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  Every business has a pulse!  The lifeblood of any business is what keeps that business moving along.  The heartbeat of the business is the core!  So what do I mean by the Cardiology of Real Estate?   Real estate can be thrilling, frustrating, exhausting and is never, ever the same!  Those of u...
I have been behind the scenes of late and I have some exciting news!  I have been training under the Master, John Maxwell!  Any of you whom have had the pleasure of hearing him in person or have read one of his wonderful books knows what a dynamic and inspirational leader that he is.   All of us...
Do you ever find yourself simply at a crossroads in your life?  I know that many of you have been there, are currently there or about to be there!  We all face those times when we must stop, take a breath and assess where we have been, where we are now and where we are going.   When life, family...
Last night amidst the torrential downpour that Houston experienced all day, a rugged few Active Rainers met up!  Sussie Sutton came up from the south side of town with her sweet husband, while brand new Active Rainer Mary Papageorge came down from the north side of town.  The trek that should ha...
You have finally decided to take the next big step with your home improvement list.  You have also decided to take on the projects yourself.  Good for you but please take a moment to consider a few VERY important aspects of doing your own home improvements.    Determine the scope and scale of yo...
I have a confession to make!  For years I assumed incorrectly that I was following certain people here in the Rain!  With the advent of the new "Follow" button under our names in the commenting section, you can now just glance over easily to see if you are following someone or not.  To my horror...
Real estate is not an exact science as we all know.  We can run the numbers, market the home superbly, present a beautiful listing and for whatever reason, it doesn't sell as quickly as we would like.  Many times it is simply that the right buyer has yet to come along.   Recently I listed a beau...
  Ok all of you Houston area Active Rain folks!  We have an Active Rain Meet Up scheduled for Thursday, January 22, 2015 at Maggiano's located at 2019 Post Oak Blvd, Houston 77056.  We will begin at 6:00 p.m. but just get there when you can.  As you all know, Houston is a huge place so finding a ...
Everyone keeps asking me about my New Years Resolutions.  I typically do not do New Years resolutions as I never seem to be able to keep them!  Alas, I give it a good try however!   I do have some Active Rain Resolutions though!  I missed almost a year of blogging due to "life" and really felt t...
As we all reflect on 2014 as it comes to a close, it is nice to wrap up our happy moments, heartbreak moments, challenges, achievements and life in general.  Life is such an amazing adventure!  I have learned to never let a day go by that is wasted.   2014 was all in all a great year!  Of course...

Paula McDonald

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