After what might have been a soul-crushing hurricane (thanks for nothing, Harvey), the South Texas shore has proven its resilience in remarkable ways. Rockport’s businesses, residents, and homes have shown incredible elasticity and spirit, determined to not only rebuild in the wake of the hurricane but also to improve.

Despite the storm of the century, hundreds of businesses are up and running. (The Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce created a list of Open Businesses, updated daily!)

In Rockport, maritime culture meets trendy entrepreneurial spirit in a town that has long been home to some of the wealthiest and most…

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The world of homebuying within real estate comes with a number of important factors to consider, and high among these is the buying situation you’re in as you begin your search. The kinds of homes you might look for could vary widely based on your primary needs.

At Rockport Properties, we have a wide range of listings for properties to fit a wide range of potential needs. Here are a few common life situations many homebuyers find themselves in, and the kinds of houses and amenities folks in these positions will often be looking for.

Starting a New Family

For families who are expecting a new child, homebuying preferences are often very specific. Especially if you’re planning on having more than one child, planning your purchase with a long-term…

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For many looking to buy a home, especially those doing so for the first time, the process can be both exciting and full of surprises. Many buyers need to temper their expectations just a bit in a few important areas to ensure that they’re staying grounded and checking all the right boxes during this process.

At Rockport Properties, we’re here to help everyone from first-timers to experienced real estate flippers. Let’s look at a few basic areas where your expectations might not meet reality, and how to properly align your thinking.

Keep Options Open

You’ll spend lots of time going through property listings to begin your process, creating a list of homes that match your price range and desired features. It’s important to remember here, though,…

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