Monthly Archives: August 2012

TED JONES Speaks to SPI Realtors

Ted Jones, VP and National Chief Economist for Stewart Title, spoke to the South Padre Island Realtors and other members of SPI Board of Realtors on Wed., August 22nd. He reported that our sales have increased but our inventory of … Continue reading

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Sea Turtle, Inc. Plans Annual Celebration

Plan to join Sea Turtle, Inc. supporters on September 6th at 6:00PM inside South Padre Island’s Hilton Garden Inn (7010 Padre Blvd.) Tickets are $40. each which includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and two complimentary drinks. They will raise money with … Continue reading

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Laguna Vista Bans Short Term Rental on Beach Blvd.

Council members voted in favor of restricting short term rental on Beach Blvd. in Laguna Vista this week. Due to noise and parking issues, property owners complained of renters disrupting their quiet tranquil existence on Beach Blvd. This new ordinance … Continue reading

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TIFT & LKT Was a Great Success

TIFT & LKT have now passed and both tournaments were a great success. For info on the winners, check out the list of winners for TIFT in this link:http://portisabelsouthpadre.com/?p=5575    For LKT, check out this link: http://portisabelsouthpadre.com/?p=5566      These links are from … Continue reading

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Padre Elite Team Receives Award

The Padre Elite Team ranked 9th out of the Top 20 Teams in the RE/MAX of Texas Vanguard Council for the 2nd quarter of 2012. A big “Thank YOU” goes out to all of our clients that made this award … Continue reading

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NASA & the Community Back SpaceX

NASA announced that they could possibly budget $440 million to SpaceX for the construction of a facility in Cameron County to launch rockets. The University of Texas Brownsville, UTB-TSC, is debuting a new master’s program in physics whereby a student … Continue reading

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Island Cinema on SPI Upgrades Moviegoing

Island Cinema will be upgrading their equipment to better serve the patrons. Within the next two months 3D movies will be showing at Island Cinema along with a new sound system that will enhance the film experience. Owner, Courtney Hayden, … Continue reading

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Music in the Park on SPI

Want something to do this weekend? The South Padre Island Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee invites everyone to the 2nd Annual Music in the Park that will feature local talent, Shayne Marie Neal. Music in the Park 2012 will take … Continue reading

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Coast Guard in SPI Upgrades Communication System

A 400 ft. tower is being constructed at the SPI Coast Guard station. The new “Rescue 21” communications system will help USCG save lives and improve safety in our area. The old system (dated back to the 70’s) didn’t reach … Continue reading

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Robert Duvall Filming in Rio Hondo

Hollywood came to Rio Hondo last week as they closed three blocks of Colorado St. to accommodate the filming crew of “A Night in Old Mexico.” The Colorado Arroyo is portrayed as the Rio Grande River and the west side … Continue reading

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Sandcastle Days Are Back On!

There was some concern that Sandcastle Days would not happen this year but it is definitely back on! Come be a part of the 25th Anniversary of Sandcastle Days with art, music and family fun. Sandcastle Days 2012 will be … Continue reading

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Texas Association of Realtors Releases New Sales Statistics for Texas

The Texas Association of REALTORS® released the Texas Quarterly Housing Report for the second quarter of 2012. These statewide figures are really impressive. If you would like more information, contact Gayle or Alta. Here are the highlights:   The median sales … Continue reading

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