Olga Vega-Carter's Blog Posts

4 Ways To Stay Safe As A New Homeowner

Just moved into your new home? Take these simple safety steps as you settle in.Change the locks.Have you ever made extra keys for your home for the dog walker, your best friend, or as a loaner to

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A Sure Way To Kill A Potential Deal

How would you respond to a really low offer?Many sellers are offended—so offended that they refuse to respond. After all, it’s an insult!That’s one way to look at it. Another way is that

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Homes For Sale In Laguna Vista TX

Take a look at the listings for sale in Laguna Vista, Texas.  As a native to the area and a resident of Laguna Vista, I can help answer all of your questions.  Interested in selling or

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Condos Just Listed For Sale On South Padre Island Texas

Things are really starting to pick up as we head into the busy selling season on South Padre Island.  Take a look at the condos for sale that have just hit the

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Whats A Sellers Disclosure

In many residential sales, sellers are required to provide information about the condition of the property, which benefits the buyer and seller.It’s Required by Texas LawSellers of a single

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New Gulf Front Condos On South Padre Island TX

Click the photos below to view the newly listed gulf front condos on South Padre.

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Sellers Are You Making These 4 Mistakes

Did you put your house on the market so it would stay there for a long time? Probably not, but if you’re making these mistakes, that’s exactly what will happen. The good news is that it’s

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4 Ways To Make Your Home Sell Quickly

Did you know there are actions you can take to make your home sell swiftly? Here are four tips to do just that:Use a REALTOR®.Those who hire a REALTOR® sell their homes more quickly than if

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Early Voting Information

Early Voting Locations April 22-30 2019 City of Port Isabel Point

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Your Dream Home Awaits You

There is an array of vacant lots to choose from within the SPI Golf Community and Paradise Cove Subdivision in Laguna Vista. SPI Golf Club North offers a variety of floor plans to fit every need

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The Home Search Interview You Might Be Neglecting

You’re a savvy home buyer, so you’ve searched for the best REALTOR®, shopped around for the lowest mortgage rate, and researched the home buying process. But how well do you know your home

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7 Ways To Ruin Your Open House

Open houses can be a great way for potential buyers to see your property at its best. But if you don’t prepare for an open house properly, you risk making a bad first impression. Here’s a

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Meet The Candidate James Bubba Vann

Meet the Canididate James "Bubba" Vann Candidate for Port Isabel Independent School District School Board Plance 3.  Join us 6pm-8pm on March 28th at Pirates Landing Cannon Bar.;

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Greens Condo Unit 1202

2/2 condo with open floor plan located on lake across from #9 fairway at SPI Golf Club, with great views! Large balcony, carpet throughout, tiled bathrooms, 2 storage units, covered parking. offered

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Whats The Point Of Mortgage Points

If you’re financing a property purchase, you’ve probably come across the term points or discount points. Although there are other meanings, most often these terms refer to

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Are You Really Ready To List Your Home For Sale

If you’ve been thinking about listing your home, make sure you’re really prepared. Here are a few things to consider before putting your home on the market.A Quick Sale is Good … If You

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The Difference Between Being PreQualified And PreApproved

Getting pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage loan gives you more concrete information about what you can and can’t afford. Here’s what those terms mean.Pre-QualificationGetting pre

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3 Ways To Give Sellers Your Best Offer

You don’t want to spend too much on a property, but you also don’t want to lose out on the perfect place. That’s why you should do some research before making an offer on a home. Take these

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Dont Expose Personal Data When You Sell

If your smart home devices are staying with a property, be sure to remove any personal information on those devices. Here’s a two-step process you can use to remove your data.Reset the

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Golf Villas Needed

Dear Homeowners,There is a good chance you've been hearing a lot about the real estate market lately. Like many homeowners you might be considering a move but you've been waiting for the right time.

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5 Questions To Ask Your Listing Agent

Ready to list your property for sale? Before you answer, consider asking your Texas REALTOR® the following questions to make sure you understand what it means once your property is actively on the

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3 Ways Homesellers Scare Off Buyers

Sellers often unintentionally turn off buyers with all kinds of simple mistakes. Here are big ones to avoid. Mistake 1: Price your home high so you have room to negotiateWouldn’t it be great

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Price Reduced 117 Wild Olive Lane Laguna Vista TX

 Just reduced by $25,000! Gorgeous 4 Bedroom Bayfront home located in the upscale gated community of Paradise Cove in Laguna Vista. The living room has oversized windows offering

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Consider These Costs Of Homeownership Too

Buying a home is a big expense. But the purchase price is not the only cost to weigh as you search for a house. Here are some other expenses to take into account.TaxesProperty taxes can take a big

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8 Mistakes When Pricing Your Home For Sale

Picking the wrong asking price for your home can cost you a lot of money. Here are nine don’ts when coming up with your number:Don’t assume your house is worth the same as your neighbor

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Steps To Boost Your Credit Score

There aren’t shortcuts to improving your credit score. You’ll need to make sound financial decisions for at least several months to offset previous damage you’ve done to your credit record.

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Real estate buyers can submit offers for any amount, often with conditions that make their offer more or less attractive to sellers. So how do you determine the price and conditions that work for

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How To Meet Your HomeSelling Goals

How to Meet Your Home-Selling GoalsWhether you’re selling your home for the first time or the fifth, your goals stay the same: Attract buyers and secure a good sales price. Take these simple

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I Can Keep You From Making Rookie Homebuyer Mistakes

Picture a home with a shady backyard overflowing with blooming flowers, chirping birds, and a spacious deck to enjoy it all. You might be a smitten first-time buyer already planning outdoor

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1211 North Shore Dr Port Isabel TX

NEW LISTING in Port Isabel.  This is a gorgeous waterfront, custom built 3 story home in Port Isabel that has been recently remodeled! The home has a private elevator, theater room

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Boo Bash On The Bay In Laguna Vista

Boo Bash by the BayThe Town is hosting “Boo Bash by the Bay” on Saturday, October 20 from 6pm to 8pm at Roloff Park.   A large, outdoor TV screen will be set up and the “Hocus”

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Back On The Market 2 Spoonbill Cove Rd Laguna Vista TX 78578

This beautiful home located at 2 Spoonbill Cove Rd. in Laguna Vista, TX and is Back on the Market!  This absolutely stunning home is located on a corner lot in the gated South Padre

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Sellers Whats Your Time Worth

There are just too many hours in the day, aren’t there?If you need a time-intensive project to fill the moments not occupied by your work and family commitments, consider selling your house

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