Rise and Shine

Rise and Shine is a safe haven to discuss all things real estate related around our beloved Bolivar Peninsula. We share industry trends, local tips for getting around town, and updateD listings and rentals for the ultimate beach getaway.

Oct 2, 2020, 4:13 PM
If you are looking for a fun-filled day trip while staying in one of our beautiful beachside rentals, consider visiting the Galveston Bay area. This area harbors activities sure to satisfy any member of the family from shopping to historic sites to the best bird watching around!
Sep 4, 2020, 7:49 AM
Pet adoptions are on the rise these days which means lots of families are enjoying their furry new friends at home. But when it comes time to book your next vacation, you certainly don’t have to leave your four-legged friend behind. In fact, we’re sharing with you a guide for preparing for a fun and relaxing trip with your pet in tow.
Aug 12, 2020, 11:36 AM
If you and your family have been dreaming of a beach vacation, deciding to book during off-season months might look like an appealing option. After all, you’ll likely encounter fewer people, cooler weather, and better prices. But, what about other aspects of the weather that can pop up? Read on...
Jul 22, 2020, 3:12 PM
The desire to get away and take a break from the busy world is always present in most people’s minds. When deciding to pull the trigger on your vacation planning, you might be tempted to book your accommodations at a hotel, but we are sharing a few reasons why vacation rentals are the better choice for your next vacay.
May 13, 2020, 4:43 PM
We’re sharing some tips and tricks so you’ll feel confident about booking your next family getaway post pandemic.
Feb 6, 2020, 5:10 PM
Achieving the perfect curb appeal that reflects your home and personality can be very impactful. Having an exterior that you love can help you feel more at home and will also increase your property value if you ever wish to sell. We’re sharing some low-cost tips to help you achieve the curb appeal of your dreams.
Jan 9, 2020, 11:57 AM
Planning the perfect beach wedding is no small task. Many couples underestimate what it takes to put on such a soiree. Some start planning as soon as they are engaged. They tirelessly sort through inspiration while seeking the advice of industry experts. However, some have had their special day planned since they were very young. Whatever type of “planner” you are, we are here to offer you some tips to keep your beachside wedding experience as seamless and stress-free as possible.
Dec 13, 2019, 9:04 AM
The travel industry is changing and evolving. The way people choose to vacation and who they vacation with is different than it was 10 years ago. We’ve got a few big trends to watch as we head into 2020 that might inspire your next getaway.
Nov 11, 2019, 4:54 PM
It’s almost the holidays and families are starting to make plans to celebrate in their own special way. Hosting a holiday at home has its advantages and disadvantages, but if you’re wanting a more stress-free and adventurous holiday this year, you may want to consider taking a trip.
Oct 16, 2019, 12:35 PM
Halloween is almost here and while you’re probably still brainstorming genius costume ideas, we’ve got some basic tips to keep you and your loved ones safe at home and while out trick or treating this spooky season.
Sep 16, 2019, 4:40 PM
Traditionally, summer vacations are spent beachside while fall vacations tend to be spent in the mountains, but have you considered the benefits of frequenting the beach during the fall?
Aug 16, 2019, 3:17 PM
Since August is traditionally the peak month of hurricane season, we are sharing some tips and tricks for disaster preparedness for those living on the coast.
Jul 11, 2019, 9:42 AM
So, you and your family are thinking about making a big move to the beach. The excitement of beachside living can often overshadow important elements to look for when purchasing a home on the beach. These things, if not taken into careful consideration, can cost you money and your beachside happiness. Here are a few things to keep top-of-mind when browsing for your next purchase.
Jun 4, 2019, 2:44 PM
Planning a vacation or getaway can be a wonderful family endeavor. Thinking about travel insurance… well, it’s not quite up there on the “fun scale.” Maybe it’s because you must think about all the things that might derail and wreak havoc on your perfect vacation. No Buenos! We understand travel insurance isn’t the most exciting thing when it comes to planning your vacation, but it can offer certain protections that can help you avoid financial hardships and headaches in case of an emergency. Here’s a breakdown as to what most travel insurances cover.
May 7, 2019, 3:33 PM
There's always something fun to do on the Bolivar Peninsula! Check out these big events happening in May. Enjoy!
Apr 12, 2019, 3:41 PM
Springtime is the prime time to buy or sell a home, but are you really ready to take the plunge? We have some questions that will help you make that choice.
Mar 22, 2019, 11:39 AM
Some like to plan vacations well in advance to secure “the best deal” while others tend to procrastinate and wait until the last minute. Regardless of what type of planner you are, we are breaking down the best times to book your next family vacation. There’s no magic formula for saving but there are certain strategies to consider. Read on to learn more!
Feb 25, 2019, 1:38 PM
We know it's tempting to book your next vacation with trendy online booking sites. Their promise of savings and free cancellation can be super tempting. But what you don't know is that booking with these sites can be very costly in more than one way. Avoid the hassle and let us help you discover the benefits of booking direct with us!
Jan 24, 2019, 3:03 PM
We all know that a beach vacation can help you feel more relaxed. Well, there's more to that feeling then you may know! Let us break down some of the ways the beach can help you maintain a healthy lifestyle and get a much-needed break from the day-to-day grind. Read on to learn more....
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