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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Beam & Branch Realty - TREC #547752
Real life experience, real estate information all tossed together with an easy, fun-loving flair!



I love finding cool things in nature such as this beautiful green tree frog.  Did you know that frogs are extremely sensitive to pollution due to their skin being so thin and absorbent?  Because of this fact, many areas with high pollution are finding the frog population to be dwindling.   Frogs...
The other day one of my client's asked me if I would contact the new home sales person to discuss a particular concern that they had.  "Of course" I said.  "I am your advocate in this transaction!"  "I work for YOU!".     After hanging up, I wondered to myself if perhaps I have not fully explaine...
The commercial real estate industry in and around The Woodlands, TX has gone through the roof over the past few years.  A particularly hot area is the FM 2978 corridor from FM 1488 in Magnolia to FM 2920 in Tomball.  The traffic counts have greatly increased, land is getting more and more difficu...
  Lately I have really found myself knee deep in various comment threads!  There are some interesting ones for sure!  Comments can create an entirely new topic, take on a life of their own, entertain us and sometimes chastise us!  For what it is worth, I had fun choosing some great comments to in...
  I don't know about you all, but I have had my fill of sales people who wear WAY too much perfume or cologne!  Why is this I ask?  I was told by a professor when I was in college (many moons ago) that sales people will don a technique of dousing themselves in strong cologne so that when they enc...
  Today is the first day back to school in our area.  As I ponder the significance of the first day of school I am reminded of many memories from my childhood as well as seeing my own children leave for school.  Each year at this time, it just takes me back to so many lessons!   LEARNING - It is ...
  Montgomery County, TX has issued a WEST NILE  VIRUS ALERT!  The County Commissioners met last week to discuss the severity of the increasing cases. They approved aerial spraying to hopefully decrease the mosquito population.   West Nile Virus is a serious disease that can cause death.  Health o...
After losing my beloved little "Jack", the incredible spotted wiener dog who was my pal for 13 years, we just brought home today another little dynamo! Welcome little "Duke"!  He is a piebald miniature Dachshund and we are already in love!   We drove 2 hours to Belton, TX to pick him up.  We wen...
Ah, remember the days of Active Rain Camps that were held all over the country?  It was a great opportunity to physically attend and meet other Rainers as well as the AR staff in person!  The day would be action packed with the latest and greatest blogging information.   Ah, those were the days. ...
  This past Sunday I embarked on one of my favorite adventures, visiting a local nursery and enjoying the plants and the gorgeous blooms.  The Arbor Gate located in Tomball, Texas is a great place to find a huge variety of plants, get gardening tips, find a great birdhouse or gift, take a class o...

Paula McDonald

Granbury, TX 936-203-0279
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