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Hood County, TX ~ Commercial Real Estate Commercial real estate in Hood County, Texas is alive and well. Properties that were stagnant at the beginning of 20202, are now moving into pending status quickly. With Hood County as the #9 fastest growing county in the US, businesses are seeking to relo...
I would love to share this Podcast with you all! This interview shares my personal story of overcoming significant health challenges along with the creation of this book. Listen in for some inspiration, health and wellness information along with some laughs. Thank you, friends. I hope you enjoy t...
Does Your Home Pass the Smell Test? Sellers, the way your home smells matters! As an agent who has entered thousands of homes, scent is an immediate and lasting impression. Therefore, evaluating how your home odors affect others is paramount when listing your property on the market. It is importa...
Fall Harvest ~ Listing ExtravaganzaHey Y'all! It's finally Fall and here in Granbury, Texas, we need listings like crazy! Our available months of inventory is approaching below 2 months! Yikes! That means we are on the hunt for Sellers. Fall is a great time to list your home as many families want...
Yesterday, I did what I call a "pop-up staging" for a new listing. What this entails is having the Seller remove as much of their own decorative knick-knacks and allow me to bring a carload of strategically chosen staging items. The reason for this is to ensure the best possible photographs for t...
You can stop looking now! I have the cutest home getting ready to hit the market soon. 1406 Spanish Trail Drive in Granbury, Texas is calling you to make it your new home. This adorable three-bedroom, 2 bath house located in a walk-to-school neighborhood of Misty Meadows will be snapped up! Walki...
Those of us who have been in the real estate business for quite some time, have experienced the lean markets and the hot markets. Each type has its own challenges. In my market area, we are in a hot, hot, hot real estate boom. This post is to share some wisdom and insight as you navigate a hot ma...
As south Texas and Lousiana areas endure the coming devastation from Hurricane Laura, the aftermath will be a reality for many people. As real estate agents, these storms impact our clients, the homes we list and sell, and the current real estate market. When the storm clears, the hard work begin...
Hurricane Preparedness for Real Estate ProfessionalsI wrote this post back in 2017 but felt it needed to be re-posted. As the Texas coast prepares for the storms today, there are a lot of preparations going on.  After going through Ike many years ago, there are some things as an agent that I lear...
As our third grader left for his first day back to school, I whispered into his ear–listen, lead, and learn. These are three of the most important words I could impart to him as he was preparing for his new adventure. This message is one I hope can be impressed into his mindset and carried on thr...

Paula McDonald, Ph.D.

Granbury, TX 936-203-0279
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