Mustang Island Real Estate Blog

The December 2019 Padre Island Housing Report is in and it reflects some great numbers. Closed sales were up 2.9% with 39 closings that took place in December. The largest price distribution of homes in the Padre Island market was $200K- 299K, which was 42.9% of all sales. Active listings were up 10.6% compared to last year. Days on market sat at a short 75 days, which was 24 days less than December 2018. Contact any of our island experts at 361.749.4001 for more information. 

 

 

 

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Awhile back, we searched high and low to find the best real estate websites available for our industry.  Real Estate Webmasters (REW) was the obvious choice and we’ve been seeing amazing results since both sites launched in late 2016.

As we begin 2020 we have completed site upgrades to the newest technology available from REW.  The sites are fast and very user-friendly whether you are on a computer, phone or tablet.  It should be noted that two-thirds of our web traffic is now on a mobile device and that trend is quickly increasing. For current and future clients this means that our sites will be easily found by prospective buyers searching for island homes and condos.  We invest a great deal of time and money to ensure that we maximize web traffic by

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The 2019 real estate year is coming to a close here in about two short weeks. The Padre Island market report displays great numbers, with the median home price increased by 8.2% from last year, at $287,900, which is up from October . Active listings are up 1.6%, which isn’t too concerning as we are midst the holiday season. Days on market at 141 which is 27 days more than November 2018. Homes priced from $200K - $299K account for 35.5% of closed sales in November 2019.

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The Corpus Christi Association of Realtors Padre Island Housing Report indicates a solid October in sales this year. The Median Price was $282,500, up 16.3% compared to October 2018. The number of active listings is also up 3.7% compared to last October. It is apparent that real estate agents representing buyers and sellers in Padre Island work diligently with home loan lenders to ensure quick closings which is reflected in average days on market. The average days to close is 37 days according to the Padre Island Real Estate Market Report.

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819 Mira Mar, Port Aransas, Texas 78373 is ready for you.

4 beds, 4 baths, 2,426 square footage of beautifully living space. 

This Lovely beach home in the Lighthouse Addition of Port Aransas is perfect for full time living. The home is comprised 2 bedrooms/2 baths/living/dining & gourmet kitchen up & 2 bedrooms/2 baths, living/kitchen/dining down. The bottom floor can be separated from the 2nd for privacy, or for two separate families to enjoy. The upstairs kitchen offers top of the line appliances including gas cooktop & steamer oven. Decks & patios are situated on every side and level for outdoor enjoyment including a 3rd story deck for fabulous Gulf views. Mature tropical landscape surrounds a backyard swimming pool & lanai. Bring the boat or RV

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This delightful 2 bedroom 2 bath unit at Heritage Lane condos has been recently renovated. Inside you will find wood-like flooring, wood cabinets, and granite countertops. This unit is being offered fully furnished and move in ready! The two car garage allows for lots of storage and has plenty of room for a golf cart. Relax in the afternoon under the shade by the beautiful pool. This complex is located in a great location in the heart of Port Aransas. You can walk, bike, or hop on a golf cart to shopping, restaurants, and the beach. Make this your permanent residence or use it for investment. The A/C and roof were replaced in 2018. No short term rentals allowed.

Listed By Angie Huckabay. Call 361-500-7642 for more information. 

Price: $229,000. 

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Port Aransas continues to host visitors this weekend for the Harvest Moon Regatta. What is that, you say? The 33rd annual Harvest Moon Regatta is a sailboat race that starts in Galveston, Texas on Thursday, October 10th and ends in Port Aransas on Saturday October 13. After all the boats dock, there is an awards ceremony held on Saturday at Robert's Point Park in Port Aransas. Proceeds from the Harvest Moon Regatta will benefit the Bay Access Sailing Foundation, a charitable organization that promotes youth and adult amateur sailing on Galveston Bay and Clear Lake through sailing training, organization of regattas, boating classes and much more.

To learn more about this foundation, click here: https://bay-access.org

For more Harvest Moon Regatta

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Here at Mustang Island Realty, we are so proud of the amazing talented agents we have on our team. As a part of our "Sunday Spotlight Series" we will be interviewing agents from our team and spotlighting them to our community. Read on to learn about Melissa H:

Your name: Melissa Hladyniuk

How long you've been a REALTOR?  I have been a realtor since December 2018 How long have you been an Islander?  I have been an Islander since moving from Canada in 2015. I have had the opportunity to live in both Port Aransas and North Padre island.

What your dream job was as a child?  My dream job as a child was to be a Doctor. I have zero idea as to why that was my choice as I am afraid of blood. Likely why I never followed that path...

What is your

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The Texas Realtors Conference took place last week, and three of our agents had the pleasure of attending the conference. Networking seemed to be a top priority and key takeaway for each agent. Hosted at the Fort Worth Convention Center and Omni Fort Worth Hotel, this year’s conference included panelists and speakers from across the real estate industry, updates from the Texas Capitol, and continuing education for attendees.

“It was an amazing experience and opportunity to get out of our “bubble” and see what a huge organization Texas Realtors is.  The Texas Realtors Conference is a great way to network and meet agents from all over the state to better build a referral network for our own business,” said Mustang Island Realty agent Julie R. “It truly

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Lookin’ for Land? Look no further! There are only a few more coveted lots available in the Paradise Point subdivision in Port Aransas. Angie Huckabay has 3 lots for sale and here is the scoop on all three:

487 Paradise Point Drive – Lot 60 – Potential bay view!! Listed for $87,500.

334 Paradise Point Drive – Lot 51 – Can be sold separate or with adjacent lot- Listed for $82,500

338 Paradise Point Drive – Lot 50 - Can be sold separate or with adjacent lot- Listed for $82,500

Paradise Point is one of my favorite little tucked away neighborhoods in Port Aransas. It’s located on Paradise Point Drive off State Hwy 361 and I’ve seen some AMAZING sunsets in this area. There is a charming community pool, clubhouse and overall quiet neighborhood. HOA

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