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The Padre Elite Team Has Moved!!

Our team has moved to another RE/MAX® office. How ironic after all these years that the Padre Elite Team has joined a company named RE/MAX® Elite! Their main office is in Mission but they have obtained a brand new RE/MAX® franchise … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from the Padre Elite Team at RE/MAX® 1st Choice!

We wish you a Fabulous Christmas and a Happy & Prosperous New Year! Thanks for making 2016 a record year for us! Alta, Laurie, Alex, Gayle, Jules

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Jules, Alta, and Gayle Receive RE/MAX 100% Club Awards

            All of the Padre Elite Team, Jules, Alta, and Gayle received the RE/MAX 100% Club Awards from Dave Liniger this week at the Annual Convention. It was a great week with lots of educational … Continue reading

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Jules Wilk Joins the Padre Elite Team!

JoAnn Lynn                       Jules Wilk                            Alta Monroe                     … Continue reading

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A Funny Story About the PETS

Many of you may know that Alta & Gayle have personalized plates that say “A PET” and “G PET” for Alta, Padre Elite Team and for Gayle, Padre Elite Team. Alta was pulling into the parking lot at the office … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas from the Padre Elite Team and the entire RE/MAX 1st Choice-SPI Office!

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Happy Thanksgiving from The Padre Elite Team!

The Padre Elite Team, Alta, Gayle and JoAnn, want to thank all of our clients that have made 2013 a prosperous year. We know that this will be a record year for our team and it would not have been … Continue reading

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These RE/MAX Associates Prove They’re Industry Leaders

Across the network, RE/MAX Associates are standing out as industry leaders, receiving honors for their work and guiding other agents as officers of various boards. Below is a list of these leaders but note that Alta & Gayle both are … Continue reading

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RE/MAX 1st Choice Supports the Port Isabel Tarpons!

   

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Alta and Gayle are Going to D.C. to Represent You

Want us to represent you and your real estate interests in Washington D.C.? Tell us the issues that interest you. Every year the National Association of Realtors (NAR) hold their mid-year conference. It is specifically for the real estate leaders … Continue reading

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Alta and Gayle Obtain Certified Professional Negotiator Designation in South Padre

Yesterday, Gayle and Alta became Certified Professional Negotiators and obtained the CPN designation for Realtors. It was an interesting and lively class that kept us all on the edge of our chairs the entire day. If we could share one … Continue reading

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2012 Top Producing Team Award from RE/MAX of Texas for RE/MAX 1st Choice

Our awards luncheon for all of the RE/MAX 1st Choice offices was yesterday. There were lots of awards given and we received “2012 Top Producing Team Award from RE/MAX of Texas for RE/MAX 1st Choice.” The publication we are holding … Continue reading

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RE/MAX 1st Choice Awards Luncheon Pictures

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This is a Major Reason Why We Love RE/MAX!

The RE/MAX International Convention in Las Vegas always exceeds our expectations. Education is one of the main reasons we attend these conventions but the entertainment and speakers are always exceptional. Our favorites were Condoleezza Rice, Andy Andrews, and Dave Liniger. … Continue reading

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RE/MAX Convention

RE/MAX Opening Session. Led Zeppelin! Great speech by Dave Liniger, founder of RE/MAX.

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Alta and Gayle are at the RE/MAX Convention!

Today we are arriving at the RE/MAX International Convention. Every year it is held in Las Vegas. (DARN, we have to go to VEGAS!! HeHe!)  It is one of the events that we truly look forward to each year for … Continue reading

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How Can You Give to Those in Need at Cmas?

The Padre Elite Team gave Visa gift cards to the principals of the elementary and junior high schools in Point Isabel School District. If anyone knows who the neediest children are in school, it is the principal at the school … Continue reading

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RE/MAX 1st Choice in McAllen Christmas Parade

The Padre Elite Team, Gayle, Alta, and JoAnn joined the McAllen RE/MAX 1st Choice office in their Christmas parade float. There were over 100 entries in the parade and thousands of onlookers on the street. Unfortunately, Alta was one of … Continue reading

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Will 2013 bring more taxes on your real estate transactions?

There are proposals to replace local property taxes with an expanded sales tax that includes a tax on professional services—including your commissions—as well as on sales and leases of commercial and residential property. These proposals would require the sales-tax rate … Continue reading

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Christmas Events on SPI

South Padre is into it’s 12 Days of Christmas. Check out the upcoming events: Saturday, December 15th Breakfast with Santa at Schlitterbahn Water Park  9:00am-12:00pm Bicycle Raffle & Toy Drive at Blackbeard’s Restaurant 11:30am-4:00pm Sunday, December 16th Pet Photos with … Continue reading

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Gayle Receives Awards

At the Annual Installation of Officers Meeting this month, Gayle received a gavel plaque from the South Padre Island Board of Realtors for serving as their Board President this year. She was also presented an award by Richard Throop, the … Continue reading

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The Holiday Village in Brownsville is Worth the Trip

Remember the Christmas when you rode around looking at lighted homes? Well, Brownsville has taken this to a new level with The Holiday Village at Dean Porter Park.  There are 19 cottages and Santa is there on Friday and Saturday … Continue reading

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P I Tarpons Advance in Playoffs! Christmas Parade Rescheduled.

The Port Isabel Tarpons Beat Geronimo Navarro 35-28 in overtime last week. They are now advancing to the fourth round of the state football playoffs for the fourth time since 1981. Port Isabel (10-3) will now take on Bellville in … Continue reading

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Christmas Boat Parade Pictures

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Christmas Boat Parade on Saturday, Dec. 1st

Don’t miss the Christmas Boat Parade this Saturday. You can watch it from many prime locations during the route. It will be worth your time! Click on this link to view all the details and pictures: Port Isabel/South Padre Island … Continue reading

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South Padre Island Approves Annexation

The SPI city council approved annexing the following tracts of land this month: 1. 22.01 acres located east of Padre Blvd adjacent to Schlitterbahn known as the Jeremiah tract. 2. 87.83 acres located west of Padre Blvd including KOA Campground, … Continue reading

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Notes from City of South Padre Island – City Council Meeting

Mayor Bob Pinkerton gave the annual State of the Island Annual Report.  He reviewed the last fiscal year’s accomplishments and propose the vision and direction for the coming year. He thanked City Council and all Boards, Committees, Commissions, Task Force, and … Continue reading

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Dunes Restoration Planting

On Saturday, November 17, more than 100 beach-loving volunteers helped the Surfrider Foundation South Texas Chapter and the City of South Padre Island kick off the Dune Restoration Planting Season! Individuals and groups from the University of Texas at Brownsville, … Continue reading

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Toy Drive in South Padre Island

The Firefighters Association will host a toy drive for Christmas. Please bring a new unwrapped toy to the new Fire Station No. 1 by December 14. Let’s help put a smile on every child’s face this Christmas!

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South Padre Island Renourishes the Beach

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, the Texas General Land Office, Cameron County, and the City of South Padre Island are renourishing approximately one half mile of South Padre Island’s beaches using sand dredged from the Brownsville Ship … Continue reading

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RE/MAX of Texas posts our community support!

RE/MAX of Texas News Online posts our pictures on their website of two of the events our office participated in for community support! Check out our fun pictures of the RE/MAX 1st Choice Realtors.

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The new Veterans Park in Laguna Vista to open today

Laguna Vista officials will honor the community’s patriots in a Veterans’ Day Ceremony today, Monday, Nov. 12th at the new Veterans’ Park on FM510. Guest speaker will be South Padre Island’s Mayor Bob Pinkerton who is also a Veteran. You … Continue reading

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More fun at the Port Isabel Library

Betty Wells, President of the Port Isabel Chamber and Valerie Bates, Marketing Director for the City of Port Isabel, spoke to members at the All Chamber Meeting on Friday, Nov. 9th. Betty and Valerie talked about what is happening around … Continue reading

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Lady Tarpons are Undefeated and Going to REGIONAL Playoffs!

Our local Ladies Volleyball Tarpons are undefeated! Tonight they are going to play the #2 ranked team in the state in San Antonio at the Blossom Athletic Center. At 6:00PM they will be competing for the Regional Semi-Final title. If … Continue reading

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Our Libraries Now Have eBooks

Welcome our libraries to the 21st Century by downloading an ebook or audiobook at one of our local libraries. Just like a traditional book, library patrons who have a valid library card and are in good standing with the library … Continue reading

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Tarpon Marching Band Advances to State Today

The Port Isabel High School Silver Tarpon Marching Band has advanced to the UIL State Marching Band competition for the 7th year in a row! Tonight the band will perform in the Alamodome along with 21 other 3A schools. Wish … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget the Time Change!

DON’T FORGET —Set back your clocks tonight.

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Untrue Crime Figures on Trulia

More than once we have been asked about the assumed “high” crime rate being published on Trulia. We try to explain that we have a population here of around 5,000 and Trulia doesn’t consider that we have thousands of tourists … Continue reading

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Schlitterbahn Beach Resort Tour

The Chamber of Commerce members got a tour of the Schlitterbahn Beach Resort after the luncheon on Thursday. If you have not been yet, you must at least visit the restaurant and bar on the top, See 4 Ever. It … Continue reading

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SPI Convention Center Gets a FaceLift

An open house was held this week at the SPI Convention Center to show off it’s new facelift. They not only painted, they added some much needed furniture and decor. The Convention Bureau and the Chamber hosted an open house … Continue reading

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Alta wins 2012 SPI Chamber Director’s Award

Alta was surprised today when presented with the SPI Chamber of Commerce Director’s Award. They give this award for the “enthusiastic support and commitment to our chamber and our business community.” Alta has been active in the Chamber for years … Continue reading

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Bungee Tower at Louie’s Coming Down

A South Padre Island landmark near Louie’s Backyard is coming down. The bungee tower at Louie’s Backyard’s Gravity Park is being dismantled to make way for new activities at the park. The tower was erected about 20 years ago and … Continue reading

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Island – Airport Shuttle fare now $1 each way

Valley Metro has reduced the fare on its Island Airport Shuttle from the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport to just one dollar.  This come as good news to the 50,000 passengers expected to ride the shuttle this year. The … Continue reading

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Gayle and Alta are Published in TAR Conference Newsletter

The Texas Association of Realtors published an update of their September Conference in San Antonio and we were in the newsletter. The picture is of us at the market place expo. One of the vendors took pictures for all of … Continue reading

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RE/MAX 1st Choice Gals Walk in Tarpon Homecoming Parade

          The South Padre Island RE/MAX 1st Choice Realtors walked in the local Tarpon Homecoming Parade on Thursday, Nov. 11th. What fun we have all had the last week with our blue wigs for this parade … Continue reading

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SPI BikeFest is Coming this Weekend

October 12-14, is SPI BikeFest with a full slate of events featuring Texas Guitar Legend Lance Lopez, Ms. BikeFest 2012, FightFest Cage Fighting, BikeFest Decathlon, the Biker Bras for Breast Cancer Awareness Competition and the Iron Horse Parade Memorial Sunset … Continue reading

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Cameron County Tax Statements Have Been Mailed

You should have your property tax statements by now. Cameron County Appraisal District collects taxes for 38 taxing jurisdictions so you will receive only one statement this year. Up until last year, we paid two statements. If you don’t have … Continue reading

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Walk for Women’s Best!!!

RE/MAX 1st Choice of South Padre Island and of McAllen joined together for the Walk for Women today. It was loads of fun and they took so many pictures that we felt the paparazzi were after us. Next year, plan … Continue reading

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Mortgage Rates Sink to New Lows Again

Mortgage rates were back to breaking records for the second consecutive week. All mortgage products, except for the 5-year adjustable-rate mortgage, averaged a new record low, Freddie Mac reports in its weekly mortgage market survey. For those who can qualify, … Continue reading

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