Texas Governor Rick Perry signed House Bill 3042, making the City of South Padre Island eligible to collect an additional one percent revenue from the state hotel occupancy tax, for a total two percent. The two percent in funding goes … Continue reading
Ever wondered who would be the best agent to represent you amongst the long list of choices out there? Check out this survey to help you decide: RE/MAX of Texas News » Survey Shows RE/MAX #1 Name in Real Estate.
South Padre Island crews made improvements to the emergency/maintenance lane on the beach from White Sands street to the Hilton Garden Inn. Crews replaced PVC pipes with landscape timbers and rope and removed the caution tape to make the lane … Continue reading
The Transit Department has been awarded $620,000 to construct the Park-&-Ride phase of the new Multi-Modal Project. The table below represents the cost of each component of the entire Multi-Modal Project (all phases), the funds that were used to complete … Continue reading
The City of Brownsville will receive a $1.4 million award from the Texas Department of Transportation to provide a new intercity express bus service between Brownsville, South Padre Island, McAllen and other cities with buses expected to roll out later … Continue reading
Flood insurance along the gulf coast is going to sky rocket in the near future. The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) supported by FEMA is 24 billion (with a B) in debt and doesn’t have a reserve. Last July in … Continue reading
Below is an article from Associated Press. This would be great for coastal area properties such as South Padre Island, Port Isabel, and Laguna Vista! By URIEL J. GARCIA, Associated Press 06/17/2013 5:39 PM AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The nonprofit, … Continue reading
Looking for something fun for the kids this summer? The Port Isabel Museums have a camp and below are some of the fun things they will experience: Real acting parts in a pirate play. Discover the big world of … Continue reading
Season 8 started on June 7, 2013. Eight showings were scheduled for the summer. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnics and friends and family for a memorable evening on the grounds of the historic Port Isabel … Continue reading
Stewart Training Center training, instructors and course materials are fully approved by the USCG and provide an alternative to license exams at USCG regional testing centers. They teach you hands-on, practical boating know-how, so that you can pass the Captain’s … Continue reading
LADIES KINGFISH TOURNAMENT is August 9 – 11, 2013. Registration is currently underway: Angler Fees- $85.00 before July 12 – $95.00 after July 12 Captain Fees- $17.00 before July 12 – $22.00 after July 12 For registration forms or any … Continue reading
Gabriela Stermolle with the Texas Division of Emergency Management Speaks to South Padre Chamber today about the drought we are experiencing in Texas right now.
Flood insurance is going up in South Padre and the surrounding areas! It will be big news this year. Check out the video in this link. You will be hearing a lot about this in the near future. Flood Insurance … Continue reading
Winner of NKBA’s 2013 Best Kitchen design competition: Wendy F. Johnson, Designs for Living, Manchester, Vt. The kitchen featured a “curved LED-lit glass bar overlooking art glass on panels in the cooking and entertaining centers.” Shades of gray, quartz finishes, … Continue reading
The WAVE has recently provided QR codes (Quick Response Code) for smartphone users at all Wave bus stops and on all buses near the passenger doors. The QR codes can be scanned using any smartphone with a QR Code reader … Continue reading
This article says it all about wood floors. Ever wondered which kind to buy and how it should be installed . Check out this article from Realtor Magazine: When It Comes to Wood Floors, Choose Wisely | Realtor Magazine.
Alta & Gayle joined their broker, Joan Massie and four other Realtors yesterday on Channel 4 News to receive recognition for their contribution to Children’s Miracle Network (CMN). RE/MAX International is a huge supporter of Children’s Miracle Network nationwide and … Continue reading
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Below is an article from the City of South Padre about parking issues on the island: Parking issues on the Island dominated one of the City Council meetings at City Hall on South Padre Island recently. Discussion of the city’s … Continue reading