February 9th, 2018

Around Town with Susan Brown



Real Estate Highlights:


Should I Wait Until Next Year To Buy? Or Buy Now? 

·    The Cost of Waiting to Buy is defined as the additional funds it would take to buy a home if prices & interest rates were to increase over a period of time.

·    Freddie Mac predicts interest rates to rise to 5.1% by 2019.

·    CoreLogic predicts home prices to appreciate by 4.3% over the next 12 months.

·    If you are ready and willing to buy your dream home, find out if you are able to!


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New Listing

6508 Beach Dr. - SPI


Beachfront 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms, 2 car garage. $1,699,900

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New Listing


3816 Gulf Blvd. #302


Beachfront 4 bedrooms, 3 bahrooms condo with 180 degree view! $449,900



2 Golf House Rd

72 Golf House Rd.

91 E. Scallop

7 Augusta West

1000 Padre Blvd. #201

Lot 14A Palm Dr.

9 Bethpage Dr.

1000 Padre Blvd. #316

3816 Gulf Blvd. #302


27 Pinehurst Dr. 

3 Ocelot Trail #1102

35 Augusta West

25 Golf House Rd.

8 Golf House Rd.

1700 Gulf Blvd. 204




I will be giving out a prize to the first correct responder of my local trivia question.

In order to win you must reply to TriviaSBrown@gmail.com with the correct answer and I will announce the winner the following week! All prizes are locally purchased.


For questions please inquire to my trivia email listed above. GOOD LUCK! 


How long have the current owners of Quick Stop been in operation?


A. 30    B. 35

C. 32    D. 34    





Click on any of the pictures below to see what is going on in our community!



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 cmeade@spigolf.com

·    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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