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By Patricia Eggleston, Let us help you find your place at the beach!
(Keith Donley Real Estate)
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Port Aransas, Texas is calling to you! Make the Call to find out how to live the beach life!  Oceanview lots starting from the mid $150s.  Gulfview homes starting  in the $300's!  The time to act is now.   Call 361-876-8991 to find out how to join the chocolate lab in the water!! Patty Eggleston...

By Patricia Eggleston, Let us help you find your place at the beach!
(Keith Donley Real Estate)
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One fine day, Uncle Butch decided to visit port Aransas to see the gift shops and experience all the ambiance of beach life!  Suddenly, he came face to face with the giant shark on Alister Street in Port A.  He survived the encounter and has the gift receipts in his wallet to prove it!  One is ne...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - As previously posted, SandFest was a big success and crowds were estimated at 80,000 despite an incorrect gloomy weather forecast.  Visitors from Austin, San Antonio and Houston missed the torrential rains that drenched those cities.  If you missed the previous post with the...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Despite the dark skies that loomed overhead on Friday and Saturday, SandFest drew great crowds and no rain fell in Port Aransas this weekend.  The skies cleared on Sunday and it was a beautiful finish for the 13th Annual event. The Corpus Christi Caller Times posted this vid...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Today marks the beginning of the Annual SandFest in Port Aransas.  The Corpus Christi Caller Times featured a story this morning with the schedule of events and other important details.  That story is available here.  Much needed rain may be in the area today and perhaps aga...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Mark your calendar April 17th-19th for the Annual SandFest in Port Aransas.  As their website points out, 28 master sculptors will be competing this year.  SandFest has become the largest master sand sculpting competition in the U.S.  The three day competition will also feat...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Planning a spring or summer trip to the Texas Coast?  The Austin American Statesman weekend Travel section details some new things to see and do on your beach getaway.  One of the popular new additions is the Arnold Palmer Signature Links Course in Port Aransas.  Read the ar...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas -  The Port Aransas Preservation and Historical Association will be conducting an online auction/fundraiser beginning Saturday, Feb 14th, 2009.  Join in the fun, bid on items of interest from travel, sporting event tickets and items found only in Port A.  There are currently 1...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Finding a condo, home or lot on the island just got a little easier.  Texas Island Properties has launched an enhanced MLS search.  The new search offers more features and is easier to use.  The screenshot below illustrates a few of the key enhancements:  1 - Users can save ...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - The TxDOT Ferry System connecting Port Aransas with the mainland is operating very short handed at the moment.  A combination of scheduled annual maintenance inspections and unexpected breakdowns reduced the number of ferry boats to two yesterday. According to reports, all t...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PADRE ISLAND, Texas - KRIS TV NBC in Corpus Christi reports that a popular island tourist attraction has closed.  The Mustang Ranch Riding Stables relocated to N Padre from Mustang Island about five years ago.  For over 20 years, visitors to Port Aransas and Padre Island would stop in at the stab...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Are Americans ready to move money from Wall Street to Main Street?  We're seeing some signs that investors are looking to diversify and move money away from the volatile equity markets.  I've had several client conversations along those lines in recent days.  In the coming d...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas – “I didn’t know there’s a port in Arkansas” was a comment I heard in a phone conversation a few years ago.  Such is the fate of living in a town with a rather unfamiliar name.  Most people struggle with the pronunciation the first few times.  That includes mistakenly adding t...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Kinky Friedman had a wealthy man named Buffett as a financial contributor in the 2006 Texas gubernatorial campaign.  As a columnist from the Dallas Morning News explains, it was Jimmy Buffett and not Warren Buffett that was offering support.  The column recounts a late night...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - The Corpus Christi Caller Times reports today that the number of Whooping Cranes spending Winter in Aransas National Wildlife Reguge is up slightly from last year.  The annual migration from Canada attracts birding enthusiasts from around the world.  The Annual Celebration o...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - Despite a slowdown in the U.S. economy, 2008 sales in Cinnamon Shore were very impressive.  Families from Texas and beyond are enjoying the many benefits of vacation home ownership in Port Aransas.  Cinnamon Shore is a master planned "New Urbanism" beachfront community on Mu...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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By Kristin Moran, San Antonio,TX - Real Estate - 210-313-7397
(Owner - RE/MAX Access - KristinMoran@Remax.net)
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If I could live in any city in Texas other than San Antonio it would be Port Aransas or Port "A" as the locals call it.  There is something about being close to the beach, the humidity curling my hair and hanging with the Port Aransas "townies" that is so relaxing to me.  Aside from what it does ...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas -  A star is born...well not just yet.  We're used to our brand of celebrity visits in Port Aransas.  Willie Nelson, Kinky Friedman, George Strait, Arnold Palmer among others have been "on island" recently.  Now, we can add Tommy Lee Jones to that list.   The native Texan, fam...

By Keith McMullin, Port Aransas Real Estate
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PORT ARANSAS, Texas - The Newport Beach and Golf development celebrated the grand opening of the new Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course today.  Nicknamed "The King" and widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of men's golf, Mr. Palmer was in town to play 18 holes on the new...

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