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Managing Real Estate Broker - Magnolia Realty ~ Granbury - TREC #547752
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Pit Stops and Pot HolesThis life journey I awaken to each and everyday is interesting to say the least. The journey in real estate is rarely on a straight and narrow road either. Typically, there are many winding roads accompanied with several pit stops and pot holes. When we do experience a real...
03/18/2019
What a 16 Day Sabbatical Did for Me  Have you ever just escaped for no reason? I'm not talking about a vacation. What I am referring to as taking an intentional time away from work, family and everyday activities. For me, this was not a vacation or retreat rather, a very specific time away to tac...
02/04/2019
What Are Your Excuses? Do you get tired of hearing excuses? Excuses get old especially when they are used over and over. The dictionary says an excuses is; an attempt to lessen the blame attaching to (a fault or offense); to seek, defend or to justify.  I know in my life, excuses are not what get...
02/01/2019
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
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