Padre Elite Team, PLLC. RE/MAX Elite - SPI. 956-433-8564.
Alycen Lacombe, Gayle Hood, Jules Wilk, & Laurie Howell are a full-time professional and dynamic team known as the Padre Elite Team with RE/MAX Elite, the #1 TEAM for South Padre and the surrounding area. Quality service for their clients is their number one priority. To them, it is about the client's needs and about protecting their interests. Finding just the right property for their buyers or helping their sellers get their property SOLD is their goal. Helping clients step through the complicated process of buying or selling a property to a smooth closing is essential to them. A personal Bio on each of the team agents is posted on their website at www.PadreEliteTeam.com. The South Padre Island real estate industry is changing faster than ever these days. With the changes in the economy, there are new challenges with buyers, sellers, foreclosures, short sales, Internet marketing, our education, increases in inventories, changes in comparable sales, and frustrating politics. Alycen, Gayle, Laurie, & Jules strive to stay on top of all of these changes and to keep in touch with their clients.
Alycen, Gayle, Jules, & Laurie all hold designations they have acquired through additional education. These designations include CLHMS, TACS, CRS, GRI, RSPS, CPN, ePRO, SFR and ABR. Gayle and Jules both hold the CLHMS (Certified Luxury Home Marketing Specialist) designation and they are the ONLY agents in the entire Rio Grande Valley that are members of the Institute of Luxury Home Marketing. This better qualifies them to share their specialized expertise with a luxury home seller or buyer. Making sure the buyer and the seller are represented correctly is a priority for this team.
Investing in TREPAC (Texas Real Estate Political Action Committee) is important to this team since TREPAC has proven to be a major force in Texas by lobbying for Realtors and property rights for the consumer. For many years, the Padre Elite Team has been a major investor in TREPAC.
The Padre Elite Team attends the RE/MAX International Conference each year to acquire more education and to keep up with the latest technology available to Realtors in the Marketplace. They have received numerous awards for being Top Producers in the real estate industry. Education is a priority for this entire team including their transaction coordinator, Angie, & their virtual assistant, Carlos.
The GOOD news is that 2012 thru 2020 and now 2021 has proven to be great each year for real estate sales in South Padre Island and the surrounding areas of Port Isabel, Laguna Vista/South Padre Island Golf Community, and Bayview. The team members have individually earned the RE/MAX award levels of 100% Club, Platinum Club, Hall of Fame, & Chairman’s. The team has earned the 2018 Chairman's Team Award & 2017, 2019, 2020 Titan Team Award, & now 2021 Diamond Team Award! The real estate market is showing an increase in the number of sales and an increase in values. The Padre Elite Team closed 100 transactions in 2017 for $27 Million, 93 transactions in 2018 for $27 Million, 93 transactions in 2020 for $27+ Million and now in 2021, 98 transactions for $53+Million. Investors are finding that real estate in the SPI area is a fun way to add to their portfolio.
Alycen, Gayle, Jules, & Laurie all agree that it has been such a pleasure to live & work in a resort area such as South Padre Island. A hundred of your closest friends and family will visit when you live near the beach! Clients are always encouraged to contact them.
“Our realtor, Gayle Hood did an excellent job on the selling of our home and the purchase of a home in Bayview. She had impressive knowledge of the market and her in depth knowledge of navigating through the transactions was invaluable. We have never worked with such a consummate professional.”
-Irvine Downing, Seller and Buyer (November 8, 2021)
“It was a pleasure working with Gayle Hood on the purchase of our new property. Very professional!”
-Joe Sapp, Buyer (October 25, 2021)
“It was great working with Jules to sell my home. She was on top of everything that was going on and kept me informed. If I had questions she would get answers for me. I would call on her again if I needed to sell any property. Great job Jules”
-Barbara Nance, Seller (October 20, 2021)