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Concord Capital sees virtue in older properties

» Jackson firm just added Knoxville CVS center to inventory By TED CARTER Duckworth Realty’s commercial real estate pros put the emphasis on newness with the District at Eastover office, retail and entertainment complex they developed just off Interstate 55 slightly north of Lakeland Drive in the middle of the last decade. But nowadays it’s properties with some age that ...

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Central Miss. houses are a ‘sellers market’

» Some going for above listed price By JACK WEATHERLY Buyers are snapping up houses in central Mississippi, sometimes paying more than the listed price. And houses are staying on the market for a shorter period, according to the Central Mississippi Realtors Association, which represents 10 counties. The median sales price rose 5.5 percent in May, compared with a year ...

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PHIL HARDWICK — Real Estate Realisms

In this column, we will introduce you to REALisms. What is a REALism and what does it have to do with real estate? A REALism is a phrase, saying, or words of wisdom that captures a truism about real estate. It is a statement that is based on self-evidence or factual evidence. and is accepted as an obvious truth in ...

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Buying, selling homes moving along during pandemic

By DENNIS SEID / Daily Journal TUPELO • While the economic fallout from the coronavirus has been widespread, the housing market has managed to hold its own. During March and through mid-April, sales of new and existing homes plummeted. But since, the numbers are trending back up. According to Zillow, new listings dropped to a low of 43.8% on April 17 ...

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PHIL HARDWICK — Mass evictions can be avoided if landlords and tenants communicate

The month of reckoning is at hand for many landlords and tenants. Big decisions will have to be made. Landlords will have to decide whether to evict or not, and tenants will have to decide whether or not to pay rent. Government at all levels has stepped in to make the decisions for many. For others, there are many factors ...

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Mississippi’s home sales aided by shrinking inventory amid COVID-19 crisis

Many buyers eager to get deals done, brokers say   By TED CARTER Home sale closings conducted in parking lots, virtual showings and carefully staged open houses have helped the state’s home sales stay steady in the early days of the coronavirus, say Realtors in north, central and south Mississippi. The residential sector went into the new year as a ...

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Crye-Leike names Sissye Gory sales manager of Flowood Office

Crye-Leike Real Estate Services has announced that Sissye Gory has been named sales manager of Crye-Leike’s Flowood branch office. Gory will be responsible for the recruitment, training and management of the office’s sales associates. Gory has more than 25 years of managerial experience, previously overseeing a multi-million dollar business with over 100 employees. While serving as general manager for that ...

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Rippy joins BankPlus Commercial Real Estate Group

BankPlus recently announced the addition of Tracy Rippy to the Commercial Real Estate Group in Mobile as Senior Vice President & Regional Commercial Real Estate Officer. Tracy Rippy joins BankPlus with over 18 years of banking experience. Tracy’s most recent six years of experience has been as Senior Vice President and Commercial Real Estate Relationship Manager at Trustmark Bank. Prior ...

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Building concerns prompt street, sidewalk closures in Oxford

Structural concerns have led to some street and sidewalk closures in downtown Oxford, city officials said. Construction issues were discovered during a renovation project at a building on South Lamar Boulevard, creating concerns about safety, The Oxford Eagle reported. The matter has also led to discussion about the building’s future. Chef John Currence is in the midst of a renovation project to ...

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