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956 639 9494 (cell)
5813 Padre Blvd.
South Padre Island, Tx.
Troy Giles Realty
|South Padre Island Real Estate Tips
|To add some excitement to your Island Condo ,Home, or Single
(whether located Beach front, Bay front, Channel front, at a Golf
Course or areas in between!) you might want to consider the
A new look to your residence can be a rejuvenating change that
will pay off in the future!
Colors can be used to express yourself, freshen up an old image,
and increase the value of your home. The following are some ideas
Go Green: Color choice can affect the energy efficiency of your
home. Darker colors absorb sun and therefore warm the place,
while lighter colors reflect the sun's rays, keeping the home cooler.
This is an important consideration depending on the amount of
sunlight your home is exposed to on a certain day. Think South
Padre Island...the Island has plenty of sunshine almost year round!
Get Back to Nature: Inspiration can be found by observing your
surroundings. There are certain colors and hues that go with living
at the Beach. Think shades of blue, green, aquas, with added
touches of yellow (for that South Padre Island sunshine!) and
throw in accent colors of maybe orange or pink....there is a
rainbow of colors to choose from that are associated with the
Look Up: The roof accounts for roughly 40% of the exterior
appearance of a home, so it is important to consider roofing
shingles. Shingles are available in a wide range of dynamic color
options and textures to match your South Padre Island home's
Go Back to History: If your living space has a bit of history that you
can play upon, make that a focal point. Collect old pictures so that
you can update it with historical accurateness. For instance, Sea
Turtle, Inc. began in the home of Ila Loetscher. If that residence
ever become available for sale, what a unique opportunity would
This page will be updated from time to time, so be sure and check
And please consider Karen Moore, South Padre Island Realtor, for
your real estate purchases or home sales!