Barbara Gardner, Owner of  Old Homestead Realty here in Magnolia brought our members up to date on the state of the real estate industry here in Magnolia.  She addressed the many issues including interest rates, lack of properties on the market and the proliferation of development in our area.  Barbara is a long time resident of Magnolia and has always been involved in our community.  She currently serves as a Director on the Board for the Magnolia Community Development Corporation.  She and her husband Paul live just north of Magnolia on their horse ranch.