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Welcome to the enchanting world of coastal luxury real estate in Corpus Christi, where pristine beaches, captivating sunsets, and waterfront living converge. As a seasoned luxury real estate agent with a passion for the lifestyle offered by the Coastal Bend, I am thrilled to be a part of the remarkable growth that our area is experiencing.  Whether it’s a round of golf at the Arnold Palmer golf course at Palmilla Beach, or learning about the Kemp’s ridley sea turtle at the Padre Island National Seashore, there is something for everyone on the Texas Gulf Coast.

North Padre Island, the longest barrier island in Texas, has long been a sought-after destination for those seeking a beachfront paradise. With the new development of Whitecap NPI by Ashlar,…

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Exciting news for coastal living enthusiasts! Work is well underway on Whitecap NPI.  In 2022 the City of Corpus Christi approved the Whitecap North Padre Island (NPI) project, a master-planned community that will cover approximately 240 acres and include over 600 residential homes and homesites. Spearheaded by Ashlar Development, the $800 million development will feature coastal contemporary architecture throughout, setting a new standard for coastal living.

Whitecap NPI Masterplan

The Whitecap NPI community is focused on scenic waterfront living, with over 52 acres of canals and boardwalks planned for kayaking, paddleboarding, and other water sports. The community will also offer a variety of amenities, including activity centers, pools, a nature preserve with walking…

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As we happily enter January 2021, we applaud another great month to end the record year of 2020. The Corpus Christi Association of Realtors produced the Housing Report for December 2020 and Closed Sales were up 40.5% with closed sales in December 2020. The Median Price was $320K up 47.5% compared to December 2019.


Our Mustang Island Realty agents continue to take on more listings, as it is an opportune time to do so. The average days on market for December 2020 was  57 days in December. Whether you are looking to purchase your first home, or if you are looking to purchase your second or third vacation beach home, call one of our Island Experts at 361.749.4001 for a buyers or sellers consultation.

We can't wait to speak with you!

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Million Dollar Listings

If you pay attention to our monthly blog posts and the market reports, you may already know that the median sales price in Port Aransas is about $535,100. Well, our little island and Mustang Island Realty is no stranger to listing some high-end, marvelous, million dollar homes. It takes a different approach, luxury marketing and top-notch agents to secure these properties, and get them sold. Here is a glimpse at our listings over 1M currently for sale or pending:


157 Sunrise, Port Aransas, TX 78373 4 bed, 4 bath, 2,304 sq


ft https://www.portaransasrealty.com/listing/372138-157-sunrise-port-aransas-tx-78373/

List Price: $1,275,000

Listed By: Suzette Freeman 361.749.4000


(option) 115 Seaside Dr, Port…

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The Padre Island Housing Report from November is in, and the numbers are outstanding! The median home price is up 27.7% to $346,500. Closed sales were up a tremendous amount, 109.4% from last year. The price range of most sold homes were in the $200K to $300K and again in the $300K to $400K price point. 

If you want more information about selling your home with one of our expert Real Estate Professionals, call us today! 361.749.4001

 

Take a look here...

 

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What a stellar month of sales! The Corpus Christi Association of Realtors Padre Island produced the Housing Report for October 2020 and Closed sales were up a whopping 52.2%, with 70 closed sales in October 2020. The Median Price was $313,150 up 10.9% compared to October 2019. Our Mustang Island Realty agents are working hard and diligently with buyers and sellers in the Corpus Christi market. The average days on market is sitting around 41 days according to the Padre Island Real Estate Market Report.

Thinking of selling? Now is the time to do so. Call one of our Island Experts at 361.749.4001 for a consultation. 

 

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It’s been a wild summer! Even through Covid-19, all of our real estate agents have stayed very busy. Sales have been very good, and we’ve even brought on some new talent. Today we are shining a spotlight on one of our new agents, Jordan Traweek. Here’s a little info on Jordan…

1. How long have you been a REALTOR?? A little over 2 years

2. How long have you lived on the island? 4 Years

3. What your dream job was as a child? To be a boutique owner, I had a store in Stephenville before I moved to Port Aransas.

4. How did you get into real estate? I sold my boutique before moving to Port Aransas and had a friend that was in Real Estate. She loved it and recommended I try it as well. I love meeting new people and finding someone the perfect home is…

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Our agents not only sell residential single-family homes, condos and multi-family homes, they have expertise and knowledge in selling coastal commercial real estate as well. Currently in the Corpus Christi market, there are 292 commercial/industrial properties for sale.

Here is a look at three commercial real estate properties for sale.

1. 409 N Alister St, Port Aransas, TX, 78373

UNIQUE opportunity to own a piece of Port Aransas history! Located in the heart of Old Town Port Aransas, at the corners of Brundrett and Alister. Owned and operated by the same family for 70+ years, it is flowing with nostalgia. Step inside the archway of Angler's Court to reveal a custom painted mural, turn in to the courtyard to reveal 4 "boho island chic " themed…

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The March Padre Island market report is available and although we are still amidst the Covid-19 pandemic, mortgage rates remain near historic lows and real estate sales are still happening.

The median price for homes has trended up 2.9%, at $326,500. Closed sales were flat compared to last year. Active listings were down 7.7% from last year.

Homes priced in the $300K’s are the highest group of homes priced on the market (31.8% total). Days on market was actually less than in February, totaling 93 days on market, 125 days to close.

Our agents are continuing to conduct virtual showings, virtual open houses, FaceTime meetings and practicing social distancing. With the impact of coronavirus, we are anticipating a slowdown for April numbers.

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Our weekly "Agent Spotlight" is on Amy Bartlett of Port Aransas Realty. Here's a little Q&A with Amy!

 1. How long have you been a REALTOR?? 10 years

2. How long have you lived on the island? 18 years

3. What your dream job was as a child? Veterinarian

4. How did you get into real estate? Have always been involved in one aspect or another.

5. Best kept local secret about North Padre/Port Aransas? You can buy fresh shrimp at the harbor when the shrimp boats come in.

6. Your favorite thing about Real Estate? The people, relationships and flexibility

Contact Info: Email – amybartlett4@yahoo.com

Phone – 361-688-8505

Amy’s Current Listings:

148 Sea Rocket, Port Aransas, TX 78373

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628 Banyan Beach Dr,…

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