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Old 04-14-2017, 09:40 AM
 
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We are looking to move to Portland, TX and was wondering what the Neighborhood in Portland Old Section Bay Breeze was like, close to bayview blvd to wildcat drive, close to sunset park. There are a lot of older homes there and some open land. Is there crime there, does it flood? Any info, good or bad will be greatly appreciated.

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Old 04-29-2017, 08:25 AM
 
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Long time upper income Portland residents are moving out because of the heavy noisy industrial plants ringing the City. It will be taken over for the next five years by transient construction workers building the new Exxon-Saudi refinery at the City's edge. Most of the upper income Portland residents are moving to The Island. If those with money are getting out, it's a sign of things to come.
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Old 04-29-2017, 03:30 PM
 
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Thanks TexasBadger for the info. We were wondering why so many houses were for sale in Portland. Someone forgot to tell the real estate agents about what is happening. Their pushing how property valves will be increasing due to exxon/mobil project. We've always wanted to live in Corpus, but have since changed our minds and are looking at Portland. Husband interviewed for a job close by. We love the water and thus the reason we were looking at the Old Portland bluff area, also liked the elevation. Looked at property on Kestrel by the high school, but then heard that Exxon/Mobil wanted to build by there.
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Old 05-01-2017, 08:17 AM
 
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Depending on where your husband is going to work, you could look at Ingleside on the Bay, Aransas Pass, or Rockport. Lots of interesting properties there close to the water. Most of them don't look like traditional neighborhoods, but if you don't mind a little creative funkiness, you may be able to find something wonderful.
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Old 06-13-2017, 06:32 AM
 
Location: Portland, TX. (next to Corpus Christi)
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Bay View isn't a bad area. I go there frequently, when I make my trips to Sunset Lake Park. I don't believe flooding is much of an issue, as it is somewhat hilly there.

As far as there big notion of the "mass exodus" leaving Portland, well let's just say that you shouldn't always believe everything written on here. My wife has her own business, with a BUNCH of the "upper crust" income folks over in Country Club (Northshore), and none of them are moving. Remember, with the Exxon plant, it is being built along 181, Northwest of Portland. Prevailing winds are from the south/Southeast, over 95% of the time. Plus, strong regs will be in place, so I am not seeing the problem, especially if you buy near the Bay.
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Old 06-22-2017, 10:17 PM
 
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North Beach is between Portland and Downtown Corpus and is quite a nice place to live - esp the north part of the beach near the tall condos. I live on Gulfbreeze Blvd and really enjoy walking my dogs on the Beachwalk (1.5-mile concrete trail that runs right along the beach). The three tall condos (The Beach Place, The Breakers and Las Brisas) are all really nice. Also a lot of new single family beach cottages on stilts are being built on Gulfbreeze Blvd. We shop in Portland, just 6 miles to the HEB ...
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