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1121 Market Street

1121 Market Street

1121 Market Street
Galveston, TX 77550
$489,000
Located in the shadows of UTMB in the EEHD, this 1875 beauty has been exquisitely updated by the current owners. Architectural details include: crown molding, wood floors, soaring ceilings, and a welcoming front porch. Unlike many historic treasures, this one provides plenty of storage, a two car garage, fenced yard, en-suite primary bath, and an eat in kitchen. See attachments for a complete list of updates performed by the seller’s over the past several years. Most of th4e furniture and furnishings convey please see list of the furniture not conveying in docs,

 

3723 Avenue M 1/2

3723 Avenue M 1/2

3723 Avenue M 1/2
Galveston, TX 77550
$449,000

Welcome to a one-of-a-kind, wonderful Galveston property! G-Town is known for a relaxing laid-back vibe and this property has it in spades! Situated at the back of its lot, this raised home feels as if you are in a tree house. The beach bungalow vibe is evident in the 335 sq ft new front deck making it a great place to relax amidst the gulf breezes while overlooking a lushly landscaped front yard oasis (that includes a red grapefruit tree). Of course, its also a great place to entertain! The home’s 1958 pedigree is evident in its restored midcentury style. The mahogany walls, new engineered vinyl flooring, spectacular built-ins in the kitchen, and pass through to the eating area evokes a cool setting. There is a spa-like guest bathroom for the two bedrooms & the primary boasts an en-suite updated bath. Downstairs is a 4th bedroom/office w/ 8′ ceilings and 1/2 bath. The other half contains a 2-car tandem garage & space for an art studio/workshop w/ plenty of storage.

 

1811 Church Street

1811 Church Street

1811 Church Street
Galveston, TX 77550
$839,000

Lovely completely restored (2019) double galleried Victorian circa 1900 in East End Historic District. The current owners upgraded and added their own personal touch. This spectacular 4/2.5 residence boasts 13ft ceilings with 10 ft pocket doors, a downstairs en-suite primary which is unusual in a home of this vintage. The charm is evident from the Restored front door framed by gas lanterns to the exquisite wood floors, spacious rooms and floating stairwell. The home includes a formal dining room, brick fireplace and an eat in island kitchen. Abundant windows throughout provide sun filled spaces. Upstairs there are 3 bedrooms, 1 bath with walk in shower and an upper balcony. An outside back deck provides additional entertaining and dining space. The fenced in back yard also includes 2 spaces for parking in covered pergola with plenty of storage that one enters off the alley.

4023 Avenue O

4023 Avenue O

4023 Avenue O
Galveston, TX 77550
$269,000

The perfect holiday gift! Great things come in small packages, and this proves that adage true. Adorable 2/1 with all new everything. Longtine family home for over 40 years. Mom has moved and family has renovated and modernized this lovely cottage. Fenced in back yard with deck for al fresco dining, entertaining and relaxation. There is also a storage shed. inside one finds ample storage space and and indoor laundry.

 

13663 Mutiny Lane

13663 Mutiny Lane

13663 Mutiny Lane
Galveston, TX 77554
$629,000
Don’t miss out on this opportunity to experience life in Pirate’s Beach! This 3/2,2 has just received extensive upgrades and renovations on both the interior and exterior. Roof and HVAC system were also replaced since July of 2020. House has a rare reverse floor plan with views of the beach. Perfect location for a vacation rental or a weekend getaway! Check out the handy flyer in Attachments for a list of the wonderful upgrades and amenities.

 

3216 Ave O ½

3216 Ave O ½

3216 Avenue O 1/2
Galveston, TX 77550
$425,000

BOHEMIAN BEACH BUNGALOW – Charming 3 Bed / 2 Bath home on quiet tree lined street w large fenced yard & 1 car garage, blocks from beach. Located in the Kempner Park neighborhood, In Preferred Flood Zone. Currently a short term rental, the home has a large living room that opens to spacious kitchen w 15 ft ceilings. 2 bedrooms, one full bath on the first floor is convenient for multiple guests, cozy sun room w washer dryer opens to the back deck overlooking beautifully landscaped low maintenance yard. Endless summer outdoor shower & back patio is ideal for entertaining family & friends, Cozy, spacious 2 Fl bedroom w angled ceiling & large gabled window, looking towards the water. Elegant 2 floor bath has stunning claw foot tub & shower, double sinks and flex room that could be home office or additional space for guests. Kempner park is centrally located behind the seawall minutes from Galveston Historic downtown & ease commute to Houston. Living Galveston… It’s a Lifestyle!

3124 Avenue Q

3124 Avenue Q

3124 Avenue Q
Galveston, TX 77550
$549,000

**BEAUTIFUL CRAFTSMAN HOME BLOCKS FROM BEACH** Spacious – 3 Bedroom / 3 Bath – Craftsman Home on a quiet street. Centrally located in Kempner Park neighborhood, blocks from the Beach & Seawall. PREFERRED FLOOD ZONE! Stunning wraparound porch, fully gated backyard and 2 car garage. Large living room and formal dining room get lots of light. 11ft ceilings and Original long-leaf pine floors throughout home.First floor bedroom has private entrance and full bath, currently used as hair salon.Stunning kitchen with 2 sinks, stainless appliances, gas range, ample cabinets and wine cooler alcove. Elegant craftsman staircase leads to second floor bedrooms and 2 full baths. Master Bedroom has 8 large windows facing the Gulf, flooding the room with light. 3 walk-in closets on the second floor offer extra storage. Washer / Dryer utility room just off Kitchen opens to back deck and yard ideal for entertaining. Living Galveston… it’s a lifestyle!

1101 37th St

1101 37th St

1101 37th St
Galveston, TX 77550
$249,000

Good things come in small packages! This cozy cottage has 4 bedrooms 2 up and 2 down with full bath and utility room down. Sun filled living room with new floors as do the 2 downstairs bedrooms. Nice yard as this is a corner lot with a single car driveway. Good sized kitchen all appliances convey as does stackable washer and dryer. Shed in back for extra storage. Lovely first home or investment property !

2021 Avenue O 1/2

2021 Avenue O 1/2

2021 Avenue O 1/2
Galveston, TX 77550
$342,000

Two blocks from the beach is this adorable, light filled cottage. It has been a very successful vacation rental and has recently been restyled with engineered flooring, a contemporary kitchen, and a very special bathroom. It can be a perfect little getaway for you and your family or be used as your own vacation rental.

5102 Avenue S 1/2

5102 Avenue S 1/2

5102 Avenue S 1/2
Galveston, TX 77551
$399,950

Lovely 2/2/2 on oversized lot on the corner of 52nd Street & S1/2. Primary has en-suite bath. New oven to be delivered shortly. High Impact windows throughout. There is a large kitchen with plenty of storage and cabinets and a moveable island that conveys. There is a large breakfast nook. The living/dining combo allows for flexibility although the breakfast nook is large enough for most dining needs. There is a brick fireplace in the open floorplan living room. A large sunroom adds additional entertaining/living indoor -outdoor space that opens to the fenced in yard. Behind the kitchen is the laundry room with more storage as well as the washer and dryer which convey. One can enter the 2 car attached garage off the inside utility room the garage is large enough to accommodate a work space as well. The carpet in living room will be replaced.

3726 Avenue M

3726 Avenue M

3726 Avenue M
Galveston, TX 77550
$405,000
This freshly pain ted remodeled midtown Galveston home has 5 bedrooms and 1.5 baths. It boasts newly refinished original hard wood floors, a remodeled and updated kitchen with new appliances, expansive dining room, covered porch and a fully fenced back yard. The central air and heat has new ductwork and was rewired. The central air and heat has newer ductwork, There is an expansive 4 car garage with work shop as well as a nice yard..

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With Tom’s successful history in Galveston it is no wonder he decided to launch his own real estate firm in 2018 after working in the industry for more than 15 years. His vision for Tom’s Galveston Real Estate is a customer focused firm to help people buy, sell or lease Galveston.

The history, beautiful natural features are people who live here are just some of the things that make island life so special. When finding your own place in the sun you need to work with a company that has superior local knowledge about everything that makes Galveston what it is.

Tom has owned property in Galveston since 1987 and became a full time resident in 2001. He has leadership positions on many community and civic organizations and is recognized as an historic homes expert.

Alex Monteith, Brian Kuhn, Carmen and Sergio Montanez, Shane McDermott,  Reid Nelson, Robert Zahn, Robert Frank as well as Carole Bell are our professional agents who share Tom’s commitment to customer service and knowledge and expertise of the local market.

In addition to a talented group of real estate professionals, Tom's Team also includes a full administrative staff on hand to care for every client's needs.

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Tom Schwenk Galveston Realtor

Tom Schwenk, Owner/Broker

An award-winning Broker, Tom is Galveston’s #1 agent for in-town sales. Tom is well known for his passionate support of Galveston, his expertise in historic homes and his efforts to protect and develop what makes island life so special.
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Alex Monteith, Galveston Real Estate Agent

Alex Monteith, REALTOR®

A native Texan and a graduate of Galveston's Ball High School, Alex is also an insurance agent who can give you a clear understanding of coastal insurance as a buyer or seller. Alex can help you with new construction, historic homes, and vacation rentals.
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Brian Kuhn, Galveston Real Estate

Brian Kuhn, REALTOR®

Brian loves living in Galveston and has been working with buyers and sellers in the area since 2011. While Brian enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for architectural detail and knowledge of market trends, his clients appreciate his responsiveness and knowledge of the transaction process.
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Carmen and Sergio, Buyer's Agents

Carmen and Sergio Montanez, REALTOR®

Carmen and Sergio enjoy working as a team and previously worked as educators before moving to Galveston. Their unique perspective as boyh educators and Real Estate Agents give them a distinct insight to the family needs of their clients with diverse backgrounds. Carmen and Sergio are bilingual and fluent in Spanish.
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Shane McDermott, The Running Realtor

Shane McDermott, REALTOR®

Shane has held a Texas real estate license for more than 14 years and has been a Galveston resident since 2003. Passionate about the Island, Shane specializes in selling Galveston’s West End waterfront and East End Historic District neighborhoods.
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Reid Nelson - Galveston Real Estate

Reid Nelson, REALTOR®

Reid is a native Galvestonian who, after successful careers in law and insurance, returned to Galveston in 2017 to get back to his roots. His clients benefit from his legal and insurance expertise as well as his true love of this town.
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Robert Zahn REALTOR

Robert Zahn, REALTOR®

Robert has over fifteen years of working in the Historical Homes market of Galveston. He has have been active in the restoration of his own Victorian era houses, and was actively involved in laying the groundwork for the formation of the San Jacinto Historical Conservation District.
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Robert Frank Galveston Realtor

Robert Frank, REALTOR®

Robert has been a realtor for six years and has lived on Galveston Island for 11 years. He is fascinated with Galveston’s rich history and architecture and is a member of both the Galveston and Houston associations of REALTORS and has served on the MLS committee of the Galveston association. 

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Carole Bell

Carole Bell, REALTOR®

After a fulfilling career in Finance, she retired but still wanted to do more. So began her second career in real estate - promoting all that Galveston and the areas have to offer. Carole strives to ensure that all parties are well-informed and have a clear understanding throughout all phases of the real estate process when buying or selling their home. 

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Doreen Hughes, REALTOR®

After a successful business career at Dell in Austin, Doreen moved to Galveston County in 2008 and currently holds membership in the Houston Association and National Association of REALTORS®. She is active in her community, and is social columnist with the Galveston Daily News. 

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Joe Schwenk, Director of Operations

Joe retired from UPS in 2000, moved to Chicago and worked as Director of Operations in the construction industry. Joe and his family moved to Galveston in 2015 to work with his brother Tom. 

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Brian Schwenk, Director of Property / Project Management

While in college he interned one summer with Galveston Historical Foundation and his interest in historic homes became personal when he rehabilitated an 1886 raised cottage on Galveston’s 19th Street which was also his first foray into home ownership. 

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Shannon Caldwell

Shannon Caldwell, Marketing Director

Originally from New Zealand, Shannon is an award-winning public relations and marketing expert. She first came to Galveston in 2011 where one of the first people she met was Tom Schwenk, who was the leasing agent on the historic home she rented with her family.
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He truly went above and beyond to make the entire process painless. With his knowledge of the Galveston area, he was able to make recommendations that went beyond the initial purchase of our home. Tom is the kind of guy that you not only get a new home, you gain a friend as well!
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It was great working with Tom! Hew is very courteous and professional! We enjoyed working with Tom and his team. We sold our home in 4 days and worked with him to purchase a beautiful new home in less than 30 days! We are happy homeowners thanks to Tom and his team!