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Managing Real Estate Broker - Magnolia Realty ~ Granbury - TREC #547752
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RECENT BLOG POSTS
The Slow Death of the English Language While watching the news the other evening, I was astounded at the improper use of the English language. Sports reporters, news reporters, etc., have slipped into the abyss of grammatically incorrect use of so many different words and phrases. Here are some o...
07/03/2018
The Accompanied Showing ~ No Thank You!We have all been there as agents right? The Seller wants us to be present at each and every showing. Is this really feasible and the other question, is this a strategy that is conducive to a potential sale? My short answer is no on both accounts. Of course t...
04/18/2018
Announcing: Agent's Choice Award!  Our team at Magnolia Realty Granbury in Granbury are pleased to offer our seller's, our monthly Agent's Choice Award! After touring selected listings each month, our agents vote on the top home! The criteria for the award are: Curb appeal, tidiness of landscapin...
04/04/2018
Spring is a Time for GrowthHere in Texas our wildflowers are beginning to spring up, the grass is greening up, while the trees are gently budding forth! Spring time is always the reminder of new growth, renewal, and a fresh start. This always leads me to evaluate where I am in my business 3 month...
03/26/2018
Real Estate in Granbury, Texas ~ 3 bedroom, 2 bath Home!You know the saying that everything in Texas is bigger? Well, that is pretty much a true statement. This excellent home in Granbury, Texas is a perfect example of this. 4311 Savannah Lane, Granbury, TX 76049 is the Texas home you have been l...
03/19/2018
Seller Surveillance Systems ~ Educate Your ClientsIn this day and age of video surveillance systems, this is a game-changer in real estate. Potential buyers must be aware of the possibility of being video recorded while in a seller's home. But....did you know that here in Texas, audio recording o...
03/12/2018
Dear Builder, Please Respect My RoleThis post is in response to the home builders out there who flippantly try and cut real estate agents out of their hard-earned paychecks. Yes, this is being written in response to having to time and again fight for what is right in this business. And why on ear...
02/17/2018
Before You Show, Get Your Ducks in a RowMany times, real estate agents are so eager to show a prospective buyer homes they don't take the necessary steps to have the client qualified and prepared to make an offer. In this day and age of impostors, scammers, and sometimes just uniformed buyers, Se...
02/14/2018
Do You Ever RETREAT?Yesterday our entire office took what we call a One-Day Retreat. We recently opened our doors back in May of 2017 so this January was the first time we me for one day and reflect, re-purpose, and relax. Yes, we cleared our busy schedules and came together to retreat. We spent ...
02/01/2018
An Inconvenient ConvenienceThis may sound like a total oxymoron title and it is. What on earth am I talking about? We all know that being inconvenienced is typically something we like to avoid. Those little things that pop up in life that can turn our day from what we thought what would happen to...
01/25/2018
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