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South Padre Island

Make a Little Extra Dough With Your South Padre Vacation Home

By Bethany Erickson | July 12, 2017 | Comments Off on Make a Little Extra Dough With Your South Padre Vacation Home

Previously this week, we discussed how the housing market in South Padre Island could really give vacation home seekers a lot of bang for their buck. Today, we’ll look at how that bang can become a boom — if you’re willing to jump through a few hoops the city says are designed to protect renters, […]

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South Padre Island Offers More Bang for Your Buck

By Bethany Erickson | July 10, 2017 | Comments Off on South Padre Island Offers More Bang for Your Buck

Although they’re native Texans, Gary and Lynne Tate spent eight cold years in Alaska before finally coming back to the state. Before they left, they had a ceremony to destroy their snow shovel. Then they moved to South Padre Island. Nowadays, the two Realtors with Keller Williams Lynne Tate South Padre Island spend their time helping […]

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I SPI With My Little Eye — Great Deals on South Padre Island

By Jon Anderson | July 15, 2016 | Comments Off on I SPI With My Little Eye — Great Deals on South Padre Island

South Padre Island (SPI) is as close as Texas gets to tropical Gulf breezes on sun-kissed shores where the water doesn’t look a mini-marshmallow away from Swiss Miss (Galveston).  SPI also isn’t an island. SPI is a city located on the southern tip of Padre Island which is the longest barrier island in the world. […]

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Guest Post: Austin Real Estate Is Kicking Major Butt: What Are They Doing Right? THEY’VE GOT JOBS!

By Candy Evans | October 3, 2011 | 2 Comments

Get this: Austin has an unemployment rate of only 6.7%. That could be why, except for South Padre Island, Austin now has the highest priced median homes in Texas: $194,600, according to the Real Estate center at Texas A&M University. Sales of existing single-family Texas homes in August were up 24 percent from a year ago, according to the […]

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