Join a neighborhood association for great friendships and fun

There’s a saying that “good fences make good neighborhoods.” While it might be true that no one wants a nosey neighbor who is in their business all the time, I think strong neighborhood relationships make for great friendships, great fun and of course great neighborhoods. If you move into a neighborhood with an association I […]

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Moody Gardens — a generous partner

See Tom’s articles about Galveston Real Estate each week! I was at the Galveston Island Nature Tourism Council (GINTC) annual meeting last week. This non-profit, community- based volunteer organization sponsors, supports and develops nature-based educational and recreational activities.They help to promote the value of natural habitats and resources in the Galveston area increasing the quality […]

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Galveston quality of life — what is it really?

Published in the Galveston Daily News in a column where Tom writes original articles about Galveston Real Estate. This newspaper has had some interesting front page articles recently about, in my opinion, easily resolved issues. So it made me stop and think, what are the important things that folks look for in a community? I think […]

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Sea Scout Base Galveston — what a gift

Tom writes each week about topics related to Galveston Real Estate. Driving into Galveston have you ever wondered what the beautiful LEED certified building is at the mouth of Offats Bayou? Located at 7509 Broadway, the Sea Scout Base-Galveston and Community Sailing Center consists of a five story, 60,000-square foot building with sleeping quarters, dining […]

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Galveston College: A beacon of life-long learning

See this and other Galveston Real Estate articles every week in the Galveston Newspaper One of the first questions clients ask when looking to buy is how are the schools? A question that I look forward to answering because of our rapidly improving GISD schools. I also make sure to point out how fortunate Galveston […]

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UTSA graduate students help keep isle beautiful

From the Galveston Real Estate newspaper column UTSA graduate students help keep isle beautiful Were you aware that for seven consecutive summers UTSA Architecture students have been invited to Galveston to work collaboratively in the field with the Galveston Historical Foundation (GHF)? The Island’s leading architectural preservation and cultural advocacy organization again has teamed up […]

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We have a new neighbor

See Tom’s article about Galveston Real Estate each week in the Galveston Daily News The Bryan Museum opened to much fanfare on Juneteenth after preview parties for neighbors and friends. Located at 1315 21st Street, this beautiful brick landmark sits in the heart of the San Jacinto neighborhood. The building was an orphanage for nearly […]

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Summer traditions not to be missed

From Tom’s weekly Galveston Real Estate related articles Summer is tourist season and a good time to see the island through an outsider’s eyes. Many of the visitors to our island are families, and if you are a local who is staying in town, it’s worth remembering all the great stuf there is for kids […]

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History comes alive in Galveston

A weekly column about Galveston Real Estate contributed to The Galveston Daily News I love to tell people history comes alive in Galveston. We have a rich and diverse history of many American firsts. This month marks the 150th anniversary of the Juneteenth celebrations which are one of those many firsts. This celebration started here, […]

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