VIEWS of the ISLAND SKYLINE, BAY & LAGUNA VISTA COVE! The BEST house to entertain family & friends in South Texas! Gourmet kitchen, outdoor screened porch with kitchen. Custom designed 12 person turbojet heated spa/pool. Main level master bedroom suite. Call Susan Brown at 956-592-5464 to schedule an appointment. Click on the address above for more information.







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South Padre Island

310-A Padre Blvd - Sapphire #508 - 3/2 - $474,900

129 E Venus Lane - 3/2 - $299,900

550 Padre Blvd. - Breakers #110 - 2/2 - $389,900

200 W. Constellation - Laguna Bay #302 - 3/3 - $395,000

310-A Padre Blvd - Sapphire #101 - 4/4.5/2 - $1,299,000

3400 Gulf Blvd. - Beach House I #501 - 2/2 - $349,900

206 W. Red Snapper - La Solana#121 - 2/2 - $289,900


Laguna Vista

7 Pebble Beach Dr - 3/2/2 - $164,900

21 Hacienda Dr - 3/2/2+gc - $224,900

46 Whooping Crane Dr - 4/3.5/3+gc - $559,900

4 Country Club Dr - 3/2.5/3 - $334,900

92 Golf House - 3/2/2 - $224,900

2 Augusta West - Pending

23 Hacienda Dr - 3/2/2+gc - $224,900

21 Harbor View - Pending

36 Spoonbill Cove - 3/2/2 - $214,900

39 Laguna Madre Dr. - 3/3.5/2 - $314,500

6 Ocelot Trail - 3/2/2 - $219,000

11 Harbor Point - 3/2.5/2 - $254,900

801 Beach Blvd, #A203 - Pending

1 Bethpage Dr. - Pending

17 Torrey Pines - 3/2/2 - $178,000

9 Doral Dr. - Pending

514 Ebony Lane - 3/2/2 - $224,900

83 Golf House Rd. - 3/2.5/2 - $233,900

28 Harbor View - Pending

314 Palm Blvd. - Pending

110 Lantana - Pending


Port Isabel

301 E. Houston - La Solana #2404 - 3/3 - $385,000

921 Bass Ave. - 4/3.5/2 - $339,900

401 Island Ave. - Oyster Cove #59A - 2/2 - $120,000



163 N. Valencia - 3/2/3 - $529,900


Laguna Vista, Port Isabel & SPI Lots.

CALL ME for pricing on any listing! CALL ME - I can sell yours!




Events - Come Join the Fun!

There is Definitely Something for Everyone

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Don't pass this by! If you have kids or grandkids that need something to do this summer, this is an awesome opportunity to not only work, but learn skills that will benefit them in the future.



Coffee, Canvas and Conversation

March 23

SPI Art Space

10: a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

SPI Art Space hosts all levels painting the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month. We provide the coffee, canvas and paints. You provide the talent. Come by to paint and enjoy conversation with others that like to do the same! Kids always welcome with an accompanying adult. $25 per person. Book online at

















May 4, 2019 Elections

Your Voice Matters!








What's Happening in Laguna Vista




April 20: Easter Egg Hunt by the Bay

May 27: Memorial Day Parade and Celebration

July 6: Independence Day Parade and Celebration





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Every Saturday 8am - 11am

4501 Padre Blvd, South Padre Island


Every Saturday 7am - 11am

217 E. Hickman, Port Isabel


2nd & 4th Saturday 8am - 12pm

122 Fernandez, Laguna Vista





Island Cinema is cash only and checks with proper ID. ATM onsite & you get a small popcorn for the transaction.

March 22 - March 28

Movie Schedule

Wonder Park, PG

2:20pm, 4:45pm, 7:10pm

Fighting With My Family, PG13

2:15pm, 4:50pm 7:20pm

Us, R

1:55pm, 4:30pm, 7:05pm

Captain Marvel, PG13

1:50pm, 4:40pm,7:30pm


Before 3pm, Kids 2-11, 55+, Military with ID-$7. All others $9 and plus $2 on all tickets for 3D. Wednesday Special: $5 movies and $7 3D movies

Hope to see you at the movies!






We LOVE Eco-Tourism, and You Will Too!

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Native Plant Center

South Padre Island Beach

(speaks for itself -no click needed)




Do You Know Who Your Elected Officials Are?

Do You Know When They Have Meetings?








·    South Padre Island Farmers Market Every Sunday, year round, 11am-1pm, at the Shores 8605 Padre Blvd.

·    Port Isabel Antique and Flea Market - 1st and 3rd Sunday of month (Nov-Feb) at Beulah Lee Park on Hwy 100. Call 956.455.6798 for details.

·    Bayview Farm Crawl- several farms in Bayview open to the public. Stop in & see the farm and purchase fruits, veggies, cheese, plants, citrus, baked goods & much more! Every Friday from 12-6pm.

·    The Laguna Madre Art Gallery Ongoing water media class with Beth Fedigan on Thursday evenings from 9am-12pm, $25 per session, call 943.1407 for details.

·    Paragraphs Bookstore Book Club meets on 3rd Tuesday at 10am year round & Children’s Reading Hour on Saturdays 11am-12pm. For more information call 433.5057

·    Free Exercise Classes (Zumba, Walking/Run, Body Sculpting, Tabada) Monday - Friday 8:30-9am Roloff Park, Laguna Vista. For more info call 956.640.6577

·    FREE CPR Classes on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday, 4:30-5:30pm at SPI Community Center. For more info call SPI Fire Dept. 761.3830

·    Laguna Vista Library Book Sale every Monday (September-May), 10am - 12pm

·    Crab Races every Wednesday 7-9pm at Quarterdeck Lounge at Isla Grand Beach Resort

·    Open Class Classes every Thursday 1-3pm at Art Space. For more info call 956.761.2112

·    Open Paint Classes every Saturday 10am-2pm at Art Space. For More info call 956.761.2112

·    Coastal Bay Veterans Group #50 1st Monday monthly, 10-11:30am at Port Isabel Events & Cultural Center




·    Yoga/Pilates – Mon-Wed-Fri, 9:30am-10:30am, Banquet Room

·    Bible Study - Tuesdays, 6:30-8pm, Lounge

·     SPINs -3rd Wed of month, 11am-1pm, Banquet Room

·    Mah Jongg - Wednesdays, 12:20-3:30pm, Card Room

·    Mexican Train - Wednesdays, 1:15-3:30pm, Banquet Room

·    Texas Hold’em Poker-Wednesdays, 5:45-8:30pm, Card Room

·    Bridge (call to reserve 956-433-5111) Fridays, 10am-12:00pm, Card Room

·    Bunco - 1st Friday of month, 6-9:30pm, Banquet Room

·    Men’s, Women’s, Couples’ Golf Activities - check w/Pro Shop, 943.5678, for dates & time

·    Tai Chi - Mon-Wed-Fri, 8:15am-9:15am, Banquet Room

·    Quilting - Mondays, 1-4pm, Banquet Room (thru May 15)

·    Canasta - Mondays, 6-8:30pm, Card Room (September thru May)

·    Laguna Madre Book Connections - 1st Tuesday of Month, 6:30-8:30pm, Card Room

·    Book Club - 1st Wednesday of Month, 10:30-11:30am, Lounge (October 3 thru April 3)

·    Bay Area Birders - Thursday Field Trips, 8am, meet in HOA parking lot. (thru May 30)

·    Interval/Low Impact Aerobics - Tues & Thurs, 9:30-10:30am, Banquet Room (thru April 30)

·    Pinochle - Thursday, 6-8:30pm, Card Room (thru April 25)

·    Zumba - Saturday, 9:30-10:30am, Banquet Room






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March 23rd, 2018

Around Town with Susan Brown



Real Estate Highlights:



163 N. Valencia -Bayview


This gorgeous 4.4 acres estate. 3 car attached garage w/ workshop & 2 car detached garage w/bonus room above. Gourmet kitchen w/ a 5 burner stove/double oven, formal dining room. Master suite w/a sitting area displaying the water views. Entertain friends & family easily fishing from the dock, playing in the park area or sipping a drink on the screened patio. Only 20 min to the beach. 


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6410 Padre Blvd.#306 -SPI


Gorgeous condo w/ balcony sitting area to watch the sun melt into the Laguna Madre Bay. Upgrades: cabinetry, granite counter tops, lighting fixtures & crown molding. 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms with an extra den area for sleeping 2 more. 


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72 Golf House Road

91 E. Scallop

8 Laguna Madre Drive

6 Augusta West


27 Pinehurst Drive

2 Golf House Road

Lot 31 Harbor Island 

9 Bethpage Page 

26 Hacienda Drive 

3816 Gulf Blvd 302

1000 Padre Blvd 316

7 Augusta West

Lot 14A Palm Dr.






·    When listing your house for sale your top goal will be to get the home sold for the best price possible!

·    There are many small projects that you can do to ensure this happens!

·    Your real estate agent will have a list of specific suggestions for getting your house ready for market and is a great resource for finding local contractors who can help.



Check out the SPI Area's Latest Housing Reports




Freddie Mac: Rising Mortgage Rates DO NOT Lead To Falling Home Prices 

Recently, Freddie Mac published an Insight Report titled Nowhere to go but up? How increasing mortgage rates could affect housing. The report focused on the impact the projected rise in mortgage rates might have on the housing market this year.

Many believe that an increase in mortgage rates will cause a slowdown in purchases which would, in turn, lead to a fall in house values. Ultimately, however, prices are determined by supply and demand and while rising mortgage rates may slow demand, they also affect supply.


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The Coastal Current offers updates on Valley Events... From SPI to McAllen, Check it out!







·    Metropolitan Opera, Special Events at Cinemark 16 & XD and Classic Movie Series: 

·    All events are on the screen at the Harlingen 16 Theater (by the Mall)

·    Call 956-328-3224 for dates, times, pricing & complete schedule of events

·    Bayview Farm Crawl- several farms in Bayview open to the public. Stop in & see the farm and purchase fruits, veggies, cheese, plants, citrus, baked goods & much more! Every Friday from 12-6pm

·    The Laguna Madre Art Gallery – Ongoing watercolor class with Beth Fedigan on Tuesday evenings from

·    6-8pm, $30 per session, call 943-1407 for details

·    SPI Farmers Market

·    Every Sunday – Year Round – at The Shores (north end of island) 11am –1pm

·    Port Isabel Antique & Flea Market

·    1st Sunday of every month at Beulah Lee Park; 11am-3pm; 943-2262

·    Laguna Vista Library

·    Book Sale every Monday; 10am-12pm

·    Paragraphs Bookstore 

·    Book Club on 3rd Tuesday of every month, 10am-Year Round

·     & Children’s Reading Hour on

·     Saturdays 11am-12pm 956-433-5057

·    Uncorked Divas of South Texas

·    Thursday of every month, 6pm; more info Monthly wine tasting w/food parings — 2

·    Free Exercise Classes (Zumba, Walking/Run, Body Sculpting, Tabada)

·    Monday through Friday; 8:30-9am; Roloff Park, Laguna Vista; 956-640-6577

·    Laguna Atascosa Nat’l Wildlife Refuge: Habitat Tours, 

·    Bus Tours of Bahia Grande, Bird Tours & Walks

·    For more info call 956-244-2019

·    SPI Birding & Nature Center: 

·    Guided Nature Walk; 9:30am  For more info call 956-761-6801

·    UTPA Coastal Studies Lab Aquarium & Museum

·    Open to public for self-guided tours. Monday thru Friday from 1:30 – 4:30pm

·    Bobz World - All you can play weekend special $20.00 throughout the month of January


·    Book Club – 1st Wednesday of month; 10:30-11:30am; Lounge (Oct 5 - Apr 5)

·    Zumba/ Aerobic Dance - Tues & Thurs (+ Sat as avail); 9-10am; Banquet Room (Jan-Apr)

·    Quilting – Mondays 1-4pm; Banquet Room

·    Canasta Card Clubs “Hand and Foot” – Mondays; 6-8:00pm; Card Room

·    Mahjong – Wednesdays; 1-4pm; Card Room (On hiatus for the summer)

·    Mexican Train - Wednesdays; 1:30-4pm; Banquet Room

·    Texas Hold’em Poker-Wednesdays; 5:45-8:30pm; Card Room

·    Tai Chi – Mon, Wed & Fri; 8:15-9:15am; Banquet Room (Sept 1-July 1)

·    Yoga – Mon, Wed & Fri; 9:30-10:30am; Banquet Room

·    Bridge(call to reserve) Fridays; 10am-12:30pm; Card Room

·    Bay Area Birders - Thursdays; 8am; HOA parking lot (Oct 6 - May)

·     SPIN -3rd Wednesday of month; 11am-1pm; Banquet Room

·    Men’s, Women’s, Couples’ Golf Activities - check w/Pro Shop for date & time



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Susan Brown
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