me the next best website, Google or Yahoo placement, or real estate g...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 6
So, you want to sell your house. You've spent the last few weeks painting, taking care of deferred maintenance issues, and it's almost showtime! Are you ready? Let's take one more look around the house to be sure your HOUSE is ready...  Is the lawn freshly mowed? Are shrubs free of weeds and flow...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 6
My phone rang and a former homebuyer asked "How can I sell my current home while simultaneously buying a new one?" This young couple has lived in their Brandon MS home for three years and now wants to move to a larger home with a shorter commute. Rather than jump in the car and start looking at h...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 4
Pearl MS Residents To Benefit From Free Fall Clean Up WeekSaturday, October 31 - November 7, 2015 The City of Pearl MS is sponsoring a FREE clean up week the first week of November. This offer is for residential customers only.This is a terrific opportunity to eliminate clutter that's accumulated...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 9
Looking for Festivals and other things to do in Rankin or Madison County during the month of October? Here's a list of activities to enjoy with friends and family in and around the metro Jackson area, beginning with the MS State Fair! Mississippi State Fair  (Fairgrounds-Jackson, MS)October 7-18,...

By Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty, 601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell
(Front Gate Real Estate)
Comments 25
Realtors have lots of interesting stories. When I start to recount an incident or some tidbit of interest, I hesitate. I make sure not to divulge anything confidential or reveal too many details.  You see, Realtors subscribe to a Code of Ethics, and confidentiality is one of those fiduciary dutie...

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