Corpus Christi, TX Real Estate News

By Lisa Edwards, The Best of Both Worlds, RE Investor/Agent
(South Texas Property Group/ Step Stone Realty)
Unexpected Things that Affect Your Property Value? We all know the basics of what goes into determining property value: square footage, number of beds and baths, location, schools, local market, and so on. But that’s not all there is to it – because the real value of your property is determined more by what buyers will actually pay than by what the appraiser says. And there are a number of not-so-obvious and unexpected things that affect your property value. Following are a few of them, and they also tell us a lot about human nature.Large TreesTrees, especially mature trees, nearly always increase property values. We’ve all read the property description stating, marture landscaping. According to one real estate study, houses with trees and those in tree-lined neighborhoods brought a 10%...
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By Elizabeth Straessle, MRP, ~Military Spouse~ AllAmericanHomeSourceRealty.co
(All American Home Group)
Be a part of this amazing community! Rancho Vista is a master-planned community located in Corpus Christi’s south side. It is bordered by Oso Creek and offers unobstructed views of King Ranch, the largest ranch in Texas. It is one of the city’s newest and most in-demand communities offering both new and pre-existing homes. You can find properties built in the mid to late 2000s or you can build your dream home from the ground. Encompassing a total of 300 acres, the community is made up of distinct neighborhoods where you can find a variety of Rancho Vista homes for sale. It’s a warm and welcoming neighborhood that is conveniently located to all that Corpus Christi has to offer. It is conveniently situated near several local hot spots, including Lazy Beach Brewing, Bill Witt City Park, an...
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By Lisa Edwards, The Best of Both Worlds, RE Investor/Agent
(South Texas Property Group/ Step Stone Realty)
How to Effectively Use Photos to Sell Your South Texas Property More and more homebuyers scan the market long before they get a realtor involved. Many times they come to the realtor with several homes that have made the final list. This means homeowners can do themselves a favor by getting the best possible photos to highlight their home. A professional home photographer is usually worth his cost. Here’s how to use photos to sell your house in South Texas.Create ScaleGood home photography helps to make a home and all its interior rooms look bigger. While there are many people who buy smaller homes, it is more inviting as a buyer to think you are walking into a grand entrance and open floor plan. Help the photographer by removing clutter and arranging furniture away from walkways.Make It...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Conroe/Willis, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
Flour Bluff in Corpus Christi Housing Report March 2018 The housing numbers are in for the Flour Bluff Area of Corpus Christi Texas.  The median home price is down 16.1% bringing it down to $164,450 for the Month of March 2018.  This is in comparison to the same time period for last year. Active Listings are down 3.1% with only 95 Homes listed for sale in the Flour Bluff Area of Corpus Christi in March 2018.   Average Days on the market is unchanged from the same time period last year with 86 Days on the market, 31 Days to close bringing it to a total of 117 Days to close.  There is currently 4.5 Months of Inventory on the Market for Sale in Flour Bluff - this is also unchanged from March 2017. Closed Sales were down in March 2018 by 3.7% with only 26 Homes Sold in March 2018. The Price...
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By Elizabeth Straessle, MRP, ~Military Spouse~ AllAmericanHomeSourceRealty.co
(All American Home Group)
Convenience and privacy are yours in this beautifully appointed Pinehollow home If you are looking for a home where you can enjoy peace and retreat in style, this home for sale in Corpus Christi is the one for you. Tucked in a cul-de-sac, this  Colonial Revival, split bedroom type home features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and an open floor concept in its 1,777 square feet living space. It also features a bright and airy living room, a large gourmet kitchen, a fantastic dining area, and a lovely outdoor living space with a flat, lush backyard. On top of all its amazing features and amenities, this home in Corpus Christi TX is just minutes away from dining and shopping options, and belongs to the Flour Bluff ISD, a leading school district with award-winning extracurricular programs. All the...
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By Elizabeth Straessle, MRP, ~Military Spouse~ AllAmericanHomeSourceRealty.co
(All American Home Group)
A home just minutes away from conveniences Looking for a home where you can retreat, relax and have privacy? This home for sale at Royal Creek Estates could be the one you are looking for. This property comes with 4 spacious bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, an inviting living room, a bright and airy dining area, a gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, an island, a pantry, a breakfast bar, beautiful cabinetry, and a patio that leads to a huge backyard for your outdoor enjoyment! It is also conveniently located near schools, restaurants and shopping areas. This home offers the best of comforts and convenience and it’s yours for ONLY $244,900. Call me, Elizabeth Straessle, at 361-444-3908 to schedule a visit. Overview Maps Photos Features Description Video $244,900 Single Family Home Main Featu...
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By Elizabeth Straessle, MRP, ~Military Spouse~ AllAmericanHomeSourceRealty.co
(All American Home Group)
Make this exceptional, better than new home yours! Set on a cul-de-sac street in the beautiful community of Pinehollow is this Colonial Revival, split bedroom type home which features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and an open floor concept in its 1,777 square feet living space.Move-in ready and better than new, this meticulously maintained Corpus Christi home has the exceptional finishes you want. The nicely landscaped stucco home sits on a good-sized lot which gives you plenty of front and backyard space. There’s also a stunning backyard retreat you’ll surely love. Another wonderful treat about this home is its convenient location. It belongs to the Flour Bluff ISD, a leading school district with award-winning extracurricular programs. Most schools are within a 1.5 mile radius of this home,...
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By Elizabeth Straessle, MRP, ~Military Spouse~ AllAmericanHomeSourceRealty.co
(All American Home Group)
A beautiful home with architectural treasures awaits you in Royal Creek! Fall in love with this stunning generously proportioned home set in the heart of the Royal Creek community.Offering 2,129 square feet of living space and featuring an open floor concept, it showcases 4 spacious bedrooms and 2 gorgeous bathrooms.  Its exterior is made of beautiful brick walls, and the interior boasts of amazing architectural features like archways, ceiling moldings, and tray ceiling. If you are looking for an abode where you can enjoy the best of retreat and relaxation, this impressive Corpus Christi home is what you’ve been looking for.  “The good life” is waiting in South Side  The Royal Creek Estates subdivision is part of the South Side, one of the best places to live in Corpus Christi.  Peacefu...
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By Elizabeth Straessle, MRP, ~Military Spouse~ AllAmericanHomeSourceRealty.co
(All American Home Group)
Military life means moving. If you or a family member works for the military, then you are already familiar with the realities of a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) move. Compared to a civilian relocation, a military relocation can be much more mentally strenuous. It takes planning and organization in order to have a successful move. However, most families don’t have the luxury of taking months to pack up all their stuff. Make sure that you are properly prepared by following these steps for a smooth PCS move to Corpus Christi TX: 1. Consult with your installation’s transportation officeThe first step in your moving plan is to visit your installation’s transportation office. Your Transportation Office, sometimes called the Personal Property Office, will give you relocation briefing to l...
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By Elizabeth Straessle, MRP, ~Military Spouse~ AllAmericanHomeSourceRealty.co
(All American Home Group)
Are you and your loved ones currently preparing for a PCS move? Making a military PCS move to Corpus Christi TX can be extremely stressful, especially if you have a spouse or children who depend on you. There’s a lot that goes into it and even if you have moved before, it can be difficult to remember everything you need to do. You have to pack up all your belongings, arrange your travel plans, find a new home, and of course, adjust to a new life in a totally new place. It can be a lot to handle in a short amount of time. It is important to plan ahead, stay organized, and tap into all the resources available to you. Fortunately, there’s someone who can make the entire process easier. That would be me, Elizabeth Straessle, your top Military Relocation Professional in Corpus Christi TX. Wh...
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By Elizabeth Straessle, MRP, ~Military Spouse~ AllAmericanHomeSourceRealty.co
(All American Home Group)
This waterfront property is a private retreat from a hectic city life Lakefront properties are rare so grab this chance to make this Corpus Christi home for sale yours for ONLY $360,000. It is set in the beautiful and tranquil community of The Lakes and boasts of 5 generous-sized bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, 2 half bathrooms, a bright and airy living room, a generous-sized, eat-in gourmet kitchen, a laundry room, a bonus room, an understairs nook(just like Harry Potter), a wooden balcony, and a large covered patio. This Corpus Christi TX home is the perfect private retreat! Call me, Elizabeth Straessle, at 361-444-3908 and schedule a viewing today. Overview Maps Photos Features Description Video $360,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms2 Half BathroomsInterior...
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By Elizabeth Straessle, MRP, ~Military Spouse~ AllAmericanHomeSourceRealty.co
(All American Home Group)
Own this gorgeous Kings Crossing home today! This home for sale near NAS Kingsville is beautiful, elegant and spacious - a home to be proud of. Set in the quiet subdivision of Kings Crossing, this home offers convenience and serenity. Featuring 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a 3-car attached garage, a large family room, a cozy dining room, an ample sized loft, a patio for outdoor living, and a backyard, this home has everything you want! You’ll enjoy cooking in its eat-in kitchen with granite counters, new appliances, cabinets, island and breakfast nook. Make this yours for ONLY $284,900! Call or text me, Elizabeth Straessle, at 361-444-3908  to schedule a showing of your new home. Overview Maps Photos Features Video Open House $284,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Full Bathr...
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By Elizabeth Straessle, MRP, ~Military Spouse~ AllAmericanHomeSourceRealty.co
(All American Home Group)
A beautiful waterfront retreat in a highly sought-after neighborhood Built to provide the best comfort and conveniences of a modern lifestyle, this single-family home makes comfortable living and entertaining easy.Tucked in the highly desirable community of The Lakes, this Corpus Christi home for sale features 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, and 2 half baths in 3,588 square feet of living space. You’ll love its breathtaking water views from every window across the back of the home. It also has a private, flat backyard, a perfect place for an outdoor gathering.It is well-loved and has all the amenities you need. The previous owners took meticulous care of this home. They had the roof replaced in July 2015 and the foundation work that comes with a transferable lifetime warranty. This home i...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Conroe/Willis, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
 Corpus Christi Housing Report for November 2017 The Corpus Christi Association of Realtors has recently released the Housing Report Numbers for Corpus Christi for the Month of November 2017.   These numbers come at an interesting time since we just experienced our first hurricane in a number of years at the end of August.  The numbers are still very strong with the median home price up 2.7% to $189,900.  Active listings are up 0.9% with 1563 active listings on the market for sale.  Closed sales are also up 0.8% with 248 closed sales in November 2017.  Days on the market is up by only 8 days compared to November 2016.  The average days on the market including time to close is 116.  There is currently 5.4 Months of Inventory for Sale on the market compared to 5.0 in November 2016.   Nove...
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By Elizabeth Straessle, MRP, ~Military Spouse~ AllAmericanHomeSourceRealty.co
(All American Home Group)
A military relocation can be a challenging task. A Permanent Change of Station (PCS) can be stressful and overwhelming, especially when it involves children, pets, or traveling long distances. You’ll have to find a new home, pack up your belongings, and make the move with just a few weeks’ notice.  However, it can also be a really fun and exciting time for many families. Moving to a new duty station opens up new opportunities and new experiences - each one a little different.  PCS Move to NAS Corpus Christi Naval Air Station Corpus Christi is a naval base located just off Texas Highway 358 in East Texas along the Gulf of Mexico. Corpus Christi is in Nueces County, which has a population of about 340,000 people. At present, it is the major hub of military activity in South Texas. The bas...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Conroe/Willis, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
318 Mirror Ct. Corpus Christi TXOpen House Sunday January 7th1 - 4$179,900This modular home is located just minutes away from NAS/CCAD(Naval Air Station Corpus Christi Army Depot) It is in Flour Bluff School District.There are 3 bedrooms and 2 full baths, plus it sits on 4 lots.  It is one of the largest lots in the neighborhood and one of the larger lots in Flour Bluff.There is an open floor plan with the kitchen, dining and living areas all being able to inter mingle with one another.  This is a great home for entertaining guest or raising a family.  Lots of room in this kitchen and lots of counter space and cabinet space.  If you love to cook, this is the perfect home for you.  There is a window over the sink that looks into the large back yard.  Stainless steel appliances and a gas ...
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By Elizabeth Straessle, MRP, ~Military Spouse~ AllAmericanHomeSourceRealty.co
(All American Home Group)
Have you received your orders? Congratulations! Whether it is your first or 50th order, a PCS move is always challenging and stressful. Even moving within the same city is difficult!  Your mind is probably running at high speed now, thinking of what to do, where to live, how your family will adjust, and what it’ll be like in your new workplace.  A great community awaits you at Corpus Christi! One of the things you may be worrying about it what your new area has to offer for your family. Worry no more! Your family, especially your kids, will enjoy living in this vibrant coastal community.  Located in South Texas, Corpus Christi is a big city with a small town feel. It boasts of its diverse culture, exceptional food, fantastic educational opportunities, great warm weather, friendly commun...
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By Elizabeth Straessle, MRP, ~Military Spouse~ AllAmericanHomeSourceRealty.co
(All American Home Group)
A move-in ready home that promises a peaceful retreat If you are looking for a suburban haven, this two-story home in Corpus Christi offers the retreat and space you're looking for.Nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac in the highly sought-after Kings Crossing Subdivision, this Braselton home has 2,574 square feet of living space and features 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, and a 3-car garage.  You'll love its charming front lawn, fenced backyard, large windows, spacious rooms, walk-in closets and vaulted ceilings.  For ONLY $284,900, this home is the answer to your quest for an affordable, quality home. Serenity is yours in Kings Crossing Kings Crossing is located in the city's south area, and is well-known for its tree-lined streets, generously sized lots, attractive traditional homes and serene surroun...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Conroe/Willis, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
618 Catalina Pl $194,0003/2/2 Home for Sale in Pope Placein Corpus Christi TexasThis cute and cozy Pope Place home has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, original hardwood flooring,a Cook's Kitchen, Mud Room or 2nd living area/craft room, plus a huge back yard.You will absolutely fall in love with this home the moment you wak in the front door.Not only do you have an absolutely amazing kitchen, but also an amazing yard.  The owners really loved the modern style of this home on the Inside and loved the closeness to the neighborhoodschools, and parks.  They also fell in love with the back yard and started making it their own.  Unfortunately for the current owners, they had a job transfer and are now looking to move out of the area.  This is a great opportunity for a New Buyer to come along and snagthis...
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By Brenda J. Andrew, Professional Realtor in Conroe/Willis, TX
(ULTIMA REAL ESTATE)
618 Catalina Pl. Pope Place Beauty in Corpus Christi, TX Welcome Home to Pope Place in Corpus Christi Texas.  What a wonderful place to call home.  This charming neighborhood is located not too far from Ocean Drive and downtown Corpus Christi. It is also not too far away from Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, & CCAD or NAS/CCAD.  It is known for it's old world charm, unique design floor plans, and quaint and cozy area of town.  It is close to Hamlin Middle School and a neighborhood park.   This home features 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 2 living areasor one could be a mud room/office/play area.  This home has a large backyard plus the home has lots of updates.  You will not believe the size of the kitchen, and when you look at this home, it looks like something straight out of the TV show ...
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