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The 20 Hottest Real Estate Spots in the World Makes South Padre Look Inexpensive!

Check out this article about the 20 hottest real estate spots in the world. It makes South Padre Island homes look like an awesome bargain. And, it is! The 20 hottest real estate spots in the world | New York Post.

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Wonder What is in Store for Real Estate in 2014?

A presentation of the Texas A & M Real Estate Center Bullish 2013 Outlook  was given by their Chief Economist, Dr. Mark Dotzour, to the South Padre Island Board of REALTORS® at their Annual Installation of Officers event on December 5th. He believes … Continue reading

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Move over gold: Real estate ranks as a top investment

Is real estate investment as good as gold? To 25% of Americans, it is. According to a recent Gallup poll, real estate is now tied with gold as the best long-term investment, up from 20% in April 2012 and 19% … Continue reading

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HOAs: Do You Know the Rules for Your Condo in the South Padre area?

If you have not owned a condo in South Padre Island and think you might want one, be sure to read the condo rules and regulations. Homeowners associations (HOAs) are most always non-profit organizations but the Board of Directors can … Continue reading

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Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to Allow Walkaways in Some Cases | Realtor Magazine

If you or anyone you know owes more on your home than it is worth, you might want to check out this link below. According to the National Association of Realtors there are some new rules for foreclosures and short … Continue reading

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Winter Texan Appreciation Fish Fry at Schlitterbahn Beach Resort

In appreciation to all Winter Texans, the Schilitterbahn Beach Resort is inviting the public to the annual fish fry with live music and dancing on Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 11:00AM to 2:00PM. Tickets are available at the South Padre … Continue reading

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Your Top Home Ownership Tax Questions Answered

Below is an article from HouseLogic and National Assoc of Realtors about home owner tax deductions: Which tax benefits do home owners miss? Will you get audited if you take the home office deduction? Find out the answers to these … Continue reading

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No more paper checks for Social Security or VA?

Did you know that people who receive Social Security or other federal benefits such as VA, SSI, etc. cannot receive a paper check starting March 1st? It must be received by electronic payment or the Treasury-recommended Direct Express Debit MasterCard. … Continue reading

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2013 29th Annual Causeway Run pictures

    

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We Were Published in the RE/MAX of Texas Online Newsletter

RE/MAX of Texas just posted their Online Newsletter and our RE/MAX 1st Choice offices were mentioned the newsletter. Check out the RE/MAX 1st Choice Realtors at the McAllen Christmas parade. It sure is fun working with this group!

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Have You Registered for the Causeway Run and Fitness Walk Yet?

Next weekend is the 29th Annual Causeway Run and Fitness Walk. If you have never done this, you should consider joining them this year. The views from the top of the causeway as you walk or run are incredible. There … Continue reading

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Have you ever heard of the Penguin Plunge in South Padre?

The first ever Penguin Plunge kicks off the New Year here with music, art, and antics. The event will be from 11:00AM to 4:00PM with the plunge beginning promptly at 2:00PM, Tuesday, Jan, 1st at Boomerang Billy’s Beach Bar & … Continue reading

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South Padre Island Polar Bear Dip – Jan. 1st

Claytons Beach Bar and Grill has been chosen as the new location for the 15th Annual Polar Bear Dip and Beach Party to be held January 1, 2013. SPI Polar Bears will once again partner with SPI Walk for Women … Continue reading

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South Padre Island Passes $2,000. Fine for Bulky Items Collection

New $2,000. fine passed in South Padre Island for not disposing of your brush or bulky items correctly. It can’t be placed near the street until after the 25th of each month and before bulky trash collection date which is … Continue reading

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FEMA awards $2.4 million for safe room in Brownsville

The Laguna Madre Area residents will be able to flee to Brownsville for shelter from hurricanes or any other disasters in the near future. FEMA’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) will pay 75% or $2,475,000 of the $3,300,000 project. The … 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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