Monthly Archives: April 2012

Get Ready to Sell Your Home!

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South Padre to be on TV Again on Friday, 27th at 3:00PM

  South Padre Island is once again being Featured on Dr. Phil this week Check out the program on Friday, April 27, 3:00 p.m. on CBS The show is titled  “The Dr. Phil Family: The Ultimate Conclusion” Dr. Phil visits … Continue reading

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Hurricane Officials Say: Don’t Tape Your Windows

An official for the National Hurricane Center told residents in hurricane prone areas not to tape their windows in preparing for a storm. They say that taping windows can actually create larger and deadlier shards of glass when winds blow … Continue reading

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County develops plan to fight beach erosion

The Cameron County Beach Management Committee is at work on a plan to help stem erosion of South Padre Island beaches and protect seaside property. It could also create a buffer between South Padre Island and a recent Texas Supreme … Continue reading

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Reality Check: 5 Facts for Buyers Who Want to Lowball an Offer

A housing transaction, at the most fundamental level, includes one person who wants to sell and one person who wants to buy. Once the terms are agreed upon, voilà! . . . win-win. However, if the seller is miserable with the final terms … Continue reading

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Amazing Interactive 2010 US Census Map

Remember about a year ago you filled out a census form?  Well, here are the result of this process.  What you will see is a Map of the US – not just the 48 states but all of the 50 … Continue reading

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SpaceX proposes Texas (Boca Chica beach) site for future rocket launches

This is an interesting article by Fox News. Boca Chica beach is just on the South side of the Jetties of South Padre Island. http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2012/04/11/spacex-proposes-texas-site-for-fut ure-rocket-launches/

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Ian Monroe Seeks Public Office

Ian Monroe announced his intentions to run for the Laguna Vista City Council, place 6. Yes, you guessed right, Ian is Alta’s son. We are very proud of Ian for his accomplishments and totally endorse his decision. Ian grew up … Continue reading

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Court Ruling Favors Landowners Over Texas Open Beaches Act

Last week a ruling by the Texas State Supreme Court favored the homeowners in West Galveston Island over the Texas Open Beaches Act which claims land by erosion. We are not sure how this might impact South Padre Island but … Continue reading

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Investors Revive Rancho Viejo Resort & Country Club

Anyone who has lived in our area knows the Rancho Viejo Resort & Country Club. With new management, the club is getting a face lift. It will certainly be worth your time to check out the golf course and fine … Continue reading

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