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Pat Starnes, Realtor in Brandon, MS, shares real estate news and current events in the Jackson Metro area, as well as market information.
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I'm a big advocate of recycling. Unfortunately, the recycling industry is collapsing for two primary reasons; many of our recycling bins are contaminated with food waste and other non-cyclables, therefore rendering the contents unusable, and the markets for recyclables are shrinking. The bottom l...
11/15/2021
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on our blessings, and November has become a time to "give back" to show appreciation and gratefulness to family, friends, and clients. The last Tuesday in November is designated Giving Tuesday, which is a global movement to show generosity to those around us.Typi...
11/08/2021
National Cat Day has come and gone, but that doesn't matter to my cat-loving friends. Nina wrote a delightful article on how to celebrate National Cat Day, and I'm sure you'll want to see her suggestions.As always, Adopt Don't Shop. National Cat Day: October 29th “I have studied many philosophers...
10/31/2021
My pumpkin carving talents are limited, and let's be honest; scooping the "brains" out of a Jack-o-lantern can get pretty messy.The secret for carving pumpkins has eluded me, but I admire the looks of painted pumpkins. Since painting and creativity appeal to me, the idea of a pumpkin painting con...
10/31/2021
When you think of Fall Festivities, visions of pumpkin patches, hay bales, and children frolicking through fields come to mind. But why limit the activities to children? Adults want to have fun, too.Last week, Castlewoods Place, a senior assisted-living facility in Brandon, hosted their Fall Fest...
10/27/2021
Do you go the extra mile to get your listings sold? I'm sure most of us do.Recently a slow moving property needed an extra push to find the right buyer. The seller took much of my advice to heart; we cleaned, decluttered, put things in storage and made pre-listing repairs to the home. We had prof...
10/26/2021
If you live in metro Jackson and have never heard of Repeat Street, you owe it to yourself to spend an afternoon browsing the merchandise. I found myself Saturday afternoon with a little free time on my hands. The closer my car got to the destination, the more excited I became. My adrenaline was ...
09/20/2021
August and September 2021 have been a whirlwind of real estate activity. Many of you enjoy Central Mississippi's weekly report, so I am sharing the stats so you can tell at a glance how the month of August shaped up. The graph shows the number of listings taken each week per county, the number of...
09/19/2021
It's been my earworm all weekend. I. CANNOT. GET. IT. OUT. OF. MY. HEAD Let's start at the beginning. This catchy little ditty was popular a LONG time ago. Written in 1967 by singer/songwriter Bobbie Gentry, the song was wildly popular. It told the story about a young man, Billie Joe McAllister, ...
08/15/2021
What a busy week it has been in real estate! Listings, closings, negotiations, and more of the same this weekend. So while the weekly market update is late getting to you, here it is. The graphic above shows  the closings for Hinds, Madison, and Rankin counties in Central MS for the week of July ...
08/13/2021
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Pat Starnes, Realtor in Brandon, MS, shares real estate news and other items of interest in and around Brandon, Flowood and the Reservoir area.