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Managing Real Estate Broker - Magnolia Realty ~ Granbury - TREC #547752
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What is Your WORD for 2018?I had the privilege of listening to a wonderful speaker about a week ago. She challenged us with finding our "Word" for the new year. A word that can cause change, directs you, calms you, or inspires you. It could be a word that simply gives you hope. It is your word so...
A Tale of an Abysmal AppraisalI can just hear you all inwardly groaning on this topic. Most likely we all have an appraisal horror story. That no so-great phone call saying the home or building did not appraise for the sales price. You can feel you stomach drop when you hear this right? The phone...
The Gift of TimeHave you ever thought of time as a gift? Something that has been given to you? A treasure that is super valuable? Time is so often referred to in negative tones: "I just don't have time to do this or that.""I will do that in due time.""It's about time!""Who has time for that?""If ...
Are Localism Posts Effective?I love posting Localism posts! From time to time I get asked by other agents if I see the rewards of my Localism posts. My resounding answer is YES! Here are my top 5 reasons why I love Localism posts: Traffic! Amazingly great Internet traffic on my Localism posts. I ...
Fall Festivals in Granbury, TexasToday in our area it finally feels like Fall!  YES!!!!  Texas can be tricky to predict regarding our Fall weather.  Like Forest Gump says, "You never know what your gonna get!". The Fall Festival Fever is upon us.  Now is the time to plan your pumpkin patch visits...
County Living on 2+ Acres in Granbury, TX Need a little elbow room yet close to town along with excellent roadway access? You might want to take a moment to come and see 2310 Fall Creek Highway in Granbury, Texas! This great property offers country living with room to expand, grow a garden or rai...
Bluff Dale, Texas ~ Vistas ~ Views ~ ValueHave you ever visited the Texas Hill Country? Most people think of the "Hill Country" here in Texas as just the area west of the Austin area. Hold on there a minute! There are many areas just west of the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex that are truly "Hill Cou...
Miracles Still Do Happen!ALERT!  This is one of those posts that might just bring a tear or two to your eye.  Sometimes we all need to be reminded of the GOOD that is in this world.  Thank you for allowing me to share this amazing story of love, compassion, and generosity that happened this week....
South Texas REALTORS Facing EPIC Challenges As a REALTOR who went through the ravages of Hurricane Ike many years ago, these types of disasters affect the real estate industry in a unique way. Obviously, the loss of life along with the loss of hundreds of thousands of homes is devastating. What h...
What is Your Message? To Spread Joy or to Destroy?Have you ever taken a self-assessment of what is the message that you are leaving behind? Perhaps you haven't thought about it. It is so easy to go through our day, deal with our "stuff" and forget to recognize what our message to the world is con...

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Magnolia Realty ~ Granbury, TX 936-203-0279
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