Landscaping Tips for the Texas Coastal Bend Area

Landscaping Tips for the Texas Coastal Bend Area

Creating and nurturing a beautiful landscape in Corpus Christi is almost effortless, thanks to a great climate with ample rain and a warm growing season that lasts all year. If you’re thinking about updating your home’s landscaping, the following tips will help cage...

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Boosting Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Boosting Your Home’s Curb Appeal

A home near the water is a dream come true for so many homeowners. A front yard that is neatly landscaped and welcoming will attract more attention. If you own a home near the ocean or on a lake, you'll want to take advantage of the beautiful location and play up the...

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Spick and Span for Spring

Spick and Span for Spring

Residents of Corpus Christi are still picking up the pieces after being blindsided by the historic winter storm that descended on Texas over Presidents’ Day weekend. Luckily, the Mayor and City Council have worked together to implement plans that support recovery...

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Going Green: A Look at Environmentally Friendly Homes

Going Green: A Look at Environmentally Friendly Homes

The eco-friendly movement has changed real estate in recent years. Sustainability has been on the rise throughout the construction industry and real estate industry, so it’s important to understand it and how it might impact your real estate endeavors. Sustainable...

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Real Estate Growth in Corpus Christi

Real Estate Growth in Corpus Christi

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit many Texas industries extremely hard. But real estate has survived the economic impacts and has seen more growth than anyone expected. In Corpus Christi, Texas home sales have skyrocketed since the start of the pandemic in the spring of...

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Corpus Christi Schedules Winter Storm Brush Cleanup

Corpus Christi Schedules Winter Storm Brush Cleanup

Residents of Corpus Christi are still picking up the pieces after being blindsided by the historic winter storm that descended on Texas over Presidents’ Day weekend. Luckily, the Mayor and City Council have worked together to implement plans that support recovery...

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Basics about Private Mortgage Insurance

Basics about Private Mortgage Insurance

​Do you have concerns about securing a mortgage for a new home? Are you only able to provide a small down payment? Mortgage insurance might be the key for you to become a new homeowner in such a situation. If you apply for a mortgage, you will be required by your...

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Mortgage Forbearance in the COVID Times

Mortgage Forbearance in the COVID Times

The coronavirus and consequent disease of COVID-19 became a pandemic, causing millions of people to have reduced work hours or lose their jobs completely. As a result, many have been unable to pay their home mortgages. In March 2020, in response to the pandemic, the...

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Seasonal Maintenance for Waterfront Homes

Seasonal Maintenance for Waterfront Homes

Owning a home is a major investment, making proper home maintenance is so important. Waterfront homes require seasonal maintenance. Whether your house is a lakefront or oceanfront property, there is a kind of homeowner checklist you should follow for each season....

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A Good Time to Buy

A Good Time to Buy

Is It a Good Time to Buy a House Now?- Curious what time of year yields the best bargains on homes for sale? Spring has historically ranked as one of the best times of the year for buying a house in Texas. But since the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the plans of...

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Understanding Texas Property Taxes

Understanding Texas Property Taxes

Texas Real Estate Taxes- Property taxes are taxes that are assessed, collected, and used locally. Texas law establishes the process followed by local officials in determining the value for a property, ensuring that values are equal and uniform, setting tax rates and...

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A Glimpse into the History of Port Aransas

A Glimpse into the History of Port Aransas

City of Port Aransas- Port Aransas is a city in Nueces County, Texas, on the northernmost tip of Mustang Island. It is located north of Padre Island and is one of the longest barrier sand reef islands along the Texas coast. Spanish explorer Alonso Álvarez de Pineda...

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What is a Mortgage?

What is a Mortgage?

A mortgage is a type of loan that specifically helps someone to buy a home. The best way to buy a home is to pay cash, but most people don’t have enough money saved to make a 100% down payment. Enter, the mortgage. A mortgage, or a mortgage loan, is used to finance...

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Home Staging in 2021: Using Paint to Sell Your House

Home Staging in 2021: Using Paint to Sell Your House

Home Staging Paint Colors- Home staging is the art of presenting your property in its best possible light via color, decor, lighting, and other design methods. Successful home staging attracts buyers and encourages healthy competition among them that will result in...

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Cost-Efficient Heating of Your Home

Cost-Efficient Heating of Your Home

Cost-Efficient Heating: Texans look forward to the cooler temperatures of fall and winter every year, as the heat of the spring and summer weigh heavily on them. When those temperatures arrive, it is important to set thermostats of their home heating systems to...

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3 Reasons to Sell Your House This Winter

3 Reasons to Sell Your House This Winter

If you’ve been considering selling your house and wondering when the best time is to put it on the market, you will be happy to know that winter is a great season for sellers in Texas! This might be surprising to you because so many people focus on selling their...

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3 Holly, Jolly Holiday Happenings

3 Holly, Jolly Holiday Happenings

The Texas Gulf Coast presents several Christmas and holiday-themed events every December. Even during the current pandemic, there is no shortage of festive holiday fun this year. You and yours are sure to get into the holiday spirit when you experience one of the...

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A Beach Visit in Winter

A Beach Visit in Winter

Among the treasures of Texas is its 600-mile long coastline along the Gulf of Mexico. The Texas Gulf Coast is well known for its beaches which are popular summer vacation stops. But the Texas coast has a lot to offer during the winter, too. The Texas Gulf Coast is...

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5 Household Tasks to Take Care of Before Winter

5 Household Tasks to Take Care of Before Winter

Winter Home Maintenance Checklist 2020 As the autumn leaves continue to fall and winter approaches, you are likely beginning to decorate for the upcoming winter holidays. You also should prepare your home for the new season. There's a lot to do to make your home...

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It’s a Seller’s Market!

It’s a Seller’s Market!

The US housing market has been an inspiring, but surprising bright spot during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020. Real estate agents expected a downsized market in response to the pandemic, but their prediction has been turned on its head. Sellers began returning to the...

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