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.

2420 Parkview Drive

2420 Parkview Drive

2420 Parkview Drive
Pearland, TX 77581
$325,000

Pride in ownership shows throughout! This 4 bedroom 2 1/2 bath is in an ideal location. Neighborhood park at the end of the block, and City Park behind. The oversized backyard backs up to Independence Park so you can enjoy picnics in your outdoor kitchen oasis, with no back neighbors. The Updated kitchen with granite counters opens to the spacious family room. It is perfect for holiday get-togethers and entertaining. Beautiful updated bathrooms with granite vanity tops. All bedrooms have walk-in closets. Many updates and improvements: Wood-like immaculate laminate floors throughout the first floor. Newer high efficiency windows replaced in 2020. Landscaping and outdoor recessed lighting, Covered Patio with stamped cement floor. Patio TV and outdoor kitchen stays. Backyard storage shed. Won’t last long!

3622 85th Street

3622 85th Street

3622 85th Street
Galveston, TX 77554
$695,000

1/2 block from famous Galveston Seawall and Gulf of Mexico. Raised Gulf Coast cottage like building can be uses in a variety of ways. Currently it is a Chiropractic Clinic and Physical Therapy facility, in the past it has been a dance studio. The modular floating walls can be moved for any use so opportunities are endless. . Excellent for a short beach rental or commercial offices. Alarm, sound system, fenced, with parking for 10 cars in the rear. Calling all investors!!

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.

611 16th Street

611 16th Street

611 16th Street
Galveston, TX 77550
$335,000

Charming Victorian raised cottage in the EEHD! Fully refurbished. Perfect blend of historic charm and modern amenities! High ceilings, original large windows, original hardwood floors, and stunning tile. Elegant kitchen with granite countertops. Master features custom board and batten wall. Light and airy bathroom with plenty of storage. New low-maintenance landscaping and watering system. The fenced side yard with antique brick patio and market lights is perfect place for outdoor dining and entertaining. Walking distance to downtown, close to UTMB. Plumbing/electrical updated after Ike and support beams added (living space did not flood). Large enclosed storage area under house, including washer/dryer and space for golf cart. Property sold with high-end furnishings! Perfect opportunity to own a piece of Galveston history in one of the island’s most sought-after neighborhoods! Currently a very active vacation rental with five-star reviews, but also perfect for a primary or second home.

6300 Seawall Boulevard

6300 Seawall Boulevard

6300 Seawall Boulevard #9116
Galveston, TX 77551
$189,000

OWN your own cozy Galveston Getaway at THE VICTORIAN! Renovated 1 bedroom unit close to front has a large triangular patio w/Gulf Views that make an enjoyable outdoor/indoor retreat in Galveston. The patio has plenty of room for a bar, grill, table and chairs, and additional seating to enjoy spectacular coffee mornings and cocktail sunsets! Walmart is a stone’s throw away for any last minute items and ultimate convenience. Unit is being sold COMPLETELY FURNISHED, TURN KEY, so all you have to do is bring your swimsuits and enjoy. Just steps across the Seawall is the newly replenished beach. Unit vailable for short-term rentals privately or thru the rental pool; earn money while you’re away. Hallway niche can be easily converted into bunk beds or a small office. Unit is clean as a pin painted with light airy neutral colors. Sofa folds out into a sleeper. Kitchen coutnters are 1.5″ thck quartz. Sliding glass door and windows are new and insulated. Swimming pool is right downstairs.

1724 Avenue L

1724 Avenue L

1724 Avenue L
Galveston, TX 77550
$499,000

High ceilings & gleaming hardwoods greet you in the this Lost Bayou beauty. An open-concept floor plan creates a flexible flow for entertaining. The kitchen boasts updated appliances, granite & custom cabinetry. The primary suite includes a luxurious bath with double pedestal sinks. A wall of windows in the great room with French doors opens to a lovely porch overlooking backyard The tandem 2-car garage has plenty of storage and there is an interior staircase up to the home. A 2006 built home with historic charm was inspired by the side-hall Cottages of Galveston and Row Houses of San Francisco. Located in the Lost Bayou Historic District please check with Planning department for guidelines, Elevation to livable floor is 18.6” to the Garage BFA is 10 ft. On demand heater R30 insulation 14 seer A/C, Outside shower for after the beach. Close to Beach downtown UTMB and all that the San Jac neighborhood has to offer! All appliances convey.

514 17th Street

514 17th Street

514 17th Street
Galveston, TX 77550
$349,000

CHARMING VICTORIAN HOME in EAST END HISTORIC DISTRICT –  3 Bedroom / 2 Full Bath, 1880 Victorican home located blocks from downtown galveston / UTMB and short bike ride to the beach. This beautiful home is an uncut gem! Stunning front door leads to a formal living / dining room. Full bath on first floor, up the stairs to 3 bedrooms with access to south facing balcony overlooking private bricked courtyard. The home was rented to the same tenant for 20 years and needs a little work but has great potential. Living Galveston… it’s a lifestyle.

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..
1416 Avenue N 1/2

1416 Avenue N 1/2

1416 Avenue N 1/2
Galveston, TX 77550
$419,000
Absolutely adorable beach cottage with rear efficiency cottage just steps from the beach. Meticulously maintained hardwood floors throughout the main house. Vintage beadboard and wood panel walls. 10 foot ceilings, transom windows, and bay windows add to the charm. Large cedar lined closet could be converted into additional bedroom. Only 3 owners of this historic island treasure. Nice rear courtyard patio with outdoor shower. 400 sqft rear efficiency provides additional income as a long or short term rental. Never flooded. Located in Zone X.
1612 Ball St

1612 Ball St

1612 Ball Street
Galveston, TX 77550
$699,000

Faithfully restored historic home circa 1890 in East End Historic district. Features include hardwood floors a sweeping staircase, soaring ceilings, arched doorways and pocket doors. A spectacular kitchen with great room and light filled rooms await in this 4 bedroom 2 1/2 bath beauty. Formal parlors and lovely den allow for entertaining in a gracious setting. Current owners converted carport into a one car garage w/entry off alley, added a pool & hot tub as well as lush landscaping, new front brick walk & fence. Guest quarters conveys fully furnished w/ full bath has French doors adding additional charm. Third floor attic has been finished out completely and includes central air and heat making for an additional bedroom or great office or media room. The eat in kitchen has plenty of built-ins to provide ample storage and is truly the heart of the home! Fireplace adds l charm! 3 porches allow space for additional entertaining space & enjoying the gulf breeze. Don’t let cats out!

1720 103rd Street

1720 103rd Street

1720 103rd Street
Galveston, TX 77554
$489,000

STUNNING HIGH RAISED HOME WITH VIEWS ON WEST END!! Luxurious Custom Craftsman w Water Views – 3 bedroom / 2 bath / 2 half bath – 3 car garage. Built 1930 on Galveston East End, this charming home was moved west to 103 St, west of Moody Golf Course overlooking Evia neighborhood. High Raised home sits on a large lot with views of the water. Traditional front porch opens to cozy living room & large family/media room. Stunning kitchen ideal for entertaining has custom cabinets, stainless appliances & 4 burner gas stove with pot filler faucet. 2 bedrooms / 1.5 baths on first floor, hardwood floors through-out 2 floor study & master bedroom. Elegant master bath has water views west & large master closet, custom built-ins, washer/dryer & views east. Three car garage has high ceilings and ample space for storage and work shop. This unique, artistic home offers best of both worlds, historic Galveston charm w custom comforts of newly renovated west end home. living Galveston… its a lifestyle.

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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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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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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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joe schwenk

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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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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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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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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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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Xavier Esquivel

Xavier Esquivel, Intern

Xavier is a 2020 graduate of Ball High, he is bilingual in English and Spanish and plans to complete his degree at The University of Houston. In addition, Xavier is currently taking real estate classes as he wants to earn his realtor license and help future clients to buy, sell and lease Galveston.
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Galveston’s Own Farmers Market
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Downtown Partnership
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The Sea Star Base
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Artist Boat
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Satori School
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Surf Riders
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ball high volleyball
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galveston island nature tourism
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