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Real Estate Agent - Shoreline Real Estate
     There is a great deal of misunderstanding concerning certain paragraphs in the 1-4 Residential Texas Contract. Specifically, paragragh 6(C), the survey paragragh. Box 1 relates to the seller providing an existing survey of the property.  The confusion comes in with the last sentence that sta...
When my HOA made the difficult decision to foreclose on a homeowner's property due to failure to pay monthly HOA fees we began the process of researching our rights and responsibilities.  New laws that went into effect Jan. 1, 2012 reign in the ability of HOAs to regulate homeowners.  Regarding e...
Big Tree Ranch Becoming Part of Goose Island State Park The 78.1-acre Big Tree Ranch has just become part of Goose Island State Park in Rockport, TX in a special deal. The ranch wraps around the six-acre piece of property on which Lamar’s famous Big Tree has lived for more than 1,000 years and is...
Let me introduce you to Fulton, TX.   Fulton, TX  shares the Live Oak peninsula with Rockport, TX  in Aransas County.  Often overlooked in the shadow of the larger town of Rockport, Fulton has it’s own unique character and charm.  A recent renovation and drainage project created concrete streets,...
ON THE BEACH! Your search is over. This fully furnished, downstairs, 3 bedroom, 2 bath end unit is a rare find. Just behind the dunes, with two boardwalks to access the beach. Only the second owner, never been in rental pool. Lovingly cared for. Updates include new walls, travertine tile flooring...
Just minutes from the ferry terminal to Port Aransas, TX and its spectacular beaches you'll find this new listing in Aransas Pass. It is the perfect coastal retreat. Coastal colors will draw you into this updated 2 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath cottage surrounded by 4 lots and a pond. As you enter you'll f...
    Information from the Texas Association of Realtors: As part of a settlement between 49 states and five of the nation’s largest banks, some struggling Texas homeowners will receive restructured loans with lower mortgage payments. Others who already went through foreclosures may get $2,000 chec...
  I am so often asked, "How's the real estate market?" that I plan to offer a monthly snapshot for those who are interested in Rockport, TX and Fulton, TX real estate. The market in January was slightly slower than in Dec. 2011. 30 single family homes were sold in December, while only 14 were sol...
What to do when you receive a Foreclosure Notice   A foreclosure notice is the last thing any homeowner wants to receive. Many times the notice isn't much of a surprise. But there have been documented cases where the notice of foreclosure was in error - an incorrect address, a misfiling of paymen...
Even though reports tell us the housing market is showing sparks of an upturn, there are many homeowners who still face possible foreclosure. Ads offering help to homeowners inundate us on the web, television and through print media. But how does a homeowner know where to turn? First, contact you...

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