Corpus Christi, TX Real Estate News

By Elizabeth Straessle, MRP, ~Military Spouse~ AllAmericanHomeSourceRealty.co
(All American Home Source Realty, LLC)
A custom-built home where you can entertain in style Nestled among lovely and spacious homes in the conveniently located Manhattan Estates is this stunning custom-built, Corpus Christi home for sale. It features 4 exquisite bedrooms and 3 bathrooms with 2,389 square feet of living space.This home was built in 2015 and is magazine-worthy with its beautiful architectural details and designer fixtures and colors, perfect for both comfortable family living and entertainment.  You’ll love its open floor concept, the flow of rooms and spaces, the beautiful coffered and tray ceilings, and wainscoting.  If you are looking for a spacious abode where you can enjoy peace and privacy, and create a wonderful backyard oasis, this is the home you are looking for. A beautiful community in a highly conv...
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By Elizabeth Straessle, MRP, ~Military Spouse~ AllAmericanHomeSourceRealty.co
(All American Home Source Realty, LLC)
At some point in your military journey, you will find yourself preparing for your PCS move. However, a military relocation can be much more challenging than a civilian relocation. You have to deal with plenty of red tape, paperwork, and jargon. You also have to navigate your way through rules and regulations. Though it can be a little intimidating, being prepared and organized can help you get a solid running start on a smooth military relocation to Corpus Christi TX.  Here are some tips to make your PCS move as hassle-free as possible:Plan earlySometimes you will have plenty of notice before your move. However, there might also be times when you will be given little time to prepare, perhaps just a few weeks.  The best way to prepare for your military relocation to is to get started ear...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
Happenings on North Padre Island Week of Nov. 21st- Dec 3rd, 2017 Today Tuesday, November 21, 2017 @ 5:30 P.M. Padre Island Business Association MIXER Scuttlebutt's Bar & Grill Networking, Refreshments, & Door Prizes be sure to bring your business cards If you are a PIBA member and would like to donate a door prize please bring with you by 5:45 and give any PIBA Ambassador. If you would like to host a mixer, please email info@padreislandbusiness .org  Tuesday, November 28, 2017 10:30 A.M. Padre Balli Park Ribbon Cutting Padre Balli Park 15820 Park Rd 22 An invitation from Nueces County Commissioner Brent Chesney.  Friday, December 1, 2017 8:30 A.M. (Every Friday) Creative Referral Network Coffee Waves Flour BluffGrab a delicious cup of coffee, share stories,exchange leads and get to kno...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
Corpus Christi Housing Report July 2017  The Numbers are in for Corpus Christi for July 2017 July 2017Price Distribution $0 - $99,999 = 9.3%$100,000 - $199,999 = 45.7%$200,000 - $299,999 = 28.9%$300,000 - $399,999 = 9.6%$400,000 - $499,999 = 3.2%$500,000 - $749,999 = 2.9%$750,000 - $999,999 = 0.4%$1,000,000 + = 0.0%  Just to recap, the median home price is up $190,000 this is 1.9% compared with July 2016. Active listings are up 20.1% with 1,898 in July 2017. Less Days on the market means all of the changes in loans & title companies is starting to even out making it easier to get homes closed. Closed sales are down 11.9% with 305 in July. 6.5 Months of inventory on the market for sale, which means more selection for buyers, and possibly some motivated sellers. Its a great time to buy or...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
Looking for a Great Place for BBQ in Corpus Christi TX? I definitely have the place for you.   I have lived here over 10 years now and have eaten at almost every BBQ place in town.   One of the top places I would highly recommend is Silverado Smokehouse located at 4522 Weber Rd.    I had eaten there several years ago and had forgotten about it, mainly because I am mostly drawn to Mexican food here. Luckily, I had a Real Estate Continueing education class a few weeks ago and it was at Silverado Smokehouse.   Just the smell alone drives you into the front door from the parking lot.   Since this restaurant is located in Corpus Christi, there is plenty of parking for everyone.   There is friendly service and the atmosphere is just like going to a "Home Town BBQ Joint".    They have all of t...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using a FHA 203K Renovation  Loan for Corpus Christi, Texas. Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA(a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts of remodeling or updates to their existing home without having a higher cost second lien thanks to this special FHA loan program.However, this loan program doesn't allow for "luxury items" in your home such as a swimming pool, hot tub, or other accessories. Although, you can repaint, replace flooring and appliances, add a room to an existing structure (which can add to value tremendously as you increase the square feet of your home) as well as remodel cabinetry in kitchens and ba...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
 Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using a FHA 203K Renovation  Loan for Corpus Christi, Texas. Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA(a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts of remodeling or updates to their existing home without having a higher cost second lien thanks to this special FHA loan program.However, this loan program doesn't allow for "luxury items" in your home such as a swimming pool, hot tub, or other accessories. Although, you can repaint, replace flooring and appliances, add a room to an existing structure (which can add to value tremendously as you increase the square feet of your home) as well as remodel cabinetry in kitchens and b...
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By The Legacy Group, The LegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
The benefits of a pre-approval and not a pre-qualification for Corpus Christi, TX Home Loans.   Many consumers are not educated on the proper way to go about buying a home. This can be extremely stressful or enjoyable depending on how you choose to go about the home buying process for homes in Corpus Christi, TX and surrounding areas. It is essential that you take the proper steps to keep your self educated on the initial investment, the buying power, and to take some time to think about your lifestyle choices. Each of these will be discussed in this article.   Education   The proper way to go about buying a home in Corpus Christi, Texas begins with getting preapproved for your home loan. Take note that we didn't say anything about getting pre-qualified because in today's mortgage indus...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
Corpus Christi TX Housing Report June 2017   The numbers are in for the Corpus Christi TX Housing Report for June 2017.  The Median home price is $189,900 which is up 3.8% compared to June 2016.  Active listings are up 19.3% with a total of 1,857 active listings in June 2017.  The Days on the Market for homes for sale in Corpus Christi is up 114 total days on the market with 73 Days on the market and 41 Days to Close.  This is up 3 additional days since June 2016.  Closed sales are up 3.4% with 398 closings in June 2017.  There are currently 6.2 months of inventory on the market for sale in Corpus Christi compared to 5.0 in June 2016.  The price distribution is as follows: $0 - $ 99,999 = 10.3%$100,000 - $199,999 = 45.0%$200,000 - $299,999 = 31.2%$300,000 - $399,999 = 8.7%$400,000 - $49...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
Buyers........A Good Thing To Know When Purchasing a Home There is a lot to know when buying a home.  On my list of things to know is ...Inspections - Who to hire and what Inspections to have done. Whether you are buying a home, condo, townhome, commercial property, or even vacant land or a ranch, buyers need to do their due diligence and make sure they have the most information they can regarding the property they are purchasing.  The last thing you want to happen is find out about something after you move in, or after you purchase.   Here is a List of Inspections I highly recommend for Buyers in Corpus Christi Texas 1. A Home Inspector.  A Home inspector will tell  you most of the things they can physically see that are concerns about the property.  They will provide you with a writte...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
The Beauty of Living in The City by the Sea - Corpus Christi This picture was taken by a client of mine earlier this week.  It is a beautiful sunrise located at the packery channel on beautiful North Padre Island.  I love the way she not only captured the sunrise, but also a bird, possibly a pelican or egret, flying just over the sun.  The Packery Channel is a great way for people who love to fish to take their boats out to the Gulf of Mexico.  Or you can just fish from the jetties.   This is just one of the beauties of Corpus Christi aka "Sparkling City by the Sea."   If you want to make the move, or check out homes for sale in Corpus Christi TX Click Here.Or if you want to Sell Your Corpus Christi Home Click Here. Brenda J. AndrewRealtor in Corpus ChristiServing Buyers and Sellers in ...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
Corpus Christi Texas Housing Report May 2017 The Corpus Christi Housing Market in May 2017 is still fairly good according to the recent report published by the Corpus Christi Association of Realtors compared to May 2016. The Median Home Price is $185,000 which is down 2.6% Compared to May 2016. The Active Listings are up 23.2% with 1,790 in May 2017. The Number of Closed Sales is up 2.2% with 380 Closings in May 2017. Days on the Market Are 112 with 74 Days on the Market and 38 Days To Close.This is 9 days less than May 2016.  There is currently 6 Month Of Inventory Compared to 4.7 Months of Inventory in May 2016. The Price Distribution of Homes in May 2017 is as Follows: $0 - $99,999 = 10.7%$100,000 - $199,999 = 47.1%$200,000 - $299,999 = 26.6%$300,000 - $399,999 = 11%$400,000 - $499,9...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
Corpus Christi Texas Housing Report April 2017The Corpus Christi Texas Housing Market is still doing well, compared from April 2016 to April 2017.  The median home price is $178,925 which is down .06% compared to April 2016.   Active listings are up 18.2% with 1,778 active listings/homes for sale in Corpus Christi TX on the market in April 2017.  This is good for buyers with the median price being down, and number of listings being up.  This means there is more to choose from than the same time last year. Closed sales are down 8.6% compared to April 2016.  There were 307 closed sales in Corpus Christi, Texas in April 2017. Days on the market is less this year compared with last year with 70 days on the market, 39 days to close with a total days on the market of 109.  This is 5 days less...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
Corpus Christi Texas Housing Market Report March 2017The numbers are finally in from the Corpus Christi Association of Realtors and the Texas Association of Realtors for the Housing Report for March 2017.  Although my first quarter was the best in five years, according to this report some of the numbers are up, and some are down. The average days on the market is 80 and 37 days to close with that being 117 total days on the market.  This is unchanged from March 2016.  Closed sales are down 3.6% with 297 closed in March 2017.There are currently 5.7 months of inventory compared to 4.8 in March 2016.  Active listings are up 17% over the same time last year meaning there is more inventory for buyers to be able to choose from.  This is good for Realtors with more variety of homes to show pot...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
Just Sold 6301 Queen Jane Corpus Christi, TX 78414  This beautiful 4 bedroom 2 bath home on the South Side of Corpus Christi Texas just sold on May 4, 2017.  This home was very well done on the inside with a "Cook's Kitchen" -  lots of cabinet space and granite countertops plus an island, a large living area with coffered ceilings and archways, & much more.  This home spoke of elegance throughout and is great for entertaining guest, family, friends or co-workers.  The beautiful sodded yard is one of the nicest on the street and the previous owners really took pride in ownership.  There is an oversize laundry room with a hanging rack for clothes plus room for additional storage, an extra freezer or fridge.  The front wrap garage makes for additional parking areas in the driveway and also...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
Just Sold 15421 Seamount Cay Unit 202 - Waterfront CondoCorpus Christi TXIt's a great time to buy on North Padre Island in Corpus Christi Texas.  This 2 bedroom 2 bath waterfront condo for Sale on North Padre Island just sold on March 21, 2017.  This unit was a great buy priced at $163,000.  This condo had been remodeled on the inside with laminate wood flooring, upgraded granite countertops in the kitchen & bathrooms, new bowl sinks in the baths and much more.  The new owners are actually from a town close by so this will be their vacation getaway!   This unit is located on one of the main canals going out towards the intracoastal waterway.   One of the things the new buyers loved, is the canal views, being able to hop in their boat and head out to fish or take a joy ride, and it's jus...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
TOP TEN PLACES TO VISIT IN MARCH TRIP ADVISOR - CORPUS CHRISTI TEXAS       Finally.....Corpus Christi Texas made the Top 10 in Trip Advisors Places to Visit during the Month of March.  It looks as though our little "unknown Paradise" has been found and people are going to be flocking to the area this year in March.      Yes, we have beautiful beaches, Schlitterbahn Corpus Christi Waterpark, Great Fishing, Padre Island National Seashore, Windsurfing, Malls, Outlets at Corpus Christi Bay, great food and entertainment, and so much more!!!      Click Here for the article from Trip Advisors on Corpus Christi Texas being One of the Best Places to Visit This Year in March.       I grew up in Houston and had never heard of Corpus Christi Texas.  I finally visited a relative who lived here aroun...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
Million Dollar Homes For Sale on North Padre IslandIn Corpus Christi Texas       "Live the Life Island Style on Beautiful North Padre Island in Corpus Christi Texas."       There are several Million Dollar Homes currently listed for sale.  These homes are mostly on the water, close to the Packery Channel and Gulf of Mexico, or close to the Intra Coastal Waterway.        The home pictured for example is just a few moments away boat ride to the Intra Coastal Waterway.  It is East Facing so you do not have worry about the afternoon sun, and it comes with a double lot.      Most of these Million Dollar Homes on North Padre Island have absolutely stunning views!  Each has it's own unique features, including boat lifts, jet ski lifts, out door kitchens, additional lots that go with the proper...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
What is My Corpus Christi Texas Home Worth??? Click Here for Your FREE Corpus Christi Home Valuation
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Corpus Christi, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
Just Listed 3/2 with Guest House Corpus Christi TX $178,000 319 Primrose Corpus Christi, TX 78404This cute and cozy Morningside area home is just what you have been waiting for.  It features 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, plus a guest house with a living, bedroom & bath.Beautiful hardwood flooring throughout living areas show the originality of this home.  If you are looking for Old Town Feel Traditional, then this is the home for you.  It is located close to Downtown Corpus Christi, the Medical District, and The Bayfront!           Cozy living area with faux fireplace.  Lots of windows bring in the natural light of this home.  Neutral colors make it easy for you to decorate.  Nice layout and floor plan, lots of space and convenient location.Warm kitchen with gas stove, lots of counter space...
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