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By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 1
Santa Claus is Coming to Town! Santa Claus is Coming to Town! Santa Claus is coming to Alvin!  The Alvin Sun Advertiser noted in their November 30th publication that the Annual Breakfast with Santa will be held at the Alvin Senior Citizen. Center on Saturday, December 10th. Hours are 8:00 to 10:3...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 4
  HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS Alvin’s annual Christmas celebration starts tomorrow! Be prepared to have a great time at National Oak Park Visit vendor booths and Santa and his reindeer.  The Tree Lighting starts at 7 P.M. Pictures with Santa will be taken after the Tree Lighting. Hope I see you there! ...

By Rose King, Friendswood / Pearland / Houston Bay Area
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 5
Ho, Ho, Ho! It’s almost time for the annual Delta Delta Christmas Tour of Homes in Alvin, Texas! This year’s home tour will be held Sunday, December 4, from 1-5 p.m.   You’ll be delighted to tour five Alvin homes, which are all decked-out and glitzed-up in elegant Christmas decor. The tour includ...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 15
I have known Kim Reed for many years; first as a home builder and then as an advocate for Habitat for Humanity. Kim helped plat and construct Huser Village Subdivision located in Alvin Texas, this is a HFH subdivision.   If you don’t know what Habitat for Humanity is then you must have been livin...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 9
The mosquitoes have been horrible in Brazoria, Galveston, and Harris County for weeks now.  The cool gulf breeze brings in the salt water mosquitoes. They are really tiny insects with a forever stinging bite that will leave you itching like crazy. Then there are the fresh water mosquitoes which y...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 10
We have many critters at my day job...we just catch them and release outside or find a new home for them. The first critter I ever saw near my office door was a water moccasin snake. It was small, only a foot long, but long enough to kill someone. The animal control people came and took it out an...

By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
Comments 2
Froberg’s Farm Pumpkin Patch in Alvin, Texas   This past weekend my family went to Froberg’s Farm in Alvin, Texas.  We had so much fun we ended up staying out there for a couple of hours.  They have a “Pumpkin Room” set up with loads of pumpkins and places to take pictures.  Every weekend there i...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 5
The City of Alvin’s Fire Marshal, Martin Vela, has turned in his resignation to accept a position as Brazoria County’s Fire Marshal.  Martin has been on site to review plans on the Home Depot, Alvin Independent School District’s new schools, Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites, La Quinta Inn and...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 3
With the development of Kendall Lakes residential subdivision, located on North Business 35 in Alvin Texas, the need for an additional school became apparent.  The developer, Clinton Wong, donated 15 acres towards the development of that new school.   After several meetings with the school distri...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 11
The ALVIN WEEKEND Sun-Advertiser announced what I personally know to be a much awaited and welcomed project to the City of Alvin.... and that is a Hospital. The Sun wrote that "University General Health System, Inc. is a diversified, integrated multi-specialty health delivery system," is partneri...

By Pam Miller, Broker Associate - Water Crest on Lake Conroe
(Realty Associates)
Comments 4
NAMI Gulf Coast is a non-profit organization and they have opened a "Second Hand Thrift Shop" in Alvin.  The proceeds benefit people affected with mental illness.  The store has a wide variety of items including: clothes, sporting goods, housewares, electronics, toys and baby items.  Stop by and ...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 0
Forest Heights is a master planned community. The developer, Don Barras planned to construct eight sections in this entire subdivision.  He platted all eight sections, however, only Sections one through four have been sold to home builders. Below is one of the homes located within this subdivisio...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 10
In Brazoria County before you enter Alvin city limits on Highway 35 you will come to a large pottery store. It is a mom and pop business and they work out of their home.  Since times are bad the owner is trying as fast as he can to sell out his product. At this location you can get 3 to 4 foot la...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 5
North Pointe Trails in Alvin is the newest Subdivision being constructed. The Developers were, Barry and Scott Black a father and son team. Scott, Barry’s son, took pride in naming the streets of each of the subdivisions they developed with a theme in mind. The theme for North Pointe Trails was r...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 2
The YMCA is located in Alvin Texas at 3201 South Highway 35Alvin, TX 77511-4153(281) 585-3112 Four years ago the Young Men's Christian Association completed construction of the new YMCA in Alvin Texas. The city at the time contributed as much as possible as well. Land was donated by a local for t...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 11
Alvin continues to stride forward with Economic Recovery with new business' wanting to make Alvin their home base. The Alvin Sun Newspaper reported that a gas pipe line will be traversing the city's ETJ (Extra Territorial Jurisdiction) and the 100-foot strip of City Of Alvin's outer incorporated ...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 3
The Alvin School 2011 - 2012 year begins August 22nd. Every store has seen a hussel and bussle of buying new clothes, shoes, and school supplies for this school year. Lurking in the back of every child's head is.... will I need a shot this school year. The answer could be yes! Be sure to check th...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 12
Yes there is Economic Recovery in Alvin Texas - Sonic To Re-Open Soon In Alvin Texas. A month ago I started on the endeavor of blogging about the Sonic renovation in Alvin, Texas. I needed something to write about and I could not think of anything else to write about. So I wrote the first post. W...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 10
  All this talk about the new school year started reminding me my first school year and all its fond memories. So I have decided to share some of those memories with you.   When I was little there was no Kindergarten. There was only First Grade in those days. When I started my first day of school...

By Sussie Sutton, David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers
(David Tracy Real Estate)
Comments 9
FROBERG’S FRUIT & VEGETABLE FARM   Froberg’s Farm located at 11875 County Road 190 in Alvin, Texas and is open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Weekends. To call ahead for produce availability dial 281-585-3531.   Veggies and fruits are in abundan...

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