Sales Boom, Neighborhood Lovelies & More…

Galveston Real Estate is Booming The Daily News recently reported a 15% increase in real estate sales. My personal experience certainly backs this up. First and second home buyers are buying up the island.In the last two weeks I’ve sold homes in Broadway, the East End, San Jac and Cedar Lawn. If you want to […]

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Firecracker Rentals & Arty Islanders

Check Out My New Rental Listings 6102 E Seawall Bvld $895 This furnished condo in Casa Del Mar has one bedroom and one bathroom. A pool, parking and a view – what more could you want? Check my website for more details. 113 Trout St $1,250 Family home in Fish Village with three bedrooms and […]

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Sizzling Summer Deals…

Hot New Listing 1310 19th Street is a charming raised cottage close to the beach, downtown and UTMB. Currently, renting at $1,400 per month, it’s a great buy with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. For more check my listings page. Steal a Luxury Loft This 2 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom designer loft has it all. Beautifully […]

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Want to Own a Piece of Texas History?

205 20th Street The Custom House Built in the Greek Revival style, The 1861 Custom House is one of the oldest and most elegant buildings in Galveston. For sale at $1.2 m, it represents a fantastic opportunity for the right buyer. Call me for more details: 713-857-2309. Galveston Nature Tourism I’ve just been appointed corporate […]

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Galveston Market Heats Up

Preserve the Palace Galveston Historic Foundation is seeking public donations to help purchase the Bishop’s Palace for future generations. The foundation has until the end of this month to raise the money needed. This is a great cause. Please consider donating today. Galveston Market Heats Up It’s open home season and this weekend I’m […]

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Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council

Toms Galveston Real Estate becomes a corporate member of Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council! The Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council is a non-profit, community-based volunteer organization that sponsors, supports and develops nature-based educational and recreational activities. We also help promote the value of natural habitats and resources in the Galveston area. Share or Like this […]

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Tom Schwenk Serves On The Board of GSCA

Recently, Galveston Realtor® Tom Schwenk was added as a board member for Galveston Sustainable Communities Alliance (GSCA). GSCA is an organization committed to improving the educational and career opportunities by assessing and helping to transform public education in Galveston. From the website: “High Quality Education is a fundamental building block of any sustainable community. When […]

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Alumni Word of Advice

In an article about career advice, Bonaventure Magazine asked “What has worked for you?” Tom is quoted in the article saying: “Volunteer! It’s training wheels for business. Take risks as a volunteer, if you fail it’s not fatal to your career. It’s unbelievable the people you will meet.” Source: BONAVENTURE, Winter 2012-2013, page 19 Share […]

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Galveston Realtor Spotlight

Tom was interviewed for the local Real Estate Q&A in “The Daily News” – Galveston County. Realtor Spotlight Q:  What opportunities do you see in the market? A:  To name a few: improving schools, expanding UTMB, Texas A&M container port, a new $60 million investment in the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, additional cruise ships, […]

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