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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.
How do you stay top-of-mind with friends and clients? I was in the dollar store recently and scooped up a ton of these candy hearts, you know the ones that have sentiments imprinted on them, like "Be Mine", "Together" and "Cutie Pie". I attached a label with my contact information and picture on ...
It's the last day of January, the last day to enter Debbie Reynolds challenge, Making 2018 the Best Year Yet, and this is me, sliding into home plate at the last possible moment with my dreams, goals, and vision entry.December and January have been busy months, and I'm thankful for the carryover ...
Why reinvent the wheel? Stop what you are doing and scroll your ActiveRain posts from August and September 2016. Look for the ActiveRain challenges "Ten Things I Love About (Your City)" and "Fall in Love with (Your City)". Do it now. I'll wait.           Now, read your posts with fresh eyes. You ...
One of my 2018 goals is to enhance my Internet presence. Today I decided to work on a tagline or motto.  I did a quick online search for "slogan generator" and entered the typical words like "real estate", "home", and "home ownership". I wanted the slogan to focus on the consumer, not on me or my...
This post could be titled "What I Wish I Knew When I Got Into The Real Estate Business". We all decided to enter the real estate business at some point in our lives. I doubt we were prepared for the work that lay ahead. We probably observed a successful Realtor and thought, "If THEY can do it, so...
Five weeks ago Darryl and Elisa flew to Jackson International Airport to buy a house, but because it was snowing heavily, the second leg of their flight (Chicago to Mississippi) was turned around. After a  stressful day of travel, the plane eventually was cleared to land and we started their home...
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...
Reservoir Townhouse for Sale ~ Brandon, MS ~ $87,900 865 Harbor Bend Drive, Brandon, MS 39047  Harborview Townhome for Sale2 Bedrooms, 1.5 BathsPriced to SELL at only $87,900 This 2 bedroom unit has been completed renovated with new wood tile flooring in both bedrooms, freshly painted, new light ...
Google knew it was my birthday before I did. How is that possible? (Let me explain) Last night I stayed up past midnight playing with my new tablet.  Around 12:15 a.m., I noticed the "Google Doodle" looked like this:Google was acknowledging MY PERSONAL BIRTHDAY! How cool is THAT?  When the clock ...
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...

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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.