April 2015

Found 6 blog entries for April 2015.

A shaken Rebecca Rand said the bulldozer ripped right through her kitchen. Another neighbor, Mary Davis, upon receipt of a frantic call from her husband, ran from her home just before the colossal machine demolished it.

While good fences are said to make good neighbors, it was a fence that set Barry Swegle off. This particular fence was erected by a neighbor, lining the driveway Swegle used to get to his property. It was a long-standing dispute and Swegle finally snapped. He used a logging bulldozer to damage or destroy several outbuildings, a truck, a boat, a power pole and four homes in the neighborhood (including those of the two women above).

 Thankfully, Swegle is an extreme case and not all neighbors are this nutty – but many can be annoying.

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Port Aransas Texas Sandfest

Sandfest is a Texas Sand Sculpture Competition and is one of the largest beach festivals in Texas on the beautiful, sun-soaked Port Aransas beach.

Master Sculptors from around the world, as well as a many children and amateurs, will put their creative skills to work to create the most artistic, imaginative sand sculptures at Texas SandFest. Along with the sand sculptures, there will also be vendors live music and entertainers, sand sculpting lessons and more.

The event which brings 100,000+ visitors to the Mustand Island and Port Aransas area also happens to benefit the local community. Designated as a non-profit, the festival shares profits with local organizations like the Port Aransas Art Center, Rotary

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10 Critical Steps to Take Before Listing Your House for Sale

Selling a house is much more work than buying a house. Just ask anyone who has done it. If you’ve never sold a home before, you may be surprised at how complex it can be. From determining the correct listing price, to navigating contractual agreements; it’s an exhausting process. The best place to start is by choosing a good Realtor who you trust and enjoy working with. Ask their advice through each step of the process and leverage their experience. A good Realtor will keep you focused on the things that will help you sell your home fast and for top dollar. Below is a list of 10 items that most Realtors will advise you to work on before listing your home for sale.

10 Critical Steps to Take Before Listing Your House for Sale

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Make your plans to attend the 19th  annual Memorial Day Weekend tradition May 23-24, 2015!!!

 The 18th Annual Festival featured over 100 varieties of wines, Food demonstrations, Vendor booths, and music!! All on the grounds of the Texas Maritime Museum!

The Rockport Festival of Wine and Food was established in 1996 as an annual fundraiser for the Texas Maritime Museum, and is the largest fundraiser for the year.  The festival helps raise the needed operational funds for the Museum, but also provides a venue for entertainment and fun.  Over 2,500 visitors from 26 plus states are welcomed on the grounds of the Museum to experience wine, VIP wine tasting, lectures, food vendors, live bands, shopping vendors and beer booths.  Wine may be purchased by

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